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2016 Volvo XC60 update brings $4000-plus price cuts

The 2016 Volvo XC60 range has been released in Australia, delivering price cuts of more than $4000 on the three most affordable variants. Volvo Australia has cut $4225 from the price of the updated XC60 D4 Kinetic (now $55,765 plus on-road costs), T5 Luxury ($58,765) and D4 Luxury ($60,765), while adding extra equipment to make the premium mid-sized SUV even better value than before...

Weekend deals on wheels

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Volvo XC60 and V40 Small wonder Volvo sales are up double digits in 2015 — look at the deals it continues to offer...

2014 Volvo S60, V60, XC60 add Drive-E engines, eight-speed auto

The introduction of Volvo’s new Drive-E engines and eight-speed automatic transmission to the Australian line-up has made the S60, V60 and XC60 up to 20 per cent quicker and 29 per cent more fuel efficient than before. The pair of new turbocharged 2...

Volvo S60, XC70, XC60 recalled: 474 diesel vehicles affected locally

Volvo Car Australia is recalling 474 diesel-powered vehicles over a fault relating to the cars' auxiliary belt tensioner. Affecting 2011-built Volvo S60, XC70 and XC60 models powered by the 2.4-litre five-cylinder turbo-diesel engine, the recall follows the identification of “early wear” on auxiliary belt tensioners in some vehicles during routine investigations...

Volvo XC60 pricing and specifications

Fresh exterior styling, revised cabins and the availability of new driver assist technologies headline the enhancements to the updated Volvo XC60. Local customers will have to wait until around April to gain access to Volvo's new 'Drive-E' family of 2.0-litre petrol and diesel engines, however, with the facelifted premium mid-sized SUV mechanically identical to its predecessor, save for the discontinuation of the old 3...

Volvo XC60 updated for 2013 with new diesel model

The Volvo XC60 has been updated for 2013 with the addition of a new diesel model, new features and, fittingly for the safety-focused Swedish brand, a raft of safety technology. The new Volvo XC60 D4 variant, which starts at $58,490, adds a second diesel option to the range, slotting in beneath the existing $62,490 Volvo XC60 D5...

2012 Volvo Ocean Race V60, XC60, XC70 special editions launched

Volvo Australia has released another series of Volvo Ocean Race vehicles, with special editions of the V60, XC60 and XC70 now on sale. This year marks the fourth time Volvo Car Corporation’s Special Vehicles Division has developed specially designed models with a sail racing theme...

Volvo to unveil XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept at Detroit show

Volvo Car Corporation will take the wraps off a highly innovative Plug-in Hybrid Concept at next week’s North American Motor Show, in Detroit. The specially designed XC60 mid-size SUV is essentially three cars in one. With a simple touch of a button, the driver can select one of several different driving modes that will enable the car to drive on pure electric power, as an ultra fuel-efficient hybrid, or a high-performance vehicle...

2012 Volvo XC60 update on sale in Australia

The 2012 Volvo XC60 range has been upgraded with a new model naming structure, slightly higher prices and a number of new standard features. The four core models remain the same: T5, 3.2, D5 and T6. Replacing the ‘Teknik package’ options are the Teknik model variants, which are priced $5000 above each core model...

Volvo XC60 SUV crash avoidance programs linked to fewer accidents: study

Collision avoidance programs, specifically those fitted to the Volvo XC60 SUV in the US, have been linked to fewer road accidents in a recent study. According to crash statistics, cars fitted with Volvo's City Safety program have recorded a lower crash rate compared with other cars...

2011 Volvo S60, XC60 recalled in Australia

Volvo Car Australia has issued two recalls for the 2011 Volvo S60 and XC60 models, with up to 77 vehicles affected locally. The first recall affects S60 and XC60 vehicles equipped with the 2.0-litre T5 petrol engine. The official recall notice published on the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) website explains a fuel supply line may be incorrectly manufactured and may lead to fuel leakage: “The driver may notice a fuel smell...