2019 Volvo XC40

When is the 2019 Volvo XC40 Release Date Expected?

Volvo is finally updating the 2019 Volvo XC40 vehicle. This is a part of a much bigger picture which saw the majority of Volvo’s lineup changing. The updated cars that we are going to see in the future include the XC60, the S90 and now finally the XC40. The latter of the bunch is Volvo’s bottom and entry level vehicle. It offers an option to the people who want a smaller Volvo vehicle. A compact option is a perfect choices for anybody who wants a car which can easily go places in a bigger city. So the given update further emphasis the importance of this vehicle.

After other Volvo models getting their own respective release dates, it is finally time to announce the 2019 Volvo XC40. This model is going to be out by 2018, but unfortunately no details on exactly when. We can probably assume that we are going to see it in the later part of the year. It is still a 2019 model and is one of the important parts of the Volvo lineup as it manages to complete it instantly.

What is the Price of the 2019 Volvo XC40?

Unfortunately, besides the release date of the 2019 Volvo XC40 we are also waiting to see the price of the vehicle. The current model does not have a high pricing. It is quite a usual kind of a price tag for the model. But the question is, will it go beyond that. The vehicle is now available at $33,200, as an entry price while all-wheel versions have the price of $35,200. There is no doubt that this figure will rise. However, the question still remains by how much. We are still hoping to get a suitable price which will satisfy the market. More on that will be known within the coming months.

Newest Rumors about the 2019 Volvo XC40

It is not a secret that the 2019 Volvo XC40 will use the company’s all-new CMA. But there were rumors that they were supposed to change this completely. Although the platform is updated, much of the people thought that there was a completely new one in the making. This is still not being made and it only remains as a rumors which turned out to be false. But what is not false is the amount of updates the XC40 is getting inside and in terms of technology. This is probably going to be one of the more modern cars that comes out of the Volvo workshop. It is a very useful model so it pays of having it completely stacked and prepared.

2019 Volvo XC40 Exterior Changes

They newest 2019 Volvo XC40 will use the company’s latest design language. This type of a design was first introduced for the XC90 SUV and will be used across the board for the upcoming vehicles. What you are getting here are many similar elements which will be shrunken down in order to fit the design needed for the newest XC40 model. S basically, if you look at the vehicle from the front you will see a shrunken version of the XC90 model. The difference is seen from the side, which does not only come based on the size. The 2019 Volvo XC40 is going to adopt a more rugged look. There are stylish elements which upgrade the car even further and creases that help the car’s demeanor.

The rear end of the car includes the same and familiar kind of taillights seen before.The upper arm of the lights is climbing towards the window across the roof pillar and connects to the roof that way. This is a nice touch as it helps to integrate a staple of the XC40 models in the newest design language of the future SUVs coming from Volvo. The final verdict states that this car is quite appealing and looks very much modern. It is not muscular as some other vehicles from the segment are and it also does not go overboard with overcomplicating things.

What about the Color Choices for the 2019 Volvo XC40?

Updating the 2019 XC40 has been done pretty well. Probably the most interesting part of the car is its exterior. With that exterior come some new elements and equipment. 20-inch alloy wheels for the R-Design Pro, 19-inch bespoke wheels for the Inscription Pro and 21-inch ones for the R-Design model are just some pieces which you will care about.

But the aesthetics will be made with the new color choices. There has been an announcement that they are going to update this part as well and it is expected that the car adds many new offers. It has been confirmed that new colors should be expected but it only remains to be seen which ones.

Dimensions and Size of the 2019 Volvo XC40

The new 2019 Volvo XC40 will boast similar dimensions as its forerunner. The car will be positioned in the compact-SUV class of vehicles, so you can get an idea how big the car should be. The actual specifications are still not released and we are waiting on them. The fact is that no matter the size of the exterior, the interior will most likely be fitted with a flexible setup that will allow you to reconfigure the way you postponed the passengers.

This means that even though the car is on the smallish side, there will still be enough room to maneuver and feel comfortable there. We can expect the dimensions to be very similar to before and any changes that do come are not going to affect the entire car too much.

Is the Interior Design of the 2019 Volvo XC40 Going to be Extensive?

The interior of the 2019 Volvo XC40 will once again borrow from its bigger brothers. The newest type of a design that is seen in the upcoming Volvo cars is enough to give us a clue on how the future XC40 is going to look like. Of course, in this car everything is smaller but fairly similar. There are some unique touches though which are going to be available for this car only.

The center console is pretty wide and the center stack has an enormous screen. Also added is the 12.3-inch, digital instrument cluster which is going to be standard for every trim. Unfortunately, the materials in the base model are not fancy at all. But the advantage is that it does have pretty good standard equipment for it. Upgrading to higher trims will of course give you a whole lot to choose from, both on the technological side and the comfort specter.

2019 Volvo XC40 Engine Specs

The 2019 Volvo XC40 is following the trend of every other Volvo vehicle in the lineup. That is to change the standard engines with a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder model. This has already been done for the previous cars like XC90, S90 and V9. Thus the global market buyers will be offered with a T3 model rated at 156 horsepower, a T4 model which outputs 190 horsepower, the T5 with 247 horsepower. The latter two will come with an AWD system and an automatic gearbox.

There are also going to be two diesel options offered. The D3 comes with 150 horsepower while the D4 enables 190 horsepower. The entry level choices is available with either front- or all-while drive but the D4 is an AWD model only.

Top Speed and 0-60 Acceleration

With the current set of information available for the 2019 Volvo XC40, the model is going to have decent acceleration specs. Based on the currently released stats and the fact that the vehicle is still to make certain things public, it is estimated that there is not going to be a big discrepancy with the acceleration and top speed when compared to the previous model. The current car is able to reach 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds, which is pretty much okay. The top speed is a standard one and it is 155 mph. The vehicle is not going to go overboard too much with the current set of specs and it does that they do not make too big of strides.

Is the Fuel Economy of the 2019 Volvo XC40 Going to Change?

Official information about the fuel economy of the 2019 Volvo XC40 are still not out. Based on the changes that we are familiar with so far, it does not seem that this is their priority. The updated version of the 2019 Volvo XC40 is mainly focusing on the aesthetics and the comfort. Safety is also a big concern. But coming to the fuel usage, the numbers will continue from before. But since this is a smaller model in the Volvo lineup, it is going to be pretty efficient. In addition, it will not go too much over the limit to what the buyers are used to.

 

2017 Volvo XC70 Release Date, Specs and Info

With its cuff protection and raised suspension, the 2017 Volvo XC70 can be an appealing choice if you want to do a lot of driving on gravel and dirt roads whilst still enjoying some bit of comfort and luxury. However, many crossovers in the segment can do the same and come in newer designs. Some of its upsides include a light-duty off-rad ability, ample cargo capacity, numerous safety features, a fuel-sipping four-cylinder engine, and supportive front seats. Its date of release is expected in the latter half of 2017.

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New add-ons for 2017 include a more fuel-efficient turbocharged engine, an updated infotainment system, and addition of a few standard features. When people consider purchasing a luxury crossover to bounce up o that vacation cabin or handle the latest snowstorm without looking worse for the wear, the first thing that hits their minds is a crossover Sports Utility Vehicle.

But have you ever thought of a luxury wagon like the 2017 Volvo XC70 that is constructed with the sole purpose of handling such duties? Well, now you know. The XC70 comes with some features that can enable it do those things: a raised suspension for additional ground clearance, an available all-wheel-drive system, lowered body panels with a material that resist scratches and hacks, and a front and rear underbody skid plates. This vehicle is meant particularly for those buyers who don’t have the in-thing about crossovers.

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The vehicle is still practical despite sporting the upgrades. It offers a spacious cargo volume than most of its competitors. Also, a reputation so dear to Volvo is well-preserved – a slew of modern safety features.

Things only get better under its hood. The XC70 comes with a new 2.5L turbocharged inline-5 engine that replaces the previous 3.0L inline-6 and 3.2L inline-6 base engines. Another engine that we believe will be still suitable is the old 3.0L engine that, despite offering unimpressive fuel-efficient values, offers a powerful output.

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It is always a good idea to window-shop around before making an ultimate decision. Some alternatives which you should consider sampling include the 2017 Audi Allroad, and the 2017 Subaru Outback.

Available Trims – Volvo XC70

The five-passenger 2017 Volvo XC70 wagon is offered in a walloping four trims: base T5 Drive-E, T5 Platinum, T5 all-wheel-drive, and the top-of-the-line T5 AWD Platinum. The T5 Premiere is reviewed separately.

Interior Redesign & Exterior Colors – 2017 Volvo XC70

The base T5 Drive-E and T5 all-wheel-drive come equipped with driver memory settings, heated side mirrors, 18” alloy wheels, heated power front passenger seat, a 7” central display, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, underbody skid plates, foglights, an eight-way power driver seat, roof rails, and a 40/20/40-split rear seat.

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Standard technology features include Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, USB audio interface, smartphone app integration, an eight-speaker premium sound system, a CD player, Volvo’s Sensus Connect system, low speed forward collision mitigation and notification, and satellite and HD radio.

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The T5 Premiere package adds an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a sunroof, rear privacy glass, a configurable instrument cluster, a navigation system, and leather upholstery.

Next up is the Platinum trim that tacks in all the contents of the above package plus Harman Kardon premium sound system, a blind spot monitoring system, adaptive xenon headlights, interior accent lighting.

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The Technology package adds a driver alertness monitor, an upgraded collision mitigation system, automatic high-beam headlight control, adaptive cruise control, road sign information display, and lane departure warning system.

Stand-alone options available include dual displays, rear parking sensors, a rear entertainment system, and integrated rear child bolsters.

Engine Specs – 2017 Volvo XC70

A turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine rated at 240 hp and 258 lbs. of torque comes equipped under the hood of the 2017 Volvo XC70. Transmitting the power to the front wheels is an eight-speed automatic transmission system.

The fuel economy estimates as per EPA are 23/31/26 mpg in the city/highway/combined. The fuel consumption ratings are impressive due to the available stop-start system which is popular for its ability to automatically shut off the engine when the vehicle has stopped thereby saving a lot of gas.

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The performance-themed T5 AWD trim gets a 2.5L inline-5 turbocharged engine rated at 250 horsepower and 266 lbs. of torque. The power is transferred to all the wheels via the six-speed automatic transmission system.

Price & Release Date – 2017 Volvo XC70

Expect the 2017 Volvo XC70 to cost you an MSRP of $37,100. Its date of release is expected sometime late next year. Also, you will get an owners-manual which details everything you need to know about the vehicle upon purchasing it.

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2017 Volvo S60 Release Date and Review

To be frank, the fresh Volvo S60 2017 won’t bowl you over with excitement, but with its impressive safety technologies and a diverse selection of engines, it might be the car you have been looking for. Its pros include a well-balanced handling and ride quality, fuel-efficient and muscular engine lineup, and excellent safety scores. Its release date should be expected in the middle of 2017.

Long noted for its unique styling and safety, Volvo has emerged as a strong contender in the entry-level luxury sedan market with its new 2017 Volvo S60 and prior S60 models for some time now. Volvo made headlines last year with its agile and fuel-sipping turbocharged engine lineup, and for 2017, the vehicle is well-placed to put up a strong battle front against its German arch rivals.

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To start off, the vehicle comes with a refreshed body style. For instance, the Inscription comes with 3” longer wheelbase and 3” more for the rear-seat legroom. Apparently, the model was developed in part for the business professionals in China who have a liking for well-appointed backseat and spacious backseat.

Additionally, with a comfortable cabin, impressive safety technologies, luxury feature galore, handsome styling and the spruced up engines, the new 2017 Volvo S60 will also be an endearment to many U.S shoppers looking for such qualities within the price range.

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Still, the new 2017 Volvo S60 will still have to fight it out with seasoned and popular entry-level sedans. They include 2017 BMW 3 Series, 2017 Lexus ES 350, and 2017 Acura TLX.

Volvo S60 – Available Trims

The vehicle is available in two distinct body styles: standard and Inscription versions. The standard wheelbase comes in a walloping six trim levels, while the long-wheelbase version comes in four trims. The former is available in T5 Drive-E, T5 AWD, T6 Drive-E, T6 Drive-E Platinum, T6 R-Design AWD and T6 R-Design AWD Platinum, and the latter in T5 Inscription, T5 Inscription Platinum, T5 all-wheel-drive Inscription Platinum, and T5 all-wheel-drive Inscription.

Exterior Review & Interior Changes – 2017 Volvo S60

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Except for the differing powertrain’s specs, both the T5 Drive-E and T5 AWD are available with a 7” touchscreen display, adaptive cruise control, 17” wheels, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, automatic wipers, a 60/40-split folding rear seats, voice commands, HD radio, satellite radio, driver memory settings, LED running lights, heated mirrors, headlight washers, 7” infotainment display, an 8-speaker sound system, smartphone app integration, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and automatic climate control (dual-zone).

Next up, both the T5 Inscription and Inscription all-wheel-drive models comes equipped with an air filtering system, rear parking system, rear window sunshade, 18” steel wheels, increased sound-deafening materials, accent interior lighting, a sunroof, auto-diming rearview mirror, a configurable instrument cluster, bright window trim a navigation system, additional bolstering, and upgraded front seats.

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The 2017 Volvo S60 Platinum model adds xenon adaptive headlights, premium sound system, and automated parallel parking system.

The T6 Drive-E comes with keyless ignition, keyless entry, steering adjustable effort, a powerful engine, a suspension sport-tuned system, 18” alloy wheels, power lumbar front seats, and paddle shifters.

Opting for the T6 R-Design AWD gets you 19” wheels, a sport steering wheel, an all-wheel drive system, a more powerful engine, a special R-Design sport seat, and a special cabin trim.

The AWD T6 R-Design Polestar comes with an exclusive exterior color, 20” alloy wheels, powerful engine, beefier front brakes, and a special aerodynamic kit.

Engine Specs – 2017 Volvo S60

A turbocharged inline four-cylinder 2.0L engine comes fitted under the hood of the 2017 Volvo S60 T5 Drive-E and T5 Inscription models. EPA ratings stand at 26/38/30 mpg in the city/highway/combined for the T5 Drive-E and 25/37/29 mpg for the Inscription.

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Both the T5 all-wheel-drive and T5 AWD Inscription come fitted with a turbocharged 2.5L inline five-cylinder engine rated at 270 pounds of torque and 260 horsepower. EPA fuel economy ratings stand at 20/29/23 mpg.
Also, a supercharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine rated at 300 pounds of torque and 310 hp is available for the T6 Drive-E model.

Finally, a 3.0L turbocharged engine good for 354 pounds of torque and 325 horsepower comes under the hood of the T6 R-Design all-wheel-drive.

Release Date & Price – 2017 Volvo S60

The 2017 Volvo S60 release date should be expected in the middle of 2017. As for its price, expect the base Drive-E to go for sale for 33,400 USD.

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