Volvo is a Swedish automaker. That is significant when it comes to the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country, because many of its features and benefits derive directly from Swedish design traditions and from the way that the climate and driving environment in Sweden places unique demands on a vehicle. Sweden is blessed (or cursed, depending on your point of view) with long, cold winters, and the Swedish people embrace the opportunity to explore the outdoors in all conditions. Their vehicles, therefore, must be very capable in snow, ice and rain; they must provide an interior that is a sanctuary from the weather, and they must reflect the lifestyle and design aesthetic that owners love.
Here are 10 things to know about the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country.