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For The Volvo V60 has a classy, comfortable and spacious cabin. It’s keenly priced and comes with a huge array of standard and optional safety kit.

Against The boot isn’t as big as you’d expect a Volvo estate’s to be, and it’s not as much fun to drive as some competitors.

Volvo V60 Estate
33 5stars

The Volvo V60 is a well-rounded and appealing alternative to its German rivals. It scores particularly highly for safety and comfort.

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3.6

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There are 38 Volvo V60 versions available

Estate 1.6 T3 Business Edition S/S 5dr £22,005
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 D2 Business Edition S/S 5dr £22,745
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D3 Business Edition S/S 5dr £23,395
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D4 Business Edition S/S 5dr £24,645
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 T3 SE S/S 5dr £27,005
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 D2 SE S/S 5dr £27,745
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 T3 SE Nav S/S 5dr £28,205
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D3 SE S/S 5dr £28,395
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 T3 R-Design S/S 5dr £28,505
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 D2 SE Nav S/S 5dr £28,945
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 D2 R-Design S/S 5dr £29,245
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 T3 R-Design Nav S/S 5dr £29,450
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D3 SE Nav S/S 5dr £29,595
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D4 SE S/S 5dr £29,645
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D3 R-Design S/S 5dr £29,895
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 D2 SE Lux S/S 5dr £30,145
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 D2 R-Design Nav S/S 5dr £30,445
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D3 SE Lux S/S 5dr £30,795
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D4 SE Nav S/S 5dr £30,845
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D3 R-Design Nav S/S 5dr £31,095
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D4 R-Design S/S 5dr £31,145
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 D2 SE Lux Nav S/S 5dr £31,345
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 D2 R-Design Lux S/S 5dr £31,845
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D3 SE Lux Nav S/S 5dr £31,995
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D4 SE Lux S/S 5dr £32,045
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D4 R-Design Nav S/S 5dr £32,345
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D3 R-Design Lux S/S 5dr £32,495
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 1.6 D2 R-Design Lux Nav S/S 5dr £33,045
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D4 SE Lux Nav S/S 5dr £33,245
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D3 R-Design Lux Nav S/S 5dr £33,695
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D4 R-Design Lux S/S 5dr £33,745
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.4 D5 R-Design Nav S/S 5dr £34,095
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.0 D4 R-Design Lux Nav S/S 5dr £34,945
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.4 D5 SE Lux Nav S/S 5dr £34,995
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.4 D5 R-Design Lux Nav S/S 5dr £36,695
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 3.0 T6 Polestar 5dr £49,755
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
Estate 2.4 D6 AWD Plug-in Hybrid 5dr £49,975
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Estate 2.4 D6 AWD Plug-in H R-Dsgn LN 5dr £51,675
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The Volvo V60 isn’t supposed to be your typical load-lugging Volvo estate – that’s why they call it a Sports Wagon. That means the boot isn’t as big as you’d expect, but clever design means it’s still pretty practical. The cabin is classy and comfortable for passengers, too.

Every version comes very well equipped, with climate and cruise controls, alloy wheels, four powered windows and a host of safety kit.

The 2.0-litre D3 diesel engine will be the best-seller due to its mix of strength and affordable running costs. However, it doesn’t quite stack up on either count next to the comparable engines in rivals like the Audi A4 Avant and BMW 3 Series Touring.

The V60 isn't as much fun as the BMW to drive, either, and it’s not as refined as it should be. Even so, it’s an attractive and affordable alternative.

Reader test team says:

Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 DRIVe SE Lux Premium 5dr

I have owned my V60 SE LUX DriveE for one year now, covering 11,000 miles. This is a very comfortable car with exceptional seats and the mpg is very…

Christian Brewer

4 out of 5 stars

Volvo V60 Estate 3.0 T6 SE Premium 4WD 5dr

I have owned 3 Volvo's previously, 2 V70s & C70, without doubt the most comfortable cars I have owned or driven. I took a V60 R Design 1.6 115ps…

mick shaw

3 out of 5 stars

Volvo V60 Estate 2.4 D5 SE Lux Premium 5dr

Had the 1 yr old car about 4 months. On the whole very good and pleased. Nippy D5 engine great but you pay for it in lower mpg. We get 35 to 40…

Ti Bourne

4 out of 5 stars

Volvo V60 Estate 2.0 D3 R-Design 5dr

I have had this car for approximately 6 months and I have enjoyed driving it throughout that period. I drive quite low mileages (8k/p.a) but recently…

neal mcknight

4 out of 5 stars
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