Tow Car Awards 2023: Overall winner

If you’re looking for a great tow car that will also be enjoyable to drive solo, you need one of our 2023 Tow Car Awards winners. Here we reveal our overall Tow Car of the Year and why it won...

OVERALL WINNER: Tow Car of the Year 2023

Volvo V60 T6 Recharge Plus

Kerb weight 2064kg 85% match 1764kg Max towing weight 2000kg Towball limit 100kg

It’s never straightforward choosing one outstanding model from so many. After all, how do you compare a punchy diesel with a tax-efficient electric car? Or a small SUV with a giant 4x4?

In the end, it comes down to which of the class winners has raised standards in the most areas. And this year, that car is the Volvo V60 T6 Recharge.

Tow Car Awards 2023 - Volvo V60 towing nose

With more power and a bigger battery than before, the V60 offers an excellent all-electric range, and tremendous performance while towing. Overtaking is surprisingly easy, and the brakes are more than up to the job of slowing down car and caravan.

Stability is first rate, too, whether you’re making an emergency swerve or towing at high speeds in breezy weather.

And the V60 is roomy and practical, in addition to being a pleasure to tow with. Few plug-in hybrids have the same boot space as the non-hybrid equivalent, but the V60 Recharge does. That’s doubly impressive when you consider that this model has four-wheel drive.

Volvo V60 boot

Add in very low emissions and modest running costs if you top-up the battery regularly, and this luxurious and roomy estate car is truly exceptional.

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