In the presence of new luxurious crossover SUV having features and specs competing for presence, the new 2018 Volvo XC90 presents itself to demand a place within the pack. The Swedish car maker has made an effort to architect a new crossover for providing the best of features both in terms of comfort and safety. The look for new crossover having solid performance, style, amazing specs can just be over. Having said so, the obvious that remains is to explore the new crossover model from Volvo.
Engine and Performance
This luxurious crossover 2018 Volvo XC90 is designed to deliver solid performance with the help of T5 and T6 engine incorporated within its framework. The model is made to use 2.0-liter turbocharged engine calibrated to produce about 316 HP power along with 295 lb-ft torque in the Volvo XC90 T6 engine type, whereas, 250 HP power and 258 lb-ft torque in the T5 type.
In order to provide the best possible performance engineer’s in Volvo has fitted these engines with an eight-speed automatic transmission system. This vehicle is expected to be available in two drivetrain variants. One with two-wheel drive configuration and the other with an all wheel drive orientation.
As for the engine of Volvo XC90 2018, the high performance is guaranteed across terrains and weather conditions. The fuel economy of the vehicle is expected to hover around 25 mpg when in highway. However, the mileage can drop up to 21 mpg while cruising on city streets.
2018 Volvo XC90 Changes
Based on the earlier version, this new model is designed to keep it light in weight and also to add to its fuel efficiency. Thus, Volvo’s designers have incorporated aluminum frame into their vehicle architecture. XC90’s front fascia is provided with a refreshing look, with its grille given a slightly modified look. While retaining the ‘Thor’s hammer’ design, its headlight is given welcoming change adding to the appeal of new 2018 Volvo XC90.
This new Volvo XC90 2018 SUV has been redesigned to take care of comfort and luxury along with state of the art features in infotainment system. It comes with vertically oriented center screen, navigation, ten speaker system, and smartphone compatibility, voice command communications system. The seats come with ravishing upholstery and new design make it an excellent travel experience. Its dashboard is fully digital, with power lumbar, power adjustable front seats and driver memory setting.
Known for its safety features, Volvo incorporates its new 2018 Volvo XC90 with specs with improved safety dimension. The forward collision warning with pedestrian detection along with automatic emergency braking can make one feel very secure while driving. Other modern safety features include blind-zone monitoring, surround view system, rear cross traffic and lane departure intervention and warning.
Launch and Price
Anytime within September 2017 one can witness the launch of this new 2018 Volvo XC90 as per the best estimates. Its price range can vary as per the model and specs. Awaiting official confirmation, industry experts believe that its base model is likely to be priced at around $46,000 to $50,000. However, top model with all specs and plug in hybrid engine can cost up to $1,00,000.