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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...

Volvo S60, XC60 T6 R-Design upgrades not for Australia

Volvo Cars North America has upped the power in its Volvo S60 R-Design and Volvo XC60 R-Design models, tweaking the T6 engine to make it the most powerful unit in the Volvo range. The upgrades take the 3.0-litre turbocharged inline six from 224kW and 440Nm to 242kW and 480Nm. The US-spec T6 engine will eclipse the 4...

2011 Volvo XC60 range updated, T5 engine added

The 2011 Volvo XC60 compact SUV range has been updated in Australia with a new entry-level petrol engine, more power from the top-spec engine and an enhanced standard features list. The Volvo XC60 T5 has become the new base model in the range, leading to a starting point $3000 below the previous entry-level model. The T5 is a 2...

Recall for Volvo S80, XC60 and XC70

Volvo Car Australia is recalling just under 500 vehicles equipped with the D5 diesel engine due to a fault with the auxiliary drive belt. The recall affects 484 vehicles: the 2009 model year S80, XC60 and XC70 with the D5. The global announcement from Volvo Car Corporation said there was a chance the drive belt could break, rendering the power steering heavy...

Volvo XC60 Review & Road Test

2009 Volvo XC60 Review & Road Test Safe, sexy and strong - what more could you want? Model Tested: 2009 Volvo XC60 D5 and T6 - $57,950 (D5), $64,950 (T6) Options (As fitted to D5): Drive Assist Pack $5910 Teknic Pack $4990 Premium Sound $2400 Personal Car Communicator $1575 Metallic Paint $1550 Interior Air Quality System $275 Clean Zone Interior Package $275 CarAdvice Rating: By Karl Peskett It's inevitable...