2017 Volvo XC60 vs Volvo XC90 Comparison

2017 Volvo XC60 vs XC90

2017 Volvo XC60

Engine:

2.0 L Inline 4

Horsepower:

240 hp

Torque:

258 ft-lbs

Fuel Economy:

23 city / 30 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

8-speed shiftable automatic

2017 Volvo XC90

Engine:

2.0 L Inline 4

Horsepower:

250 hp

2017 Volvo XC60 vs 2017 Volvo XC90

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As crossover SUVs that are loaded with premium amenities, the 2017 Volvo XC60 and 2017 Volvo XC90 are ideal for families with a taste for style and performance. Both Volvo models deliver versatile performance thanks to turbocharged engines that work with the eight-speed Geartronic automatic transmission system. Available with the City Safety and Blind Spot Information System, the XC60 and XC90 also boast class-leading technology that prevents accidents.

Performance

The 2017 Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC90 are available with similar turbocharged I-4 engines that deliver superb performance. The XC60's 2.0 L turbo engine yields up to 240 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. When equipped with supercharged components, this engine has a net output of 302 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The XC90's turbo engine is capable of generating a maximum of 250 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. This model's supercharged engine is rated at 316 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.

When it comes to handling, both Volvo crossover SUVs grip the road well thanks to the All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with Instant Traction. This patented AWD is paired with the Geartronic automatic transmission system that comes with eight gear speeds. The Volvo XC90 can be further enhanced with the installation of the Four-Corner Air Suspension System, which comes with several settings including the Dynamic Mode.

Appearance

Magic Blue, Passion Red, Onyx Black and Luminous Sand are some of the attractive paint options for the 2017 Volvo XC60 and XC90. Both crossovers SUVs can be further customized with some signature R-Design styling. For example, the R-Design grille comes with a silk metal finish that contrasts the surrounding glossy black frame. Dual integrated tailpipes also highlight the sporty exterior design of both Volvo models. A roof spoiler also gives the Volvo XC90 a cool look on the road.

When it comes to the interior design, the Volvo XC60 and XC90 are available with rich materials such as linear walnut wood and leather upholstery. The illuminated gear shift knob adds a contemporary touch to the XC60's interior design. Similarly, the XC90 has a gear shift lever that's covered by handcrafted Orrefors glass. Both Volvo crossover SUVs surely embody modern Swedish craftsmanship.

Safety

The 2017 Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC90 offer accident-avoidance technology such as the Blind Spot Information System and Cross Traffic Alert. Both crossover SUVs can be equipped with the City Safety technology, which mitigates the risk of accidents in urban settings. Thanks to the Road Sign Information function, drivers in these Volvo models will be promptly reminded if they violate local traffic regulations or miss turns leading to a desired destination.

Available with the Collision Warning with Full Auto Brake, the Volvo XC60 cuts the risk of front crashes. Such dynamic technology is optimized to prevent collisions with pedestrians and bicyclists in the vehicle's path. Additionally, this luxury Volvo model offers the Adaptive Cruise Control with Queue Assist. Ideal for driving on the highway on auto pilot, this feature responds to sudden deceleration and other hazardous maneuvers that are done by other cars in front of the Volvo XC60.


Come to Capital Volvo and browse a large selection of 2017 Volvo XC60 and 2017 Volvo XC90 models. After touring our showroom, you can test drive both of these premium Volvo crossover SUVs. Our Volvo dealership is near South Georgia, serving Thomasville and Bainbridge.

* EPA estimated MPG may vary by transmission, trim and individual driving behavior.

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