2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN

2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Specifications

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About the 2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN

The 2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN is an all-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/12/2012 classified as a MY13. The XC90 is regarded as a large SUV built in Sweden with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$21,000.

The XC90 is an all-wheel drive 4 door with 7 seats, powered by a 3.2L INLINE 6 engine that has 180 kW of power (at 6400 rpm) and 320 Nm of torque (at 3200 rpm) via a 6 SP AUTOMATIC GEARTRONIC. VOLVO claims the XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN uses 11.5L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 269g of CO2. It has a 80L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 696km per full tank.

The XC90 measures 1784mm (70.2 inches) in height, 4807mm (189.3 inches) in length, 1898mm (74.7 inches) in width with a 2857mm (112.5 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 2184kg (4814.9 lbs) of unladen weight. The XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN comes standard with 255/50 R19 front tyres and 255/50 R19 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN has a 218mm ground clearance with a 2250kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity. It has a final gear ratio of 3.75.

The XC90 has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Centre Top Scuttle and the compliance plate is located on the Lower Left Firewall. An example VIN number would be similar to YV1CZ985671123456.


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Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Details
Used Price From DealerA$21,000
Trade-In ValueA$16,600
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/12/2012
Discontinued date31/01/2014
Drive typeAWD
VIN plate locationCentre Top Scuttle
Compliance plate locationLower Left Firewall
VIN ExampleYV1CZ985671123456
Country of originSweden
SegmentLarge SUV
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity7
Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Engine Specifications
Size3194cc, 3.2L
Power @ RPM 180kW @ 6400rpm (241.4 hp)
Torque @ RPM320Nm @ 3200rpm (236.0 lb-ft)
Number of Valves24
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio10.8
Power/weight ratio82.4kw/tonne
Bore/stroke84.1mm × 96mm (3.3in × 3.8in)
Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Drivetrain and Wheels
Drive typeall-wheel drive
Turning circle12.5m (41.0 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size255/50 R19 - 8x19
Rear tyre & wheel size255/50 R19 - 8x19
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity80L
Fuel consumption (combined average)11.5L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range695.7km (432.3 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)269g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Dimensions
Length4807mm (189.3 inches)
Width1898mm (74.7 inches)
Height1784mm (70.2 inches)
Wheelbase2857mm (112.5 inches)
Front track1634mm (64.3 inches)
Rear track1624mm (63.9 inches)
Ground clearance218mm (8.6 inches)
Unladen weight2184kg (4814.9 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2780kg (6128.8 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity2250kg (4960.4 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Volvo XC90 3.2 R-DESIGN Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Con + Climate Control Multi Zone
  • 19 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Cruise Control
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Head Airbags
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power front seats
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators & Folding
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio Compact Disc Player
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Side Front AirBags
  • Automatic/Self levelling Suspension
  • Sport Seats
  • Sound System with 12 Speakers
  • Premium Sound System
  • Sports Suspension
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Xenon Headlights
Optional Features
  • Rear Air Conditioning - A$800
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft - A$850
  • 20 Inch Alloy Wheels - A$1,600
  • CD with 6 CD Stacker - A$850
  • Combination Pack - A$8,500
  • Family Pack - A$7,375
  • Heated Front Seats - A$325
  • Lane Change Warning - A$1,275
  • Power Sunroof - A$2,650
  • Rear Seat Enhancement Pack - A$4,175
  • Teknik Pack - A$4,500