Volvo XC60, securing an impressive 95% score ( with a significant 20 points lead over its nearest competitor) in Safety Assist category, and a deal clinching 98% in Adult Occupant category of Euro NCAP awards 2017, has rightfully claimed the spot for best performing large off-roader and best in class safety.
The Volvo XC60, with its extra precision on passenger safety and the safety of other on road users, aims to establish the company's vision of achieving a period marked with zero deaths or seriously injured in a brand new Volvo car; as recorded in one of the statements of Malin Ekholm, Vice-President, Volvo Cars Safety Centre. She further elaborated that the safety benefits demonstrated by Volvo XC60 is the impressions of company's adhering dedication to innovating the most advanced and efficient safety systems.
Volvo XC60 price range
The second generation Volvo car, Volvo XC60 is tagged with an ex-showroom price of Rs. 55.90 Lakh. The XC60 comes in only one variant, although, the neatly packed features of this variant make it the only logical choice to begin with. The Volvo XC60, posing a serious competition to the likes of Audi Q5, BMW X3, Mercedes Benz GLC and Jaguar F-Pace, is expected to put the older versions of Volvo SUVs out of sale.
The appearance of Volvo XC60
The XC60's appearance is structured majorly based on Volvo's widely popular SUV, XC90. However, unlike XC90, XC60 sheds the traditional chunky outlook of a SUV, and dawns a more stylish and sleek design, with less beefy rear bumps, significant character lines on the profile and humbly lined chiselled front bumps.
The Volvo XC60 stretches in length and width for 4688 mm and 1902 mm respectively, and stands tall at 1658 mm. The vehicle ensures stable mobility for higher safety with a wheel base of 2865mm. Adding character to the appearance of XC60, are features like, striking shoulder lines, Volvo trademark multi-slat chrome grille, stylish LED headlamps housing daytime running Thor's hammer LED, a broad mid-airdam on the front bumpers, LED fog lamps, trendy alloy wheels, vertically concentrated LED taillamps, roof-mounted spoilers, chrome lined reflectors and chrome finished dual exhaust pipes.
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The specifications and features of XC60
The Volvo XC90 is infused with a 1969 cc four-cylinder twin-turbocharged engine ( delivering a better mileage ) that throttles at a torque of 233 bhp at 4000 rpm and generates a peak torque of 480 Nm at 1750 -2250 rpm. The Volvo XC90 also features a high fuel efficiency with 8-speed Geartronic automatic transmission.
The XC60, further nurtures passenger satisfaction with luxury and utilitarian features such as, cooling/heating front seats installed with massage functions, blind-spot assist, 9.0 inch centre Sensus touchscreen electronics interface, a 360-degree camera, semi-auto parking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and ORVM controlled integrated turn indicators.