The famous car factory from Sweden, Volvo Company is one of the world’s best(not the biggest) automaker in the world. 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. 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 classy and its appearance is “eye-catching”, 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 here we can notice brand new front grille with the well known 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. Also, there are a 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 an 18 X 7.5 aluminum wheels fitted with P235/60HR18 tires for all season. The base curb weight of this model is 4394 lbs.
New Volvo XC90 2017 Exterior dimensions: Length: 194.8 in, Wheelbase: 117.5 in, Width: 79.1 in, Height: 69.9 in. Min Ground Clearance: 9.3 in.
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.
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New Volvo XC90 2017 Interior
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. All-new 2017 Volvo XC90 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 expect leather upholstery on all seats. Also, aluminum, wood and perhaps carbon fiber will be placed in some parts of the cabin.
2017 Volvo XC90 Interior
Volvo Company has very good safety features 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.
Some of the other 2017 XC90 interior features include High-Performance Audio System, 9-inches color touchscreen, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity. Furthermore, there is a 6-Way Driver and Passenger Seat, Remote Keyless Entry, Cruise Control, Voice Activated Dual Zone Climate control and many others.
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Beneath the hood of this beautiful model, we can expect 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that will be capable of producing 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. 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. There is going to be and others ones as well.
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 T6 Turbo engine and T8 hybrid are also available; they have the max output of 316 horses and 295 lb-ft (T6) and 400 horses and 472 lb-ft (T8).
Price and Release date
The new Volvo XC90 2017 release date is scheduled for the beginning of 2017. The price for this model will start from $45.000.
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2017 Volvo XC90 pictures