The famous car factory from Sweden, Volvo Company is one of the world’s best automaker. They have a lot of fantastic models starting from sedan variants to the luxury SUV models. One of them is certainly the XC90 model. This SUV made great success in the first two years of production and Volvo expect the same trend with the latest model as well. As we know, this model has a lot of good critics from car enthusiast and it is one of the most successful models in the Volvo lineup. Despite all those facts and despite all successes this model made, we haven’t seen so much modification in the last 12 years. That can be changed this year, considering the fact that Volvo Company announced that the new 2017 Volvo XC90 will hit the market redesigned in many segments and that will be the best so far. This is certainly very good news, and in the next review, we will try to present you this model in a best possible way.
2017 Volvo XC90 Redesign
The exterior design of the anticipated new Volvo XC90 2017 will be very attractive and its appearance is definitely something about people will talk. We can expect some slight redesigns compared to the previous XC90. Also, if we compare the front side of this model with the front side of the same model but the first generation, we can see, actually we can’t see any similarity. The front fascia of this model is redesigned and but this time it has a new front grille with the Volvo logo. Furthermore, we can see that the headlights are also slightly modified and it will be a bit slimmer this time. Also, it will use daytime running LED lights (Thor’s Hammer).
The front bumper is also beautiful. It will be almost the same as before and fitted with the large air intakes for better engine cooling and performance as well as with small but strong LED fog lights for better visibility at nights or in rainy or foggy condition. The hood of this model is also slightly modified and it will have a bit different shape. Also, the whole front fascia is now more muscular and more aggressive than before. At the sides, the new XC90 will be equipped with the 21-inch high gloss alloy wheel and optionally 22-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels. The base curb weight of this model is 4,627 lb. At the back side, we can notice the same and we can clearly say traditional taillights from Sweden Company. The rear bumper, on the other hand, is slightly revised.
– Length: 194.9 in,
– Wheelbase: 117.5 in.
– Width: 84.3 in.
– Height: 69.9 in.
– Min Ground Clearance: 9.3 in.
Read: 2018 BMW X7
2017 XC90 colors:
– Bright Silver Metallic
– Crystal White Pearl Metallic
– Bursting Blue Metallic
– Electric Silver Metallic
– Luminous Sand Metallic
– Ice White
– Magic Blue Metallic
– Osmium Gray Metallic
– Onyx Black Metallic
– Passion Red
– Twilight Bronze Metallic
– Savile Gray Metallic
Volvo XC90 2017 Interior design
The interior design of the model for 2017 is very elegant and so luxurious. There is going to be a lot of soft touch and premium materials inside, and the whole cabin is designed to improve comfort. This model will have Passenger Capacity of five people. Some of the interior dimensions include Front Head Room of 38.9 inches and Front Leg Room of 40.9 inches. Also, here we have and Second Leg Room and the Second Head Room of 37 and 38.5 inches. These digits just illustrate that comfort inside the cabin is on the high level. When it comes to some details, we can see leather upholstery on all seats. Also, aluminum, wood and perhaps carbon fiber will be placed in some parts of the cabin.
Some of the other interior features include High-Performance Audio System, 9″ color touchscreen, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, 6-Way Driver and Passenger Seat, Remote Keyless Entry, Cruise Control, Voice Activated Dual Zone Climate control and many others.
Volvo Company has the best safety features in car industry and that knows every man in this world. The new model will have even better and also some new features in the safety department. We can expect two new system here run-off road protection and automatic braking system if you switch to the other side of the road.
There are so many safety features that wee can’t list it all:
– Adaptive Cruise Control
– Distance Alert
– Lane Keeping Aid
– Road Sign Information
– Electronic Stability Control
– Emergency Brake light
– Automatic braking after a collision
– Energy-absorbing interior
– Driver Alert Control
– Brakes with Hill Start Assist and Automatic Hold
– Roll-Over Protection System…
Beneath the hood of this beautiful model, there is the XC90 T5 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that will be capable of producing 250 horsepower @ 5500 rpm and 258 lb-ft of torque @ 1500 – 4800 rpm. The power from this engine is routed to front wheels trough the 8-speed automatic transmission system. This will be the base engine of this model. Estimated fuel consumption is 10.8 L/100km or 22 mpg at the city and 9.5 L/100km or 26 mpg. at the highway. There is going to be and others ones as well. Stronger engine 2017 Volvo XC90 T6 has same size 2.0-liter but it is supercharged and turbocharged with same capacity will have 316 hp @ 5700 rpm and torque of 295 lb-ft @ 2200 – 5400 rpm. Estimated fuel consumption is 11.5 L/100km or 20 mpg at the city and 9.6 L/100km or 25 mpg. at the highway.
So, for example, we have D5 Twin Turbo Diesel with 225 horses and 346 lb-ft of torque. Then we have D4 turbo diesel with 190 horses and 295 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, 2017 Volvo XC90 T8 turbo/supercharged 2.0L I4 T8 hybrid with 87 hp electric motor are also available; it has max output of 400 horses # 6000 rpm and 472 lb-ft @ 2200 – 5400 rpm.
Price and Release date
The release date of the approaching model is scheduled for the beginning of 2017. The price for this model will start from $45.750.
2017 Volvo XC90 T5 Momentum – $45,750
T6 AWD Momentum – $52,250
T5 AWD Momentum (5 seat) – $56,200
T6 AWD R-Design – $56,250
T5 AWD Momentum (7 seat) – $57,200
T6 AWD Momentum – $61,300
T8 Plugin Hybrid Inscription – $68,900
2017 Volvo XC90 photos