The Volvo name is synonymous with safety and performance, which is why the new 2020 Volvo XC60 Luxury SUV is a top pick for people who want more out of their time on the road. It is the perfect balance of technology, style, and power while paying attention to the details. One of the features that may make this model most appealing to those who are interested in purchasing a Volvo is the flexible gasoline/electric combination found with the T8 twin engine. This gives superior economy and unparalleled performance for a mid-size SUV. Anyone who is considering purchasing the Volvo XC60 should keep reading to find out more details about this exciting new model as well as details about options and pricing.
The Volvo XC60 is the perfect balance of power and forward-thinking. Its most eliciting engine option features a T8 Twin engine with either a turbocharged or supercharged. What really makes the Powertrain stand out is that it also has an electric motor powering the rear wheels. This feature gives this model all the power it needs to accelerate on demand and maintain a smooth feel. Additionally, the electric battery is compact and plugs into domestic outlets. Drivers are able to run the vehicle as gasoline-powered only without having to charge the battery. There are a few different engine options to choose from too. There is a four-cylinder 250 hp option, a 316 hp supercharged T5 four-cylinder, the T6 and plug-in hybrid T8 with 400 hp and a Polestar Engineered option with 415 hp.
When covering the interior, one of the first things to mention is the superior on-board tech. This model features a 9" center console touch screen with large, clear graphics. It is even able to be used when wearing gloves. There is also a clear, large 12.3" driver display with everything the driver needs to control the vehicle while in motion. There is also a speech recognition feature to make effortless phone calls or prompts commands for hands-free interactions. As far as styling, the manufacturers wanted to reflect a clean, minimalistic design with a contemporary feel. For example, all of the buttons and knobs are metal finished and the dash has a driftwood finish. Another eye-catching feature of the vehicle is the panoramic moonroof that has been treated with a special UV tint to minimize UV rays and heat.
Volvo has also been a leader in safety from the beginning. This model is loaded with a variety of top safety features to make it one of the safest SUVs on the road today. This model is constructed from boron steel, one of the strongest types in addition to an array of crumple zones to protect passengers. The vehicle is also equipped with City Safety, which helps alert drivers to collision dangers and can automatically brake to avoid collisions. City Safety also has Steering Support to help navigate away from danger as safely and effectively as possible. There is also Run-off road Mitigation that helps prevent the vehicle from being accidentally steered off of the road, and, if necessary, can steer the vehicle back to its lane using steering and braking.
The 2020 Volvo XC60 has a few different trim levels and ranges in price from $41,145 to $70,495. The base options is the Momentum which starts at $41k followed by the R-Design, which features Napa leather interior, stitched dash, and four-zone climate control for $47,845. The next trim level is the Inscription featuring self-parking feature, folding rear seats and all of the upgrades on the R-Design. Finally, the top of the line is the Polestar Engineered with 415 hp and also has adjustable Olin's dampers, 21" wheels, Akebono brakes and gold calipers. Shoppers who are looking for style, technology, and options are going to be pleasantly surprised with the 2020 Volvo XC60 SUV.