2016 Volvo XC60 – Release Date, News and Rumors

2016 Volvo XC60 Release Date, MSRP, Specs, Price – The brand new Volvo XC60 2016 comes with subtle changes. Certain features have either been roped-in or dropped off, key among them is the configurable anterior driver’s seat feature, which will no longer be present once the XC60 is released. It has been particularly difficult for family cars to rid themselves of a history long known for being unexciting, but Volvo has managed to weather the storm and has continuously been able to offer its users a perfect choice with its forthcomingVolvo XC60.

2016 Volvo XC60
2016 Volvo XC60

The XC60 boasts of adequate interior space, good test scores, and tons of standard features as well. Also, the vehicle is fuel efficient judging from conventional ratings in its class. We can all reminisce that Volvo just rejuvenated its engine line-up the previous year and we shouldn’t expect any major overhaul this year.

2016 Volvo XC60 white color, rear view, tailpipe and tailights

The FWD 2016 Volvo XC60 T5 & T6 variants come amazing EPA fuel efficiency ratings you can anywhere. The AWD XC60 models doesn’t get the powerplants and are therefore disappointing in terms of efficiency, however, they get good engines and breathtaking mileage figures when compared to their competitors.

Exterior Colors & Interior Review – 2016 Volvo XC60

The new Volvo XC60 2016 is a 5-seater capacity small crossover. The trim levels available correspond to the drivetrain and engine.

2016 Volvo XC60 front
2016 Volvo XC60 front

The Drive-E and T5 all-wheel-drive will come with the following features as standard. Automatic headlights, 18” alloy wheels, front foglights, roof rails, running LEDs, rear foglights, heated mirrors, cruise control, automatic wipers, climate control, cloth upholstery, driver seat memory, 8-way electric anterior seats configured for lumbar support, memory settings, and a leather steering wheel.

2016 Volvo XC60 back
2016 Volvo XC60 back

Technology features to be offered will include automatic braking, forward collision alert, lane assist, Bluetooth connectivity, voice commands, a 7” touchscreen, audio connectivity, app smartphone integration, auto-dimming mirror, a CD player, Wi-Fi connectivity, and an 8-speaker audio system, Volvo’s On Call system, HD radio, and USB capability.

2016 Volvo XC60 exterior, blue color

The premiere package for the 2016 Volvo XC60 T5 all-wheel-drive adds an auto-dimming mirror, an aft privacy glass, panoramic roof, leather upholstery, moonroof, a navigation system, configurable rear seats, and full leather upholstery, configurable digital gauges.

2016 Volvo XC60 interior
2016 Volvo XC60 interior

The 2016 Volvo XC60 Platinum T5 trim bundles in bi-xenon headlamps, power liftgate, keyless ignition, twelve-speaker audio system, keyless ignition, a rear view camera, keyless entry, ambient lighting and Volvo’s Convenience and Technology packages.

2016 Volvo XC60 interior, leather seats and steering wheel

The base 2016 Volvo XC60 T6 all-wheel-drive begin with the Premiere level and bags only the keyless ignition entry and ignition. The T6 all-wheel-drive R design gets equipped just the same way, but gets unique interior and exterior design and exclusive digital gauges as well.

2016 Volvo XC60 trunk

Engine Specs – 2016 Volvo XC60

The new Drive-E T5 variant will come equipped with a turbo 2L 4-cylinder engine capable of generating 240 hp and 258 pounds of torque. EPA estimates this vehicle to have a fuel return economy of 23/31/26 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

2016 Volvo XC60 engine view

The T5 all-wheel-drive 2016 should come fitted with a 2.5L 5-cylinder turbo powerplant capable of generating 250 horsepower and 266 pounds of torque. The engine will be mated to an AWD system through the 6-speed auto transmission and EPA estimates its fuel economy to be 19/26/22 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

The Drive-E T6 2016 debuts with a supercharged and 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo engine that yields up to 302 horsepower and 295 pounds of torque. In our own testing, the 2016 Volvo XC60 went front 0-60 miles per hour in a record 6.3 sec. The EPA ratings for the engine are capped at 22/29/24 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

2016 Volvo XC60 engine

2016 T6 all-wheel-drive variant should come with a 3L turbocharged inline-6 powerplant. The T6 all-wheel-drive version will be able to generate 200 horsepower and 325 pounds of torque. The 2016 Volvo XC60 R-Design model should be able to crank out 325 horsepower and 354 pounds of torque. All the engines have an AWD system and a 6-speed auto transmission systems.

In our very own testing, the R-Design sprinted from 0-60 miles per hour in an impressive 6.2 sec. The EPA fuel economy ratings stand at 17/23/20 mpg in the city/highway/combined.


Wheelbase: 109.2 in
Length: 182.8 in
Width: 74.4 in
Passenger volume: 98.6 ft³
Cargo volume: 30.8 ft³
Curb weight: 4041 lbs
Top Speed: 122 mph
0-60: 6,2 sec
MPG: 17/23 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Black Stone, Bright Silver Metallic, Crystal White Pearl, Red Metallic, Ice White, Magic Blue Metallic, Onyx Black Metallic, Osmium Grey Metallic…
Towing Capacity: 3500 lbs

Price & Release Date of the New 2016 Volvo XC60

It is widely expected that the new 2016 Volvo XC60 will be launched somewhere towards the end of this year or early next year. The expected price for the new base model will set you back by around $30,000. More from the same segment comes from such models as 2016 Acura RDX, 2016 Audi Q5, 2016 BMW X3 and 2016 Infiniti QX50 models.

2016 Volvo XC60 release date
2016 Volvo XC60 release date

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