Review: 2018 XC60

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Drivers looking for a crossover SUV that focuses on performance, safety, and comfort should check out the 2018 Volvo XC60. With open second row seating and top of the line safety features, this vehicle is perfect for that road trip you have been planning for your family.

Read our review of the XC60 below and then be sure to visit us at Premier Volvo Cars of Overland Park to test drive your very own.


The 2018 XC60 comes in the T5, T6, and T8 engine options. The T5 engine produces 250-hp and gets 28 MPG highway. The T6 engine, which is both supercharged and turbocharged, produces 316-hp and gets 27 MPG highway. Lastly, the T8 engine, which is a turbocharged and supercharged Plug-in Hybrid, that delivers an impressive 400-hp and gets 28 MPG highway.

Safety and Technology

All XC60 models are all-wheel drive as a standard, and also include forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking. The XC60 also comes with 9” touchscreen infotainment system compatible with the Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi hotspot powered by a 4G LTE data connection, and the optional Pilot Assist system and blind spot monitors.

Comfort and Convenience

Drivers have the option of picking the Momentum trim or the R-Design trim for their XC60. The Momentum trim includes features such as power front seats, leather, LED headlights, keyless ignition, 18-inch wheels, three drive modes, a 9.0-inch infotainment interface, 10-speaker audio, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, 4G LTE connectivity, Bluetooth with audio streaming, a power tailgate, and a rearview camera.

The R-Design trim includes features such as sport seats, a black mesh grille, a hands-free tailgate, a 12.3-inch digital display that replaces the standard gauges, 19-inch wheels, navigation, and paddle shift controls.


Starts at $41,500 MSRP

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