Although the automaker does a pretty good work of giving consumers an excellent alternative using its Volvo XC60 2016, it has been hard for family vehicles to shake a popularity to be boring. Reviewers have valued the 2016 Volvo XC60's stylish cabin and sleek visual appearance because the variant was released back in 2010. Though, and these features simply add polish from what is still an extremely sensible high end crossover SUV, the Volvo XC60 2016 continues to be solidly a Volvo at its primary.
Volvo XC60 2016 Driving Impressions
The Volvo XC60 2016 T5 Drive-E provides incredibly good fuel efficiency and respectable acceleration. It turns the energy level up even further with its novel turbo- and supercharged power plant and you will receive very similar fuel economy in the T6 Drive-E. For both, the associated eight-speed automated shifts effortlessly. Though, it's unfortunate that you can't get these engines with AWD version. Fuel economy suffers but acceleration is comparable on AWD models.
Around city, the Volvo XC60 2016 provides a luxurious ride quality and easily soaks up road imperfections. As you might find the resulting ride to be a touch too company, think twice about the available 20-in wheels, though. The Volvo XC60 2016 is competent as for handling, but it isn't the segment's sportiest access. Mainly because sportier and newer versions have come along recently, the Volvo XC60 2016 can appear out of twisting roads and its component on limited. The SUV’s steering also can be overly light.
Obviously, you won't be lacking for choice if you are shopping for a small luxury crossover. Top competitors are the engaging Audi Q5, the trendy BMW X3 and the spacious 2016 Acura RDX. Including the all-fresh Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class and the Lexus NX 200t, there are also some fresher faces to consider. Overall, the Volvo XC60 2016 is still a solid choice though you will be doing well by picking these vehicles. It’s particularly, if you would like some Swedish flair to go along with strong safety credentials and family-friendly practicality.