The Volvo XC90 has been given the Green Car of the Year award for professional drivers, but the vehicle is just as good, not to mention green, when in the hands of us regular folk.
The award was given at the 2016 Professional Driver Car of the Year awards and this is in celebration of the best among taxi, chauffeur and private hire. Vehicles had to fall in with CO2 emissions 70g/km or lower. The Volvo XC90 offers up 49g/km, so it easily fell into that category.
The Volvo XC90 can be taken out on the roads and it will run for 27 miles offering zero emissions and has a combined fuel economy figure of 134.5mpg. It offers seating for seven and the interior is luxurious, the cargo space is 967 litres if you fold down the seats in the back.
The inside of the Volvo XC90 comes with soft leather, leather door tops, natural wood inlays and sun curtains integrated into the doors in the back. It also offers four-zone climate control and panoramic glass sunroof.
The Volvo XC90 is fitted with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, along with the antenna of the vehicle increasing the WiFi hotspot. The vehicle is packed with safety measures and it comes with the Pilot Assist semi-autonomous driving system.
The Volvo XC90 also earned a lot of praise for the chauffeur programme, the programme comes with three year 100,000 warranty, direct aftersales support, service plan and like for like replacement vehicle.
While the Volvo XC90 has been said to be the best green car for professionals, its also just as good for us regular folks to drive around it.