Volvo XC60 2.0 T8 Recharge PHEV Inscription Pro 5dr AWD Auto Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol/plug-in elec hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £58,805What Car? Target Price£55,027
Review

The Volvo XC60 isn't the best large SUV to drive; if you're looking for something sportier there's the Porsche Macan, while the Audi Q5 can be more comfortable. Yet the XC60 looks and feels classy inside, is roomy and well equipped, making it a very strong choice. That's especially so in good-value Momentum trim.

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Trim: Inscription Pro

Adding the Pro Pack to the already luxurious Inscription trim gets you air suspension, adaptive LED headlights, keyless entry, a powered tailgate, a heated windscreen, a heated steering wheel, LED foglights and even massaging front seats. It’s far too pricey to recommend, though.

Engine: 2.0 T8 Recharge PHEV

This plug-in hybrid version combines batteries, an electric motor and a petrol engine to maximise efficiency and pump out a healthy 385bhp, providing rapid acceleration. On a full charge, it can officially offer up to 33.6 miles on electricity alone (we managed 22 miles) and it has the lowest CO2 emissions in the range. The T8 is most efficient in town; on the motorway, once the battery is depleted, you get around 30mpg in the real world, so high-mileage users might be better off sticking with a diesel engine.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.5 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

117.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

598

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

56

g/km

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