2018 New Cars

2018 Volvo XC60 First Drive

The 2018 Volvo XC60 which will be launched in a few months time is going to encompass everything that Volvo stands for. This company is synonymous with great technology, superior styling and extremely swanky vehicles. The design of the new model is quite similar to other vehicles by Volvo which is on the market right now.

2018 Volvo XC60 front

2018 Volvo XC60 – Design similar to the XC90

The design of the grille at the front bear’s resemblance to the grille design of Volvo XC90. However, the bumper will have the proud logo by Volvo. Its front will have stylish daytime running lights. The wheelbase of the upcoming model will be longer than its previous version but in comparison to the Volvo XC90, it will be smaller.

There will be ample leg room for the rear seat passengers and since the front seat will be mounted a little higher there will be also spaciousness in the front of the 2018 Volvo XC60. The front and the rear overhangs have been clipped.

The interior of the cabin will be a beautiful blend of premium upholstery, latest technology, and beautiful designing. For the central infotainment system, there will be a large touch screen. The gauge cluster will be mounted centrally which will make reading the instruments a lot easier. The front seat will be power adjustable and will have the messaging option as well. Rear seats cannot be reclined but have the heating option as well as good cushioning.

Safety Features

The 2018 Volvo XC60 will come with an array of safety features. Some of them will be Oncoming Lane Mitigation system, Blind Spot Indication System, Pilot Assist and also a Steer Assist etc.

2018 Volvo XC60 interior

Two Engine Options

The 2018 Volvo XC60 comes with a variety of options as far as the engine is concerned. It will come with 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 (XC60 T5). This engine will produce 240 horsepower at 258 lb-ft of torque. The city/highway fuel economy is 23/30 mpg for the (FWD) and 20/29 mpg for (AWD).

Furthermore, the second options is a 2.0-liter turbocharged and supercharged inline-4 (XC60 T6 & R-Design). This one will make 302 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. However, the EPA for this one in city/highway will be 20/27 mpg.

2018 Volvo XC60 rear

Arrival Date and MSRP

The 2018 Volvo XC60 launch date is not too far and it should be available for its admirers in the first few months of the upcoming year. Finally, it has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price just under $42,000 for a base model. The top line XC60 R-Design will have the price around $52,000.

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