Both the inside and outside of the vehicle are stylish, and driver-assistance technology is standard.
Smallish storage compartments, a learning curve for the infotainment system, and a plug-in hybrid engine that may use some improvement.
Because of the larger grille and squarer proportions, the front and rear bumpers have a more assertive appearance.
The XC60 is available with three distinct powertrains from Volvo: the B5, B6, and T8. All three are paired with an eight-speed automated transmission and all-wheel drive.
The same 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharger used in the B5 also powers the B6, but a supercharger has been added for extra power.
According to the EPA, front-wheel drive B5 vehicles ought to achieve 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the interstate.
The calm, cosy cabin also has spaces big enough for adults in both rows.
A 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment panel that runs Volvo's most recent Google-based software interface is standard on all XC60 variants.