Volvo V60 2.0 B6P R DESIGN 5dr AWD Auto Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Volvo S60 R design Polestar Engineered 2019 RHD
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  • Volvo V60
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RRP £45,835What Car? Target Price£42,855
Review

The Volvo V60 edges ahead of similarly-priced premium rivals thanks to its generally comfy ride, secure handling and great interior quality. And did we mention it’s blooming roomy? That's key to an estate's appeal and it's bigger on the inside than rivals such as the Audi A4 Avant. It's a great all-rounder.

This sporty trim is based on Momentum but adds sports suspension, part-nappa-leather sports seats with four-way lumbar adjustment and extendable seat bases, a gesture-controlled powered tailgate, privacy glass and keyless entry. It's one that's worth considering.

The 296bhp B6 (P) is the quickest non-plug-in hybrid V60 with 0-62mph in 6.0sec. It comes as standard with four-wheel drive but that means fuel consumption and CO2 emissions take a hit (the official average is 36mpg) so unless you have the need for speed or the added traction on greasy roads, it's nice rather than necessary. We'd go for the cheaper petrols instead.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

36.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

648

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

177

g/km

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