Which Volvo Luxury SUV is Right for You?

The Volvo SUV lineup features a straightforward but diverse selection of models that cover a wide range of driving needs. Are you looking for a compact SUV that's sporty and luxurious? The Volvo XC40 is a great model to consider. Thinking you'd like a classic five-passenger with a bit more space than the XC40? The Volvo XC60 slots in as a spacious and powerful model. If you're after a three-row SUV, then the Volvo XC90 fits in as the sole option in the Volvo lineup, featuring seating for up to seven. Every Volvo SUV is available in a gas and hybrid configuration, which bear the name 'Recharge'.

Volvo XC40 & Volvo XC40 Recharge

The Volvo XC40 slots in as the most compact model in the Volvo SUV lineup, providing a deceptively spacious and a supremely sporty interior that includes all the latest in comfort and tech. The Volvo XC40 is the gas-powered iteration of the XC40, which is available in three trim levels: Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription. Barrington, IL drivers can look forward to two engine options: a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 and a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that features all-wheel drive. The base 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine manages 187 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque while the all-wheel drive iteration features 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Both engines pair with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Interior features are quite expansive, ranging from standard offerings like leather seats and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto to driftwood inlays and crystal gearshift knobs.

All-Electric SUV

The Volvo XC40 Recharge is a brand-new pure-electric version of the XC40 that offers up the same sleek styling but with a futuristic powertrain. The XC40 Recharge is available in a single trim level but you can opt for a variety of upgrades. The XC40 Recharge features standard all-wheel drive, 402 horsepower, and a host of tech essentials (smartphone connectivity).

The C40 is an all-new coupe SUV from Volvo that features sleek styling, serious power, and all the tech you could hope for. The all-new electric SUV features two electric motors, standard all-wheel drive, and 402 horsepower. Powering the slick SUV are two permanent-magnet synchronous motors that work with an 87-kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The two features combine to provide Elgin, IL drivers with 402 horsepower and 487 pound-feet of torque. As far as efficiency goes, the C40 features about 85/72 city/highway miles per gallon. The C40 also flexes impressive driving range, to the tune of 208 miles on a full charge. The interior of the Volvo C40 offers Hoffman Estates drivers a well-rounded set of tech, comfort, and convenience features, offering drivers a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, smartphone connectivity, a touchscreen infotainment display, and a host of other luxury SUV essentials. As far as upgrades go, the new Volvo C40 offers up a 360-degree camera system, adaptive cruise control, and a 12-volt power outlet.

Volvo XC60 & Volvo XC60 Recharge

The Volvo XC60 sits in the middle of the Volvo SUV lineup, featuring a roomier cabin than the XC40 but a slightly smaller one than the XC90. The XC60 is well-suited to Hoffman Estates area drivers that are in the market for a classic mid-sized SUV. The XC60 stays in line with the Volvo standard by offering up three main trim levels: Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription. The XC60 features two standard gas engine configurations and one hybrid option. The base engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that makes 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. If that doesn't meet your power needs, then there's a 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 that manages 316 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The standard Momentum trim offers Elgin, IL drivers a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment display, dual-zone automatic climate control, a host of driver assistance features, and a panoramic moonroof. Drivers can also look forward to a spacious 12.3-inch digital driver instrument display. Stepping to the R-Design trim adds in a sport chassis, Nappa leather upholstery, a Harman/Kardon audio system, and quad-zone automatic climate control. The top-level Inscription trim features heated/ventilated front seats, chrome exterior accents, and perforated Nappa leather upholstery.

The Volvo XC60 Recharge is a hybrid version of the Volvo XC60, which comes equipped with an impressive 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 plug-in hybrid powertrain, which makes 400 horsepower and 472 pound-feet of torque. This hybrid version of the XC60 offers Elgin, IL drivers standard all-wheel drive, seating for up to five, and up to 19 miles of pure electric driving range. If you're a Palatine, IL driver looking to add some versatility to your next SUV, then the new Volvo XC60 Recharge is an excellent model to consider.

Volvo XC90 & Volvo XC90 Recharge

The Volvo XC90 is the largest and only three-row SUV in the Volvo lineup. The XC90 follows the trim level breakdown and powertrain selection of the XC60, providing Algonquin, IL drivers with two gas engine options (they're the same as the XC60, too). The XC90 features a standard 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine (T5) which features 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The more powerful option is labeled the T6, which features 316 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The XC90 features standard front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive. Both engines work with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The Volvo XC90 provides drivers with three trim levels: Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription. The base trim comes with simulated leather upholstery, a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment display, a bundle of driver assistance features, and a 12.3-inch digital driver information display. The R-Design adds a Harman/Kardon audio system, a cooled glove box, sport seats, and Nappa leather upholstery. The Inscription touts heated/ventilated front seats, perforated Nappa leather upholstery, and rear sun curtains. Other notable features include a panoramic moonroof, front/rear parking sensors, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. And four USB ports. Beyond this, drivers can look forward to a variety of driver assistance features to help boost driving confidence on Barrington, IL roads.

The Volvo XC90 Recharge is a plug-in hybrid that's powered by a brawny and modern 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 hybrid engine (400 horsepower/472 pound-feet of torque). The XC90 Recharge is available in three trims: Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription Expression. All iterations of the XC90 Recharge come with all-wheel drive, a plug-in hybrid engine, and 20-inch ally wheels. Upper trims of the XC90 Recharge offer drivers all the classic luxury upgrades, like perforated Nappa leather seats, heated/ventilated front seats, and a Harman/Kardon audio system. The XC90 Recharge varies slightly from the XC60 Recharge in that it features 18 miles of pure electric driving range, instead of 19 miles of driving range. The XC90 Recharge features about 55/27 city/highway miles of combined fuel economy.

The Volvo Luxury SUV Lineup At a Glance:

Volvo XC40

Volvo XC60

Volvo XC90

L x W x H (in)
174.2 x 75.2 x 65.3

184.5 x 78.6 x 65.3

194.9 x 79.1 x 69.9

Max Cargo Space
47.2 Cubic Feet

67.4Cubic Feet

85.7 Cubic Feet

Seating Capacity






Standard Horsepower/Torque
187 / 221 pound-feet

250 / 258 pound-feet

250 / 258 pound-feet

Volvo Pilot Assist



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