2017 Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design AWD SUV is featured trim for Volvo XC90 by Volvo for 2017 year. The 2017 Volvo XC90 is all-new since the old model was launched for the model year 2003, and the transformation is dramatic. The 2017 XC90 carry seven passengers and more cargo space than ever. Yet it trades minibus appearance of the former iteration for that of a sleek, expensive look car with a long hood, bold grille and striking LED headlights. The new XC90 T5 R-Design is a refreshing alternative to the macho appearance of another crossovers and SUVs.
Inside, the interior is a breath of fresh air with generous amounts of leather, aluminum and wood trim cut with high-tech digital equipment and a large tablet-like touchscreen infotainment in the center stack. Contour seats inspired by Wegner lounge chairs and an Orrefors crystal shifter as four Swedish design. All-wheel drive is standard for 2017 Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design model.
2017 Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design Interior
The 2017 XC90 T5 R-Design is wider than ever and very comfortable interior. Unlike some other SUVs that drivers are required to get up after a long driving position, the new XC90, while longer than the average sedan, more car-like with easy entry and exit. Once inside, passengers are treated to the luxurious environment with leather upholstery and supportive, comfortable seats.
Cargo space for Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design 2017 model is 85.7 cubic feet, much more than what is offered in the BMW X5, Audi Q7 or Mercedes-Benz M-Class. Cargo room behind the third-row seat this year doubled to 15.8 cubic feet. But the front passenger seat folds flat for more ladders and boards. The Census Connect user interface and infotainment system display in the center stack uses a large, 9-inch vertically-oriented touchscreen pinch, tap, and swipe late assignments. Volvo has a volume control and a few other hard buttons but the screen does most everything else.
2017 Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design Engine
The Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, small sounds of a large SUV, except this one is both turbocharged and supercharged to the nature of the smoothness and performance of delivering a V6. The resulting 316 horsepower whisks the XC90 together in whisper-quiet confidence in the city and on the highway. Throttle response is crisp and linear; There are no flat spots, waves or delayed at any engine speed and force in the city is excellent.
The 2017 Volvo XC90 T8 Plug-in Hybrid version of the XC90 offers even higher levels of performance than the gas-only T6 version, mixing the power of the same 316-hp 2.0-liter gas-powered four-cylinder with the two electric motors: a 46-HP electric motor that can send the gas engine to the front wheels and an 80-hp motor that powers increases the educated. Under light acceleration, the car began under electric power, then quite effortlessly blends into the power of the gas engine when acceleration continues. T8 operate up to 24 miles solely on electric power, an important factor as some municipalities to look at the operation of internal combustion powered cars to banning under certain conditions. As with the gas engine T6 version, the 2017 Volvo XC90 T8 is very quiet in operation. Passing power is enough. Both the 2017 Volvo XC90 T6 and T8 use the same 8-speed automatic transmission that quickly and effortlessly moved with authority.
2017 Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design AWD SUV
Model: 2017 Volvo XC90
MPG: 22 city / 25 highway
Horsepower: 250 hp @ 5,500 rpm
Towing capacity: 5,000 lbs
Engine: 2.0 L 4-cylinder
Curb weight: 4,394 lbs
Dimensions: 195″ L x 79″ W x 70″ H