2013 Volvo XC60 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$34,350-$48,950
$32,289-$46,013
18 /CITY / 25 /HWY
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What's New for 2013:

  • Standard rain-sensing wipers
  • Standard headlamp washers
  • Additional wheel designs
  • Premier trim level adds Keyless Drive
  • Premier Plus trim level adds active bi-xenon headlamps
  • Technology package now includes Active High Beam and Road Sign Information features
  • Tunnel Detection technology added to headlights
  • T6 models add Sport shift program to transmission
  • Improved Volvo Sensus technology
  • Service interval increased to 10,000 miles

Exterior Features
The 2013 Volvo XC60 is sold in three model series (3.2, T6 AWD, and R-Design), with a choice of four trim levels (base, Premier, Premier Plus, Platinum). All models have heated side mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, front and rear skid plates, and aluminum wheels. Both the T6 AWD and R-Design models include rear privacy glass and a panoramic sunroof, while R-Design models have active bi-xenon headlights.

Interior Features
The XC60 3.2 model includes dual-zone automatic climate control, power driver's seat, Bluetooth hands-free calling and music streaming, Volvo Sensus infotainment system, and satellite radio. Additionally, the T6 AWD model includes leather, power front-passenger seat, and Keyless Drive.

Premier trim adds T6 extras to the 3.2 model, while Premier Plus trim provides a Homelink remote, park-assist sensors, active bi-xenon headlights, and more. Platinum models include navigation, a reversing camera, and a premium sound system.

Optional Features
A Climate package adds heated front and rear seats. Additional options include a power tailgate, rear-seat entertainment system, wood interior trim, upgraded wheels, and more.

Under the Hood
A 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine creating 240 horsepower powers the XC60 3.2's front wheels (FWD). All-wheel drive (AWD) is optional. The T6 AWD features a 3.0-liter, turbocharged, inline 6-cylinder engine generating 300 horsepower. The R-Design offers 325 horsepower. All three engines are matched to a 6-speed automatic transmission, which includes Sport shift programming for T6 models.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Volvo XC60 are:
  • XC60 3.2 FWD: 19/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • XC60 3.2 AWD: 18/24/20 mpg
  • XC60 T6 and R-Design AWD: 17/23/20 mpg

Safety
On all XC60 models, Volvo installs 6 air bags, traction and stability control, and 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, Ready Alert Brakes, and Fading Brake Support. Every XC60 is also equipped with City Safety, a low-speed pedestrian and object detection system with full Auto Brake capability. Options include active bi-xenon headlights, reversing camera, park-assist sensors, blind-spot monitoring system, and an integrated booster child seat system. A Technology package adds numerous safety features. Highlights include adaptive cruise control with Collision and Pedestrian Warning, Driver Alert Control, Active High Beam headlights, and lane-departure warning.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2013 XC60 a 5- (out of 5) star overall crash-test rating.

What's New for 2013:

  • Standard rain-sensing wipers
  • Standard headlamp washers
  • Additional wheel designs
  • Premier trim level adds Keyless Drive
  • Premier Plus trim level adds active bi-xenon headlamps
  • Technology package now includes Active High Beam and Road Sign Information features
  • Tunnel Detection technology added to headlights
  • T6 models add Sport shift program to transmission
  • Improved Volvo Sensus technology
  • Service interval increased to 10,000 miles

Exterior Features
The 2013 Volvo XC60 is sold in three model series (3.2, T6 AWD, and R-Design), with a choice of four trim levels (base, Premier, Premier Plus, Platinum). All models have heated side mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, front and rear skid plates, and aluminum wheels. Both the T6 AWD and R-Design models include rear privacy glass and a panoramic sunroof, while R-Design models have active bi-xenon headlights.

Interior Features
The XC60 3.2 model includes dual-zone automatic climate control, power driver's seat, Bluetooth hands-free calling and music streaming, Volvo Sensus infotainment system, and satellite radio. Additionally, the T6 AWD model includes leather, power front-passenger seat, and Keyless Drive.

Premier trim adds T6 extras to the 3.2 model, while Premier Plus trim provides a Homelink remote, park-assist sensors, active bi-xenon headlights, and more. Platinum models include navigation, a reversing camera, and a premium sound system.

Optional Features
A Climate package adds heated front and rear seats. Additional options include a power tailgate, rear-seat entertainment system, wood interior trim, upgraded wheels, and more.

Under the Hood
A 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine creating 240 horsepower powers the XC60 3.2's front wheels (FWD). All-wheel drive (AWD) is optional. The T6 AWD features a 3.0-liter, turbocharged, inline 6-cylinder engine generating 300 horsepower. The R-Design offers 325 horsepower. All three engines are matched to a 6-speed automatic transmission, which includes Sport shift programming for T6 models.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Volvo XC60 are:
  • XC60 3.2 FWD: 19/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • XC60 3.2 AWD: 18/24/20 mpg
  • XC60 T6 and R-Design AWD: 17/23/20 mpg

Safety
On all XC60 models, Volvo installs 6 air bags, traction and stability control, and 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, Ready Alert Brakes, and Fading Brake Support. Every XC60 is also equipped with City Safety, a low-speed pedestrian and object detection system with full Auto Brake capability. Options include active bi-xenon headlights, reversing camera, park-assist sensors, blind-spot monitoring system, and an integrated booster child seat system. A Technology package adds numerous safety features. Highlights include adaptive cruise control with Collision and Pedestrian Warning, Driver Alert Control, Active High Beam headlights, and lane-departure warning.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2013 XC60 a 5- (out of 5) star overall crash-test rating.

Available Trims for the 2013 Volvo XC60
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 34350.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 34350.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 37300.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 37300.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 39200.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 39200.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 41900.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 41900.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 34350.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 34350.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 37300.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 37300.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 39200.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 39200.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name T6 (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 40650.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name T6 Premier Plus (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 42550.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name T6 Platinum (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 45250.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 41900.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 41900.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name T6 R-Design (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 44850.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name T6 R-Design Premier Plus (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 46250.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name T6 R-Design Platinum (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 48950.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
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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
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Keyless drive w/personal car communicator
  • Pwr folding rear headrests
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Digital compass
  • Cargo cover
  • Grocery bag holder
  • Cargo area 12V pwr outlet
  • Navigation system w/Real Time Traffic
  • 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
  • 18" "Merac" alloy wheels
  • P235/60R18 all-season tires
  • Black roof rails
  • Halogen headlamps -inc: high pressure headlamp washers
  • Rear fog light w/auto-off
  • Safe Approach & Home Safe security lighting
  • Pwr heated body colored mirrors -inc: memory
  • Rain sensing 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
  • Bi-xenon headlamps w/active bending light (ABL) -inc: high pressure headlamp washers
  • Pwr tailgate w/programmable memory
  • 18" "Zephyrus" alloy wheels
  • 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
  • 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
    • Accessory prep cable
    • Volvo premium sound system

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