2016 Volvo XC90 Earns North American Truck of the Year Award
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An independent group of automotive journalists decided the seven-passenger XC90 SUV deserved the award based on its value, innovation, driver satisfaction, design, and safety features.
The 2016 Volvo XC90 comes equipped with a supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine good for 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The Volvo XC90 also comes standard with a rearview camera, as well as frontal-collision warning and automatic braking. The 2016 Volvo XC90 was also named a Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
“I think it may have been one that people didn’t think would be as good as it turned out,” said John Voelcker,” editor of GreenCarReports.com and an award juror.
Last year, the 2015 Ford F-150 earned the North American Truck of the Year award.
In total, foreign automakers have won the Truck of the Year title seven times, while domestic manufacturers have snagged the award 15 times.
The 2016 Volvo XC90 features a starting MSRP of $49,800
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News Source: Detroit Free Press