I've owned volvos most of my life and this is by far the most stylish inside and out. The handling and engine responsiveness are outstanding for a 4200lb vehicle and far better than the BMW X3 or Mercedes GLK which I also considered purchasing. I have 4 kids and wanted the safest car possible w/o buying a tank. Volvo claims its the safest car they've made, that says a lot by itself as Volvos are known as very safe cars.
Besides performance. Cool LED rear and front lighting. Great sound from premium Dynaudio system. All the safety systems including Lane Departure Warning, Driver Alert Control, and the adaptable cruise control. The car reminds the driver to be responsible and should be used for drivers education!
At 6'2" my knees uncomfortably rest against the center console. The NAV system is difficult to use and routing cant be modified while in motion. The LEDs in front should be brighter and used as daytime running lights.