The 2016 Volvo XC60 is the rare ride that actually delivers although various vehicles promise to be everything to all people.
The big news is a new “Pay Once rather than Pay Again” lifetime guarantee that covers every Volvo produced from now on, although the Scandinavian manufacturer has hinted at additional minor alterations to the 2016 Volvo XC60. This plan means that once the factory warranty runs from your Volvo for first 100,000 miles, you pay out once for any restoration includes labor, parts and all additional fixes on that same system or component are free of charge.
The Volvo XC60 2016 exposes its Scandinavian roots with a cabin defined by inviting yet contemporary design. Available actual wood trim and the floating center stack are particularly distinctive. There is certainly no mistaking the XC60 2016 for anything else in the class. Another Volvo hallmark is supportive front seat and the sublimely comfy.
Critics get that the 2016 Volvo XC60’s engine will accelerate quickly and provide plenty of power. They add that they prefer the XC60 T6, which delivers even more power while still offering good fuel efficiency. Although they remember that it sometimes has trouble choosing the best gear at low speeds, auto journalist like the eight-speed automated transmission.
Although there were a few odd lurches at parking-lot speeds, the new eight-speed transmission is smooth completely automatic procedure. It’s as though its electronic brain wasn't quite sure which equipment to activate. Despite the fact that shifts aren't quite as quick as those from some dual-clutch devices, using the paddle shifters is reasonably satisfying.
All-wheel-drive Volvo XC60 2016 models focus on the 3.2 AWD model utilizing a 240-hp 3.2-liter six. In that case there is a more powerful T6 AWD model, having a turbocharged 300-hp 3.0-liter six. Both are installed with Volvo's capable Haldex all-wheel drive technology and a six-speed automatic transmission.
2016 Volvo XC60 Pros
Great crash test scores, successful and strong turbocharged four-cylinder engines, generous cargo space and supportive chairs.
2016 Volvo XC60 Cons
Rear seat does not recline, lackluster handling.