You’re likely thinking about your first motor vehicle, or, you want to buy a new car but you don’t really know which model to go for. While doing your used car investigation you have likely figured out that the Volvo XC90 of “companies” are less expensive to buy and appears to be an interesting option. However, these Volvo XC90 only have 2 seats and will therefore require a transformation to allow you to enjoy them like a classic car. We are going to see in this content how to convert a 2-seater Volvo XC90 into a 5-seater , to achieve this, first, we will make an overview of the most important key actions that must be taken, then, we will see what are the modifications to be made on the automobile, then in a second step, what are the administrative steps to be taken to finalize the conversion of your Volvo XC90 company into a 5-seater.


The main key steps to convert a Volvo XC90 2-seater into a 5-seater

Here is the list of the main lines to follow if you want to to pass your Volvo XC90 company or commercial in 5 places:

  • Add the missing seats and seat belts.
  • Obtain the certificate of conformity from the producer
  • Take his Volvo XC90 to the roadworthiness evaluation to have the changes confirmed
  • To run his car through mine control.
  • Report to your insurance company about the change in the car.

Modifications to be made on the automobile to convert a Volvo XC90 2-seater into a 5-seater

We will so commence our content on the transformation of a Volvo XC90 2-seater into a 5-seater with the modifications to be executed directly on the automobile to be able to allow it to be recognized as a Volvo XC90 5-seater.

Convert its Volvo XC90 to 5 seaters alone

If you want to do most of the process yourself, you should know that it will be challenging. In reality, the car companies make the transformation of the so-called “company”/commercial Volvo XC90 easy only for the manufacturers, here are the motives:

  • You will have to get a certificate of conformity, which will need a visit to the automobile by a specialist.
  • Buy a complete kit to transform your Volvo XC90 into a 5-seater (belts/seats)
  • Put in the kit as outlined by the tightening standards (torque)

For all these aspects, it is less difficult to call on an approved technical who will perform these actions in conformity with the manufacturer’s requirements.
If you still wish to carry out the transformation of your new Volvo XC90 on your own, contact the car breakdowns in your region to find the necessary parts and look for manufacturer information linked to the tightening and fitting of seats and belts.

Have the conversion conducted by a specialist

If you want to convert your Volvo XC90 2-seater into a 5-seater at a specialist, you have made the least difficult resolution. Indeed, he will have a much simpler access to the parts catalogue and will be able to deliver you the certificate of conformity and will allow you to carry out the following steps without the slightest stress.

The administrative steps that should be taken to convert a Volvo XC90 into 5 places

Now that we have seen the first technical steps in the transformation of a Volvo XC90 2-seater into a 5-seater, we will now deal with the administrative stage.

The different steps to be completed in order to have one’s Volvo XC90 2 places approved as a 5 places

You will learn down below, the different steps to follow in order to be ok with the law to drive your Volvo XC90 converted into 5 seats..:

  • After the changes made on your Volvo XC90, you have one month to make a change of car registration , so it will be crucial to follow all the steps fairly quickly.
  • You have to bring the automobile to pass the roadworthiness test , which is compulsory following a change on an automobile.
  • Take the automobile to the mine so that they can attest to the change in the number of seats in your Volvo XC90 li>
  • Search for for a new car registration card at your prefecture

Price of the conversion of a Volvo XC90into 5 places

Finally last part, to give you a good idea of the price that the passage of a Volvo XC90 2 seats to 5 seats can reprensent, it is necessary to know that a kit seats plus installation will cost you at a dealer on average 2500 to 3500 euros and that it is necessary to add to that the technical control, the passage to the mine and the new car registration. So think well before buying your Volvo XC90 company or commercial, whether it is financially interesting for you.

If you wish more guides on the Volvo XC90, go to our Volvo XC90 category.