The Volvo XC90 is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV. It is based on the Volvo P2 platform, shared with the Volvo S80 and other larger Volvo cars. It is Volvo's top-selling vehicle in the United States accounting for roughly 25% of the company's sales there.It is also Volvo's best selling model worldwide with 85994 cars sold in 2005.
A new Volvo V8 engine was added in 2005. This 4.4 L Yamaha V8 engine produces 311 hp (232 kW) and 325 ft·lbf (441 Nm) of torque. The XC90 V-8 will be priced at just over US$45,000 and it is expected that more than 15,000 would be sold per year.
The XC90 won the North American Truck of the Year award and Motor Trend magazine's Sport/Utility of the Year for 2003.
The XC90 will be updated for 2007 with a subtly-restyled front and rear, and a more luxurious interior. The 235 hp 3.2 L SI6 straight-6 engine replaces the 208 hp B524T2 straight-5 in the base model. The 2007 XC90 debuted in April 2006 at the New York Auto Show.
The XC90 is produced at Volvo's Torslanda plant in Sweden.