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Volvo XC60


$32,395.00 Released January, 2008

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Great looking exterior styling. Beautiful interior - with quality materials. Loaded with safety features.

The Cons:Slight slide roll when cornering. Mediocre fuel economy. Lackluster GPS.

The Volvo XC60 is a compact crossover from Volvo. It debuted as a concept vehicle in 2007 with the first European models sold as 2008 models. In North America, the first XC60 model is the 2010 being sold as of early 2009.

Product Shot 2 The XC60 is available in both AWD and FWD, with either a 3.2L inline 6 or 3.0L turbo-charged inline 6 (T6). Like all Volvos, it comes equipped with many standard and optional safety features. The feature that the XC60 is most noted for is it's auto-braking collision avoidance/mitigation system. At speeds below 15 km/h, the XC60 will automatically brake to avoid a rear-end collision.

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Pros
  • 9

    Great looking exterior styling

  • 6

    Beautiful interior - with quality materials

  • 3

    Loaded with safety features

  • 3

    "Geartronic" transmission for manual shift points

  • 3

    Large cargo volume

  • 2

    Comfortable seating

  • 2

    Fast acceleration - 0-60 in 7.1 s

  • 2

    Roomy backseat

  • 2

    40-20-40 split rear seats can be folded independently

  • 2

    Comfortable, quiet ride

  • 2

    Panoramic sunroof

  • 2

    USB connection for thumbdrives / mp3 players

  • 2

    Excellent bluetooth setup and functionality - call from steering wheel

  • 1

    Powerful 281 hp turbo-charged model

  • 1

    Nicely priced for its feature-set and specs

  • 1

    All-leather steering wheel

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    Regular grade fuel recommend by Volvo

  • 1

    Nice cruise-control display - adaptive cruise available as well in tech package

Cons
  • 3

    Slight slide roll when cornering

  • 2

    Mediocre fuel economy

  • 1

    Lackluster GPS

  • 1

    USB not compatible with iphone

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    Awkward placement of fuel hatch button near the rear hatch button

  • 1

    Automatic hatch is slow to open and close

  • 0

    Heavier than competition

  • 0

    Base non-turbo engine could be more powerful

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