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2016 Volvo XC60 Specs, Release Date

The Volvo is one such brand in the car industry which has reached the zenith of its success with sheer hard work and quality output. Out of their many popular vehicles, 2016 Volvo XC60 is the lookout. This has got such demand that people all over the world are keenly interested in booking it now only. Right since its release, this has become very popular for its high build quality and performance that will drive you crazy.

2016 Volvo XC60 front view

2016 Volvo XC60 – Exterior and Interior Design

There are lots of other brands which are giving tough competition to this brand but they are hardly succeeding. Coming to appearance of 2016 Volvo XC60, this car has got a beast like appearance. Headlights are round-cornered rectangles which have got LED chains inside them. These LED chains are innovations of present era which look very trendy. Headlight matters a lot in case of appearance and LED has stepped it up to next level. Grille section is divided into two segments which are mesh type in the structure. Maker’s logo is embedded in the center. Front damper has been covered with a large portion of metal body so that body gets double protection. A driver will be tension free due to it in case the car encounters a minor accident. Metal damage costs a lost and disheartens the car owner. Ground clearance of XC60 is quite good for allowing off-road drive to it. There is no chance of hitting the chassis on rough surfaces unless the road is absolutely uneven. Alloy wheels of high strength and build quality have been installed on 2016 Volvo XC60. These can withstand more pressure than before. Entire curb weight finally rests on wheels and hence wheels need to be strong enough to hold that weight. Seating capacity of this vehicle in five and beyond this there might be discomfort in the journey. This seating estimation has been done considering average adults. Interior space is not an issue at all and even after filling up the seats, there will be enough space inside. This car is very good for travelling with friends or families since not only it can hold five passengers, but also luggage on it.

2016 Volvo XC60 interior

2016 Volvo XC60 – Powertrain

The new model is powered by a turbo charged DOHC technology engine. Direct injection of fuel is also installed on it. Power produced by its engine is 302 HP which is impressive. The torque provided by XC60 is 295 lb-ft. Speed transmission of 2016 Volvo XC60 is eight and is fully automatic. Auto transmission is in craze at present and so most brands are coming with up with auto transmission. This reduces stress on drivers involving the constant shift of gears keeping in mind about acceleration and fuel economy. There will be one variant with the manual transmission as well. This is a salient feature of this vehicle. 2016 Volvo XC60 takes about 6.8 seconds of time to reach 60 mph from 0. Top speed of this car has been rated as 130 mph which is quite good.

2016 Volvo XC60 rear view

2016 Volvo XC60 – Release Date and Price

The Price for new model 2016 Volvo XC60 is supposed to be $ 36 000 for the base version and $40,000 for the model with full equipment . The release date is set for the end of 2016.

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