Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription launched in India, priced at INR 96.65 lakh

29/06/2018 - 09:23 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

The Volvo XC90 T8 is now available in India in the Inscription grade for a price of INR 96.65 lakh (ex-showroom). Until now, it was sold exclusively in the range-topping Excellence variant.

2015 Volvo XC90 D5 Inscription front quarter close full review
Unlike the Volvo XC90 (T8) Excellence, the Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription offers seats seats. Volvo XC90 D5 Inscription pictured.

The Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription comes equipped with features like panoramic glass roof, air suspension, four-zone automatic climate control system, head-up display, heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats with backrest massage function, Nappa leather upholstery, Walnut decor inlays, 19-speaker Bowers and Wilkins audio system, Adaptive Cruise Control, seven airbags and more. The standard equipment is basically that of the diesel engine-powered Volvo XC90 D5 Inscription.

The Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription is powered by the 400 hp T8 Twin Engine that combines a 312 hp 2.0-litre turbocharged and supercharged petrol engine with an 88 hp electric motor. The petrol engine powers the front wheels, while the electric motor drives the rear wheels. An 8-speed automatic transmission is standard. The plug-in hybrid SUV offers a pure electric range of 40 km.

2015 Volvo XC90 D5 Inscription dashboard full review
The Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription's features are identical to the Volvo XC90 D5 Inscription variant (pictured).

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The Volvo XC90 (T8) Excellence is a highly luxury-focused four-seater, while the Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription is a proper 7-seat SUV. The Excellence variant, retailing at INR 1.31 crore (ex-showroom), is much costlier. The availability of the T8 system in the Inscription grade has made India’s first plug-in hybrid SUV more affordable and practical. Here's the updated Volvo XC90 price list* for India:

  • XC90 D5 Momentum - INR 77,41,000
  • XC90 D5 R-Design - INR 84,91,500
  • XC90 D5 Inscription - INR 87,96,500
  • XC90 T8 Inscription - INR 96,65,000
  • XC90 (T8) Excellence - INR 1,31,24,000

*Ex-showroom prices

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