2018 Volvo XC60 Review
The Volvo XC60 has long taken pride in its exemplary safety features, luxury and practicality. With the 2018 Volvo XC60 these will continue to be guaranteed but with improvements and additional features. Among the expected changes are a redesign and an improvement in performance. The 2018 Volvo XC60 will be based on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), a platform the carmaker’s parent company – Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, considers the future of the Volvo brand since it ensures enhanced safety as well as many other benefits.
2018 Volvo XC60 Exterior and Interior
Among the design changes expected in the new 2018 Volvo XC60 are in the taillights, the headlights and the bumpers. They will all be reshaped to give it a more imposing look which will be somewhat more aggressive. With sportiness being one of the distinguishing features between the larger Volvo XC90 and the smaller XC60, expect smoother curves in the 2018 Volvo crossover SUV that will give it a sleeker sportier look.
The new Volvo XC60 is expected to have a new interior color scheme, a move that will definitely make it even more appealing. Being in the luxury car segment leather is expected to feature prominently. New interior features will be introduced in the 2018 Volvo XC60 even as the old ones get enhanced and upgraded. The 2018 edition of Volvo XC60 will have electric seats for the driver and the front seat passenger. This feature will both warm the seats as well as massage the occupants. With regards to entertainment Apple Car Play is expected to be included. The 2018 Volvo XC60 will also have satellite radio and a Dynaudio sound system with 650 watts of power.
The safety features in the 2018 crossover SUV from Volvo will include automatic wipers and tunnel detecting headlights. Other safety features expected include lane departure warning system, city safety, collision warning and a blind spot information system. Cruise control and a rearview camera will also be standard in this edition of the Volvo XC60.
2018 Volvo XC60 Engine
The 2018 Volvo crossover is expected to offer three engine options – a 2.0, a 3.0 and a 3.2 liter engine. In the automatic transmission version the number of gears will range between 6 and 8. Fuel efficiency for the 2018 edition of the Volvo XC60 is expected to have improved substantially compared to previous years. On the highway expect anything between 18 to 25 miles per gallon while in city driving the figure should be between 25 and 33 miles per gallon.
2018 Volvo XC60 Price and Release Date
The 2018 Volvo XC60 is slated for release towards the end of 2018. If previous years are anything to go by, it will get to the European markets first before being shipped to the rest of the world. The asking price for the 2018 edition of the Volvo XC60 is estimated to be in the region of $36,000-$60,000.