Contrived with an improved interior space, and the best safety features, the 2016 Volvo XC90 not only boasts of a sharp new style but also a fresh new look. The advanced safety features have been Volvo’s main highlights. Despite being out of the game for a while, the 2016 Volvo XC90 puts Volvo right back into the game. It is powered by a Drive-E family of turbocharged 4-cylinders — Volvo is engines’ new generation. A new interior design and the design language also debut in the XC90 that features a new grille, optional ‘Thor’s Hammer’ LED headlights, and logo design.
Blending traditional-Volvo styling themes with modern approaches, the 2016 XC90 points the perfect way toward the future of the design of vision automaker. Highlights include the new ‘Thor’s hammer’ LED running lights, revamped a Volvo iron-mark grille, and thinner taillights which follow the contours of the body from the roof down. A set of 19″ aluminum wheels is standard.
Calling the new 2016 XC90’s delivers the flexibility of a comfortable SUV and decent interior room with the agility of a lower and smaller vehicle. Actually, the automaker designed an XC90’s 3rd-row seat to make sure comfort for adults of nearly 5′ 6″ tall. As a 5/7 passenger vehicle, the 2016 Volvo XC90 is available in 3 trim levels, the Base Momentum, Plush Inscription and the Sporty R Design. Standard features include, a rear view camera, dual zone climate control, panoramic sunroof and a 10 speaker entertainment system.
On top of the Android – and Apple -compatible touch-screen infotainment system which is designed to respond to glove-clad fingers, the new XC90 provides Park and Pay technology to assists drivers find the right parking space and to pay for using it. Park Assist Pilot technology is optional, and assisting the driver concerning exiting and entering parallel spaces and adding a modern feature which autonomously backs the XC90 into the perpendicular space. A 360-degree surround-view camera is also included with the Park Assist Pilot.
Engine/ Fuel Efficiency
The primary gearbox available in both models is an 8-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is highly respectable, with a T6 attaining 22/26 mpg city/highway. The in-line 4-cylinder engine is 2.0L and can reach 250 horsepower across every model. All models come as front wheel drive as standard.
There is an extensive airbag system as standard in the 2016 Volvo XC90 . It also has standard automatic forward emergency braking, and lane departure warning. As part of the Vision package, rear cross traffic alert, and blind-spot warnings are bundled with the 360-degree-view camera system. Also, the XC90 debuts the new Run-Off-Road Protection package that is designed to protect front-seat occupants in case the SUV turns off the highway. The energy-absorbing seats are made to reduce spine injury to the greatest extent possible.
Posted on July 20, 2016
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