Safest large SUV: Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90 - front tracking
18 Jan, 2016 4:10pm

Swedish style and sensibility combine effortlessly to make the Volvo XC90 not just one of the best cars around, but the safest

The Volvo XC90 is going from strength to strength. Not only did it receive our Car of the Year award in 2015, it's also the safest large SUV on sale today - and the safest car Euro NCAP tested in 2015.

The XC90 comes highly recommended courtesy of its luxurious, spacious interior, comfortable ride, and huge equipment list. We also love the way it looks with distinctive features like the 'Thor's Hammer' LED daytime running lights.

On the road, the XC90 strikes a good balance between comfort and agility, and a variety of petrol, diesel and hybrid engine choices mean there's performance options to suit every taste. Depending on your driving habits you should be able to find an economical choice.

Volvo's safety record is unparalleled and the company is constantly innovating, so we weren't surprised by its 100% score in the safety assist category. If you can afford it, the Volvo XC90 is one of the safest ways to ferry your family about.

Safest large SUV - previous winners

  • • 2014: No winner
  •  2013: No winner
  •  2012: Hyundai Santa Fe
  • • 2011: Audi Q3
  • • 2010: No winner

Read the full Volvo XC90 review here...

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