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2012 (62) Volvo Xc90 2.4 D5 [200] Executive 5dr Geartronic

Stirling Volvo
Only £20,488
£4098 deposit
£329.99 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Bluetooth hands free telephone connectionChronograph instrument dials
Cruise controlInformation centre
Outside temperature gaugeRear Park assist
RTI Navigation system with RDS-TMC map data on hard diskService interval indicator
Speed dependant power steering system 

Entertainment

Premium sound system - CD radio/dolby surround sound/5x130W amp/11 speakers+aux input(MP3/WMA compatible)Rear seat audio headset sockets x4
Steering wheel audio controlsUSB connection

Exterior Features

Active bi-xenon headlamps with headlamp cleaning systemAuto dimming rear view mirror
Body colour bumpersBody colour door handles
Body colour rubbing stripsBody coloured wheel arches
Brushed aluminium roof railsChrome trim to C pillar
Day running lightsElectric folding door mirrors including ground lights
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrorsExecutive grille
Front and rear electric windowsFront fog lights
Front skid plateHeadlamp levelling
Home safe and approach lightingMatt chrome door mirrors
Rain sensor windscreen wipersRear skid plate
Rear wash/wipe with intermittent wipe settingWater repellent glass in front side windows

Interior Features

12V power point in luggage area12V socket in rear tunnel console
2 individual folding 3rd row seats3 individual folding 2nd row seats
B Pillar ventilationCupholders in front/rear tunnel console
Driver's lumbar supportDriver/passenger sunvisors and illuminated vanity mirrors
ECC electronic climate control with AQSElectric driver/passenger seats with driver memory and door mirror memory
Executive nubuck trimmed floor matsExecutive soft leather extra padded door armrest
Executive soft leather with contrast pipingForward folding front passenger seat
Front/rear reading lightsGrocery bag holder
Head restraints for all seatsHeated front seats
Heated rear seatsHeight adjustable driver/front passenger seats
Height/reach adjustable steering columnIntegrated booster cushion (2nd row)
Isofix rear child seat preparation in 2nd rowLoad cover and protection net
Massage function for front seatsPollen filter
Walnut wood gear knob 

Safety

7 three point seatbeltsABS/EBD
DSTC + EBADual stage Driver/Passenger Airbags
Inflatable curtainPassenger airbag cut-off device
RSC - Roll stability controlSeatbelt pre-tensioners
SIPS airbagsWHIPS whiplash protection system - front

Security

Anti theft alarmDeadlocking system
Immobiliser with LED (key transponder)Inclination sensor
Locking wheel nutsMass movement sensor
Remote central locking - doors and fuel cap 

Technical

Diesel particulate filterDynamic chassis
Load compensating suspension 

Trim

Walnut wood trim 

Wheels

19" Galateia alloy wheels
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO0.301CO2 (g/km)215
HC+NOx0.288Noise Level dB(A)70
NOx0.253Particles0.0001
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC2400Compression Ratio17.3:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders5
Cylinders - Bore (mm)81Cylinders - Stroke (mm)93.1
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryCOMMON RAIL
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves20
TransmissionSEMI-AUTO 

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)34.4EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)41.5EC Urban (mpg)26.9

General

Badge Engine CC2.4Badge Power200
Coin DescriptionD5 [200]Coin SeriesExecutive
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0742EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years8
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3EURO NCAP Front and Side Impact test - Star Rating.9
EURO NCAP Pedestrian test - Star Rating.9Service Interval Frequency - Months12
Service Interval Mileage18000Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months72
Timing Belt Interval Mileage108000Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)10.3Engine Power - BHP200
Engine Power - KW147Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM3900Engine Torque - LBS.FT310
Engine Torque - MKG42.8Engine Torque - NM420
Engine Torque - RPM2000Top Speed127

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front255/50 R19
Tyre Size Rear255/50 R19Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleGALATEIAWheel Type19" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1743Height (including roof rails)1784
Length4807Wheelbase2857
Width1898Width (including mirrors)2112

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)68Gross Vehicle Weight2750
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1837Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)249
Max. Loading Weight621Max. Roof Load100
Max. Towing Weight - Braked2250Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight2129No. of Seats7
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb13.1
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Volvo XC90

BY ANDY ENRIGHT

Introduction

Although it may not have revolutionised the luxury 4x4 genre quite so radically as the BMW X5 did, the Volvo XC90 moved the state of the art on in a way few thought possible. In many ways it was perhaps better than even Volvo realised, the Swedish company continually raising the new price of the XC90 in an attempt to find a point where demand slackened off. So far that point has yet to be found. So far the plaudits for the XC90 have just kept coming. Used examples are now starting to appear but don't expect any bargains. You may have to beat a queue of prospective purchasers to the punch.

History

Better late than never is the motto best applied to Volvo's XC90. The Swedish company's core brand values of safety, family and quality are nowhere better exemplified than in a big Sports Utility Vehicle. Okay, so the other Volvo brand value, environment, had to play a slightly withdrawn role, but it's a wonder the XC90 hadn't appeared earlier. The company attributes this lateness to a desire to defend its traditional estate car markets, and a niggling factory capacity problem - issues now resolved. Yes, we've had Volvo's V70 Cross Country, a car which carved an enviable niche for itself in the large estate crossover market, but the Swedes have missed much of the big money game. With sales of SUVs spiralling and vehicles like the Mercedes M-Class and the BMW X5 coining it, Volvo appeared to be sitting on its hands. Some speculated that as part of Ford's Premier Auto Group, the big Ford family 4x4 was going to wear the badge of partner company Jaguar in a bid to spike the guns of Porsche's Cayenne, but they were way off beam. Others felt that PAG would be unwilling for Volvo to poach sales from established brand Land Rover. Wrong again. The XC90's shape was penned by Doug Frasher, an ex-NASA wind tunnel engineer who is now employed in Volvo's California design studio. His design was selected in a rather unconventional beauty contest held in the 40-degree heat of the Arizona desert. Volvo's hot weather proving facility outside Scottsdale was the venue and three full-size mock-ups were presented to Volvo's top design gurus from no fewer than thirteen different countries. In such sweltering conditions it would have been tempting to green light anything and retire for a cool beer, but after much consideration Frasher's design was voted favourite and has subsequently appealed to UK buyers. Enormously. Rarely had Volvo ever had such a hot cake on their books. When it was first launched in June 2002, the entry-level D5 S model retailed at £28,400. In the following period Volvo consistently nudged prices higher, justified in some part by minor trim revisions in 2003 and has introduced an Executive model to sit above the S and SE variants. With the asking price for the entry level car comfortably over £31,000 by 2005 and the waiting lists as big as ever, Volvo are perhaps still undercharging for the XC90. Admittedly, a shake-up of the range in 2005 resulting from modifications to the D5 diesel engine does distort the picture a little. From that point on, the 2.5T engine became the entry-level option with the erstwhile entry-level model, the old 163bhp 2.4 D5, offered only as an automatic and renamed 2.4D. The revised D5 delivered 184bhp and compliance with the Euro IV emissions regulations. Major changes were on the cards in the spring of 2006. The XC90 received a facelift with revised tail lights more body-colouring to the external fittings and a touch more chrome. The engine range from this point on was 184bhp D5 diesel, 3.2-litre straight six petrol and 4.4-litre V8. Specifications were also upgraded with a new SE Lux trim level being introduced between the existing SE and Executive strands. A little later, the more dynamically-focused SE Sport derivatives were introduced.

What You Get

Unlike most of its rivals, the XC90 seats seven as standard with a set of rear seats that adults can occasionally use. Despite this, the car's footprint is no bigger than a Land Rover Discovery. Part of the reason for this apparent miracle of packaging is the compact transverse engine. Despite needing US sales to make the venture commercially viable, no monster V8 power unit is available, Volvo instead comfortable with either the D5 five-cylinder diesel engine or the familiar T6 turbocharged six-cylinder petrol powerplant. Volvo realised that the majority of big 4x4s are bought by women who cite the sense of security as a key buying criterion and set up a women's reference group to run the rule over crucial aspects of the car's design. Unbeknown to many, Volvo has in fact tried to enter this market four times in the past, but failed to get their proposals off the ground for a number of internal reasons. The fifth attempt draws upon much of that experience and explains why the XC90 has an uncanny right-first-time look to it. Despite a front end that makes Beachy Head look apologetic, the overall feel isn't overly macho, with steeply raked front and rear screens reducing the overall perception of bulk.

What You Pay

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What to Look For

The Volvo XC90 has yet to report any significant faults although as with any 4x4, check the rear load bay for signs of damage. The engines are both relatively unstressed units with the diesel being particularly bombproof. With the more powerful T6 models, check the tyres carefully as the shoulders can rapidly wave the white flag if the car has been driven in a 'spirited manner'. The interior trim is hardy and the fittings are well made, so the interiors tend to bear up pretty well. Check for correct wheel alignment and inspect the suspension and exhaust if you suspect it may have been subjected to something more arduous than a grassy car park.

Replacement Parts

(approx based on a 2002 XC90 2.4D SE) If you're willing to shell out for an XC90 you'll need to be able to budget for parts and they're not conspicuously cheap. Expect to pay £282 for an exchange starter motor and a hefty £56.65 for an exchange alternator (160 watt). The cost of front brake pads depend on how big your alloy wheels are - if you're running 16-inch rims you'll pay £68 for a pair and if you ticked the box for 17-inch wheels you'll need to stump up £71. A nearside headlamp unit of the non-xenon variety retails at £208 while a windscreen with rain sensor but without heat reflecting glass will come in at £303.

On the Road

Parent company Ford will, after the Explorer/Firestone debacle, be glad to hear that the XC90's innovative Roll Stability Control (RSC) system received the World Traffic Safety Symposium Manufacturers Award. Volvo have approached this thorny issue with a three-pronged attack. In order to prevent the XC90 going dirty side up in the first instance, sophisticated gyroscopically controlled stability software steadies even the most radical lane changing behaviour. Should you hit a kerb or ditch and roll the XC90, it features a boron-reinforced roof to prevent the upper body deforming. Finally, the XC90 also features curtain airbags that stay inflated ten times longer than normal bags in order to ensure passengers are kept away from flying glass and insulated from doorframes during a roll. A demonstration outside Gothenburg where an XC90 was filled with crash test dummies and then walloped in the side by an iron sled proved how effective the system was. Despite being thrown into four-barrel rolls by this 30-tonne impact, the dummies were all safely restrained in their seats. So, the XC90's passengers are safe. What about other road users? Volvo claim the XC90 is the first unselfish SUV by fitting a low-level impact absorbing cross member behind the front spoiler to prevent the high, wide and handsome XC90 riding up and over more vertically challenged vehicles. Other road users may have little problem spotting the XC90 coming, but the Volvo driver gets an innovation that gives almost superhuman visionary powers. Infrared technology allows the driver to see up to five times further at night than is usually the case with conventional dipped beam. Although only offered as an option, it transforms night driving, and means you won't feel the need to constantly dazzle oncoming traffic with the XC90's ridiculously powerful main beam. The XC90 uses an electronically controlled permanent 4x4 system with a Haldex differential calculating how much drive should be directed to the rear wheels, typically anything from 5 to 65 per cent. The original 2.4-litre D5 model boasts an engine that's good for a healthy 163bhp, a little down on German rivals, but it certainly won't break the bank to run, returning an average fuel figure of nearly 31mpg and CO2 figures of just 244g/km, especially good for such a large vehicle. The 60mph increment passes in 12 seconds and a top speed of 112mph is perfectly acceptable for all but the most merciless autobahn stormer. Later, this unit was upgraded to 184bhp and these cars will hit 60mph in 10.3s while returning 26.4mpg. If you need more in the way of acceleration the T6 model may appeal. Performance from the 272bhp turbocharged motor is strong, the T6 hitting 60mph in 9.3 seconds and it will keep on accelerating to 130mph. The fuel consumption figure of 21.9mpg is laudable indeed for such a sizeable hunk of Scandinavian real estate, although the CO2 emission of 305g/km may niggle at your environmental conscience. The 3.2-litre unit is a straight six with 236bhp while the range topping V8 that was also introduced in 2006 can manage a healthy 311bhp.

Overall

If you're after a quality luxury 4x4 that's not brash in the way many German models are, the Volvo XC90 is the perfect solution. Well built, beautifully appointed and supremely capable it's the complete package. A used bargain, however, it most clearly is not.

Performance
60%
Handling
70%
Comfort
80%
Space
80%
Styling
80%
Build
80%
Value
80%
Equipment
90%
Economy
70%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
70%

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Monthly payment£329.99
Deposit£4098
Term (months)60
Cash price£20,488
Credit amount£16,390
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£23,898.40
Fixed interest rate4.1%
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