2017 Volvo XC60 Review, Specs, Release Date, MSRP

The 2017 Volvo XC60 will enter the competitive SUV market with new and better engine options for enhanced performance. The Volvo’s XC60 car model made its first debut in the auto market in 2014 and has been one of the most selling car models today. This is due to several factors but key among them is its high performance. The current XC60 was last updated back in 2014 and ranks second after XC90 in terms of sales record. This is the vehicle that will actually surpass the consumer’s expectations with its impressive modern exterior styling and elegant interior cabin.

2017 Volvo XC60 front

2017 Volvo XC60 – Futuristic Exterior:

The vehicle is going to feature a sportier outlook which will enhance its exterior appearance. The XC60 is known for its high aerodynamic performance and fuel efficiency. The contributing factor to this has always been the use of lightweight aluminum materials for the exterior body. The automaker is going to carry this for the upcoming model and also combine high strength steel to improve the car’s stability. Its front end has been redesigned with new features including a new bumper and a bigger grille which also makes the 2017 Volvo XC60 appear more masculine. To enhance visibility, LED headlights and fog lights have been adopted for the front fascia.

The rear end will adopt LED taillights and premium exhaust tip system making it look sportier. You should also expect the roof-line and the height to be increased slightly compared to its predecessor. The vehicle will ride on 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels

Interior with Lots of new Technology:

When it comes to the interior styling, consumers should look forward to enhanced cabin styling with updated infotainment features. The spacious interior cabin also presents an array of the latest technological equipment. The 2017 Volvo XC60 is a 5-pasenger SUV with perfect seat arrangement hence sufficient legroom and headroom. Both the driver and passengers will enjoy high-level of comfort, thanks to the adoption of fine leather material upholstering on the seats. Most of the cabin sections including the dashboard adopt premium black wood trimming.

The other interior features include updated air conditioning system, automatic climate control, and premium audio system with USB port interface, satellite radio, Bluetooth phone and audio integration, and also a CD/MP3/MP4 player. The Volvo will also provide the variety of driver assistance and safety features for the upcoming XC60. These include rear view camera, quality safety belts, premium airbags, cruise control, parking assist, line-departure warning system, blind-spot warning system, emergency braking system and others.

2017 Volvo XC60 interior

2017 Volvo XC60 – Engine Performance:

The powertrain offered for the new Volvo XC60 is a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine which is rated to deliver 240 hp at 258 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, the engine will be mated to 8-speed automatic transmission which will send power to an all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. The 2017 Volvo XC60 is capable of attaining the 60 mph mark in just 6.8 seconds. Its high speed is approximated at 130 mph. The car will record impressive fuel efficiency figures.

2017 Volvo XC60 side

2017 Volvo XC60 – Disbursement Date, Cost, and Rivals:

The car will be released in the UK, Chinese, and U.S. markets at the middle of the 2017 year. It will have manufacturer’s suggested retail price of  $37,500. Its main rivals include BMW X5, Audi Q7, and others in this segment.

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