2017 Volvo XC70 Review – Should You Buy It Or Not?

The new 2017 Volvo XC70 falls in the category of luxury SUVs and aims to follow up on the pretty big success of the XC series, which is renowned for style, a good driving experience and top-notch safety. It instantly established itself as a great market competitor thanks to improving the 2016 version. If you are looking for luxury, comfort and the possibility of going off-road, 2017 Volvo XC70 may very well be what you want, with good power trim and a great fuel economy.

Design Changes

Volvo XC70 is definitely good looking, with aluminum as the main metal choice and various modifications that make the vehicle modern. Headlights come with quartz glass boxes and include LED technology. The SUV’s redesigned grill is sleek and we have access to a new engine, beautiful tires and so much more.


XC70 offers a comfortable and self-sufficient interior. Its power steering has various control buttons and the dashboard comes with 2 speedometers. You have a great 9 inch touchscreen and 5 speakers, all together with a high quality digital sound system. Infotainment features do include GSM, satellite radio and GPS. Google Maps powers the navigation system. If you are looking for modern connectivity features, you get them in USB ports, Bluetooth ports and WiFi. Leather seats offer great comfort.

Power Production Unit

There are two petrol engine options available in the 2017 Volvo XC70. They are 2.5 liters, with T5 and T6. They are going to offer 254 and 316 hp. Different other trims are expected, with diesel being something that will surely be popular. Diesel engines can offer around 190 hp but a rumored D5 tech with 228 hp is expected. For those that are environmentally conscious, a hybrid engine version is available. 8 speed automatic gearboxes are added to all the engines, offering a mileage that range between 19 and 26 mpg.

Price Expectations

2017 Volvo XC70 is offered at a price tag that is higher than the 2016 version, with a starting point of $37,000. Upper limit can go as high as $40,000.These price tags are highly affordable on the current market.