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Thursday, February 02, 2006 

Volvo XC90: Just Right

Author: Kevin Anderson
The Volvo XC90 is a sport utility vehicle that is very suitable
for people who have families. Also, it is a very good choice for
those people who live in remote places. The Volvo value for
safety still permeates the Volvo XC90. This vehicle has a
turbo-charged driving, of good value, and is very well-designed.
The Volvo XC90 combines elegance and style with performance. The
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has given the
Volvo XC90 high marks in the Rollover Ratings for 2004.

Unlike other vehicles in the market, the Volvo XC90 is not too
large yet too small, that is very much like the crossovers
introduced currently on the market. This vehicle has certainly
been well designed for climbing into its interior would give you
a chance to marvel as to how roomy it has been crafted. Space is
something that the Volvo XC90 is very generous of. There is
ample head and shoulder room. Also, there is an optional third
row seats. This vehicle has a maximum passenger capacity of
seven. This Volvo XC90 is very family friendly for it also holds
12 standard cup holders for driving long distances with kids.

The Volvo XC90 has been constructed using the P2 large car
platform. This very platform is the one used by the Volvo S80
sedan which is the company's flagship. This vehicle, the Volvo
XC90, has been made available in three trim levels. All of these
levels are turbo charged. Because of this, the Volvo XC90 is a
real pleasure to drive. It also is certainly an excellent
performer when it comes to dry surfaces and snowy roads.
Enhancing this vehicle's stability is its long 112.6 inch
wheelbase and approximately 75 inches in width. Making it less
prone to do a rollover is the Rollover Protection System with a
Boron steel reinforced roof structure, as well as the Roll
Stability Control features. These have been made standard.

Other features for the Volvo XC90 include anti-lock disc brakes,
anti-skid and traction control systems, an RSC active stability
system, front torso side airbags, and head-protecting curtain
side airbags that covers the first two seating rows. Also
included in the list of features for this sport utility vehicle
are heated front seats, a home and safe approach lighting, a
remote controlled alarm, a remote controlled central locking
system, a centrally operated child safety lock, a power glass
moonroof, daytime running halogen headlamps, rear fog lamps,
headlamp cleaning system, a DVD navigation system, a premium
sound system, and a reverse warning system. The vehicles comes
in color choices of black, ice white, silver metallic, ash gold
metallic, ruby red metallic, crystal green metallic, magic blue
metallic, and titanium gray metallic.

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About the author:
As a former news correspondents for an auto-related websites,
Kevin has gathered extensive knowledge and experience in the
automotive inddustry. This 34 year old father of three from
Pennsylvania is a genuine car lover.