Donate |

Cars

Volvo XC60
Volvo XC60
Find out how much the dealer paid with Cars Best Deals Plus Access.
    You'll get:
  • Consumer Reports Bottom Line Price
  • Unlimited New and Used Car Price Reports
Base MSRP price range:
$34,850 - $49,800
Dividing line
Car Type: Luxury compact sport-utility vehicles
CR overall score
What's this?
?
Chart key
Highest
82
This model
??
Lowest
61
Bottom key
Volvo XC60 Overview

A good choice in the upscale compact SUV class, the XC60 isn't as involving or sporty as the Audi Q5 or BMW X3. The ride is a little stiff, but handling is responsive and secure at its limits. The 3.0-liter, turbocharged six-cylinder performs well but fuel economy is mediocre at 17 mpg overall. For 2014 the 3.2-liter six-cylinder is replaced by a new turbocharged four-cylinder. Wind and road noise are well suppressed. The interior is nicely finished with high-quality materials. The seats are well-shaped and comfortable, but rear leg room is a bit tight. Lots of cutting-edge safety gear is available but opting for it can get fairly expensive.

A subscription to ConsumerReports.org includes Consumer Reports road test reports (based on over 50 different tests).

Volvo Blog Content
Volvo shows infotainment system with CarPlay
Apple CarPlay: iPhone on your dashboardIt remains to be seen which automaker will be the first to bring Apple’s CarPlay to the market, but with at least 18 automakers signed on and five promising availability by the end of 2014, there...
Stylish Volvo V60 wagon impresses at the track
2015 Volvo V60 reviewVolvo’s American brand image links to a handful of recurring themes, namely safety and station wagons. For decades, boxy Volvo wagons carried families and their golden retrievers to canoeing trip...
Consumer Reports names the best and worst cars by brand
While car brand reputation can be a strong influence on purchase decisions, such perceptions can be misleading. The reality is, every brand offers models that perform across a spectrum, with some...
Notorious Ford V8 spark plugs need an extended warranty
Replacing spark plugs has been a no-brainer for most passenger vehicles for, say, the last 100 years. But for millions of owners of V8-powered Fords from the 2004 to 2008 model years, a spark-plu...
BMW X5 and Land Rover Range Rover Sport reviews
2014 BMW X5 review2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport reviewBMW’s X5 and Land Rover’s Range Rover Sport share a lot of appealing characteristics, as they should while carrying $70,000 sticker prices. Both combine the hushed, well-appointed interior of a h...