2018 Volvo V90 Crash Test – Video
The passenger compartment remained stable in the frontal offset test. Dummy readings indicated good protection of the knees and femurs for both the driver and passenger. Volvo demonstrated that a similar level of protection would be provided to occupants of different sizes and to those sat in different positions. In the full-width rigid barrier test, protection of the driver was almost entirely good. Chest protection for the rear passenger was marginal but that of other body regions was good or adequate. In the side barrier impact, the car provided good protection for all critical body regions and scored maximum points. Even in the more severe side pole impact, protection of the chest was adequate and that of other body areas was good.
Tests on the front seats and head restraints demonstrated good protection against whiplash injury in the event of a rear-end collision. A geometric assessment of the rear seats also indicated good whiplash protection. Additional whiplash protection is provided by ‘City Safety’, Volvo’s autonomous emergency braking system. In tests of its performance at low speeds typical of city driving, the system scored maximum points, avoiding collision at all test speeds.