2012 Volvo XC60 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$33,300-$48,150
$31,302-$45,261
17 /CITY / 23 /HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- Sub-trim levels in place of previous option packages
- T6 R-Design gains engine power
- Upgrade in suspension and engineering in optional Dynamic package for T6 AWD

Exterior Features
The 2012 Volvo XC60 is a compact, near-luxury crossover SUV that seats 5 passengers and provides ample cargo space. It is offered in three models--3.2, T6, and T6 R-Design--and in three trim levels--Premier (3.2 only), Premier Plus, and Platinum. Standard features include roof rails and heated mirrors.

Interior Features
Standard amenities on the Volvo XC60 include cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, 8-way power driver seat with memory and adjustable lumbar, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, some leather accents, and Bluetooth connectivity.

Optional Features
Options on the Volvo XC60 upper trims include 8-way power passenger seat, leather upholstery, power liftgate, rearview camera, and a 12-speaker surround-sound system. Stand-alone options include a blind-spot monitoring system, and rear-seat entertainment system with dual screens.

Under the Hood
The 2012 Volvo XC60 is fitted with a 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 240 horsepower. Standard are a 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive (FWD) , with all-wheel drive (AWD) optional. The T6 version is fitted with a 3.0-liter, turbocharged, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 300 horsepower and mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission and AWD. The T6 R-Design has a more powerful version of this engine with 25 extra horsepower, and also mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission and AWD.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Volvo XC60 are:
- XC60 with 3.2-liter engine: 19/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- XC60 T6 and T6 R-Design: 17/23/20 mpg

Safety
Every 2012 Volvo XC60 comes standard with braking and stability controls and City Safety technology, which Volvo says can mitigate or avoid low-speed frontal impact by applying brakes without driver intervention. Integral dual booster seats for children in the back seat are optional, as is a blind-spot monitoring system and other accident-avoidance features.

In government tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the XC60 received 5 (out of 5) stars overall, as well as 5 stars for frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the XC60 received \"Good\" ratings--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset, side-impact, and rear-crash protection and for roof strength, and was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" for 2012.


What's New for 2012:
- Sub-trim levels in place of previous option packages
- T6 R-Design gains engine power
- Upgrade in suspension and engineering in optional Dynamic package for T6 AWD

Exterior Features
The 2012 Volvo XC60 is a compact, near-luxury crossover SUV that seats 5 passengers and provides ample cargo space. It is offered in three models--3.2, T6, and T6 R-Design--and in three trim levels--Premier (3.2 only), Premier Plus, and Platinum. Standard features include roof rails and heated mirrors.

Interior Features
Standard amenities on the Volvo XC60 include cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, 8-way power driver seat with memory and adjustable lumbar, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, some leather accents, and Bluetooth connectivity.

Optional Features
Options on the Volvo XC60 upper trims include 8-way power passenger seat, leather upholstery, power liftgate, rearview camera, and a 12-speaker surround-sound system. Stand-alone options include a blind-spot monitoring system, and rear-seat entertainment system with dual screens.

Under the Hood
The 2012 Volvo XC60 is fitted with a 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 240 horsepower. Standard are a 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive (FWD) , with all-wheel drive (AWD) optional. The T6 version is fitted with a 3.0-liter, turbocharged, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 300 horsepower and mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission and AWD. The T6 R-Design has a more powerful version of this engine with 25 extra horsepower, and also mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission and AWD.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Volvo XC60 are:
- XC60 with 3.2-liter engine: 19/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- XC60 T6 and T6 R-Design: 17/23/20 mpg

Safety
Every 2012 Volvo XC60 comes standard with braking and stability controls and City Safety technology, which Volvo says can mitigate or avoid low-speed frontal impact by applying brakes without driver intervention. Integral dual booster seats for children in the back seat are optional, as is a blind-spot monitoring system and other accident-avoidance features.

In government tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the XC60 received 5 (out of 5) stars overall, as well as 5 stars for frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the XC60 received \"Good\" ratings--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset, side-impact, and rear-crash protection and for roof strength, and was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" for 2012.


Available Trims for the 2012 Volvo XC60
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 33300.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 37550.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 35800.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 40250.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 33300.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 35800.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 37550.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 40250.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.0L (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 39450.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.0L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 41200.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.0L Platinum (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 43900.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.0L R-Design (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 43700.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.0L R-Design Premier Plus (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 45450.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.0L R-Design Platinum (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 48150.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 33300.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 35800.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 37550.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 40250.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 33300.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 35800.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 37550.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 40250.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
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INTERIOR
  • Front reclining bucket seats-inc: head restraints
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/adjustable lumbar, 3-position driver memory
  • 40/20/40 flat-fold rear bench
  • Folding rear headrests
  • T-Tec seating surfaces
  • Front/rear armrests w/storage & cupholders
  • XC front/rear/cargo floormats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/illuminated cruise & audio controls
  • Tilt/telescopic steering column
  • Watch-dial instrumentation -inc: tachometer
  • Intelligent driver info system (IDIS)
  • Trip computer
  • Volvo Sensus w/7" color display
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Pwr windows -inc: front auto-up/down, anti-trap feature
  • Central pwr door locks-inc: tailgate, fuel filler
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Private locking
  • Cruise control
  • Security alarm system
  • Ignition immobilizer
  • Dual-zone electronic climate control (ECC)-inc: rear seat vents
  • Pollen filter
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Ultra-slim center control panel
  • Illuminated lockable glove box
  • Brushed aluminum inlays
  • XC door panel stitching
  • Front door storage pockets
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Front/rear reading lamps
  • Interior cabin light delay feature
  • Leather shift knob
  • Front 12V pwr outlet
  • Lockable underfloor storage in cargo area
  • Pwr passenger seat
  • Pwr folding rear headrests
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Leather-wrapped/aluminum steering wheel w/illuminated cruise & audio controls
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Keyless drive w/personal car communicator
  • Digital compass
  • Cargo cover
  • Grocery bag holder
  • Cargo area 12V pwr outlet
  • Navigation system w/voice control & Map Care
  • R-Design embossed leather sport seats w/split upholstery & contrasting inlay
  • R-design aluminum sport pedals
  • R-design floor mats
  • Unique R-Design center stack
  • R-Design aluminum inlays
  • R-design gear shift knob
EXTERIOR
  • 17" "Segin" alloy wheels
  • P235/65R17 all-season tires
  • Black roof rails
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Rear fog light w/auto-off
  • Safe Approach & Home Safe security lighting
  • Pwr heated body colored mirrors -inc: memory
  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Rear wiper/washer
  • Panoramic 2-panel pwr tilt/slide laminated glass moonroof w/pwr sunshade
  • Silver roof rails
  • Silver accent side decor
  • Tinted rear windows
  • Pwr tailgate w/programmable memory
  • 18" "Zephyrus" alloy wheels
  • P235/60R18 all-season tires
  • 20" "Cratus" 5-spoke alloy wheels
  • P255/40R20 all-season tires
  • Side scuff plates
  • Matte silk metal finish exterior trim
  • R-Design logo in front grille
  • Bi-xenon headlamps w/active bending light (ABL) -inc: headlamp washers
  • Front fog lights
  • Aluminum trim around fog lights & lower intake
MECHANICAL
  • 3.2L DOHC 24-valve I6 engine
  • 6-speed Geartronic automatic transmission w/OD
  • Front wheel drive
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Multi-link independent rear suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes
  • Pwr parking brake w/auto release
  • Electronically-controlled all wheel drive w/Instant Traction
  • 3.0L DOHC 24-valve turbocharged I6 engine w/intercooler
  • Rear skid plate
  • Sport suspension
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: hydraulic brake assist (HBA), optimized hydraulic brakes (OHB), ready alert brakes (RAB), fading brake support (FBS), electronic brake assistance (EBA)
    • City Safety radar-based auto braking system
    • Dynamic stability & traction control (DSTC)
    • Trailer stability assist (TSA)
    • Roll stability control (RSC)
    • Pedestrian protection
    • Daytime running lights
    • Driver/front passenger dual-stage airbags -inc: passenger weight sensor
    • Side impact protection system (SIPS) -inc: driver/front passenger side-impact airbags, front/rear side inflatable curtains (IC)
    • 3-point seat belts -inc: pretensioners, front height adjustable anchors
    • Overhead-mounted seat belt reminder lights
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Rear window deactivation
    • ISOFIX child seat attachments -inc: top tether anchors
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Roll-over protection system (ROPS)
    • Driver/front passenger whiplash protection seating system (WHIPS)
    • Collapsible steering column
    • Anti-submarine seats
    • Front & rear park assist
    • Rear park assist camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: 160-watt amp, (8) speakers, aux input, USB input, HD Radio
    • SIRIUS satellite radio w/6-month subscription
    • Bluetooth
    • Volvo premium sound system

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