Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo is bringing in its latest range of mild-hybrid petrol cars in India. The brand recently launched the 2022 XC40 facelift in the country. And now, the Scandinavian brand is bringing its other mild-hybrid petrol models to join it. One of these models is the brand’s flagship SUV, the 2022 XC90 mild-hybrid. The 2022 model is not all that different from the previous model. However, it does get changes under the hood and some new equipment as well.
2022 Volvo XC90 Mild-Hybrid – Variants & Price
The new 2022 Volvo XC90 mild-hybrid will come in a single fully-loaded variant – B6 Ultimate. The B6 Ultimate variant retails for INR 94.90 lakh ex-showroom. Thus, making it INR 1 lakh more than the outgoing model.
Volvo has also discontinued the previously available plug-in hybrid petrol variant. This variant came with a 2.0-litre petrol engine and had a total output of 407 PS. Thus, the new mild-hybrid is the only available variant of the XC90 in India.
2022 Volvo XC90 Mild-Hybrid – Highlights
The 2022 Volvo XC90 looks identical to the previous model. There are no changes to its design. The SUV rides on 20-inch 10-spoke diamond-cut wheels and continues with its sleek, understated design. For 2022, the XC90 also comes in 3 new colour options. These are – Platinum Grey, Denim Blue and Bright Dusk. The other colour options include – Onyx Black and Crystal White.
On the inside, Volvo has updated its flagship SUV’s infotainment system with the next-generation Android-based one. This enables Google Services and offers access to Google apps such as Google Maps and Google Assistant. Other new features include a new graphical Head-Up Display, an updated park assist system and USB Type-C ports.
The XC90 continues to offer features such as a panoramic sunroof, 360-degree camera and air suspension as standard. The 2022 Volvo XC90 mild-hybrid also comes standard with a 19-speaker 1400W Bowers and Wilkins Premium Sound system. The interior is available with Amber, or Maroon Brown ventilated Nappa leather and Charcoal interior.
2022 Volvo XC90 Mild-Hybrid – Powertrain
Powering the new 2022 XC90 mild-hybrid is a 1,969cc 4-cylinder petrol engine paired with a mild-hybrid system. The powertrain has a total output of 300 PS and 420 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and gets an all-wheel-drive drivetrain. Volvo also claims the 2022 XC90 mild-hybrid can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 6.7 seconds and hit an electronically limited top speed of 180 kmph.