2014 Volvo XC60

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$34,850-$49,800
$32,759-$46,812
17 CITY / 24 HWY
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Overview

What's New for 2014:
  • Revised styling inside and out
  • Upgraded interior materials
  • Added standard features
  • Enhanced safety features
  • Sport, Blind Spot Information, and Inscription packages
  • Bright Silver Metallic, Rich Java Metallic, and Crystal White Metallic exterior paint colors
  • Configurable digital instrument panel and available paddle shifters

Introduction
The 2014 Volvo XC60 is a 5-passenger crossover SUV model available in front-wheel-drive (FWD) and all-wheel-drive (AWD) versions, 10 trim levels, and a choice of two 6-cylinder engines. Competitors include the Acura RDX, Audi Q5, BMW X1, Infiniti QX50, and the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Models and Features
Serving as the lineup's base model, the 2014 XC60 3.2 rolls off the assembly line nicely appointed with standard amenities including dual-zone climate control, leather and aluminum interior accents, power driver's seat with 8-way adjustment and memory, Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio service, and 18-in. alloy wheels. Volvo also adds an infotainment system featuring a 7-in. display screen, and backs every XC60 with free factory-scheduled maintenance for the first 30,000 miles.

On top of that, the 2014 XC60 3.2 Premier boasts rear privacy glass, power passenger's seat with 8-way adjustment, leather upholstery, panoramic glass-panel roof, reconfigurable digital instrument cluster, and an auto-dimming interior rearview mirror. For the Volvo XC60 3.2 Premier Plus, those goods are complemented by a rearview camera, power tailgate, folding front passenger seat and rear-seat head restraints, universal garage door opener, and an electronic compass.

At the top of the XC60 3.2 range is the Platinum trim level, separated from the pack by way of a 650-watt surround-sound system with integrated navigation, and power-folding auto-dimming outside mirrors.

AWD is optional on those 3.2 variants, but it's standard fare on the XC60 T6, as are a more powerful engine and paddle shifters. Otherwise, content matches that of the 3.2 Premier. The same goes for XC60 T6 Premier Plus and Platinum versions.

Similarly, the Volvo XC60 T6 AWD R-Design follows the pattern set by the T6 AWD Premier, yet it offers a host of additional upgrades, such as unique interior and exterior styling enhancements, distinct leather upholstery, sport-tuned chassis, and 20-in. alloy wheels. R-Design Premier Plus and Platinum trim levels are also available.

Options and Packages
Options for the 2014 Volvo XC60 vary depending on the trim level selected, but highlights include rear child booster seats, myriad safety features, heated seats and steering wheel, wood trim, and a leather-clad dashboard.

Under the Hood
Buyers who opt for one of the 2014 Volvo XC60 3.2 models will be working with, as the name suggests, a 3.2-liter inline 6-cylinder engine that produces 240 horsepower and 236 lb.-ft. of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission is charged with delivering output to the front or all four wheels.

For T6 variants, Volvo employs a turbocharged, 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder that generates 300 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque. The same engine is utilized in the XC60 R-Design, though in that application the power ratings have been bumped up to 325 horsepower and 354 lb.-ft. of torque.

Volvo claims the 2014 XC60 can tow up to 3,300 lbs.

Fuel Economy
EPA estimates suggest the FWD 3.2 is the most efficient of all 2014 Volvo XC60 models, though not by much. Offering 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, it's only a smidge better than its AWD counterpart. Adding the turbocharged 3.0-liter under the hood takes more of a toll, resulting in just 17 mpg around town and 24 mpg out on the open road. Thankfully, the automaker claims both engines operate just fine on regular-grade gasoline, so there's no need to pay extra for premium.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Volvo XC60 received an overall rating of 5 (out of 5) stars. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the 2014 XC60 received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--in all categories; the XC60 also received a \"Top Safety Pick+\" designation from the Institute.

Volvo equips the 2014 XC60 with 6 air bags, front active head restraints, 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, rain-sensing wipers, and a rearview camera (limited to higher trim levels). Options include forward-collision warning, pedestrian and cyclist detection, lane-departure warning, front and rear park-assist sensors, bright HID headlights, cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring and road-sign information systems, intelligent cruise control, and active high-beam headlights.

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  • Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34850.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
  • Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37950.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
  • Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39250.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
  • Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 41950.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
  • Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36850.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39950.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 41250.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 43950.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Name 3.0L R-Design Premier Plus (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 47100.00 Engine 3.0 L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name 3.0L R-Design Platinum (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 49800.00 Engine 3.0 L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name 3.0L R-Design (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 45800.00 Engine 3.0 L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name 3.0L (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 41550.00 Engine 3.0 L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name 3.0L Platinum (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 45550.00 Engine 3.0 L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name 3.0L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 42850.00 Engine 3.0 L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34850.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
  • Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37950.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
  • Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39250.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
  • Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 41950.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
  • Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36850.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39950.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 41250.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 43950.00 Engine 3.2 L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
INTERIOR
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: power driver seat w/memory and 4-way mechanical adjustable passenger seat
  • Front Seats w/Cloth Back Material and Manual Driver Lumbar
  • 40-20-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • Full Service Internet Access
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Leather/Aluminum Steering Wheel
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch and Power Fuel
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Headliner/Pillar Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum Instrument Panel Insert, Aluminum Door Panel Insert, Aluminum Console Insert and Aluminum Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Leather/Aluminum Gear Shift Knob
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
  • Memory Settings -inc: Door Mirrors
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Systems Monitor
  • Redundant Digital Speedometer
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Includes Manual Lumbar Support
  • Anti-Whiplash Fixed Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Storage
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: power driver seat w/memory and power passenger seat
  • Front Seats w/Leatherette Back Material and Manual Driver Lumbar
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Door Mirrors
  • Compass
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • Roll-Up Cargo Cover
  • Includes Manual Lumbar Support and Fold Flat
  • Anti-Whiplash Fixed Front Head Restraints and Power Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front Embossed R-Design Sport Seats -inc: power driver seat w/memory and power passenger seat
  • Sport Leather/Aluminum Steering Wheel
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 18" Pan Alloy
  • Tires: P235/60R18 AS
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Bodyside Cladding
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Body-Colored Power w/Tilt Down Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Chrome Grille
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Front And Rear Fog Lamps
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • LED Brakelights
  • Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Laminated Glass 1st And 2nd Row Sunroof w/Power Sunshade
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Chrome Bodyside Insert and Body-Colored Bodyside Cladding
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Body-Colored Power w/Tilt Down Heated Auto Dimming Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Wheels: 20" Ixion II Alloy
  • Tires: P255/45R20 AS
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Metal-Look Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper w/Metal-Look Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Bodyside Cladding and Rocker Panel Extensions
  • Metal-Look Power w/Tilt Down Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Black Grille w/Chrome Accents
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Directionally Adaptive Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Metal-Look Power w/Tilt Down Heated Auto Dimming Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Wheels: 18" Zephyrus Alloy
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 3.2L 24-Valve I-6
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Geartronic Automatic -inc: Adaptive Shift
  • GVWR: 5,190 lbs
  • Transmission w/Geartronic Sequential Shift Control and Oil Cooler
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 3.75 Axle Ratio
  • 70-Amp/Hr 600CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 180 Amp Alternator
  • Towing w/Trailer Sway Control
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering
  • 18.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Electric Parking Brake
  • Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential
  • GVWR: 5,343 lbs
  • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • 1200# Maximum Payload
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Engine: 3.0L 24-Valve TurboCharged V6 -inc: ULEV II emission system
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Geartronic Automatic -inc: Advanced Quick Shift
  • GVWR: 5,368 lbs
  • Transmission w/Geartronic Sequential Shift Control w/Steering Wheel Controls and Oil Cooler
  • Sport Tuned Suspension
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Polished Tailpipe Finisher
  • Engine: 3.2L 24-Valve I-6 w/PZEV
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Dstc/RSC Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • City Safety Forward Collision
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Rear Parking Sensors
    • Rear Camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM Single CD Player w/MP3 -inc: Volvo Sensus w/integrated 7" screen, Bluetooth handsfree and audiostreaming and HD and SIRIUS radio system
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
    • 8 Speakers
    • Regular Amplifier
    • Window Grid Diversity Antenna
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
    • Radio: Volvo Premium Sound System w/Navigation -inc: Volvo Sensus w/integrated 7" screen, Bluetooth handsfree and audiostreaming and HD and SIRIUS radio system
    • 12 Performance Speakers
    • 650w Premium Amplifier
    • Graphic Equalizer
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • Real-Time Traffic Display

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