If you need a luxury SUV that provides attractive design and exceptional security, the upcoming 2021 Volvo XC60 is a real deal. The Swedish mid-size SUV will introduce some changes, and according to numerous reports, it will arrive next year.
The new 2-row/5-passenger compact-luxury SUV thanks to its design and techs inside will lure rivals like BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Audi Q5, and Acura RDX. Moreover, after great success with Volvo XC90, the manufacturer decided to apply the same treatment on XC60. So, we can expect excellent safety and numerous configurations.
2021 Volvo XC60 Comes With Minor Change Outside
The design of the 2021 Volvo XC60 will be refreshed, and it will look bolder. However, the new model will largely remain the same. We can say that the upcoming SUV will get a minor change outside. Dimensionally, the XC60 SUV slots between the smaller XC40 model and a bigger XC70.
Furthermore, the exterior remains to be modern and strong. The same design language is used on the XC90. The prominent grille called “Thor’s Hammer” is unique on the market, plus the manufacturer will use a full LED headlight. As we already wrote, there will be numerous configurations. One of them is a popular R-Line package that brings even a sportier look. This model is available with a gloss-black grille and stylish 21-inch wheels.
The newest 2021 Volvo XC60 offers excellent security. This model provides nothing less than the Volvo XC90. Features that are included with this SUV are lane-keeping assist, run-off road mitigation, automatic emergency braking and so on.
Essential Refreshments Inside
The forthcoming 2021 Volvo XC60 will be refreshed inside. The Swedish mid-size flagship SUV comes with two rows of seats, and it provides almost the same upscale design as XC90. From numerous reports, the manufacturer will add more high-quality materials and more standard features.
Like before, there will be three trims Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription. The standard package will include a new 9-inch vertical touch screen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto integration, 330-watt audio system, dual-zone climate control, 10-way-power front seats, power tailgate, and more. However, going up to higher trims, buyers will get heated rear seats, heated steering wheel, front seats with ventilation and a powerful sound system licensed by Bowers & Wilkin.
2021 Volvo XC60 Under the Hood
The forthcoming 2021 Volvo XC60 will continue to offer three engine options. The T5 model is the base, and this version consists of a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that produces a strong output of 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Also, this model will use an FWD system. Moreover, this powertrain can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 6.9 seconds, while the top speed is 130 mph.
Optionally, you can get a stronger T6 model that consists of a 2.0-liter supercharged inline-4 engine that delivers 316 horses and a stout 295 lb-ft of torque. All engines will send power through smooth and refined 8-speed automatic transmission.
The plug-in hybrid system will power the T8 model. This version comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged-supercharged inline-4 that delivers 400 horsepower and 472 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy is excellent, and this model is rated in city/highway 58 mpge.
2021 Volvo XC60 Price and Release Date
If the reports are correct, the upcoming 2021 Volvo XC60 will cost slightly higher than the predecessor. The starting price will be around $41,000 for the base model T5.
However, T6 model comes with more equipment, and it delivers more output thanks to the stronger engine is over $47,000. Plug-in hybrid T8 is the highlight of the offer, and it`s excellent fuel rated. This version starts at $60,000. The debut of this model will happen sometime in the following year.