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Volvo XC90 Plug-in hybrid (2015-) review

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  • Medium/Large SUV
  • Available new
  • Plug-in hybrid (PHEV)
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Volvo's second-generation XC90 is a full-size luxury SUV which, in T8 Twin Engine form, has an ace up its sleeve: it's a plug-in hybrid that promises both strong performance and exceptional fuel economy. But can the XC90 T8, launched in 2015, possibly be the best of all worlds? Read our Volvo XC90 T8 review to find out.

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December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

January 2018

Released

November 2015

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