This one is another power pack by the Volvo Company and releasing it on the very same year is surely a marketing strategy. It will definitely rule the market with two of their biggest players. 2017 Volvo S60 is another SUV with lots of improvements from the previous version. This one looks a little sleeker with better interior designing. 2017 Volvo S60 has been mainly focused on the engine part with the best ever possible combinations. They have introduced an eight speed automatic transmission, which is the first time to be experienced by Volvo customers and likely to be appreciated. This was a great show at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show where the customer ratings are what they achieved. It a nomination by the Ford Fiesta group of companies.
Highlights of 2017 Volvo S60:
- Fuel economy – 28/36 mpg
- Car type – SUV
- Transmission – 7-speed shift able automatic
- Engine type – Gas
- Total seating – 7
- Drive Train – All wheel drive
- Bluetooth – 3.0V (YES)
- Curb weight – 3427lb
2017 Volvo S60: Redesign Exterior and Interior
After the public debut in 2015 people had come to know that this car has something different than regular SUVs or crossovers. They have totally redesigned the exterior surface with the chassis being made by a European car making company. It is made up of aluminium and carbon fiber which makes 2017 Volvo S60 a light weight car. This also made an effect on the fuel economy of this car. New shaped decals and auto electronic doors are significant things to be watched. The most interesting feature is an Alphanumeric video display on the back of this car to show any messages during an emergency. A spoiler has been added with a new front grille and bumper.
With new technology this car is made flexible in some portion to avoid a lesser thrust while jerking. This is also made upon the same platform called the SPA (Scalable Product Architecture). The interior comes out with 9 designs with personalized seat colors which are attractive and new. It has increased a cargo space to make it 12 cu feet. It can accommodate a total of 6 passengers and one driver. Full time, GPS is enabled without any internet connection and also has Parking Assistance software which has voice recognition ability to help the driver to park the car.
2017 Volvo S60: Engine and Fuel Economy
The new 2017 Volvo S60 will feature a 2.5 liter turbo charged engine which is rumored to be a direct engine and has the capability to produce around 290 horsepower with a maximum torque of around 320 lb-ft at the rate 6000 RPM. It also features a seven speed automatic and manual transmission, which provides enough power to this 2017 Volvo S60 to go off road. It can be accelerated to around 60 MPH in just 5.8 seconds. It provides a mileage of around 28 in city roads and 36 on highways with a top speed just nearing to 200 Km/h.
2016 Volvo S60: Release Date and Price
When it comes to price, Volvo saves money. You will be able to get the 2017 Volvo S60 in a base price of just $ 45 000 and will be available by 2017.