2017 Volvo XC60 Review

What will the new 2017 Volvo XC60 bring us, well you can find all about it here in the review. The model has always exemplified a picture of safety, practicality and luxury. Well this model is no slouch and will continue the good name by adding even more and opting for much more of the same but in a better way.

There are going to be some changes made to this new model which are going to add some more new features to the car. For example the model is shooting for better performance rates which are going to be a big part of their redesign.

2017 Volvo XC60 rear view

What the new 2017 Volvo XC60 is going to be characterized with is the fact that it is being built on the Scalable Product Architecture platform, provided by the  Zhejiang Geely Holding Group parent company, which is also considered to be the future of the brand and makes for high expectancy of the vehicle. The car will make sure to add many new safety features and brings a lot to the table when it considered the new model.

Exterior

The exterior changes are not going to be that much plentiful for the 2017 Volvo XC60. Actually this does not at all mean that we are getting the same car as before, but in fact it means that the model is going to update its old look and add some new parts to it. Beside the platform which is certainly going to be an important part, there are many things that the XC60 adds. The platform is just a beginning as we consider the future of the brand and not just this model but the entire Volvo lineup as they plan to use it in many other models as well.

2017 Volvo XC60 side angle, alloy wheels

This 2017 model is going to adopt new taillights and headlights which is the initial change made. The bumper is also revised a bit and is going to go very nicely with the new modern look of the car. The newly made features are going to make it much more aggressive and leave the vehicle as a more imposing ride on the roads. The car retains its smooth curves and the added sportiness is also going to help distinguish between the bigger XC90 model that are also released this year. All in all, this is an exceptional sporty looking crossover SUV that looks much better than before.

Interior

The vehicle has been reworked on the inside and the 2017 Volvo XC60 gets an entirely new setup. The first thing that is set for the car is the new color scheme that is being utilized this time. The newest color scheme is going to make the car more appealing and premium looking and as this is a luxury vehicle segment we certainly expect to see some leather there. The new additions are going to work extremely well with the old ones particularly as they have all been enhanced and upgraded in order to fit the all new and modern standards. Also the car is being issued wiht all new driver’s and passenger’s seats which are being added as a comfort enhancing detail.

2017 Volvo XC60 steering wheel and lcd screen

The mentioned seats are going to have an electronic function and are being offered with heating and massage function for the occupants. The entertainment is going to be lead by the Apple Car Play  system which helps you make your ride a quality and fun one. The satellite radio comes as a must and also adds a Dynaudio sound system as one of the more premium variants. and offers here. Also, we need to emphasis the safety features of the 2017 Volvo XC60 as the new additions make it one of the more secure crossover SUVs on the market.

2017 Volvo XC60 trunk

Engine

A great thing about the 2017 Volvo XC60 is that its powertrain is going to consist of three different engine variants. The model offers the use of a 2.0, a 3.0 and a 3.2 liter engine options that are combined with a automatic transmission system which you can get as either a 6-speed one or an 8-speed one. The fuel economy is said to be extremely improved with this model and it can range from 18 to 25 miles per gallon for highway drive or 25 and 33 miles per gallon for city drives. The official stats are not in yet but as we can see from these specs the model is going to pose more efficient numbers compared to before.

2017 Volvo XC60 engine

Price and release date

The price range for the 2017 Volvo XC60 is between $36,000-$60,000 and is actually and appropriate price for a car coming out of a luxury segment. The price is well worth the things that you get out of this model and is a great value for money. The release date for this car is set for next year and the model is going to be offered by mid-year as the latest information state.

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