2021 Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD)

2021 Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Specifications

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MRLP A$115,990
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About the 2021 Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD)

The 2021 Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) is an all-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/05/2020 classified as a 256 MY21. The XC90 is regarded as a large SUV built in Sweden with prices starting at A$115,990 before on-road costs.

The XC90 is an all-wheel drive 4 door with 7 seats, powered by a 2.0L S/C & T/C 4CYL engine that has 246 kW of power (at 6000 rpm) and 440 Nm of torque (at 2200 rpm) via an Eight-speed Automatic Geartronic. VOLVO claims the XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) uses 2.1L/100km of Premium Unleaded-Electric Hybrid in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 49g of CO2. It has a 71L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 3381km per full tank.

The XC90 measures 1776mm (69.9 inches) in height, 4953mm (195.0 inches) in length, 2008mm (79.1 inches) in width with a 2984mm (117.5 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 2315kg (5103.7 lbs) of unladen weight. The XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) comes standard with 275/35 R22 front tyres and 275/35 R22 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2021 Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) has a 238mm ground clearance with a 2400kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity.

The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Front Floor and the compliance plate is located on the Pass Side Centre A-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to YV1LFA2ACH1000000.

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Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Details
Series256 MY21
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/05/2020
Discontinued date-
Drive typeAWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Front Floor
Compliance plate locationPass Side Centre A-Pillar
VIN ExampleYV1LFA2ACH1000000
Country of originSweden
SegmentLarge SUV
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors4
Seating capacity7
Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Engine Specifications
TypeS/C & T/C MPFI
Size1969cc, 2.0L
Power @ RPM 246kW @ 6000rpm (329.9 hp)
Torque @ RPM440Nm @ 2200rpm (324.5 lb-ft)
Cylinderssupercharged and turbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro RatingEURO 6
Compression ratio10.3
Power/weight ratio106.3kw/tonne
Bore/stroke82mm × 93.2mm (3.2in × 3.7in)
Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionEight-speed Automatic Geartronic
Drive typeall-wheel drive
Turning circle11.8m (38.7 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Front tyre & wheel size275/35 R22 - 9x22
Rear tyre & wheel size275/35 R22 - 9x22
Front suspension typeAir Suspension
Rear suspension typeAir Suspension
Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity71L
Fuel consumption (combined average)2.1L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)5.8L / 100km
Vehicle range3381.0km (2100.9 miles)
Emission standardEURO 6
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)49g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)134g / 100km
Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Dimensions
Length4953mm (195.0 inches)
Width2008mm (79.1 inches)
Height1776mm (69.9 inches)
Wheelbase2984mm (117.5 inches)
Front track1665mm (65.6 inches)
Rear track1667mm (65.6 inches)
Ground clearance238mm (9.4 inches)
Unladen weight2315kg (5103.7 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2770kg (6106.8 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity2400kg (5291.1 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Warranty
Warranty length60 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Volvo XC90 T8 RECHARGE PHEV (AWD) Options
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Second Row Seats- Manual Release
  • 2 Stage Unlocking OFF
  • 320mm Rear Brakes
  • 345mm Front Brakes
  • 354mm Front Brakes
  • Four C-Chassis
  • Climate Control - 4 Zone incl Cooled Glovebox
  • Seven Seat Interior
  • Automatically Activated Hazard Lights
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Airbag Knee Driver
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • Alarm without Blocked Lock Mode
  • Alarm Logic Base
  • Alarm with Interior Movement Sensor
  • Active Noise Control EOE
  • Air Quality Sensor
  • Air Suspension - 4 Corner
  • Air Suspension with Four-C Active Chassis
  • Adjustable Speed Limiter
  • Automatic Stop/Start
  • Auxiliary Input Socket
  • Bag Hooks
  • Body Coloured Sills & Bumpers
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Black Exterior Mirrors
  • Black Headliner
  • Bright Side Deco
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Bumper - Painted R-design
  • Curtain Airbags
  • Cargo Divider
  • Cargo Cover - Semi Automatic
  • Cloth Headlining
  • Charging Cable
  • Charging Cable Bag
  • Cup Holders - Rear Seats
  • Central Locking Interior Switch - Front Doors
  • Central Locking Interior Switch - Rear Doors
  • Central Locking Remote Control - Leather Clad
  • CleanZone
  • Cavity Noise Damping Tyres
  • Connector (EU Type)
  • Compass Display
  • Child Proof Rear Door Locks
  • Child Seat Centre Rear Seat
  • Child Seat - ISOFIX Anchorage System
  • Cushion Extension
  • Digital Audio Broadcast Radio
  • Dual Integrated Tailpipes
  • Driver Mode Selection
  • Display Screen 12.3 Inch
  • Emergency Brake Lights - Flashing
  • Electric Motor
  • Exterior Mirrors - Auto Dimming
  • Electric Rear Axle Drive
  • Extra USB Socket/s
  • Forward Collision Mitigation
  • Front Cross Traffic Alert
  • Gloss Black Window Trim Strips
  • Headrests - Adjustable Rear Seats
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Heated Front Seats
  • High Level Interior Lighting
  • Humidity Sensor
  • Hill Start Assist
  • High Mounted Rear Stop Light
  • Hands-Free Smart Tailgate
  • Head Up Display
  • High Voltage Coolant Heater
  • Headlight Washer System
  • Hybrid Drive System
  • Interior Carpeted
  • Illuminated Door Sill Panels
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Illuminated & Personalised Metal Treadplates
  • Luggage Compartment Nets
  • Lights on Exterior Door Handles
  • LED Headlights Bending, Cornering if Fog Lights
  • Leather Gear Knob
  • Lithium-ion Battery
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multifilter
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • Manual Sunblinds - Rear Side Windows
  • Nappa Leather R-Design
  • Number Plate Adapter
  • Net Pocket on Tunnel
  • Park Assist Pilot
  • Park Assist Front & Rear
  • Painted Wheel Arches
  • Power Child Locks
  • Puddle Door Lights
  • Performance Exterior Design Elements
  • Personal Profile - Power Steering
  • Power front seats
  • Power front seat Driver/memory
  • Power front seat Passenger/memory
  • Scuff Plate - Loadspace
  • Power Lumbar Support Driver 4-way
  • Power Lumbar Support Passenger 4-way
  • Pilot Assist
  • Professional Navigation System
  • Power Opening Fuel Filler Door
  • Preventilation/Prolonged Heating - Engine Shut Off
  • Powered Panoramic Sunroof
  • Power Tailgate
  • Private Locking
  • Rain Sensor
  • Rear Centre Armrest
  • Rear Collision Mitigation
  • Rear Collision Warning
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Reinforced Rear Brakes
  • Retractable Rear View Mirrors
  • Road Sign Information
  • Rear View Mirror Auto Dimming
  • Side Airbags
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Rear Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Reminder for All Seats
  • Storage Compartment - Luggage Compartment Sides
  • Surround Camera System
  • Special Identifying Badging
  • Smartphone Interface
  • Storage Recess - Under Floor in Rear Cargo Area
  • Premium Sound System
  • Subwoofer
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors & Illumination
  • Tempered Glass Side & Rear Windows
  • Tailored Instrument Panel
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Third Row Armrest/ Cupholder & Storage LH/RH Side
  • Third Row Cold Climate Pack
  • Tyre Repair Kit
  • Third Row Seats
  • Tilt Sensor
  • Towing Eyes
  • Tinted Windows - Rear
  • Upholstery - Wool Blend - Comfort
  • Voice Recognition System
  • Wireless Phone Charge
  • Wheel Plastic Protection Cap
  • Whiplash protection System - Front Seats
  • Warning Triangle
Optional Features
  • Alloy Wheels Special 22 Inch - A$2,000
  • Heated Rear Seats - A$300
  • Heated Steering Wheel - A$300
  • Heated Washer Jets - A$100
  • Metallic Paint Premium - A$1,900
  • Massage Seats Front - A$1,050
  • Nappa Leather - Comfort - A$2,950
  • Nubuck Headlining - A$1,500
  • Power Folding Headrest - Rear - A$275