The 2017 Volvo XC60 will present to consumers as a new generation for the vehicle. The styling theme of its larger sibling the XC90 will be continued with this new model. Those that are avid fans of the XC60 should not fret, the vehicle is said to be retaining its own identity as well. This information is per the R&D chief for the automaker. This second generation of the vehicle is currently under development and is down to its last year of final testing before being released. The Swedish automaker’s research and development’s senior vice president, Peter Mertens, has indicated that their latest design language will be adorning this offering of the compact sport utility vehicle. Additionally, the vehicle will have a sportier feel that is sportier.
2017 Volvo XC60 Engine Specs
The basis for the new 2017 Volvo XC60 will be based upon the first non-Ford platform since the Blue Oval in 2010. The power for the mid-sized crossover vehicle is said to be derived from an all new four cylinder 2.0 liter engine belonging to the E Drive family. This engine could possibly be made available in both gasoline and diesel variants. Additionally the vehicle will be provided with either four wheel or front wheel drive systems. According to early reports, the automaker will release more detailed information within the coming months regarding the crossover’s power train.
2017 Volvo XC60 Design
The cabin will be an elegant oasis for consumers with this 2017 offering of the crossover. The comfort level is said to have increased while new equipment packages will be offered to consumers as well. Some of the equipment packages that will be offered will include: specialized floor mats for an increased interior aesthetic, a leather trimmed steering wheel, and a high quality instrument panel. The safety package for the higher trim levels have also been upgraded.
In addition the interior of the latest editions of the 2017 Volvo XC60 will feature a high degree of technologies. Other than that basic information, the Swedish automaker has not revealed any other information as to what the second generation of the vehicle will be able to provide its consumers. Consumers should expect to find the same level of comfort and functionality as the crossover’s predecessors. There has been a level of speculation indicating that the materials used within it will be enhanced. As the release date grows closer, it is certain that Volvo will disclose more information to the public as to what can be expected.
2017 Volvo XC60 Release Date and Price
The base pricing of the 2017 Volvo XC60 has yet to be revealed at this time. There are a great deal of industry insiders and experts that contend that the pricing, when announced, will be quite competitive within its segment. Additionally, there has been no confirmed release date announced. Many believe that the popular crossover will arrive within dealership showrooms by the close of next year. More than likely, the vehicle will be available for sale by the spring or summer of next year. By the end of the year we should know much more about the vehicle and precisely all that it will have to offer.