2016 Volvo XC60 Review - Tallahassee, FL

2016 Volvo XC60

Serving Tallahassee, Valdosta, Thomasville, Quincy, Bainbridge

The 2016 Volvo XC60 is a new offering from this legendary Swedish automaker and is sure to become one of the hottest selling cars. The XC60 has been designed to create the perfect balance between the ultimate in luxury and the sportiness of an SUV. From bumper to bumper the entire vehicle has been built from the finest and most luxurious materials available. .

The 2016 Volvo XC60 represents a bold new design in a vehicle that was first introduced back in 2008. This year we can expect to see major changes and improvements in both the drivetrain and the engine with a view to improving performance and fuel efficiency. The design team at Volvo believe the new XC60 will be one of the best handling luxury compact crossover SUVs one the market once it is released.

Volvo XC60 Specs:

Fuel Economy:

23/31 mpg*

Standard Engine:

2.0 L Inline 4

Horsepower:

240 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

258 ft-lbs. @ 1500 rpm

Transmission:

8-speed shiftable automatic


Performance

Buyers will find that the all-new 2016 Volvo XC60 comes with a choice of three different power plants under the hood to choose from. The base model comes equipped with a turbocharged 2.0 liter inline four cylinder engine sporting 240 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. This engine is connected to an eight speed automatic transmission for optimum performance and fuel economy.

Those who opt for more power will find their XC60 comes equipped with an inline four cylinder 2.5 liter turbocharged powerhouse. This engine produces 250 hp and a very healthy 266 lb-ft of torque. For those who need maximum power there is the turbocharged 3.0 liter inline six cylinder engine that pumps out a massive 325 hp and 354 lb-ft of load hauling torque. Both of these engines are connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2016 XC60 will be available in both front wheel and all-wheel drive to provide you with maximum traction in virtually any driving conditions.

Design

As you might expect from any vehicle produced in Sweden, the interior of the 2016 XC60 offers drivers the perfect symbiosis of form and function. Inside you will find there is ample room for up to five adult passengers, along with lots of room for luggage or a large shopping trip. All seats are covered with top grade leather upholstery and both front seats offer 8-way power adjustment and lumbar support for maximum comfort. The rear seat offers split folding for those times when you need to carry larger loads such as a set of skis.

Interior temperature and quality is easily maintained with dual zone climate controls and built in air filtration. Entertainment is provided via a 160 watt audio system that features AM/FM/DVD capability, satellite radio with six months subscription included, and a total of 8 speakers. The system also features a USB connection as well as an auxiliary input jack. The ten inch touchscreen in the center stack includes navigation and controls for most of the cars functions including entertainment.

Safety

The technological abilities of the 2016 Volvo XC60 continue into the safety abilities of the car. An SOS button can send for help in an emergency, and if an airbag is deployed help will be called automatically. In the unfortunate event of a stolen car, the Volvo On-Call service will be automatically notified. The vehicle can be recovered with the built in GPS system. The seamless integration between your 2016 Volvo XC60 and your smartphone allows you to check in on your car remotely and to use Volvo-On-Call road assistance.


If you would like to learn more about what the 2016 Volvo XC60 has to offer come out to our Volvo dealership and talk to one of our friendly sales team members. We are conveniently located in Tallahassee, FL. Contact us to schedule your appointment today.

* EPA estimated MPG may vary by transmission, trim and individual driving behavior.

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