The 2016 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Hybrid was unveiled earlier this year. While the First Edition model is already available, hybrid will go on sale in April 2015. It is designed with exclusive features that will ensure its smooth functioning. Here are the latest details.
Hybrid Engine and Fuel Consumption
The 2016 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Hybrid is a car that gives you confidence while you are cruising through the streets. It is powered by a combination of a 60 kW electric motor that drives the rear wheels and the powerful 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine to give it a strong performance. The figures are 400 horsepower and 472 pound-feet of twist. The power unit has an excellent economy on fuel thus saving you some money. The car can go on electric power alone for about 25 miles. Also equally important is its emission of CO2, which is only 60 g/km, making it the very efficient vehicle.
2016 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Hybrid Design
The upcoming 2016 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Hybrid will have unique exterior features, such as the strong front bumper, 19-inch wheels, rear diffuser and unique radiator grille. All of these will ensure the car’s easy navigation and even make it more attractive and appealing. It even comes with a panoramic roof, tread plates and a tailgate badge. The PHEV features leather-designed interior, comfortable seats and charcoal leather dashboard. The car’s grand interior design has a posh and sporty feel, the seats are made up of textile and perforated leather to ensure comfort for the passengers. It is very spacious and has room for seven adult passengers.
The 2016 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Hybrid has a multifunctional steering wheel that is very agile and even has a comfortable grip. Also important is the tablet-like touchscreen to control all the navigation and other functions and reducing the number of buttons. The infotainment system is going to be powered by Google’s Android Auto software. Another important aspect about the car is its ability to offer automatic brakes function and automatic tightening seat belts when an imminent rear or front danger is detected thus ensuring the safety of the driver.
2016 XC90 PHEV Price, Release Date
When it comes to the price of the 2016 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Hybrid, it will be slightly higher, but the exclusive features that come with the car are worth every dime spent and the running costs are even low. Customers will be able to buy this PHEV for the base price tag of $48,900. According to the executives, the base model will go on sale in April 2015, while the model with the Twin Engine will be hitting the markets by the end of the same year.
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