Several changes are expected for the new 2017 Volvo XC90. Also, this year will mark the introduction of the super-luxurious XC90 Excellence model in the United States. In addition to fundamental Volvo XC90 specs like a sharp new look and style, an available hybrid model, tons of standard features, and a spacious second- and third-row seating, the newest model also comes equipped with the Pilot Assist II – a semi-autonomous tech that allows the 2017 XC90 to brake, steer, and accelerate itself at speeds up to 80 mph. the Volvo XC90 release date is expected around two months from now as a 2017 year model.
New Safety System?
The City Safety system is also set for an improvement over the previous model that will see road mitigation included. Volvo also says the new system will also see the system detect large animals as well. New technologies available for the new Volvo XC90 2017 include a new Connect Service Booking app, music app Spotify, Park and pay, and the Record & Send feature.
Available In The US Too?
Well, the changes don’t stop there as the four-seat flagship – 2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence SUV – is set to be available also for the U.S market unlike the previous 2016 model that saw the vehicle exclusively offered for the Chinese market during the Shanghai Motor Show.
According to recent reports from Volvo, it has been confirmed the new Volvo XC90 Excellence 2017 price will start from $105,895 inclusive of the destination charge. Although the price is almost double that of the base model which starts from around $50,795, the automaker says the new model offers plenty of value to justify its premium price tag.
Nice Little 400 Horses…
In terms of performance, Volvo says the new Volvo XC90 2017 Excellence will come equipped with a T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain that should be able to crank out an output of around 400 horsepower. Unique features offered for the model include a walloping 20-speaker Bowers & Wilkins sound system, handcrafted crystal glasses, Orrefors crystal gear shifter, and a plethora of distinct options.
The Most Advanced Luxury Car In The Market?
The 2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence interior is something to write home about judging by the changes, updates, and new features it comes with. One interesting feature it comes with is known as the “Lounge Concept”. The feature replaces the front passenger with an LCD screen and a footrest. According to Volvo’s Car USA president and CEO – Lex Kerssemakers – “the new Volvo XC90 Excellence model will possibly be the most advanced and luxurious car in the company’s 89-year history. It exposes Volvo to a new type of buyer.”
Those shopping for a seven-passenger premium-brand crossover SUV have plenty of overwhelming options available to choose from. These include the BMW X5, Acura MDX, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, and the Audi Q7.
The Audi Q7 2017 price starts from $54,800. Some of the specs to expect include cutting-edge technology, numerous advanced safety features, a luxurious and whisper-quiet interior, and a strong performance. In terms of power, the newest 2017 Audi Q7 offers an output rated at around 333 horsepower and 325 lbs. ft. of torque regardless of the trims available for the 2017 Q7: Premium Plus, Prestige, and Premium.
What Are The Available Trims On The 2017 Volvo XC90?
Four trims, as of this writing, are available for the 2017 Volvo XC90: Polestar, Inscription, Excellence, T6 Momentum, and the sporty T8 R-Design. The 2017 Volvo XC90 Hybrid is also available and its review is offered elsewhere on this blog.
2017 Volvo XC90 Interior & Exterior Changes Are…
Some of the equipment offered for the 2017 Volvo XC90 polestar include rear parking sensors, keyless entry and ignition, a rearview camera, adjustable driver modes, a panoramic sunroof, LED foglights, reclining and sliding functions, automatic dual-zone climate control, leatherette upholstery, a hands-free tailgate, driver memory settings, lane-departure warning system, heated mirrors, a configurable digital gauge cluster display, a navigation system, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, a USB jack, a 10-speaker sound system, a nine-inch central touchscreen display, eight-way power front seats, and automatic wipers.
2017 Volvo XC90 Engine Specs Are Amazing?
The base model comes equipped with a turbocharged 2.0L engine rated at 250 horsepower and 258 lbs. ft. of torque. The 2017 Volvo XC90 Hybrid makes use of a 2.0L supercharged and turbocharged fur-cylinder and an 87-hp electric motor to yield 400 hp and 472 pounds-feet of torque.
2017 Volvo XC90 Release Date & Price
Rumors allege the new model will probably hit showrooms sometime mid this year as a 2017 year model with a price tag starting from $50,795.