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For The Volvo XC60 is a fantastic family car, with a spacious, versatile and appealing cabin, smooth motorway manners and loads of safety kit.

Against The dash has some fiddly buttons and the five-cylinder diesel engines aren’t as smooth or frugal as some rivals’.

Volvo XC60 Crossover
44 5stars

The Volvo XC60 is a fine family car. It’s practical, classy, good to drive and scores highly for safety.

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There are 22 Volvo XC60 versions available

Crossover 2.0 D4 SE S/S 5dr £31,110
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.0 D4 SE Nav S/S 5dr £32,310
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.0 D4 R-Design S/S 5dr £32,385
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D4 SE AWD S/S 5dr £32,785
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.0 D4 R-Design Nav S/S 5dr £33,585
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.0 D4 SE Lux S/S 5dr £33,810
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D4 SE Nav AWD S/S 5dr £33,985
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D4 R-Design AWD S/S 5dr £34,060
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D5 SE AWD S/S 5dr £34,685
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.0 D4 R-Design Lux S/S 5dr £35,010
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.0 D4 SE Lux Nav S/S 5dr £35,010
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D4 R-Design Nav AWD S/S 5dr £35,260
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D4 SE Lux AWD S/S 5dr £35,485
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D5 SE Nav AWD S/S 5dr £35,885
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.0 D4 R-Design Lux Nav S/S 5dr £36,210
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D4 R-Design Lux AWD S/S 5dr £36,685
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D4 SE Lux Nav AWD S/S 5dr £36,685
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D5 R-Design Nav AWD S/S 5dr £37,160
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D4 R-Design Lux Nav AWD S/ 5dr £37,885
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D5 SE Lux Nav AWD S/S 5dr £38,585
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 2.4 D5 R-Design Lux Nav AWD S/ 5dr £39,785
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 3.0 T6 R-Design Lux Nav AWD 5dr £43,700
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The diesel engine line-up comprises one four-cylinder unit and two levels of five-cylinder motor. All give decent performance. The T6's turbocharged petrol engine has masses of oomph, meanwhile, but it's far too costly to buy and run for us to recommend it.

R Design models get revisions to the chassis and suspension to make them sharper to drive. We'd avoid them, though, because the ride suffers as a result.

Every XC60 gets an impressive standard kit list, including six airbags, climate and cruise control, alloy wheels, automatic lights and wipers, DAB radio, a USB socket and Bluetooth phone connectivity and music streaming.

While there's a long list of possible options to add, Volvo is offering 10 different option packs to XC60 buyers, designed to offer greater luxury, performance, safety or security for a lower price.

Reader test team says:

Volvo XC60 Crossover 3.0 T6 R-Design Lux Nav AWD 5dr

I have had a 7 day test drive of the XC60 D4 AWD Auto R-Design Lux Nav with upgraded Alloys during which I covered over 1000 miles. This waqs a truly…

Neal Hann

5 out of 5 stars

Volvo XC60 Crossover 2.0 D4 SE Lux Nav S/S 5dr

Great looking inside & out. Good performance & economy. Very roomy & practical. Now for the bad bits, worse car I've ever had for ride comfort; unless…

george roughan

2 out of 5 stars

Volvo XC60 Crossover 2.4 D5 R-Design 4WD 5dr

Traded in my Volvo C70 2.0D Convertible Coupe which I absolutely loved for a pre-registered XC60 "Passion Red" that I just had to have when visiting…

Brian Love

4 out of 5 stars

Volvo XC60 Crossover 2.0 D3 DRIVe SE Lux Prem. 2WD 5dr

This car is my first Volvo. Overall I am extremely pleased with the XC60 Crossover. I consider the exterior styling to be superb. I purchased the car…

peter shadwell

5 out of 5 stars
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