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Ever since the concept of family vehicles has been introduced in the automobile world. They have been enjoying the reputation of being boring and the same becomes quite evident when we talk about something bulky and downright sober like a Volvo. The family vehicles from Volvo have been carrying the burden of being traditional with features like cinder block styling, ultra sensible nature and sleepy driving dynamics. But for 2015, Volvo has come up with something absolutely different from what they have been catering to till date- 2015 Volvo XC60.
The 2015 Volvo XC60 has already been in the market for some time and has always been appreciated for its sleek exterior design, stylish cabin space and engaging driving dynamics. Above all these, the characteristic attributes if this Volvo SUV make it a sensible vehicle with exceptional family friendly features and space, beautifully complimented by excellent crash test scores. For 2015 Volvo has made its Xc60 even more appealing with the addition of all new four cylinder engine, which is capable of providing energetic acceleration and amazing fuel economy for its class. The latter has been aided by the new and equally efficient eight speed automatic transmission system and refined automatic engine stop start system. Unfortunately, 2015 Volvo XC60 will be providing these features only for the front wheel drive models, whereas the old machines with six cylinder engine and six speed automatic transmissions will continue to come with all wheel drive feature. The difference in the fuel economy of both the engine versions is quite evident and also the acceleration which becomes even more powerful with laggardly 3.2 AWD model.
The front wheel drive 2015 Volvo XC60 has new engines for its trim levels along with the inclusion of moniker Drive E. the T5 Drive E trim level is occupied with turbocharged 2.0 liter four cylinder engine, whereas the T6 Drive E will come with novel turbocharged and supercharged 2.0liter four cylinder engine. Both these powerful engines of 2015 Volvo XC60 are accompanied by the equally powerful eight speed automatic transmission system and automatic start stop engine, which is standard. With all these enhanced features XC60 manages to achieve segment leading fuel economy numbers.
With the exception 2015 Volvo XC60 has made in the budding compact luxury SUV segment, we certainly don’t mind recommending it as one of our best choice among the top 2015 compact luxury crossovers. One of the primary appeal of this vehicle is its well rounded nature, which makes it a perfect competition for some of the other crossover belonging to the same class, moreover with all the distinctive styling and additional features, Volvo has still not lost its family hauler charm, which makes it an ideal family friendly car. Some of the key competitions for 2015 Volvo XC60 are 2015 Acura RDX which is also a family friendly SUV, fuel efficient and extremely stylish Audi Q5 and appealing 2015 BMW X3. You may find Volvo a bit pricey, but with the features it comes packed with you won’t mind spending a bit extra for some great family time.