Problems that people encounter with the 2004 Volvo XC90 include transmission failure, electrical problems, issues with interior accessories and components and engine problems. These problems are the most common complaints among 2004 Volvo XC90 owners, according to data from Carcomplaints. However, a smaller number of drivers report problems with the steering, suspension and fluid systems, along with the wheels, drivetrain, seat belts and brakes.
The Volvo XC90 is an SUV with room for seven passengers. It comes in three trim levels, and has an average gas mileage of 15 to 18 MPG in the city, and 20 to 24 on the highway. As with all cars, some owners experience problems, while others do not.
People who encounter issues with their Volvos primarily experience engine and transmission problems. Carcomplaints notes that the 2004 XC90 received more complaints for failing transmission systems than the XC from other years. Owners of the 2004 model also reported experiencing a loss of engine power while driving.
On Cars, the 2004 XC90 receives overall positive feedback; it earns a four-star rating, on average, from approximately 30 reviewers. Some note a slightly stiff ride for passengers, while others note that the car feels slightly underpowered. Customers generally give the XC90 positive feedback for safety and durability.