Autotrader Names Volvo XC90 as a Car of the Decade

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Experts at Autotrader have named the Volvo XC90 among their choices as Car of the Decade and it's the only luxury SUV on the list.

Autotrader is the most recognized third-party listings brand. Its staff chose the XC90 as a Car of the Decade for its pioneering role in boosting the Volvo brand and launching the entire luxury SUV category. To learn more continue reading.

Autotrader's editors noted Volvo's commitment to understated elegance, calling the vehicle "tasteful and luxurious."

The listing group also considered Volvo's ongoing commitment to safety engineering through driver-assist technologies. They include standard Pilot Assist, Oncoming Lane Mitigation, Road Sign Information, BLIS with Steering Assist and Cross Traffic Alert with Autobrake.

Since winning the 2016 North American Utility of the Year and 2016 Motor Trend SUV of the Year titles, the XC90 has been honored with over 100 awards from around the world. It is the best-selling Volvo in the US.

Built on the company's Scalable Product Architecture, the XC90 balances style with performance.

Its gas-powered T6 turbo- and the supercharged engine delivers 316 horsepower. The turbo-only T5 version rates at 215 horsepower.

For hybrid buyers in New Orleans, the 2020 XC90 Plug-In Hybrid features Volvo's unique T8 Twin Engine configuration. Engineers and designers at Volvo figured out how to get 400 horsepower out of a twin-engine configuration without losing any interior space to its non-hybrid siblings.

The XC90's exterior asserts a muscular stance with timeless quality and balance in all its proportions. It features a concave grille design, freshly styled front, and rear bumpers and a Gloss Black R-Design trim theme. Roof rails and tailpipes are integrated into the body. Its look and feel will evoke respect on the streets of New Orleans.

The XC90's design appeal extends to the inside, too. Built with a distinctive Scandinavian design influence, the luxurious interior features natural materials.

Its intuitive technology includes a 9" Sensus Connect Touchscreen and a 12.3" Digital Driver Display.

You can see this Autotrader Car of the Decade at any time. Just visit Bergeron Volvo Cars and take a test drive. Be sure to ask about our current XC90 promotions.

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