2019 Volvo XC60 Review, Hybrid, Cargo Space

The new 2019 Volvo XC60 model is focused on premium feel. When you look at its exterior you see a beautiful SUV which, judging by its price, is relatively affordable. The 2019 Volvo XC60 interior’s main gadget is a portrait style touchscreen similar to the touchscreens which Teslas and McLarens possess.

Interior features the cabin which is very stylish and elegant, seats made of leather, a rearview camera for extra help when parking, and a panoramic roof which enables you to look at the bright sky when the weather is good.

The cabin was influenced by Scandinavian design, as things are kept clean and simple. Speakers seem a bit out of place though, but it doesn’t ruin the stunning picture of its interior. Overall feel about 2019 Volvo XC60’s ambiance gives an impression of a slick, much more luxurious car than it actually is and it should attract value-oriented, style-conscious buyers.

2019 Volvo XC60 front

2019 Volvo XC60 Brilliantly Designed SUV

The 2019 Volvo XC60 is a car you have to pay attention if you like cleverly designed cars. This brilliantly designed SUV will attract anyone’s eye- from individuals who don’t have any knowledge about cars to the car enthusiasts. However, it’s the first car to use Volvo’s all-new CMA platform.

Also, the best thing about this car is the fact that it has many small features in its interior which cater needs of all possible drivers. Taking inspiration from XC90, we don’t expect any significant changes exterior and interior wise in comparison to 2018 model.

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 68.8 inch
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 37.8 inch
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 41.5 inch
Cargo Box (Area) Height 30.6 inch
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 17.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 17.8 ft³

Driving the new model 2019 Volvo XC60 feels smooth and well controlled. This is normal since Volvo is known for having a tradition of offering some of the safest vehicles on road. This model of Volvo is expected to have similar results on a crash test to 2018 model, which passed test with great numbers. There are three models, T5, T6 and T8, each coming with its own engine.

Maximum Safety for All

Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
City Safety Forward Collision
Roll Stability Control (RSC)
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Volvo On-Call Emergency S.O.S
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
Lane Departure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Rear Child Safety Locks
Driver Knee Airbag
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Back-Up Camera

2019 Volvo XC60 interior

2019 Volvo XC60 Engine and Accelerate Time

The T5 model has a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that makes 250 horsepower. However, the next one T6 model has a 2.0L four-cylinder turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 engine. This one will produce 316-horsepowers at 5,700 rpm and 295 lb-ft of torque at 2,200-5,400 rpm.

All models of 2019 Volvo XC60 include 8 speeds, while the transmission is automatic, and all-wheel drive. Engines are connected to standard automatic engine start-stop resulting in less fuel spent. Every model of 2019 Volvo XC60 requires premium fuel, which of course won’t be everyone’s cup of tea.

The car also offers robust, off-the-line performance. It is confirmed by the fact that it accelerates to 60 mph in just 6,4 seconds. Quite well for a huge SUV, right? However, some car enthusiasts may find some imperfections. Not everyone was impressed by steering feedback. It could have been done in a better way.

Maximum Tongue, Trailer Weight and Trailering Capacity

Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Trailer Wt. 3500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. 350 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch – Max Trailer Wt. 3500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. 350 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity 3500 lbs

Fuel Economy

The fuel economy is average at best. The first model turbocharged spend in the city/highway of around 22/28 mpg. However, the other one has the EPA city/highway fuel economy of 21/27 mpg. Every car expert is also going to say that it could be better. Driving this car around might turn out to be expensive, however, the time spent in its beautiful interior can compensate for it.

Our Testing Numbers

EPA Fuel Economy Est – Hwy 28 mpg
Cruising Range – City 407.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est – City 22 mpg
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 24 mpg
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 18.5 gallons

2019 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid

The new model 2019 Volvo XC60 also comes with T8 or Plug-in Hybrid engine. It is equipment with 2.0-liter four-cylinder and an electric motor. However, this combination is capable to create 400 horsepower. The torque is around 472 lb-ft. The EPA rating for this model is still unknown.

2019 Volvo XC60 rear

2019 Volvo XC60 MSRP and Release Date

The 2019 Volvo XC90’s price should be similar to the 2018 model’s $42,000 to $53,000 price range (destination fees included). There is no official release date yet. But we expect it in the fall of 2018.

The 2019 Volvo XC60 will be heavily anticipated since it offers a premium feel. It also features a reasonable price. Being a safe, fast, good looking SUV, which doesn’t cost a fortune, it is expected that 2019 Volvo XC60 will attract many potential buyers.

Finally, the main competition of this car will be BMW X3, Jaguar F-pace and Mercedes-Benz GLC- Class, which are all very similar to the XC60.

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