The Volvo has been producing superior quality vehicles since the 90s. The XC series of the Volvo have been very much accepted since the start. The XC70 is a famous compact crossover all over the world for its powerful performance and unique designs. The new and improved 2017 Volvo XC70 is the latest edition of the popular SUV that will be notably lighter than the earlier model. It is the expected to be completely redesigned 4th generation model.
2017 Volvo XC70: Redesign Exterior and Interior
There will be innovative latest features available around the exterior and the interior of the cabin as well. The new model 2017 Volvo XC70 will be a perfect balance between the features, performance and the fuel economy. The focus is on the aluminum and the carbon fiber that will make significant savings. Fuel consumption will also be reduced.
The mid-size vehicle will have luxurious new features. The front facade is beautifully redesigned. However, all the XC models look alike and nearly the same kind of designs. The new vehicle exterior look includes a new front grille with the integrated bumper, fog lights, LED technology, 17 or 18 inches alloy wheels, innovative colors and much more. The Front grille will have several vertical bars with Volvo logo on the top of it. The front bumper will have two air vents on each side. The 2017 Volvo XC70 will have a new look from the front with all these. The headlights will be redesigned with new LED technology in it, featuring with “Thor’s Hammer” daytime. The new LED taillight will also be present at the back of this new vehicle. The taillights are created differently to make the rear impressive. The exhaust pipes could be noticed from below rear bumper. A rear spoiler will also be put up on the rooftop. A new wheelbase will be there along with new set of alloy wheels.
The modernized body and modern shapes design on the interior with the new materials will certainly attract the new clients. 2017 Volvo XC70 cabin is rich and offers comfortable drive with fun. The7seats crossover will provide comfort to the passengers due to the use of the finest materials. The 2017 Volvo XC70 upholstery will be made with new exceptional gadget. The dashboard will have advanced features that were not available to the previous models. The front console will have new display including the standard equipments like a new instrument panel, an infotainment system, Bluetooth, satellite radio, CD player and the USB port including 12 loudspeakers.
2017 Volvo XC70: Engine and Fuel Economy
2017 Volvo XC70 powertrain engines will run 2.0-liter turbo unit with the 4-cylinder that produces 240 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be accompanied to a new eight-speed auto transmission that transmits power to all four wheels. It will have another powerful version that represents a 3.0-liter V6 unit that produces 300 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. The engines are accompanied to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Engines will have the direct fuel injection technology with cylinder deactivation and the start-stop system that will provide best possible performance. Further specifications will be announced later by the company.
The fuel economy of this vehicle will be 23 MPG in the city, 31 MPG on highway and 26 MPG combined.
Passenger safety is high in the 2017 Volvo XC70 due to rich variety of features. The safety package includes traction management, Lane Departure Warning, airbags, sensors, cameras, and more. Pedestrian or Cyclist Detection for automatically activate the brakes is the advanced feature. Also the City Safety – it will be active up to 50 km/h automatically apply brakes if driver fails to respond in time, the vehicle will slows down or stops. Competition in this growing segment is active and is expected stiff competition.
2017 Volvo XC70: Release Date and Price
2017 Volvo XC70 will be available in several trim levels. Sales will start by late 2016 year and its price range will be between $ 36 000 and $ 40 000.