Volvo XC90 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Volvo XC90 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Volvo XC90 recalled over potential fire hazard
Volvo Car Australia has issued a safety recall for its model year 2016 XC90 SUV over a fault that could potentially cause a fire. Read more
Volvo XC90 2008: Is more than 200,000km a worry?
I'm looking to buy a secondhand car and have my heart set on a Volvo XC90. For my price range I'm looking at around a 2008 model, but with age comes km. What advice would you give about considering a ...Read more
is the Volvo XC90 worth the extra money over A Mazda CX-9?
We are looking for a 7 seater with room at the back with 7 seats in us. We are deciding between the Volvo XC90 and Mazda CX-9. How do you rate the Volvo XC90? and is worth the extra money over the ...Read more
Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, Volvo models recalled
Ford has recalled 8878 examples of its Kuga mid-size SUV over a potential fire risk. Read more
Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Volvo models headline latest recalls
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued its latest round of recalls, with models from Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia and Volvo impacted by the recent safety notices. Read more
Used Volvo XC90 review: 2003-2015
The Volvo XC90 is more of a people mover than an SUV. Which makes sense because very few SUV buyers fall into the ‘I dream of crossing the Simpson Desert one day’ category. It was launched here in ...Read more
Land Rover, Nissan, Volvo headline latest recalls
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has this week issued safety recalls for various vehicles from Land Rover, Nissan and Volvo. Read more
Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo issue safety recalls
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has issued another recall for its Range Rover Evoque compact SUV after the company discovered a previous recall had failed to properly fix the issue. Read more
Subaru, Land Rover and Volvo headline recent recalls
Volvo, Subaru, Land Rover, Citroen and GM have issued safety recalls for some vehicles due to defective manufacturing issues. Read more
Replacing Volvo XC90 rear diff
The bearings in the rear diff of my Volvo XC90 are gone and my mechanic has told me that Volvo can’t supply replacements; they can only supply a complete diff, which costs $6000. The bearings are odd ...Read more
Coverage of new XC90?
The Volvo XC90 is about 12 years old and to my knowledge has never featured in your CarsGuide liftout. We get a model of BMW or Mercedes almost every week, so now that the all-new benchmark XC90 ...Read more
Good second-hand seven-seat SUV?
We want a seven-seat diesel SUV, 4-5 years old, for up to $25,000. We are keen on a Volvo XC90 — I like the luxury feel and features — but are worried about maintenance and servicing costs. We're ...Read more
I purchased a 2007 Volvo XC90 a month ago, and on Sunday it stopped. The car yard's mechanic informed me the d5 engine had been running with no water in it and now requires replacing. The dealer's ...Read more
Best people mover for $15,000?
What do you recommend for a six-plus seater for about $10,000-$15,000? We'll have four kids and we'll need space for luggage. It'd be great if the third row has a split-fold seat or the seventh or ...Read more
Used Volvo XC90 review: 2003-2014
Never a company to rush into things unnecessarily, Volvo has had its XC90 on sale since 2002 (2003 in Australia), albeit with many significant upgrades and changes along the way. An all-new model is ...Read more
Used Volvo XC90 review: 2003-2012
The XC90 is Volvo's entry in the top-end SUV race, a race in which it is pitted against the likes of the BMX X5, Mercedes-Benz ML and Audi Q7. New It arrived here in 2003 and has become a top-selling ...Read more
Used Volvo XC90 review: 2003-2012
Ewan Kennedy road tests and reviews the used Volvo XC90 2002 - 2012. Read more
What's a lemon?
We upgraded to a new Volvo XC90 a few weeks ago. At 1300 km the car is displaying a brake fault and subsequently the engine shuts down. We wait for about five minutes and then it will restart. It ...Read more
Used Volvo XC90 review: 2003-2011
Ewan Kennedy reviews the 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2011 Volvo XC90 as a used buy. Read more
Volvo recalls XC90 wagons
Volvo says it is recalling 1940 five-cylinder diesel vehicles, sold from 2007, because the power steering hose may be damaged by the engine cooling fan which may cause a loss of oil that will result ...Read more