2015 Volvo XC60

The 2015 Volvo XC60 will remind us somehow to the popular vehicles from ’60 to ’90. Tall and boxy, but on the other hand practical and safe SUV, has plenty of space for entire family, which is a main advantage in race to attract buyers. In modern era, XC60 will have all latest tech features, with attractive lines and electronic safety equipment. For 2015 Volvo XC60 new engine lineup is announced, which should improve handling, performance and fuel consumption.

2015 Volvo XC60

2015 Volvo XC60 redesign

New 2015 Volvo XC60 will not be so traditionally designed and this mid-size crossover stays updated with modern flows. Infotainment system will be boosted, with a lot of new safety systems installed.  Leather upholstery and new seats will improve comfort. Center stack will be huge, with simple, dial-operated console. Accents will be black, which will add more elegance to the SUV. Exterior will remain stylish. Front end of the 2015 XC60 will be sleeker and without the contrasting sills and wheel-arch moldings. That will make new XC60 more wagon-like vehicle.

2015 Volvo XC60

2015 Volvo XC60 engines

The Scandinavian carmaker prepared two options for FWD models of 2015 Volvo XC60. Company developed brand new highly fuel-efficient Drive-E 2.0-liter direct-injected four-cylinder engine, T5 and T6. All models with these engines will have 8-speed auto gearbox mated to its powertrains. The T5 engine is made for bas models and will be good for 240 hp, while supercharged T6 adds more power, up to 302 hp. What is worth of mentioning is weight lose on engines. Estimated fuel consumption will be 25 and 27 mpg respectively combined ratio. For all-wheel drive system, Volvo prepared 3.2-l V6 which can make 240 hp and turbocharged 3.0-l V6 with 300 hp. New Haldex all-wheel-drive system will use 6-speed auto transmission on all AWD models. Fuel consumption is more for these, and combined is around 20 mpg.

2015 Volvo XC60

2015 Volvo XC60 safety

The 2015 XC60 has received and Top Safety Pick by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The SUV received excellent grades for its safety system which features Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Driver Alert Control, Distance Alert, and Blind Spot Information System. Additional systems are Pedestrian Detection and brand new Cyclist Detection.

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