When it comes to vehicles that stand out from the crowd, the XC90 has been a newsmaker. That's because the flagship Volvo SUV available at Merrimack Street Volvo Cars offers some of the most outstanding luxury, safety and performance features of any vehicles.

Recently, the Volvo XC90 was named the "Car of the Decade" by Autotrader. So what made the Volvo XC90 beat the likes of Tesla, BMW, and Mercedes to be the absolute best vehicle of the last ten years?

According to the editors at Autotrade, the Volvo XC90 elevated the entire Volvo brand. The XC90 was the first new Volvo in the automaker's next-generation platform. When this vehicle premiered, many people were impressed with what the flagship SUV had to offer. In fact, many luxury SUVs have ended up trying to copy what the XC90 accomplished in terms of unique style and spirited performance.

Experience the Award-Winning Volvo XC90 at Merrimack Street Volvo Cars

Overall, the Volvo XC90 has received over 100 awards since its 2015 debut. These awards include recognition from Motortrend as the 2016 SUV of the Year and the 2016 North American Utility of the Year. Just about every review of the XC90 has raved about the flagship SUV's design, safety features, and performance. Today, the XC90 continues to be a top seller in the luxury, mid-size SUV segment.

Since the XC90's 2015 debut, the flagship SUV has been a top seller for Volvo. In fact, the XC90 has helped bring the Volvo brand up near the top as the most popular luxury names in the automotive world. Today, the XC90's style can be seen throughout the brand's SUV line-up.

Features to Celebrate

Taking a look at the XC90, the vehicle leads with three powertrain options. There is the T6 turbo- and supercharged engine that offers up to 316 horsepower. There is also the more fuel-efficient T5 turbocharged engine that offers up to 250 horsepower. Finally, the XC90 offers a high performance, T8 Twin Engine Plug-In Hybrid that brings a combined 400 horsepower. Overall, the XC90 offers a powertrain for just about any type of driver.

Beyond performance, the XC90 offers a unique Scandinavian design that makes this luxury SUV a standout in its segment. This flagship SUV can be outfitted with special luxury touches such as open-pore wood inlays, special leather seating, and special headliner materials.

On the technology front, the Volvo XC90 delivers advanced features such as a standard Sensus 9-inch touchscreen. There is also a 12.5 driver information cluster that brings all the most important vehicle data. Finally, the XC90 offers a number of sound system options that include a 14-speaker Bowers & Wilkins system.

When it comes to safety, Volvo has a tradition of offering the top equipment in the industry. The XC90 comes standards with advanced safety equipment such as Pilot Assist, Oncoming Lane Mitigation, Cross-Traffic alert with Autobrake and BLIS with Steering Assist. The XC90 is also fully equipped with the most advanced airbag system in its class. From front to side airbags to side curtain and knee airbags, the XC90 is designed to protect all drivers and passengers alike from Merrimack.

The XC90 is available in a number of impressive exterior paints including new 2020 options Thunder Grey Metallic, Birch Light Metallic, and Pebble Grey Metallic. New 2020 interior options include Slate Grey leather, Midnight Zinc & Slate Grey Tailored Wool Blend upholstery options, Grey Ash wood trim & Black Ash wood trim. These new paints and interior design elements allow the XC90 to be customized to just about anyone's taste.

Finally, when it comes to luxury, the XC90 continues to impress. The XC90 includes a luxury package that brings a Nubuck headliner, massaging front seats and front & rear grab handles in leather. This luxury package compliments the already incredible leather seating surfaces, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and impressive inlay options.

If you are interested in learning more about the Volvo XC90 luxury SUV, visit Merrimack Street Volvo Cars near Bedford, NH. Whether you are coming from Derry of Londonderry, NH you will have the opportunity to see the top features of the XC90 and take it for a test drive.

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