I have read the post regarding the 2010 models of both of these cars, but have some questions regarding children's car seats that weren't covered here:
We are in the final stages of choosing our first Volvo, and are having some trouble deciding between the XC60 T6 AWD and the XC90 3.2 AWD. We are looking at purchasing through the military sales program, so we can get them for virtually the same price.
These are the options we would be going with:
XC60 T6 AWD: Climate, Convenience, Multimedia Packages, PCC, Xe ABL, BLIS, Wood inlays, exterior appearance package, either Flamenco Red or Black Sapphire, or Electric Silver
XC90 3.2 AWD: Climate, Multimedia Packages, Xe ABL, BLIS, Wood steering wheel, front bumper bar, trailer hitch, either Flamenco Red, Ember Black or Electric Silver
Our dilemma is that we currently have a mid-size sedan and a 2-row Tahoe, and have our first child set to make an appearance in December. We will be getting rid of the sedan and my wife will drive the new car. Whatever car we buy, we will have through at least one more child and a possible third. Is it worth it to go for the XC90 in order to have the third row? Does anyone have multiple children with car seats in the back of their XC60? How is the space? As far as cargo space goes, we have the Tahoe, and if we really need it, an 8x5 cargo trailer, so my real concern is passenger space. We don't currently need the extra seating of the 90 unless more than 2 people are visiting, but purchasing the 90 would free up options when it comes to replacing the Tahoe in a few years as we wouldn't need a third row vehicle.
I much prefer the styling of the XC60 to the XC90, so maybe that is what is making the decision harder than it needs to be, but just thought it would be good to get some input from others. Thanks!