The demand for luxury SUVs has never been more before and one of the leading manufacturers in this segment, Swedish giant is poised to launch new and improved 2018 Volvo XC90.
2018 Volvo XC90 – Inner and External Cosmetic Changes
In 2018 all over improvisation may be expected in Volvo XC90. Both the exterior as well as the interiors are set for an overhaul. But since XC90 is considered to be a benchmark for other SUVs by Volvo, the exterior will not be changed drastically. The design factors which are a signature of the brand will set the SUV apart from other vehicles in the same segment. The front will definitely retain the grill and the headlights while the taillights are set to remain the same. Volvo has been the pioneer in establishing credibility in its customer base by maintaining a high aesthetic appeal in all its cars.
Though the design was considered to be slightly out of- the-box for this class but it is luxurious nevertheless. There is a mix of wood and metal inside which gives raises the sophistication of Volvo XC90 up a notch. The seats are as comfortable as any other Volvo with ample legroom for each and every type of passenger.
2018 Volvo XC90 – Under the Hood
Just like the current version of Volvo XC90, the 2018 version will also have four cylinder engines which will be supercharged as well as turbocharged. The version will be a plug- in hybrid. The initial model may have a standard all-wheel drive with turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder engine. The T-5 model will have an 8- speed standard transmission system which may be available in either all wheel drive or front-drive version. The T-6 model will have four cylinders, 2.0-liter engine with an all wheel drive. The torque output is expected to be within similar range like the current models which are 295 lb-ft and 316 hp.
The T5 version is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which gives 250 hp.
The T6 version comes with 2.0-liter turbocharged or supercharged gasoline engine with 316 hp.
The T8 is the plug-in hybrid version. It is powered with 2.0-liter turbocharged or supercharged gasoline engine together with an electric motor. This powertrain has an output of 400 hp. It has an electric range of 25 miles.
The fuel economy, as well as the electric range, will definitely improve in the 2018 Volvo XC90.
2018 Volvo XC90 – Specifications and Features
When the car manufacturer in question in Volvo, be assured of getting the best specifications in the industry. The upholstery is uber chic and there are standard LED lights fitted in the car. It comes with a sunroof and the front seats are power adjustable. The entertainment and navigation system is compatibles with all smart devices and can be operated by voice commands. The car comes with a ten speaker sound system. Volvo is introducing some very high-end safety features in the 2018 edition of XC90. Automatic pedestrian detection, emergency braking system, forward collision warning system are some of the safety features that will be adorning Volvo XC90 in 2018. A surround view system for easy maneuvering is also being installed to make it safer than ever before.
2018 Volvo XC90 – Release Date and Price
It is expected to be available to eager takers by the end of 2017. Though the prices are set to vary between base models and high-end models, the price range can be expected to be anywhere between $50,000- $105,000.