2014 Volvo XC60

March 3rd, 2014 · 0 Comments · Cars » Volvo

2014 Volvo XC60 is a compact crossover SUV produced by Volvo Cars in Ghent, Belgium and is based on Volvo Y20 platform. Introduced in 2008, the XC60 has been Volvo’s best selling car since 2009.The XC60 concept was a preview of the production XC60. It included a glass roof and a newly styled grille, with a much larger Volvo logo along with the V which is shaped on the Volvo, this was the first of Volvo’s new DNA which they are slowly implementing throughout the model range. The XC60 concept also included a new shifting mechanism, electronic bootlid, and 20 inch wheels. According to Volvo, the XC60 Plug in Hybrid has an all electric range of up to 35 mi  for a fuel economy equivalent of 105 mpg US and a total range of 600 mi.

2014 Volvo XC60

Fuel economy when running on the gasoline engine is estimated at 50 mpg US. Recharging time is 3.5 hours from a 220V outlet and 7.5 hours from a 110V outlet.The XC60 includes traditional Volvo safety features including a whiplash protection system, side impact protection system, roll stability control, dynamic stability and traction control, inflatable curtain airbags, hill descent control , collision warning with brake support, active bi xenon lights, and patented front, side, and rear structures. 2014 Volvo XC60 system is described as a driver support system with the goal of preventing or mitigating vehicle on vehicle collisions below 30 km/h .Depending on the speed, if a collision is likely, the Volvo’s computer system will either prepare the car to brake or automatically brake the vehicle to avoid or mitigate a rear end collision.

 2014 Volvo XC60 R Design Interior

The XC60 scored 16 of 16 points in the front test and 16 of 16 in the side test. The car received 2 of 2 points available in the pole test and an additional 3 points available for seat belt reminders. The XC60 received a total of 37 of 37 points and therefore five stars in EuroNCAP’s evaluation.The XC60 was one of only three cars  to receive 37 of 37 available points under EuroNCAP’s point based evaluation.

2014 Volvo XC60 R Design Interior

The XC60 was granted the IIHS’s highest rating of good in front, side, rear and roof strength tests and has Electronic Stability Control as standard equipment to receive the award.In February 2013, Volvo debuted a refreshed version of the XC60, to be released for the 2014 model year. 2014 Volvo XC60 exterior updates are primarily cosmetic, with changes to the grille and front driving lights, loss of black cladding along the lower doorsills, and minor changes to the exhaust tips and taillights. Interior updates include new materials and dashboard trims, available paddle shifter on the T6 model, and introduction of a 7″ touch screen display.

2014 Volvo XC60 Price

2014 Volvo XC60 Price

2014 Volvo XC60 T6 R-Design

2014 Volvo XC60 T6 R-Design

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