Once aging ungracefully and adjacent on seminice, Volvo’s compress SUV has been redesigned for 2018 — and the XC60 delivers new highs of oppulance and refinement.
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Outside, a long, sculpted hood sits behind a straight grille, flanked by headlight clusters that underline Volvo’s signature “Thor’s Hammer” LED daytime using lights. In back, a behind takes on a some-more pointed demeanour than a predecessor. Inside, a concentration is on record with a new vast touchscreen multimedia arrangement holding adult many of a core dash.
The XC60 comes in 3 flavors: the T5 (250-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder), the T6 (316 hp from a supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder) and T8 plug-in hybrid (313-hp, supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder interconnected with an electric engine and battery container to boost sum outlay to 400 hp). In a latest multicar challenge, we tested a T5 Momentum trim.
How does it magnitude up? The SUV went nose to nose opposite 6 other compress oppulance SUVs — including a 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio, 2018 Audi Q5, 2018 BMW X3, 2018 Cadillac XT5, 2019 Infiniti QX50 and 2018 Lexus NX 300 — in a latest multicar comparison. Check behind Jun 4 to see that SUV came out on tip in a 2018 Luxury Compact SUV Challenge.
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