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VOLVO XC60 ESTATE

2.0 T6 RC PHEV Inscription Expression 5dr AWD Auto

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Main Features

Transmission

Transmission

Automatic

Fuel Type

Fuel Type

Petrol/PlugIn Elec Hybrid

Economy

Economy

Overall: 100.9mpg
EV range: 28.6 miles

0 - 62 MPH

0 - 62 MPH

5.9 secs

RRP inc VAT

RRP inc VAT

£50,525.00


Plug-in Hybrid

Plug-in Hybrid

Leather Seats

Leather Seats

Sat Nav

Sat Nav

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

DAB

DAB

Body Glass:

  • Electric front+rear windows
  • Rain sensor with automatic windscreen wiper activation
  • Rear wiper
  • Tinted windscreen

Brakes:

  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Hill descent control
  • Hill start assist
  • Stability and Traction Control with Spin control, Engine Drag Control and Corner Traction Control
  • Vehicle deceleration control with Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake Distribution and Emergency Brake Assist

Carpets/Rugs:

  • Floor mats

Chassis/Suspension:

  • Electric rear axle drive

Communication:

  • Bluetooth handsfree system
  • Voice control system
  • Volvo on call

Driver Aids:

  • Adjustable steering wheel force
  • Drive mode selector
  • Driver alert control with lane keeping aid
  • Oncoming Lane Mitigation
  • Speed limiter
  • Speed sensitive steering

Driver Information:

  • 12.3" Active TFT crystal driver's instrument display
  • 9" Touch screen
  • Sensus navigation with European mapping and traffic information
  • Service interval indicator
  • Trip computer

Driving Mirrors:

  • Auto dimming interior + exterior mirrors
  • Colour coordinated auto folding and heated power door mirrors

Embellishment Trims:

  • Iron ore inlays

Entertainment:

  • DAB Digital radio
  • Steering wheel remote infotainment controls

Exterior Body Features:

  • Body colour bumpers
  • Chrome deco lower front bumper
  • Chrome lower side moulding trim with Recharge logo
  • Chrome window surround
  • Dual integrated exhaust pipes
  • High gloss black grille with chrome inserts
  • Illuminated side steps
  • Integrated silver roof rails
  • Power glass tilt and slide panoramic sunroof with sun curtain
  • Recharging port located in nearside front wing
  • Roof antenna
  • Roof spoiler
  • Visible VIN plate

Exterior Lights:

  • Adaptive brake lights with high level LED brake lights
  • Automatic headlight levelling system
  • Home safe and approach lighting
  • LED Headlights + Active high beam incorporating daytime running lights

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation:

  • 2 zone electronic climate control with Clean zone air quality system and pollen filter
  • Auxiliary fuel fired heater with pre conditioning functions
  • B Pillar ventilation

Interior Features:

  • 12V socket in front tunnel console and cargo compartment
  • 3 spoke leather steering wheel with chrome trim
  • Bright metal luggage threshold
  • Centre armrest storage illumination
  • Centre console cupholders and storage
  • Charge cable bag
  • Height/reach adjustable steering column
  • Illuminated glovebox
  • Leather upholstery
  • Load cover
  • Load protection net
  • Rear armrest / integral cup holders / storage tray
  • Rear seat concealed storage
  • Recharge aluminium tread plates
  • Underfloor stowage compartment

Interior Lights:

  • Front footwell illumination
  • Front reading lights
  • Illuminated luggage compartment
  • Theatre lights

Safety:

  • 5 three point seatbelts
  • City safety with steering support with Pedestrian + cyclist + large animal detection + front collision warning with full auto brake
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • Dual stage Driver/Passenger Airbags
  • First aid kit
  • IC (Inflatable Curtains) - Full Length
  • Passenger airbag cut-off device
  • Road sign information display
  • Run off Road Mitigation
  • Run off Road Protection
  • Seatbelt reminder and pretensioners
  • SIPS (Side Impact Protection System)
  • SIPS airbags
  • Slippery road and hazard light alert
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Warning triangle
  • WHIPS whiplash protection system - front

Seats:

  • Head restraints for all seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Power height adjustable passenger seat with lumbar support
  • Versatile split folding rear seat - 60/40

Security:

  • Anti-theft alarm including immobiliser/volume sensor + level sensor
  • Care key with user defined top speed
  • Key integrated remote control central locking + fuel flap with deadlocking system and auto open/close power windows
  • Locking wheel nuts
  • Private locking for tailgate

Transmission:

  • 8 speed automatic transmission with start/stop + manual change functions
  • All wheel drive system

Vanity Mirrors:

  • Illuminated vanity mirrors + ticket holder

Wheels - Spare:

  • Tyre sealant kit + 12v compressor

Electric Vehicle Data:

  • Battery Capacity in kWh: 11.6
  • Battery Leased: No
  • Battery Type: Lithium-ion
  • Coupler/Connector Type: Type 2
  • Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Mileage: 100,000
  • Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Years: 8
  • WLTP - AER (km) - Comb - Max: 46
  • WLTP - AER (km) - Comb - Min: 53
  • WLTP - AER (miles) - Comb - Max: 28.6
  • WLTP - AER (miles) - Comb - Min: 32.9
  • WLTP - EC AC Weighted (kWh/100km) - Comb - Max: 17.8
  • WLTP - EC AC Weighted (kWh/100km) - Comb - Min: 15.2
  • WLTP - EC AC Weighted (miles/kWh) - Comb - Max: 3.5
  • WLTP - EC AC Weighted (miles/kWh) - Comb - Min: 4.1
  • WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb: 52
  • WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb - Max: 46
  • WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb - Min: 52
  • WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb: 32
  • WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb - Max: 28.6
  • WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb - Min: 32.3

Emissions - ICE:

  • HC+NOx:
  • Particles:
  • Standard Euro Emissions: EURO 6

Emissions - PHEV:

  • WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb: 55
  • WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - Max: 64
  • WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - Min: 55

Engine and Drive Train:

  • Camshaft: DOHC
  • Catalytic Convertor: Yes
  • CC: 1,969
  • Cylinder Layout: IN-LINE
  • Cylinders: 4
  • Engine Layout: FRONT TRANSVERSE
  • Fuel Delivery: TURBO DIRECT INJECTION
  • Gears: 8 SPEED
  • Number of Valves: 16
  • Transmission: SEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE:

  • EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies: No

Fuel Consumption - PHEV:

  • WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - Max: 2.8
  • WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - Min: 2.5
  • WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - Max: 100.9
  • WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - Min: 113

General:

  • Alternative Fuel Qualifying: Yes
  • Badge Engine CC: 2.0
  • Badge Power: 340
  • Based On ID:
  • Coin Description: T6 Recharge PHEV
  • Coin Series: Inscription Exprsn
  • Generation Mark: 2
  • Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07: 41E
  • Man Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years: 8
  • Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years: 3
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %:
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection %:
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09:
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection %:
  • NCAP Safety Assist %:
  • Safety Concerns?: No
  • Service Interval Frequency - Months: 12
  • Service Interval Mileage: 18,000
  • Special Edition: No
  • Special Order: No
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage: 60,000
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Years: 3
  • Vehicle Homologation Class: M1

Performance:

  • 0 to 60 mph (secs): No
  • 0 to 62 mph (secs): 5.9
  • Engine Power - BHP: 340
  • Engine Power - KW: 250
  • Engine Power - PS: Yes
  • Engine Power - RPM: 5,500
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT: 258
  • Engine Torque - MKG: 35.7
  • Engine Torque - NM: 350
  • Engine Torque - RPM: 1700
  • Top Speed: 112

Test Cycles:

  • Emissions Test Cycle: WLTP
  • RDE Certification Level: RDE 2

Tyres:

  • Alloys?: Yes
  • Space Saver?: No
  • Tyre Size Front: 235/60 R18
  • Tyre Size Rear: 235/60 R18
  • Tyre Size Spare: TYRE REPAIR KIT
  • Wheel Style: 5 DOUBLE SPOKE
  • Wheel Type: 18" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions:

  • Height: 1,658
  • Height (including roof rails):
  • Length: 4,688
  • Wheelbase: 2,865
  • Width: 1999
  • Width (including mirrors): 2,117

Weight and Capacities:

  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres): 70
  • Gross Vehicle Weight: 2,660
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Down): 1395
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Up): 598
  • Max. Loading Weight: 561
  • Max. Roof Load: 100
  • Max. Towing Weight - Braked: 2,100
  • Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked: 750
  • Minimum Kerbweight: 2,099
  • No. of Seats: 5
  • Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb: 11.4
Volvo's XC60 is at its cleverest - and priciest - in Recharge T8 Plug-in hybrid form. Jonathan Crouch drives it.

Ten Second Review
The top Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid version of Volvo's XC60 mid-sized premium SUV combines turbocharging, supercharging and electrification for potentially astonishing efficiency returns, despite this Swedish crossover's huge power output. There's a significant price to pay for this technology and you'll need to tailor your motoring life to suit what this car can offer but if you can deal with these caveats, then this is a potentially very likeable package.

Background
Quite a few brands have only recently jumped aboard the plug-in hybrid bandwagon but Volvo has long planned for it. The company's current petrol and diesel cars are all based around a single 2.0-litre four cylinder engine block unveiled by Volvo's then R&D Chief Peter Mertens way back in 2011. It was a configuration fundamentally designed around the requirements for plug-in tech and as a result, Volvo was quickly able to launch plug-in electrified versions of all its larger models, including the XC60 mid-sized SUV we feature here. Since then, plug-in variants of rival Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Mercedes GLC rival SUVs have also hit the market. Can this XC60 Recharge Plug-in hybrid still appeal in that company? Let's find out.

Driving Experience
Under the bonnet of the Recharge Plug-in hybrid AWD XC60 models, you'll find a 2.0-litre turbocharged and supercharged petrol engine which is mated to an 87hp electric motor sited on the back axle. The main powerplant comes in three levels of output: 253hp for the base Recharge T6, 303hp for the Recharge T8 and 318hp for the top Recharge T8 'Polestar Engineered' version. In each case, the set-up is aided by a 25bhp starter motor/generator that pitches in from time to time to smooth any gaps in torque delivery between the two main power sources. It's all enough to deliver a set of stats that it's rather hard to get your head around. In the case of the standard T8 variant that most XC60 Plug-in hybrid customers choose, an enormous 407bhp combined power output offsets the extra weight of all these mechanicals, so 62mph from rest can still be dispatched in just 5.3 on the way to 140mph. Yet there's also the potential for the kind of fuel and CO2 readings that theoretically could equal those of a frugal supermini. Which of those two extremes you reach in an XC60 T8 will depend on your choice between the five driving settings that owners of all XC60 Plug-in hybrid models are offered. Ultimate speed is delivered by a 'Power' mode that sees both petrol and electric units permanently working together. Alternatively, there are four other drive choices: a 'Hybrid' setting that sees the two engines cutting in and out as necessary: an 'AWD' mode that gives you permanent 4x4 traction: plus a 'Pure electric' setting that only uses the battery power and can take you up to 28 miles (more than most people's daily commuting distance) on a single charge. There's even a 'Save' option so that on a longer trip, you can hold that charge until you get to the city driving you might have to do at the end of the journey.

Design and Build
This Recharge Plug-in hybrid model looks pretty much identical to the more conventional petrol and diesel variants lower down the range. The eagle-eyed will spot special badging and an extra charging flap but that's about it. At first glance with this second generation XC60, much seems similar to its larger XC90 showroom stablemate. Move to the side though, and the differences between the two SUVs become more obvious. Though this car is only 9mm narrower than its bigger stablemate, dimensions that see it 261mm shorter and 118mm lower make it clearly a more compact and sportier proposition. At the wheel, you sit lower than you would in an XC90 and the muscular-looking door creases, extended 'Thor's Hammer' headlights and revised grille give this model a sportier look. There's a longer bonnet than a rival Audi Q5 - and a longer roofline too. As you'd expect, there are plenty of cabin resemblances to the XC90, especially when it comes to the dashboard, seats and upholstery, plus the same 9.0-inch touchscreen and 12.3-inch digital dial displays feature. In the back, two adults should be very comfortable and there's also a really unique touch - concealed storage compartments under the rear seat bases which are just the right size to store electronic devices, like a tablet, out of sight. Out back, there's a 468-litre boot (down from 483 in the conventional model), extendable to 1,395-litres once you fold the rear bench (down from 1,410-litres).

Market and Model
You'll have expected there to be a price to pay to add in sophisticated plug-in tech to the XC60, but you might not have expected it to take the price of this Volvo right up into the £58,000-£63,000 bracket. But that's the reality here. For the T8 version of this Recharge model, there are 'R-Design Pro' and 'Inscription Pro' trim levels, plus there's a unique 'Polestar Engineered' version of the T8 Plug-in hybrid. If you need to pay a little less, the slightly lesser-powered Recharge T6 plug-in hybrid version of this model is priced from around £50,000. Every version of the XC60 is very well equipped. As standard, even entry-level variants come with leather-faced upholstery, LED headlights with active high beam, two-zone climate control with a 'CleanZone' air-filtration system, heated front seats, a powered tailgate and alloy wheels of at least 18-inches in size. Volvo's Sensus infotainment system is also standard. This brings a 9" portrait-style touch screen, satellite navigation and an intuitive voice-activation system. It also provides access to the internet and a range of cloud-based apps such as Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher and Yelp. Volvo's City Safety system is fitted to every XC60. This includes automatic emergency braking with pedestrian, cyclist and large animal detection, and the world-first application of Steer Assist. This feature helps to avoid or limit the severity of collisions at low speeds by assisting with the steering in an emergency, such as when swerving to miss an obstacle. There's also Pilot Assist, Volvo's innovative semi-autonomous drive feature. This assists with the steering (up to 80mph) and takes care of the acceleration and braking required to keep the car within lane markings and at the desired cruising speed or distance from any vehicle in front.

Cost of Ownership
The Recharge plug-in XC60 variants achieve an all-electric driving range of around 35 miles, assuming you limit yourself to the car's 'Pure' all-EV mode. As for the WLTP fuel and CO2 stats, well the standard Recharge T6 Plug-in hybrid manages up to 122.7mpg and up to 54g/km. And the standard Recharge T8 Plug-in hybrid manages up to 117.5mpg and up to 56g/km. For the T8 Polestar Engineered variant, the figures are up to 94.0mpg and 69g/km. As with any plug-in hybrid, there's little point in purchase unless you establish a regular recharging regime for the battery pack, which in this case is 11.6kWh in size. Customers will be able to buy a wallbox from Volvo that will charge their cars on 16-amp power in about two and a half hours. If you're out and about and find a 10-amp pubic charging point, the charging time will be slightly longer - three and a half hours - while connecting up to a normal domestic three-pin 6-amp supply will take six hours. The important thing of course, is that the government believes the fantasy-land CO2 stats, so business users will be able to write down as much as 100% of the cost of a XC60 T8 against their tax liability. And a 40% tax payer could be driving this variant while incurring a BIK tax bill of no more than around £100 a month. If you're a business buyer browsing in this segment, these are figures that'll reward a bit of thought if you're just about to blindly sign on the dotted line for a conventional six cylinder diesel model from a rival brand.

Summary
The sort of sensible buyer likely to be considering an XC60 is, we think, likely to be sorely tempted by this Plug-in hybrid version. The combination of low taxation and the potential for virtually fuel-free commuting mileage is, as with any model of this type, a tempting one. And when you match it to this car's class-leading safety standards and cool, Scandinavian vibe, the resulting package offers a refreshing alternative to rival German-branded SUVs. But the asking figures are substantial and in an era where government assistance is absent, you'd have to be very sold on the plug-in remit here to opt for this Recharge model. After all, if you merely want your premium luxury mid-sized SUV to be in some way electrified, Volvo offers very acceptable mild hybrid petrol and diesel versions of this car lower down the range. We think those B5 variants might be a better pick for most customers. But if you have to have technology superiority in your XC60, only the Recharge variants offer it.

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