There's minimal intrusion inside, airbags deploy as soon as possible providing cushioning for the passengers, even infants fastened properly in baby seats are very fell protected from those nasty G-forces that occur during impact. It's a little bit curious why the tailgate and other bits and bobs are missing during those crash tests because the lack of a body panel affects the way impact forces are distributed through the body shell and chassis of the car, but the 2015 Volvo XC90 still impresses.
Like we mentioned earlier, this is one tough cookie of a vehicle and the safest Volvo to date. The Scandinavian automaker says that the second-generation of the luxurious SUV offers "the most comprehensive and technologically sophisticated standard safety package available in the automotive industry." Two world first safety technologies are included. City Safety, the auto brake function that comes as standard on the XC90, can sense vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians in front of the car.
The second world first safety feature is a run-off road protection pack that Volvo describes as "in a run-off road scenario, the all-new Volvo XC90 detects what is happening and the front safety belts are tightened to keep the occupants in position. To help prevent spine injuries, energy-absorbing functionality between the seat and seat frame cushions the vertical forces that can arise when the car encounters a hard landing in the terrain." Is it safe enough for you or what? Nevertheless, take a look at the video below and see how well the 2015 Volvo XC90 handles the most common crash scenarios in the world.