One of the newest series of luxury SUVs is 2020 Volvo XC60. Though it’s just one of the best luxury compact SUVs, that doesn’t change that Volvo XC60 is the upper-class car rivaling the other luxurious car. With the most upscale and comfortable interior, Volvo XC60 steals the heart of the car-lover.
For this series, there are new features like a high-performance Polestar model and an increased range for T8 hybrid powertrain. Thus it will be better than the latest series. Nevertheless, if it’s compared you will know that Volvo xc60 is a bit lagged in the performance than its rival. Even so, Volvo XC60 is still a very good luxury compact SUV. If you want an excellent interior quality with outstanding seat comfort then looking for Volvi XC60 is the right choice.
The price of the Volvo XC60 2020 starts from $ 40,150 to $ 47,150. This price is among the cheapest of competitors, a few competitors even have starting prices higher than that
2020 Volvo XC60 Engine Performance
The Newest Volvo XC60 provides you with three options for the engine. When you buy this car you can choose between T5, T6, and T8 eAWD powertrain. Every type of powertrain has its characteristics. Even so, each of these powertrains has the same one thing that is the 8-speed automatic transmission.
T5 uses a turbocharged 2.0-liter-four-cylinder. This makes T5 has power equal to 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. This type of powertrain use up one gallon of fuel for 22 miles in the city. As for the highway, you can travel 29 miles away with one gallon of fuel. And the fuel estimates for the combined driving is 24 mpg.
T6 has the same turbocharged. It’s just T6 that adds a supercharge that boasts the power to 316 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. As for fuel consumption, T6 uses up 19 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg in the combined driving. Also, all-wheel-drive becomes standard in T6.
2020 Volvo XC60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid
The last option of xc60 powertrain is T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid. Generally, it has the same engine as T6. The thing that differs T6 from T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid is that T8 augments an electric motor and battery pack. This makes the output of T8 become 400 horsepower and 495 lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates the fuel consumption for T8 at 58 mpg.
In this latest series, you will find there are four trims levels that available. Every trim level comes with the option of each powertrain. The trim level available for XC60 is momentum, R-Design, Inscription, and Polestar Engineered.
2020 Volvo XC60 Momentum
This trim level is equipped nicely. With many features as LED headlight, a panoramic sunroof, power-adjustable front seat, it will provide you a nice driving. Not only that, but it also comes with several driver aids such as forward-collision warning with pedestrian/cyclist/large animal detection, oncoming lane mitigation, road departure warning, road sign recognition, and driver fatigue monitoring. You can also add the equipment with an advance package that provides you with Volvo’s pilot assist and 360-degree parking camera system
2020 Volvo XC60 R-Design
The R-design has almost the same features as the momentum. The difference is that R-design has a sportier appearance. It features 14speaker Harman Kardon sound system, front and rear parking sensors, active park assist, blind-spot monitoring and many more. There are unique features owned by R-design such as special grille and wheels. There are also cloth and leather sport seats and R-design badging.
2020 Volvo XC60 Inscription
If you like the R-design feature with a more luxurious element, then the inscription is the right choice. The Inscription equipped with quad-zone automatic climate control, driftwood trim, Nappa leather upholstery, ambient LED cabin lighting and navigating. It also comes with an advanced package and also a luxurious package. With this luxurious package, you can add premium leather upholstery and upgraded front seat
2020 Volvo XC60 Polestar Engineered
The physical appearance of the polestar engineered is alike R-design. But it is only in appearance. The reality is the polestar engineered sit at the top of Volvo’s model. It comes exclusively with a T8 powertrain but adds 15 horsepower, making it more powerful than the other models with T8 powertrain. It also equipped with Brembo brakes and 15 speaker Bowers and Wilkins premium sound system.
Focusing on interior luxury, every aspect of the interior gives an elegant and luxurious impression. Although looks so simple it still classy and this makes the Volvo XC60 one of the most comfortable luxury compact SUV. Here is the XC60’s interior:
The Volvo XC60 has a capacity of five seats. It comes with synthetic leather upholstery and power-adjustable seat. There are many features of the seat such as heated front seats, ventilated front seats, massaging front seats, heated rear seats, and heated steering seats.
As one of a luxurious car, xc60 pay attention to seating. It is proven by how comfortable the front seats even without a glorious upgrade. Also, the rear seats are impressive as they are spacious and supportive.
For this luxurious car, standard features include a panoramic moonroof, dual-zone automatic climate control and entertaining features such as a vertically 9-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, and a 10-speaker audio system.
For standard driver assistance, this car is equipped with run-off mitigation and protection, driver drowsiness oncoming, traffic sign recognition and many more.
As the luxury compact SUV class, the Volvo XC60 wins in the cargo aspect. It is because xc60 has the largest cargo. With 22,4 cubic space behind the rear seat and 63.3 cubic feet if the rear seats folded you can put much luggage in it. As the standard feature, it has a power liftgate. And for the available feature, it has a hands-free power liftgate.
Above everything else, the 2020 Volvo XC60 gives the utmost attention to the interior quality and ride comfort. Nevertheless, it is not the sportiest SUV and also not the quietest. Even though it has a lot of standard driver assistance and easy to ride, many competitors provide a more fun driving experience and agility. But even so, if you look for a comfortable and luxurious SUV, the Volvo XC60 can be the answer.