The 2018 Volvo XC60 is specifically designed for people who enjoy SUV with big cabin space. The review of this product is mostly mentioned about the excellent performance of the car. The car itself is packed with superior safety features. Most people appreciate the mechanical specification under the hood. Excellent packaging added to this model will help to improve passengers’ convenience. In this review, we are going to talk about the specification of this SUV.
Overall Appearance of Volvo XC60
The exterior of 2018 Volvo XC60 is dominated with sleek curvature. It can be seen from the hood of the car and its sides. As an SUV, the entire body is surprisingly leaned. The front grille embraces modern theme. It has thin vertical stripes with company logo attached in the middle of it. Stylish diagonal line is added to complete the appearance of its company logo. The car is available in black or pearl white color option. Narrow headlamps are added to make the exterior looks elegant.
Talking about elegance, the interior deserves more attention. Despite the leaned dimension of this car, it is worth mentioning that the Volvo XC60 cargo space measurement is more than enough to carry more loads. Most importantly, the airy cabin space is capable of accommodating up to seven passengers. The back seat of the car can be flipped to increase the cargo space on the car.
Passengers will feel comfortable using the car for two reasons. First, the car has great volume. The cabin volume is slightly bigger than average SUV in the market these days. Second, this SUV is packed with plenty of features. The cabin features are included in the convenience package. The infotainment system of 2018 Volvo XC60 features 9 inch of touchscreen feature. It is equipped with connectivity feature. The gauge and shift are using digital display. In order to help the driver to handle the car, it is equipped with driving assist and camera to monitor the surrounding condition.
Mechanical Specification of Volvo XC60
Aside from the passengers’ comfort, the automaker also focuses on the engine specification as well. The engine used on 2018 Volvo XC60 is equipped with T6 technology. This particular engine comes with six cylinders. With powerful cylinder, it should be no surprising that the car is able to generate plenty of power output. In fact, the power output of this engine is up to 316 horsepower. This impressive power output is achieved due to the combination of supercharged and turbocharged engine used.
It is also important to point out that the automaker also has other strong candidate for the engine specification. The other candidate that might be added under the hood of this SUV is T8 engine. This particular engine is capable of emitting power output up to 400 horsepower. It seems that the automaker might apply those engines in two different trims. Either way, the engine is capable of achieving great velocity in short amount of time.
In most cases, impressive engine specification is not enough to make the driver feel comfortable handling the car. In order to accommodate this need, the engine is equipped with automatic transmission system. The transmission system of 2018 Volvo XC60 comes at eight levels of speed. The best part about this automatic transmission system is definitely the smooth shifting feature.
So far, the automaker has not announced the official release date yet. Automaker enthusiasts are speculating that the car will be available by the end of 2018. Some improvements might be added in the specification above. Therefore, it should not be surprising if the price tag of 2018 Volvo XC60 is slightly higher than average SUV. In fact, it is rumored that the MSRP of this SUV is predicted somewhere around $42,000.