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Volvo XC60

(2017 - present)

The Volvo XC60 is a medium-sized premium SUV/crossover, built on the same platform as its 60-series siblings, the S60 saloon and V60 estate. The current model is the second generation of XC60, and was launched in the summer of 2017.

The XC60 has received generally good to very good reviews from the UK motoring media, and has won many awards since it was launched – including 2018 World Car of the Year.

The Volvo XC60 has been particularly praised for its exterior and interior design, class-leading safety standards and comfort. However, its driving experience is not considered as enjoyable as some rivals.

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Body style: Medium SUV/crossover
Engines: petrol, diesel, plug-in hybrid
Price: From £37,785 on-road

Launched: Summer 2017
Last updated: –
Replacement due: TBA


Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

The Car Expert


Auto Express


Auto Trader




Car Keys






Daily Mail




Honest John






The Sun


The Telegraph


Top Gear


What Car?





Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: November 2017









Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Volvo XC60 has not yet been lab test by Green NCAP. Check back soon.


Trophies, prizes and awards that the Volvo XC60 has received


  • Auto Express Driver Power – Best Premium Mid-Size SUV
  • Auto Trader Awards – Best Car for Families


  • Auto Express Driver Power – Best Premium Mid-Size SUV + Safety Features Award
  • Auto Trader Awards – Best Car for Long Distances


  • World Car of the Year
  • UK Car of the Year Awards – Car of the Year + Best Medium Crossover
  • Fleet World Honours – Best Large SUV
  • Auto Express Awards – Premium Hybrid Car of the Year (XC60 T8)
  • What Car? Awards – Safety Award
  • AM Awards – New Car of the Year
  • Auto Trader Awards – Best Car Launched in the Last Year
  • DrivingElectric Awards – Large Plug-In Hybrid of the Year
  • Towcar of the Year Awards – Towcar of the Year + Best Family Towcar + Best Towcar 1,500-1,700kg category


  • Car of the Year Japan
  • Auto Express Awards – Best Premium SUV
  • Professional Driver Car of the Year Awards – Best Luxury SUV

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