2021 Volvo XC60 Concept, Release Date, Hybrid, T8 Review. Volvo has a piece of good news for its lovers for the coming year. The company is preparing to launch the new 2021 Volvo XC60 SUV after its great success over the years. The new version of Volvo XC60 is under development and engineers are working hard to give it a new stylish look.
The coming up SUV is the improved and updated version will most probably come with some new tech inside. According to the rumors the company will equip the new Volvo with a new design, attractive body and fantastic interior room. The customers will find a strong power unit in it. Most probably, BMW X5 and Audi Q5 hybrid will be tough rivals of the 2021 Volvo XC60.
2021 Volvo XC60 offers stylish design
According to the most recent information, the new SUV will be an attraction with a new body and latest design. Some of the features will be borrowed from its big brother XC90 model but with modification and improvement. New additions will help to give it a sportier appearance. Apart from it, the visible cosmetic changes will include a new front fascia, redesigned headlights and attractive grille on the front end.
There will be new T shaped lights with daytime running technology to enhance the effect. Redesigned bumper and modifications at the back end will also be present. There will be fine chrome strips on both sides of the air intakes. Fog lights will improve vision in bad weather conditions. All of these specifications will make it a very desirable SUV with a strong and muscular body. Additionally, taillights and dual exhaust pipes at the rear end will give it a unique look.
2021 Volvo XC60 interior comes with a new infotainment system
The new 2021 Volvo XC60 will be a four-door model. The interior styling will also be done with great care so that the customers will find it flawless. It will have the capacity to adjust five adult people in it with ease and there will be enough leg room. New seats will have a fine covering of high-quality leather. These seats will be adjustable and ventilated.
The luxury SUV will definitely contain some advanced technological features like touch screen center console to control rest of the features. New air conditioning system, navigation system and infotainment system will be present inside the cabin. Safety technology will include a traffic alert system, lane departure alert and driving assistance.
2021 Volvo XC60 powertrain offers
The new platform will be used in the latest 2021 Volvo XC60 to enhance its speed and performance. The platform will also improve the output of the SUV. There will be three engine options and one of them is a hybrid one. The first one engine is 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 (XC60 T5). This engine is able to produce 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. As for the fuel economy, it gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 22/29 mpg for the model with FWD system and 20/27 mpg with AWD.
The next one under the T6 model a 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 that makes 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. This one engine is only available with the AWD system and it gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 19/27 mpg. All engines will be available with the eight-speed automatic transmission.
2021 Volvo XC60 T8 plug-in hybrid model
As we already said, the newest 2021 Volvo XC60 will also get a hybrid version. This one engine combines a 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 engine with a lithium-ion-battery-powered electric motor. This combination will be able to crank 400 horsepower and 472 lb-ft of torque. The EPA city/highway fuel economy is very good with 58 mpge (miles per gallon equivalent).
2021 Volvo XC60 price and release date
There is no official news about the release date of the new 2021 Volvo XC60 but the rumors suggest that the SUV will be released in the mid of 2020. The starting price of this model will be approximately 41,000 dollars for the base model and around $60,000 for the T8 hybrid.
The most of the rivals will be models such as Acura RDX, Infiniti QX50, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLC and Audi Q5.