2016 Volvo XC60 Review, Price

The 2016 Volvo XC60 is an entry level sports utility vehicle (SUV) which is a redesigned version of the previous model. Besides its mid-cycle refreshment that was done in 2013, this compact crossover is set to undergo more redesigning in 2016. This first generation model will be based on Volvo Y20, which comes with the front and the all-wheel drive. This SUV will be stylish with advanced features that will undoubtedly surpass the expectations of most car enthusiasts. It will basically be a face-lift of the 2013-model although it will have improvements on the inside and the outside and better engine choices.

2016 Volvo XC60 front

2016 Volvo XC60 Review, Interior

As mentioned earlier, this 2016 Volvo XC60 model will be modified on the well-known Y20 platform which is used to make the Land Rover. Since the model was already refreshed in 2013, the upcoming changes will mainly be visual. For instance the model will have a refreshed front-end with somewhat different headlamps and a new grille. It will also have some minor changes on the rear end.

The 2016 Volvo XC60 targets an exclusive market segment. It will therefore be a standard car with superior quality interior equipment and materials. The inside of the auto will most likely come with the same cabin as the 2014 model. This implies that it will have spacious seats that can accommodate up to five passengers. Besides that, its roomy interior will enable its occupants to freely move inside and still have enough space for storing extra luggage. In addition, it will have a divine electronic set installed at the bottom center. This will be used to control the vehicle’s music system.

Right at the bottom you will find the climate control feature which controls different climatic conditions automatically. Other additional features include the navigation, a 7-inch touch-screen, an apple play audio system, hands-free calling, well ventilated front seats, dual zone climate control and a moon-roof that is supposed to serve the first as well as second row passengers.

2016 Volvo XC60 rear

2016 Volvo XC60 Engine and Fuel Economy

The current 3.0 liter turbo unit will be replaced by a 2.0 turbo charged unit which is more economical and a 2.0 liter supercharged engine that generates up to 300 horsepower and a 295 lb-ft torque. Another less powerful 2.0 liter engine will also be availed. This will produce about 249 horsepower and approximately 250 pounds-feet torque. The engines will be paired up with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The 2016 Volvo XC60 will also come with the manual shift mode. Its turbo charged engine will enable the vehicle to accelerate from zero to 60mph in just 6.8 seconds. The automobile will reach the top speed of up to 130 mph, which implies that it will be a fuel efficient vehicle.

2016 Volvo XC60 interior

2016 Volvo XC60 Price and Release Date

2016 Volvo XC60 is expected to be released later in 2015 and the base model is expected to cost about $36.000 while the high class range will cost about $45,000

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