The XC series presented by Volvo was always one of the most prestigious lineups of vehicles available in the market. The series rose to fame due to its high class technology features, capable full efficiency, and top-notch luxury elements that made it a runaway hit. For the upcoming year, the company is refreshing and extremely important model in the lineup and will release it as the 2017 Volvo XC70. This crossover SUV saw three generations of its release and is yet to release for the fourth-generation, featuring significant changes in the car’s exterior, cabin space, and under its hood.
2017 Volvo XC70: Changes and Updates
The game has changed in the last 10 years and Volvo has made a remarkable effort at keeping up with the changing trends of the market. There is no doubt that this model will do better than its predecessor in every aspect as the company has engaged their best engineers in creating this car’s body features.
A large number of updates are expected to happen as far as visual aesthetics are concerned, as this fourth version is set to release a time when competition will be at its peak. Apart from a new platform that will make this car lose its previous weight, the overall body construction has become more robust thus making the 2017 Volvo XC70 perfect for off-road drive. The car has more ground clearance than before alongside increased dimensions that make it look more aggressive.
Front part of the vehicle has been significantly modified as it now features highly attractive LED headlamps, larger sized grille, and changes in its front bumper as well as air intakes to give a significantly different exterior look. It is likely that the new styling element will serve as a benchmark for many future releases as Volvo has clearly put a lot of effort in presenting this car to be perfectly suitable for modern day requirements.
Some highly unique features that have been implemented in this model are inside of its cabin. The 2017 Volvo XC70 will have many comfort and luxury amenities that are meant to aid both passengers and the driver. Some features that you can look forward to be adjustable seats, automatic climate control, leather seats for high-end models, and safety measures like airbags for every passenger. Obviously the usual features like rear parking sensors, lane departure warning, and driver aid tools will be included.
2017 Volvo XC70: Engines
This 2017 Volvo XC70 will have a different power configuration than its predecessor and will come with two petrol engines, namely – T5 and T6. The first engine is a 2.0 L four-cylinder turbocharged unit that can produce a maximum of 245 hp and torque up to 258 lb-ft. The second in line 2 L six cylinder model will produce similar amount of horsepower but will be more fuel efficient. Both the engines are likely to be paired with a customized six speed gearbox and available in all wheel drive.
Price and Release Date
The 2017 Volvo XC70 will probably see its release sometime during the middle of 2016 at a price close to $ 35,500 for the base model. For the all wheel drive version though, you may have to pay up to $ 37,000.