Volvo is back with one of its top models to give all its competitors a tough challenge ahead of them. The new 2016 Volvo XC60 is set to make the new and refreshing comeback with all the introduction of new cutting edge technologies in recent times. It is said to be redesigned and has been modified from its root model released in the year of 2008. Since its very inception, Volvo has been making many changes in its model for the betterment of its passengers. This midsize SUV has been provided with new powerful engines and also efficiency has been taken into account.
2016 Volvo xc60 – Exterior and Interior Design
The interior of the new 2016 Volvo XC60 is a class in itself. The interior space of this five-seater SUV has been increased from its previous versions. The total cargo space is estimated to be 30.8 cu.ft. And with seats folded the space increases to 67.4 cu.ft. The legroom space for the front row is 41.2 inches and for the second row is 36.4 inches. We can make use of the increased roof line by keeping any important item. There is a 9.3-inch touchscreen display to control the latest technologies introduced in it such as navigation system, automatic climate control system, cruise control, a latest system with improved bass. There is a special button situated at the bottom of the central panel to control the volume of the music and also to change it.
The total dimension of this new five seater 2016 Volvo XC60 is 182.2*74.4*67.4 inches. The main changes visible in this new 2016 model are its outside look especially the front side. At back also the changes have been done but as compared to its previous generation the front side modification is more lucrative. Starting from totally new designed grille to the new LED headlights connected along with the fog lamps are way too cool for this model. The flat 17 inches alloy wheel give this SUV a rich look. Taillights have also been given LED for proper and sharp view. The new front design has been rectified aerodynamically from its previous version to provide less air friction thereby enhancing its pick-up and top speed. The total weight of this SUV is around 4012 lbs.
2016 volvo xc60 – Engine and Performance
This new 2016 Volvo XC60 won’t leave you disappointed for what they have provided under the hood. A really strong and powerful engine along with improved efficiency has been installed in this midsize SUV. The engine type is 3.0 liter V6 engine paired with eight speeds automatic transmission system shells out 302 horsepower at 6200 rpm and produces a torque of 295 lb-ft at 3200 rpm. The city EPA is 19 mpg and highway EPA is 25 mpg. This new powerful engine is capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph within 6.8 seconds and the top speed of the car is around 130 mph.
2016 volvo xc60 – Price and Release Date
The release date is not yet declared by Volvo, but this new 2016 Volvo XC60 is expected to hit the showroom in the last quarter of 2015.The price for the base model is expected to be around $36,000.Prices will vary as per the model and the additional features opted by the customer.