Volvo XC60 2.0 D4 R DESIGN 5dr Geartronic Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £42,460What Car? Target Price£39,286
Review

The Volvo XC60 isn't the best large SUV to drive; if you're looking for something sportier there's the Porsche Macan, while the Audi Q5 can be more comfortable. Yet the XC60 looks and feels classy inside, is roomy and well equipped, making it a very strong choice. That's especially so in good-value Momentum trim.

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Trim: R DESIGN

This is the most popular trim level, thanks to its more aggressive styling; you also get chunky 19in alloys, metal interior highlights, lowered sport suspension and privacy glass.

Engine: 2.0 D4

If you can manage with front-wheel drive this is our top recommendation. With 188bhp the 2.0-litre diesel isn't super quick but offers relaxed and easygoing pace, and it's the cheapest and most efficient version of the XC60 diesels — even the mild hybrid B4 and B5 models.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

613

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

158

g/km

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