2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country

Volvo V90 Cross Country Hasbrouck Heights 

A Look at How the 2018 V90 Cross Country Compares to its Top-of-the-Line Competition

When you want a car that can do a little bit of everything, a good crossover is hard to beat. Incorporating all the best elements of an SUV with the nimble road performance of a sedan, there's a reason many drivers prefer them as their vehicles of choice. If you're a driver in Hoboken or Jersey City and you're looking for a luxury-equipped crossover car, you might be wondering which one's the best for you.

And when you're looking for a luxury vehicle to boot?  Deciding on just one vehicle can become even harder. What makes one feature-rich vehicle better than another? Why should you buy one car over another? We wouldn't blame you for feeling unsure about what to choose. Respected automakers like Volvo, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW all have solid options in their vehicle lineup. That being said, there is one choice that stands out from the rest of the pack in our mind. That would be the 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country.

What makes it so special? The best way to explain is to simply look at it alongside its road rivals.


The 2018 V90 Cross Country

Packed to its bumpers with high-class materials and features, the V90 Cross Country is a crossover wagon that provides its drivers and passengers with a winning combination of machine power and creature comfort. It comes in two trims and has two powertrain options.

Performance: 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 (250 horsepower, 258 pounds-feet of torque, 23/31 miles per gallon), 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 (316 horsepower, 295 pounds-feet of torque, 22/29 miles per gallon)

Safety Options: Blind-Spot Monitoring, Road-Sign Information, Lane-Departure Warning, Driver-Alert Sensing, City Safety automatic braking system

Feature Options: 9-inch center screen with built-in navigation, keyless entry, hands-free power tailgate, active bending headlights, ventilated seating, massage front seats, heated seat, four-zone climate control

Base Price: $53,295


The 2018 Audi A4 Allroad

Boasting standard all-wheel drive, solid handling, and a sizable cargo area, the A4 Allroad delivers many of the same elements people look for in a full-size SUV. It comes in three trims and has one powertrain options.

Performance: 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 (252 horsepower, 273 pounds-feet of torque, 22/30 miles per gallon)

Safety Options: Pre-Sense automatic braking system, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane-Keep Assist, Blind-Spot Monitoring

Feature Options: Tri-Zone Climate Control, Rearview Camera, HomeLink garage-door opening, Bang & Olufsen audio system, Power Tailgate

Base Price: $45,500

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE

The Mercedes-Benz GLE is a luxury-styled mid-size SUV that packs in comfort by way of top-class materials. It can also boast a towing capacity up to 7,200 pounds. It comes in three trims and has two powertrains, including a hybrid.

Performance: 3.5-liter V6 (302 horsepower, 273 pounds-feet of torque, 18/23 miles per gallon), 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 + electric motor (436 horsepower total, 479 pounds-feet of torque total, 38/50 miles per gallon equivalent

Safety Options: Active Brake Assist, Blind-Spot Monitoring, Lane-Keep Assist, Pre-Safe Plus

Feature Options: Power Tailgate, Rearview Camera, Keyless Start, In-Car Wi-Fi, Bang & Olufsen audio system, Massaging Front Seats

Base Prices: $53,000



The 2018 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon

The wagon version of the BMW 3-Series, this vehicle enjoys a wide range of options. These include some impressive powertrains that deliver both performance and efficiency. The Sports Wagon version of the 3-Series comes in two trims with two powertrain options, including a diesel engine.

Performance: 2.0-iter turbocharged diesel inline-4 (180 horsepower, 280 pounds-feet of torque, 31/43 miles per gallon), 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 (248 horsepower, 258 pounds-feet of torque, 23/33 miles per gallon)

Safety Options: Traction Control, Brake Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Sport Monitor

Features: Dual-Zone Climate Control, Rain-Sensing Wipers, Surround View camera, Hands-Free Power Trunklid, SensaTec Faux-Leather Upholstery

Base Prices: $46,500


When you look at all four vehicles, it's very clear that they all offer great vehicle packages that are more than worth your attention and money. In our opinion though, the Volvo V90 Cross Country is the leader of the pack. It's not the combination of style, features, and vehicular ability. It's the little touches. When you look at it and when you drive it, there's no mistaking that you're sitting behind the wheel of a top-quality Volvo car.

If you'd be interested in learning more about what the 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country has to offer, consider getting in touch with Kundert Volvo Cars of Hasbrouck Heights. Our location in Hasbrouck Heights serves customers in Clifton, Secaucus, Glen Ridge, and beyond. We'd love the chance to talk more with you about what V90 Cross Country can do. If something different catches your eye, we'd also relish the chance to help you explore our inventory of new Volvo vehicles. Whatever you might be looking for, we're sure we have options that are perfectly equipped to suit your needs.

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