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Full specs of Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV, the best among its class

By Henry Egan
Publish on September 11, 2019

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The Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV is surely one of the best among its class when it comes to security and protection and was specially designed for this. Check our comprehensive review here!

The Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV is surely one of the best among its class when it comes to security and protection and was specially designed for this. Its bullet proof body and explosives resistant frame brings it to the top of the list in terms of safety and security. It is offered in four trims; the Momentum Premium trim, the R-Design Sport trim, the Inscription Luxury trim and the Excellence Exclusivity trim.

Features on different trim levels of Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV

Momentum Premium Trim

  • 19-inch 10-spokes alloy wheels
  • Black High-gloss Momentum grille expertly conditioned with some cool chrome frame
  • Leather upholstery
  • Cross-brushed aluminium interior inlays
  • High Performance sound and audio system

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The XC90 Excellence trim comes with a Hybrid powertrain

R-Design Sport Trim

  • R-Design steering wheel with leather covering
  • R-Design nubuck textile and Nappa leather upholstery
  • 5-spoke 20-inch black diamond-cut alloy wheels
  • black High-gloss grille with Metal frame
  • Metal roof rails and door mirrors
  • Metal aluminium inlays

Inscription Luxury Trim

  • Power-operated front seats
  • 12-inch driver display
  • 8-spoke diamond-cut 21-inch silver alloy wheels
  • Silver grille with chrome frame
  • Leather upholstery
  • Linear walnut inlays

 Excellence Exclusivity Trim

  • Orrefors crystal glasses
  • Unique Console three-seater version
  • Rear touchscreen
  • 21-inch 10-spoke Turbine polished alloy wheels
  • Bright dècor window trim
  • Two rear seats
  • Rear footrests
  • Refrigerator
  • Foldable tables for rear passengers
  • Cleanzone air filter

Interior highlights of Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV

The Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV has a standard and high-quality interior design for the maximum comfort and convenience of the passengers. Its cabin is made of top-notch materials. The interior surface is mostly covered with leather and some wood trim pieces that make it unique and stand out among some of its competitors.

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The XC90 is built with a 10-way power adjustable front seats

The Armoured SUV comes with three rows which can conveniently accommodate 6-7 passengers. The 3rd row has smaller seats that can only accommodate children or adult of small body size. However, the other two rows have comfortable and supportive seats to accommodate any passenger irrespective of his/her size. These two rows are the best when compared with some of its rival. The SUV’s seats all come with the massaging feature as well as both cooling and heating functions. The rear seats come with tray tables and footrests. They also have features like crystal glasses and beverage cooler.

The infotainment system in the Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV is a modern and high-tech, with a 12.3 inch touchscreen display placed vertically on top of the dashboard. Adjustment and control of almost all the cabin’s function can be made directly from this display screen or the button and menu keys below the screen.

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The XC90 seats are crafted with top quality upholstery materials

The Armoured SUV is fitted with quite number of interior features some of which include the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic climatic control, navigation system, two USB ports, satellite radio, 10 surrounding sound speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, keyless ignition, 10-ways power adjustable front seats, leather upholstery and a lot of standard driver’s assistance and safety features.

The new Armoured SUV has more than enough room for luggage (Due to its seat configuration and arrangement) when compared to other luxury midsize SUVs of similar class. At the back of the 3rd row, is available a cargo space of 15.8 cubic feet which comes to 41.8 cubic feet when the 3rd row is folded down and 85.7 cubic feet when the 3rd and 2nd rows are folded down. 

Engine performance & Fuel economy of Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV

The XC90 Armoured SUV comes with three optional turbo engines which are T5, T6 and T8 model engine. All the engine models use an 8-speed automatic transmission system.

  • T5 Engine model

The T5 model comes with 2.0 Liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 250 horsepower. This model comes with standard front wheel drive and an optional all-wheel drive. The T5 model with FWD has fuel consumption rate of 21/29 mpg for city/highway.

  • T6 Engine model

The T6 model has a dual turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 316 hp. It makes use of the All-wheel drive powertrain for a more effective performance on all terrain. Its fuel consumption rate is 19/26 mpg for city/highway.

  • T8 Engine model

The best of all these engine models is the T8 model. It comes with inline-four cylinder dual-turbocharged engine together with an electric motor. Its use of a hybrid powertrain enhances the SUVs overall performance and efficiency. This engine configuration delivers power output of 400 hp with its AWD powertrain. Its fuel economy rating is set at 58 MPGe for both city/highway with its hybrid system. However, it can travel 17 more miles when on electric only power.

The Armoured SUV has a soft handling steering system which greatly enhances turning/cornering even on paved road. The vehicle’s suspension system also helps in vehicle stability and traction control. Its tires have a very good road grip and disseminate engine power evenly. Its engine bay also has a fire suppression system which allows easy escape of the passengers through the hidden hatch when there is a fire emergency or any other emergency. The XC90 SUV comes with a very responsive braking system with an easily accessible brake pedal which gives appropriate feedback when engaged.

VOLVO XC90    
 TRIM CONFIGURATION FUEL ECONOMY(combined) POWER(hp) TORQUE (lb-ft)
 Momentum FWD with T5 Engine  29 mpg 250 258
AWD with T5 Engine 27 mpg 250 258
AWD with T6 Engine  26 mpg 316 295
eAWD Plug-in Hybrid with T8 Engine  27 mpg 400 472
 R-Design  FWD with T5 Engine  29 mpg   250 258
AWD with T5 Engine  27 mpg  250 258
AWD with T6 Engine  26 mpg  316 295
eAWD Plug-in Hybrid with T8 Engine  27 mpg 400 472
 Inscription  AWD with T6 Engine  26 mpg  316 295
eAWD Plug-in Hybrid with T8 Engine  27 mpg 400 472
 Excellence  eAWD Plug-in Hybrid with T8 Engine  27 mpg 400 472

The body strength of Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV

The Armoured SUV has a very a strong crash prevention body structure together with well sculpted body design. Its body panel is made of high strength steel of about 10mm thickness and the side window glasses are all tempered and laminated to make them rigid and resistant to fire or bullets.

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The XC90 is built on a 117.5 inch Wheelbase

The new Armoured SUV has an overall weight of 4.49 tonnes with 5 passengers seated. Other exterior features include; external rear bumpers protector, LED headlights, taillights, fog lights, ground lighting, chrome body side moldings, rear spoiler, impact body sensor and splash guards.

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The armoured XC90 makes use of the LED headlamps

Safety features on Volvo SC90 Armoured SUV

Both the interior and exterior design of the Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV are built for high level safety and comes with a series of driver assistance features like the automatic braking system for emergency unassisted emergency braking, forward collision warning, cyclist, large animal and pedestrian detection, road departure mitigation, speed limit recognition, driver attention monitoring, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, rear view camera, following distance indicator, rear cross traffic alert and some other optional safety features like automatic parking assist, parking sensor and surround-view parking camera.

It also comes with an armoured body structure to resist bullets or fire.

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XC90 body panel is made of high strength steel of about 10mm thickness

Full Specifications of Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV

Please note that some of the following details vary with trim. Below are the standard specifications of the armoured version of Volvo XC90 SUV.

Interior specifications

  • A standard infotainment system with 12.3" touchscreen display with 10-sound system.
  • USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Heated and ventilated seats, leather upholstery and 10 ways adjustable front seats
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay system
  • High standard driver’s assistance and safety features.
  • Maximum Cargo space - 85.7 cubic-ft
  • Front legroom - 40.9 inch
  • Rear legroom - 37 inch

Exterior specifications

  • Body panel of high strength steel armour of about 10mm thickness and the window glasses are also about 500mm thick
  • LED exterior lighting
  • Weight of about 4.49 tonnes
  • Full Length - 194.9 inch
  • Body Width - 79.1 inch
  • Height - 69.9 inch
  • Wheelbase - 117.5 inch

Powertrain specifications

  • Three optional engine models which are T5, T6 AND T8 model with power output of 250, 316 and 400 horsepower respectively.
  • Availability of FWD and AWD
  • A standard 8-speed automatic transmission system is also available
  • A fire suppression system at the engine bay
  • A steering system and suspension that are easily handled and controlled
  • Maximum towing capacity - 5000 lbs

Prices of Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV

With such outstanding features and powerful body structure, of course Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV doesn't come cheap. Check below our suggested retail price list for this version, excluding delivery fees, importation tax, clearing cost or any fee related.

Prices of Volvo XC90 Armoured SUV in Nigeria
Trim level Configuration Price in Nigerian naira
 Momentum FWD with T5 Engine  N17,404,200
AWD with T5 Engine  N18,304,200
AWD with T6 Engine  N20,500,200
eAWD Plug-in Hybrid with T8 Engine  N24,352,200
 R-Design FWD with T5 Engine  N20,014,200
AWD with T5 Engine  N20,914,200
AWD with T6 Engine  N22,282,200
eAWD Plug-in Hybrid with T8 Engine  N26,134,200
 Inscription AWD with T6 Engine  N22,678,200
eAWD Plug-in Hybrid with T8 Engine  N26,530,200
 Excellence eAWD Plug-in Hybrid with T8 Engine  N37,996,200

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Henry Egan a poet, essayist, content writer, blogger and technical writer who is willing to read just that last material to develop the best content possible. Henry feels he is more of a new generation writer with a sassy and swanky style. You can be sure you'll get all the facts in and never get bored with his articles.

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