Volvo is popular with its stylish sedan and hatchback and a sleek but well-manufactured sports car. This year, Volvo will roll again one its S series by launching 2017 Volvo S60. This is an upgrade of the previous S60 version. Volvo promised that it will bring a whole new change to this latest model and pack it up into a car that matches the sophisticated era. However, little is still known whether this car will be as fabulous as Volvo described or not. To answer the question, let’s take a peek at the basic features Volvo S60 2017 version has as well as the pricing of the car.
Engine and MPG
2017 Volvo S60 is powered with T5 Drive-E FWD engine that can produce around 240 up to 302 horsepower. It can also produce torque score from 258 up to 295 lb-ft. The combined EPA score is 8.3 liters per 100 kilometers or about 31 up to 36 mpg. Volvo guarantee this combination of engine will allow S60 to run at ease and smoothly as well as running on fuel efficiently. For a sports sedan car, the EPA number is considered efficient enough for sports car usually consume much fuel for its speedy performance.
The car exudes a very sporty appearance with slim and sharp design along with bold crease on both sides of the car. It is slimmer and a bit longer with lower height that makes this sedan sports car looks both compact and dynamic. The 2017 Volvo S60 is also coupled with xenon headlamps that are believed to be of the latest technology that provides excellent lighting. The material is of combination between matte and glossy, not too cheesy to appear too flashy, yet not too simple to appear like regular car. At first look, it will be shown this car is of higher class. Volvo once again maintains the classiness of its series.
The interior of the car is not less classy than its exterior. It has excellent safety system and is listed among the Top Safety Pick for 2017 with its crash prevention system. Crash prevention system is crucial for sports car since most sports cars are intended for high-speed driving. Despite its narrow and low shape, the interior is spacious enough with good leg room for front and rear seats, fine weathered upholstery, and seat and infotainment features supported with large touch screen included. 2017 Volvo S60 also has Blind Spot Information System that can expand the view of the rearview mirror and easier navigating steer wheel and change lanes.
Price and Release
For such excellent features, the only thing that will concern auto fans is its price. Volvo is a famous medium sports car manufacturer and for such vehicles, 2017 Volvo S60 is priced around $38,800. This price is still reasonable, a bit expensive than Mercedes but still lower compared to another sport car on the market. This 2017 version is already introduced in 2016 and now is the most desirable sports car among auto fans, especially those who are into medium segment of the class that aims for car below $40,000.