2018 Volvo XC90 First Look

The previously model XC90 has seen many changes and upgradations in the new model 2018 Volvo XC90. The upgradations have taken place on almost all fronts, making the vehicle an even better one. The current model is based on Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture. Demands of sports utility vehicles are extremely high in the market. The adventure enthusiasts love to own vehicles that represent their personality in the best manner. These sporty SUV crossovers have become trendsetters in the international automobile industry and markets. Along with excellent exteriors and interiors, this vehicle is highly versatile in nature. The high-end technology, luxury and performance – all are packed in this amazing vehicle.

2018 Volvo XC90 front

2018 Volvo XC90 – High-End Technology and Luxury

The classic SUV design will be maintained in the vehicle with Scandinavian interpretation. The sharp design and the crisp lines in the vehicle exteriors are worth noticing and impart an elegant touch to the sports utility SUV crossover. Take a look at the exterior and you cannot but remain mesmerized. The elegant grille of the vehicle creates the great impact on the appearance of the vehicle. The Volvo logo is present extremely stylishly right in the center of the grille. The fender and bumper towards the lower end of the car add masculinity to the vehicle. Special mention needs to be made of the ‘Thor’s hammer’ headlights, which are bold and prominent. However, the taillights in the rear side of the car have also seen changes for betterment.

Like the exterior, the interior of 2018 Volvo XC90 has also been revamped to make the vehicle better. The standards have been raised regarding the aesthetic and comfort factors. This vehicle now offers abundant legroom and headroom for comfortable traveling. The 3rd row of the seats can be folded for creating additional luggage space. Furthermore, the premium quality leather is used in the cabin interiors along with metal and wood accents for adding warmth and elegance to the cabin. Other prominent features that are also present in the 2018 Volvo XC90 interior include power adjustable front seats, latest infotainment system with HD screen, smartphone compatibility, 3D navigation, 10-speaker sound system, voice commands, LED lights, keyless ignition and entry, USB slots, Apple and Android support, wireless charging, Wi-Fi etc.

Safety and Security Features

The highly advanced and technologically sound safety and security features are implemented in 2018 Volvo XC90 for the protection of driver and passengers in case of an unlikely incident. Some prominent safety and security features include surrounding view system, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection and emergency braking, blind zone monitoring, lane departure warning and intervention, rear cross traffic, various kinds of sensors, airbags, seatbelts etc.

2018 Volvo XC90 interior

Turbocharged and Supercharged Engines

There will not be many changes in the engine of 2018 Volvo XC90 from the previous models, but there will be some minor changes. There will be turbocharged and supercharged engines along with plug-in hybrid version. Entry level models of 2018 Volvo XC90 will run on 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine offering 250 HP of energy and 258 lbs-feet of torque. This engine will be coupled to the 8-speed automatic transmission. The next higher level trim of 2018 Volvo XC90 will use supercharged and turbocharged 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine. This engine will produce 316 HP of energy and 295 lbs-feet of torque. This engine will also be coupled to the 8-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Volvo XC90 rear

Price and Availability 

The pricing of the 2018 Volvo XC90 will vary depending on the trims. However, the base trim of the sports utility SUV crossover will be around the range of $46,000 – $50,000. The higher trims might go as high as $90,000 – $105,000. The prices of these vehicles are high as they are packed with high-end features offering great appearance and performance at the same time.

There is no confirmed information on the release date of 2018 Volvo XC90 as of now. As per various kinds of speculations in the automobile industry, it is expected that the vehicle will be available towards the 3rd or last quarter of 2017.

Summing it up

From the features, performance, and appearance – it is evident that 2018 Volvo XC90 is here to make a revolution in the automobile industry. However, the only hitch is the high price range. But people who love features will be ready to pay for it.

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