2017 Volvo XC60 Release Date, Review, Price Info

For those looking for spacious interior accommodations, great crash test scores, strong and efficient turbocharged engines, and a generous cargo space, the newest Volvo XC60 seemingly appears as a top choice. Additionally, it offers comfortable and supportive seats. The Volvo XC60 release date should be expected sometime in the second quarter of 2017.

2017 Volvo XC60 front view, headlights and grille

Given, the Volvo XC60 has been that vehicle that everyone looking for a stylish cabin and good looks could count on. This is true also for the 2017 year model. It’s solidly a Volvo to its core and the several updated and refreshments have only come to burnish an already sensible luxury crossover SUV.

2017 Volvo XC60 red color, rear angle

The 2017 Volvo XC60 interior is of Scandinavian ancestry that delights in providing an inviting interior design with modern amenities. The climate control adjustments are both intuitive and simple to use thanks to the straightforward controls. The infotainment system offers smartphone app connectivity therefore making the controlling fun and easy to use.

2017 Volvo XC60 white color, front angle

The interior space, just like before, is spacious and provides decent leg- and headroom for its occupants. Cabin matters aside, buyers will also appreciate its driving quality. Although it’s a shame not to get the engines available with an AWD system, they provide a respectable fuel economy rating and good fuel efficiency. Pairing for all the engines offered is done by the smooth eight-speed automatic.

2017 Volvo XC60 rear view, tailpipe

Options are many if you’re shopping in this class. Some of the rivals to check out include the Lexus NX 200t, Acura RDX, the 2017 BMW X3, the Audi Q5, and the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class. The 2017 Acura RDX price starts from an MSRP of around $35,370, and for that amount Acura gets you lengthy standard features, strong yet fuel-efficient V6, and a generous legroom. The Acura RDX release date is unknown at the moment, but reports allege it’ll most likely occur sometime next year.

2017 Volvo XC60 exterior, blue color

The 2017 Audi Q5 release date should be expected mid-2017, at least for the USA market. Preliminary reports allege the price will remain unaltered, which means the Audi Q5 Hybrid price will remain at $52,500, the Q5 Diesel at $48,100, and the Q5 SUV at $40,900. More Audi Q5 specs will be available once Audi confirms to us its official debut.

2017 Volvo XC60 exterior, side angle, alloy wheels

Lastly, but certainly not the least, is the 2017 Lexus NX 200t. Its price starts from an MSRP of around $34,965 and for that amount you get an impeccable cabin construction, smooth and quiet engine, copious high-tech features, and lots of interior accommodations. The Lexus NX 200t release date should be expected sometime later in the year.

2017 Volvo XC60 Review of Trims

2017 Volvo XC60 spy shots

Five trims are available for the 2017 Volvo XC60: T5 Drive-E, T6 AWD R-Design, T6 AWD, T6 Drive-E, and the T5 AWD. A slight review may occur on its release date.

2017 Volvo XC60 Interior & Exterior Changes

2017 Volvo XC60 steering wheel and lcd screen

Some of the standard features available for the base model include automatic wipers, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, heated mirrors, automatic headlights, eighteen-inch alloy wheels, driver-seat memory settings, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, an eight-way power front seats, smartphone app integration, automatic dual-zone climate control, LED running lights, front and rear foglights, automatic wipers, satellite radio, and an eight-speaker sound system.

2017 Volvo XC60 interior, leather seats and steering wheel

Stand-alone features include a built-in rear seat child booster seat, a rear-seat entertainment system, a power tailgate, a special wood trim, extended leather interior trim, upgraded leather upholstery, keyless entry and ignition, and special sill plates.

2017 Volvo XC60 interior, back seats

Exterior Volvo XC60 colors include Bright Silver Metallic, Osmium Grey Metallic, Rich Java Metallic, Onyx Black Metallic, Black Stone, Flamenco Red Metallic, Savile Grey Metallic, Magic Blue Metallic, Seashell Metallic, and Ice White.

2017 Volvo XC60 front angle, grille and headlights

2017 Volvo XC60 Specs For The Engine

Four engines are offered under the hood of the 2017 Volvo XC60: T5 Drive-E model comes fitted with a 240 horsepower- and 258 lbs. ft. of torque – generating turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine, the T5 AWD models get a five-cylinder 2.5L engine good for 250 horsepower and 266 pounds-feet of torque, the T6 Drive-E a four-cylinder 2.0L turbocharged engine rated at 302 horsepower and 295 pounds-feet of torque, and the top-of-the-line 2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD gets a 300 hp- and 354 pounds-feet of torque – generating turbocharged 3.0L six-cylinder engine.

2017 Volvo XC60 engine

Specifications

Wheelbase: 9 ft. 1.2 in. (109.2 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 2.8 in. (182.8 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 2.4 in. (74.4 in.)
Passenger volume: 132.7 cu.ft.
Cargo volume: 30.8 cu.ft. (max 67.4 cu.ft. )
Curb weight: 4041 lbs.
Top Speed: 122 mph
0-60: 6.1 sec
MPG: 23/31 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Black Stone, Bright Silver Metallic, Crystal White Pearl, Flamenco Red Metallic, Ice White, Magic Blue Metallic, Onyx Black Metallic, Osmium Grey Metallic, Rich Java Metallic, Savile Grey Metallic, Seashell Metallic…
Towing Capacity: 3500 lbs

2017 Volvo XC60 Release Date & Price

Various rumors allege the vehicle will most likely go for sale in the U.S sometime in the second quarter of 2017.

2017 Volvo XC60 release date

The 2017 Volvo XC60 price starts from an MSRP of around $36,600.

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2017 Volvo XC60 rear view, tailpipe and tailights

2017 Volvo XC60 white color, exterior

2017 Volvo XC60 side view, alloy wheels

2017 Volvo XC60 interior, gear shift knob and dashboard

2017 Volvo XC60 rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Volvo XC60 side angle, white color, alloy wheels

2017 Volvo XC60 trunk

2017 Volvo XC90 – Release Date and Review

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The three-row 2017 Volvo XC90 has been reborn into a pretty desirable luxury crossover SUV thanks to a sharp new look and style, an available hybrid model, a boatload of technologies, spacious second- and third-row benches, and confident handling. The Volvo XC90 release date should be expected sometime in the latter half of 2017, at least according to rumors going round within industry circles.

2017 Volvo XC90 side view, black color, alloy wheels

For 2017, the new Volvo XC90 receives a mild refresh owing to the fact that it received its first ever comprehensive redesign last year, and it was the first since the vehicle’s debut back in 2003. Typically, models undergo a surgery about every five years or so, so the previous generation model was pretty much dated in today’s standards.

2017 Volvo XC90 rear view, white color, taillights, tailpipe

While there’s no denying the fact that Volvo’s safety and understated styling have long been the reasons why buyers flock their dealerships, the large crossover SUV segment has in the last couple of years undergone a major evolution that has seen plenty of new and fresher models come on board in terms of competition. This has had a negative impact on the sales of the old Volvo SUV, which is no longer the hip, bulletproof icon it used to be.

2017 Volvo XC90 front view, white color, grille and alloy wheels

The Volvo XC90 2017 SUV however puts it right back at the game thanks to the invigoration on its exterior and interior design. The slimmer headlights, lower air intakes, and assertive styling have made the vehicle to look modern without giving away its identity as a Volvo. The interior also offers several updated features such as the 19-speaker Bowers & Wilkins audio system, leather and wood trimmings, and a Swedish crystal glass for a high luxury feel.

2017 Volvo XC90 exterior, side view, alloy wheels

In terms of performance, Volvo has offered its brand new model with two engines: a four cylinder supercharged and turbocharged mill. The eight-speed-automatic equipped version should be able to make around 316 horsepower. The 2017 Volvo XC90 plug-in, also using the same engine makes a whopping 400 horsepower.

2017 Volvo XC90 rear view, tailpipe

Rumors allege the Volvo XC90 0-60 mph takes a blistering 6.0 seconds, and runs on electric power alone for a distance of 14 miles. In terms of fuel efficiency which is the hallmark of every hybrid vehicle, EPA says the vehicle should be able to check in at 53 MPGe.

2017 Volvo XC90 spy shots, side view

Plenty of choices are however available in this class, which include the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, 2017 BMW X5, and the Acura MDX for 2017.

2017 Volvo XC90 Review of Trims

2017 Volvo XC90 auto show, front view, headlights, grille

Three trims are offered for the 2017 Volvo XC90: R-Design, Inscription, and Momentum. Regular XC90’s are referred to as T6 and T5, while the Hybrid is referred to as T8 Twin Engine Plug-In Hybrid.

2017 Volvo XC90 Interior Accessories & Exterior Changes

2017 Volvo XC90 interior, dashboard, lcd screen, gear shift knob

Standard Volvo XC90 specs offered for the Momentum trim model include a rearview camera, driver memory settings, lane-departure warning, a panoramic sunroof, heated mirrors, a hands-free power liftgate, an eight-way power front seats, rear parking sensors, LED foglights and taillights, eighteen-inch alloy wheels, adjustable drive modes, an auto-diming rearview mirror, a digital gauge cluster display, roof rails, keyless ignition and entry, and automatic headlights and wipers.

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Equipment include a navigation system, a configurable digital gauge cluster display, a USB port, an auxiliary audio jack, satellite radio, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a nine-inch central touchscreen interface, a 10-speaker sound system, voice controls, and smartphone app connectivity.

2017 Volvo XC90 interior, leather seats

2017 Volvo XC90 T8 and T6 models get four-zone automatic climate control, power front seats, LED running lights, adaptive headlights, heated front seats, nineteen-inch wheels, and leather upholstery.

Options, packages, and bespoke features are available but these will be known on its release date.

2017 Volvo XC90 interior, leather rear seats

2017 Volvo XC90 Engine Specs

The Volvo XC90 2017 T5 is powered by a 2.0L turbocharged engine rated at 258 lbs. ft. of torque and 250 horsepower. It comes mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission system just like all XC90’s. Volvo says the model sprints from 0-60 mph in a lackluster 7.9 seconds.

The Volvo XC90 T6 offers an impressive output of 316 horsepower and 295 pounds-ft. of torque courtesy of the 2.0L, supercharged and turbocharged engine beneath its hood.

2017 Volvo XC90 engine

Finally, the Volvo XC90 T8 Plug-in wraps up the output with a whopping 400 horsepower and 472 lbs. ft. of torque when both the 87-hp electric motor and the base engine are working synergistically.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 9 ft. 9.5 in. (117.5 in.)
Length: 16 ft. 2.9 in. (194.9 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 7.1 in. (79.1 in.)
Passenger volume: 119.6 cu.ft.
Cargo volume: max 85.7 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 4293 lbs.
Top Speed: 132 mph
0-60: 6.0 sec
MPG: 20/25 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Bright Silver Metallic, Crystal White Metallic, Ember Black Metallic, Ice White, Luminous Sand Metallic, Magic Blue Metallic, Onyx Black Metallic, Osmium Grey Metallic, Savile Grey Metallic, Twilight Bronze Metallic…
Towing Capacity: 4000 lb

2017 Volvo XC90 Price & Release Date

2017 Volvo XC90 release date

The model should go for sale sometime in the latter half of 2017. The regular Volvo XC90 MSRP starts from $43,950, and that of the XC90 Hybrid from $68,100.

The XC90 dimensions and lease terms are available on Volvo online forums.

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2017 Volvo XC90 auto show, front angle, headlights and grille

2017 Volvo XC90 front view, grille, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Volvo XC90 rear view, taillights

2017 Volvo XC90 front view, exterior, grille

2017 Volvo XC90 front view, headlights and grille, white color

2017 Volvo XC90 side view, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Volvo XC90 interior, steering wheel, gear shift knob

2017 Volvo XC90 interior, leather front and rear seats

2017 Volvo XC90 trunk