2016 Volvo XC70 price, engine

With several improvements expected to be incorporated in making it, the 2016 Volvo XC70 is likely to be among the best wagons in the market when released. It will especially be suited for off-road driving and incorporate luxurious inclusions. It provides a suitable alternative for those in need of the qualities of a crossover but do not actually want to have one.

2016 Volvo XC70 Front

2016 Volvo XC70 Exterior

The shape of the 2016 Volvo XC70 will be characterized by prominent skid plates and armor together with sporty lines giving it a fussy look. The front and rear underbody skid plates and lower body panels are made from scratch-resistant material. A raised suspension allows the car capabilities of a smooth ride even on the roughest terrains. 18-inch alloy wheels will hold the car while the powerful fog lights will allow easy navigation in fog-covered roads. The dual xenon headlights giving LED light at the front and vertical LED light at the back as well allow for easy driving in dark areas. Available in the premier and platinum options of the model will be a sunroof to add a bit more to the luxurious looks.

2016 Volvo XC70 Interior

2016 Volvo XC70 Interior

The five-seat cabin features luxurious features including the latest technological advances from 2016 Volvo XC70. All the seats are big enough to accommodate a six-foot adult while the cabin is designed to be roomy to allow enough leg and neck room for all occupants. Featured will be power-adjustable front seats with the driver’s being adjustable up to eight ways while that of passengers will be heated. The cargo space has a capacity of up to 72cubic feet due to the ability of the back seats to fold three ways.

The overall look will be that of class with leather upholstery and a leather-covered steering wheel. A black carpet covering the floor and the dashboard add to give 2016 Volvo XC70 a classy look. As for infotainment, Volvo’s Sensus system and the 7-inch central display ensures all on-board are well-entertained. An 8-speaker audios system is also present as well as HD radio. Sharing is catered for through the USB port and Bluetooth options. Standard safety features that will be incorporated will include low-speed forward collision notification, rearview cameras, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control.

2016 Volvo XC70 Rear

2016 Volvo XC70 Engine options and fuel economy

The standard power train in the 2016 Volvo XC70 will be the 2.0 4-cylnder engine cap able of producing 240hp and 258lb-ft of torque. This will come with an 8-speed automatic transmission for the front wheel. There will also be an all-wheel drive option with a turbocharged v6 3-liter engine capable of producing 300hp and 325lb-ft of torque paired with a 6-speed auto transmission.

The fuel economy for the standard is estimated to be about 26mpg combined which is quite commendable for a wagon. This is thanks to the automatic start-stop engine system which stops the engine when the 2016 Volvo XC70 stops to save on fuel.

2016 Volvo XC70 Price and release date

The expected base price will be at around $36000 and 2016 Volvo XC70 can be expected to be on sale starting the end of 2015.

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