VOLVO XC60 2018

Front Left side of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year

According to the latest information, the new Volvo XC60 2018, a photo, the prices, which can be seen with us, will cost more than the previous variant. But this circumstance is completely compensated by the fact that the technical properties of the novelty have been improved, as well as modern equipment has been added. Great attention was paid to the development of this aspect of the safety of this vehicle. In addition, a modification of this car with an electric motor has been developed. It is expected that the novelty will compete with existing analogues from other companies. The car is built on a modular trolley used for Volvo 90-Series models.

EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR DESIGN

EXTERIOR

Specialists note that the novelty of the Volvo XC60 in 2018 is a symbiosis of a number of elements of the XC90 model and a silhouette that has maintained continuity with the car of the last generation. In general, the exterior can be called not only attractive, but also quite modern.

In front of the novelty is the optics with the presence of diode sections, and the headlights in the center are in contact with the radiator grill, which has a variety of design (depends on the equipment of the vehicle).

The profile of the car remains quite recognizable, however the line in the segment of racks (rear) vigorously soared upwards. You can note the powerful punches on the doors, and directly above the arches are the lines (for expansion), which stand out quite brightly.

Front view of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year
Front view of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year

The rear of the Swedish car is massive and elegant. The convenient tailgate is perfectly combined with other exterior elements (taillights, bumper, etc.)

The front part of the new crossover Volvo XC60 2018 is formidable and severe, the LED daytime running lights of the T-shape are most striking, the engineers of the company refer to them as the Thor’s hammer. This small but attractive detail is built into the new front optics, in its basis, as in the navigation lights, is the LED technology. According to the manufacturer, adaptive front optics can illuminate the path in the main beam at least 400 meters. In this case, the Volvo XC60 2018 system automatically decides when and how to switch between the far and the near, in particular when the vehicle is heading towards.

Following the front optics, it changed its form and grille of the Volvo XC60 2018. Designers made it more, depending on the configuration, the grille can be chrome-plated, with horizontal stripes, and based on a modern mesh insert. The grille of the basic equipment of the Volvo XC60 2018 will be with horizontal holes, instead of laths. The emblem of the company on the radiator grille has remained unchanged, although in the circle under the inscription of Volvo one can find the front camera.

Right side of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year
Right side of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year

Similarly, like the radiator grille, the front bumper of the Volvo XC60 2018 will change its shape. Most of all, the lower part of the bumper and the aerodynamic inserts on the sides of the bumper change. The bottom of the bumper Volvo XC60 2018 is allocated for an additional grille, here engineers have installed the lion’s share of sensors of different security systems and radars.

In terms of size, the new crossover Volvo XC60 2018 grew slightly:

the length of the crossover is 4688 mm;
width Volvo XC60 2018 (without mirrors) – 1902 mm;
width including mirrors – 2117 mm;
wheelbase – 2865 mm;
the front wheel gauge is 1668 mm;
the track of the rear wheels is 1673 mm;
ground clearance – 216 mm.

The body of the crossover Volvo XC60 2018 can be painted in such colors:

snow-white;
white;
silver metallic;
gray metallic;
dark grey;
the black;
dark brown;
dark blue;
red.

For the color of the body of the Volvo XC60 2018 in a color with a touch of metallic, the buyer will need to pay $ 595. Comparing with the first generation, the shades became darker and more severe, there is no that former brightness.

INTERIOR

Inside the Volvo car of the model in question, the situation is similar to the one that was in the analogues belonging to the 90 series. But since this is a “junior” car, this is for him a big plus.

In the interior of the novelty you can notice the traditional Swedish pragmatism, which is due to the presence of laconic and light lines. The main innovation among the equipment can be considered an autopilot having the makings of driving in an autonomous mode. At the same time the speed of the car should not be above the mark of 130 km / h.

Dashboard view of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year
Dashboard view of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year

Materials used in interior decoration are of high quality. Among the features of interior decoration can be identified a multimedia system display, which is functional and ergonomic.

Salon of the new crossover Volvo XC60 2018 designers have changed beyond recognition, remaking almost everything that is possible. The front panel of the crossover, somewhat reminiscent of the Tesla electric vehicle, was caused by the large 9.5 “display of the multimedia system, to which the engineers placed as many control systems as possible, including the four-zone climate control panel.Side to the display of the Volvo XC60 2018 arranged two rectangular air ducts and a fingerprint scanner located at the bottom of the multimedia display so that to get a new Volvo XC60 2018 crossover, it will not be enough to have a key from it.The system can easily work with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

The interior of the new Volvo XC60 2018 model year is made according to the latest design. Front seats with well-defined lateral support on the back and smoother to the top. The headrests can be adjusted as you wish, on the slope and height. The seats of the Volvo XC60 2018 can be adjusted in any direction, and the seat back can be leveled or bent, so that it is comfortable. The memory of the front seats is designed for three different passengers.

Salon view of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year
Salon view of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS

It is important to emphasize that the car Volvo XC60 2018 in the new body, equipment and prices, a photo of which can be seen on our resource, is equipped with a gasoline engine (2 liters volume). Its power is 254 and 320 hp. (depending on the equipment). There are also diesel engines, the power of which is 190 and 235 hp. The top of the scale is represented by a hybrid engine with a power of 407 hp. Therefore, potential buyers have a fairly wide range of powertrains, depending on the financial possibilities.

In the complete set with the basic power unit the eight-step “automatic device” is provided. The drive of the vehicle is complete. This allows the car to reach hundreds in as little as 9.5 seconds. The speed (maximum) of the novelty is 195 km / h. You can identify a low fuel consumption rate, which is 4.5 liters per hundred.

Thus, the novelty is characterized by such features:

powerful engines comparable to the mass of the vehicle;

functional transmission and chassis.

Engine view of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year
Engine view of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year

SAFETY

In the new car, developed by Swedish engineers, modern security systems are installed. Their presence contributes to reducing the risk of injuries and deaths of people inside the vehicle. This applies to a system that monitors markup as well as parking assistants. The new security systems that are installed in the Volvo XC60 car correspond to the current trends in the market in this area. Their presence is one of the important factors in the growth of the popularity of this car in different countries, where to this aspect there are quite high demands.

COMPONENTS AND PRICES

The novelty debuted at the Auto Show, which was held in Geneva in 2017 (in March). Its production will be carried out at two plants, one of which is located in China, and the other – in Belgium. The production process will be carried out in strict accordance with the technology of the company Volvo.

Цена на новый автомобиль стартует с отметки $45 000 (бензиновая базовая версия). Более дорогой автомобиль с бензиновым мотором обойдётся в 50 000$. Машины с дизельными двигателями будут стоить $55 000 и больше, что зависит от комплектации.

The price for a new car starts at $ 45,000 (gasoline base version). A more expensive car with a gasoline engine will cost $ 50,000. Machines with diesel engines will cost $ 55,000 and more, which depends on the configuration.

Front Left side of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year
Front Left side of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year

The car of the Swedish manufacture is issued in several complete sets, depending on the used power unit, features of equipment of salon and the applied equipment. The initial equipment of the car is characterized by the following list of elements:

standard climate control;
A modern system equipped with MP3;
mirrors, which have electrical adjustments, as well as a heating system;
glass lifts (front and rear), which operate by means of an electric drive;
steering wheel in any of a pair of directions;
Seats (front), which have the function of heating by the height parameter;
wheel disks made of high quality aluminum;
effective

headlamps on light-emitting diodes;
brake (parking), working in automatic mode;
assistant at the start;
button that starts the motor.

It is important to note that wealthy users can get such elements for additional money:

leather of high quality, used to equip the salon;
electrically adjustable seats with memory function;
heated steering wheel;
heater (pre-start);
some other useful elements.

Rear Right side of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year
Rear Right side of Volvo XC60 of 2018 year

MAIN COMPETITORS

The car in question has a number of competing models with similar technical characteristics and functional features. These cars include:

Audi Q5;
Mercedes Benz GLS;
Lexus RX and others.

These cars have already won their customers, which contributes to the growth of sales of these vehicles. They are equipped with advanced technological options, they have excellent technical capabilities, and are also characterized by quite comfortable and convenient salon.

Despite the merits of competing cars, the Swedish car has quite good chances to occupy its own niche in the market in a short time. This is due to the high quality of the car assembly, its dynamic parameters and attractive appearance. In addition, this car is quite simple to manage.

CONCLUSION

The novelty of the Volvo XC60 has good prospects in attracting fans in different countries, where this novelty is presented. The car is a fairly modern and advanced vehicle that can be used by representatives of different age categories, gender, etc.If the company that produces cars Volvo XC60, will be engaged in making changes in its design, equipment, interior design, it will contribute increase the popularity of such a machine in the target audience. Experts predict that the car can surpass competing models in a number of parameters.

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