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2018 Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid SUV: bigger battery, slight range boost

John Voelcker Nov 27, 2017 Follow John Add to circle 2018 Volvo XC90 Enlarge Photo It's a shock to realize that the Volvo XC90 large luxury SUV is now in its third model year. The first new Volvo in more than five years when it debuted in 2016, the seven-seat XC90 was an entirely new design that redefined luxury in a Swedish vein and won numerous awards, including North American Utility Vehicle of the Year. It also came with a plug-in hybrid version at the top of the line, known as the T8 "Twin Engine" model. DON'T MISS: 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Plug-In Hybrid 'Twin Engine': First Drive Now, the 2018 Volvo XC90 T8 has received a battery upgrade. The battery rises in capacity from 9.2 kilowatt-hours to 10.4 kwh—of which 8.0 kwh is now usable—and its EPA-rated range has increased considerably. The plug-in hybrid XC90 T8 is now rated at 19 miles, up from the previous 14 miles. 2018...

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