With an unsurpassed reputation for providing safety to their drivers and passengers, all that and more has gone into making the XC60 among the safest cars to be found on the US roads. This has been proved by the XC60 having been awarded five stars by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for both overall frontal impact and side crash protection.
The XC60 comes with Volvo's DTSC system designed to detect when the vehicle is liable to go into a skid and intervene.
Apart from its abundance of tremendous safety features, the XC60 provides a very comfortable ride, thanks to well designed seating of a very high standard.
According to various reviews the 3.2 liter engined Volvo XC60 goes from 0-60mph in just 9.1 seconds while the turbocharged T6 will make the same trip in about 7 seconds flat.
Reviews generally complain that not all of the XC60's controls are as spontaneous as they could be.
The Volvo's XC60's 3.2 engine provides overall fairly stodgy performance levels.
The Volvo's XC60's steering is non- responsive.
The Volvo XC60's navigation software could do with a revamp.