2025 Volvo XC60:A Standout Contender in the Small SUV Market

The Volvo XC60 stands out as a compelling SUV within its category. Its acclaim stems from a dependable and potent engine, a spacious cabin, and abundant tech features, even in its standard configuration. Furthermore, it seamlessly blends practicality with contemporary exterior design, contributing to its popularity in the compact SUV market. A recent report from Volvo suggests that the 2025 Volvo XC60 will have a refreshed exterior and a few interior changes, including new tech and safety features.

The changes are much needed because competition is stepping up their game and changing their models to make them more attractive and capable. The Porsche Macan, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Genesis GV70, and most popular BMW X3 are all introducing their 2025 models with visual changes, and some of them are also making changes under the hood. To stay competitive, Volvo also needs to make the XC60 more appealing to customers with visual changes.

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2025 Volvo XC60 Hybrid

The 2025 model will be available in two powertrain options. The standard B5 powertrain and the more powerful Plug-in Hybrid T8. The T8 will offer more horsepower and up to 40 miles of electric range. This powertrain will be a combination of a 2.0-liter gasoline engine paired with a dual electric motor setup. The power it will produce will be 460 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. The power will be delivered to all-wheel drive, and this model will offer air suspension. All engines will be paired with eight 8-speed automatic transmissions that will offer smooth shifting and a comfortable ride.

The T8 model acceleration from 0 to 60 is 4.1 seconds, and to 100 mph, the Vovol XC60 T8 will come in 10.1 seconds. One of the most important statistics for new models is their fuel consumption. The estimated fuel efficiency in the city is 27 MPG; on the open road, we expect 32 MPG; and on the combined drive, it will be 30 MPG.

This model will also receive some styling changes, including a more aerodynamic front fascia and an active grille. But changes will not stop there; we will find new rim designs and new premium color options.

Also, there will be an option to charge this car battery on 110V or 230V outlets.

2025 Volvo XC60 Interior

The interior of the 2025 Volvo XC60 will continue to offer one of the best interiors in the class. With a premium finish, quality materials, and an impressive finish, it will remain one of the most luxurious SUVs in its class. Like the previous generation, it will come with driftwood decor premium leather seats with heating and venting options a glass roof that will cover the first and second rows. The interior highlights will include a new 10-inch infotainment system. That will come with all modern connectivity options, including Android Auto and Google Car Play. Additionally, it will support the HotSpot function and Bluetooth. Depending on customer choice, this model will be equipped with an 8-speaker system in standard models with up to 15 speakers set in premium trims.

This SUV will not just come with impressive tech inside the cabin. Also, it will come with the latest safety features and technology. Some of them will be included.

  • Emergency Braking
  • Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane departure warning
  • Lane-keeping assistance
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Semi-Autonomous Driving Mode

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2025 Volvo XC60 Specifications

The 2025 model will continue to ride on the same platform as previous years. It will guarantee us good driving capabilities with precise steering and good acceleration numbers in this class. The same engine we find on the 2024 model will be a 2-liter inline-4 turbocharged gasoline engine that will be paired with a small electric motor. This powertrain will be found in the B5 model. This powertrain will be reserved for base trims, but it will still offer a solid driving dynamic. Thanks to 250 horsepower under the hood, all-wheel drive, and an 8-speed automatic gearbox.

This model will come with a maximum towing capacity of 3500 pounds, and it will offer plenty of space on the back for this class. The acceleration figures will still be respectful. The 0-60 this small SUV will hit in 6.5 seconds and 100 miles in 17.5 seconds.

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Price and Release Date

The official release date of the upcoming 2025 Volvo XC60 is not set. But we expect to see it hit the market in late 2024. The starting price for base models will be $49,000. The price will rise to $77.000 for top-tier trim with all additional equipment included.
The most interesting trim will be the Ultimate trim, which will come with plenty of equipment, impressive fuel efficiency, and a powerful engine. This model will cost around $59,000, and it will offer plenty for that money.
The model with a more potent powertrain will start at around $61.000.

 

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