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2019 (69) Volvo V60 2.0 D3 [150] Inscription Plus 5dr Auto

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

12.3" Active TFT crystal driver's instrument display9" centre console touch screen
Adjustable steering wheel forceBluetooth hands free telephone kit
Drive mode settingsDriver alert control with lane keeping aid
Information centreOncoming Lane Mitigation
Power operated tailgateSensus navigation with European mapping and traffic information
Service interval indicatorSpeed limiter
Speed sensitive steeringTrip computer
Voice activated control for key functionsVolvo on call

Entertainment

DAB Digital radio 

Exterior Features

Active bending headlights with adaptive shadow technologyAdaptive brake lights with high level LED brake lights
Auto dimming interior mirrorAutomatic headlight levelling system
Automatic LED Headlights + Active high beam incorporating daytime running lightsBody colour bumpers
Chrome front lower bumperChrome window surround
Colour coordinated auto folding and heated power door mirrorsDual integrated exhaust pipes
Front aluminium tread platesFront and rear side steps illumination
Headlight cleaning systemHigh gloss black grille with chrome inserts
Home safe and approach lightingIntegrated roof rails in silver
LED front fog lightsPower front and rear windows
Rain sensor with automatic windscreen wiper activationRear wiper
Roof antennaRoof spoiler
Visible VIN plate 

Interior Features

12V socket in cargo area12V socket in front + rear tunnel console
2 zone electronic climate control with Clean zone air quality system + pollen filter3 spoke leather steering wheel with chrome trim
A-pillar parking ticket holderAmbient lighting in door trim
B Pillar ventilationBright metal luggage compartment threshold
Cargo load hooksCentre console cupholders and storage
Colour coordinated nappa Leather Key Integrated RemoteExtended front seat cushions
Floor matsFront footwell illumination
Front head restraintsFront reading lights + Theatre lighting and centre armrest storage illumination
Front/rear door pockets and front cupholder illuminationGlovebox compartment with illumination
Heated front seatsHeight/reach adjustable steering column
High gloss black steering wheel remote infotainment controlsIlluminated vanity mirrors + ticket holder
Isofix attachments on rear seatsLeather gear knob
Load coverLoad protection net
Lockable gloveboxLockable load floor
Luggage compartment illuminationMulti directional lumbar support
Multicolour theatre lighting and puddle lightsPerforated and ventilated nappa soft leather upholstery
Power driver seat with memory + exterior mirrors memoryPower passenger seat
Rear armrest with storage + cupholdersRear footwell and side step illumination
Tailgate illuminationUnderfloor cargo storage
Versatile split folding rear seat - 60/40WHIPS - Whiplash Protection System

Safety

5 x 3 point seatbeltsCity safety with steering support with Pedestrian + cyclist + large animal detection + front collision warning with full auto brake
Dual stage Driver/Passenger AirbagsFirst aid kit
Hill start assistIC (Inflatable Curtains) - Full Length
Passenger airbag cut-off switchPower parking brake with auto hold function
Road sign information displayRun off Road Mitigation
Run off Road ProtectionSeatbelt reminder and pretensioners for all seats
SIPS (Side Impact Protection System)SIPS airbags
Slippery road and hazard light alertStability and Traction Control with Spin control, Engine Drag Control and Corner Traction Control
Tyre pressure monitoring systemVehicle deceleration control with Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake Distribution and Emergency Brake Assist
Warning triangle 

Security

Anti-theft alarm including immobiliser/volume sensor + level sensorKey integrated remote control central locking + fuel flap with deadlocking system and auto open/close power windows
Keyless drive (incudes keyless entry and start) with remote tag and handsfree tailgate open/closeKeyless Start
Locking wheel nutsPrivate locking for tailgate

Technical

8 speed automatic transmission with start/stop + manual change functions
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)123Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1969Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders4Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryCOMMON RAILGears8 SPEED
Number of Valves16TransmissionSEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrueWLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max6.2
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min5.5WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max6.2
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min5.4WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max5.3
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min4.7WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max7.7
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min7.2WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max6.4
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min5.6WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max45.6
WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min51.4WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max45.6
WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min52.3WLTP - MPG - High - Max53.3
WLTP - MPG - High - Min60.1WLTP - MPG - Low - Max36.7
WLTP - MPG - Low - Min39.2WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max44.1
WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min50.4 

General

AdBlueTrueBadge Engine CC2.0
Badge Power150Coin DescriptionD3
Coin SeriesInscription PlusGeneration Mark2
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0726EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years8
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %96
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %84NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %74NCAP Safety Assist %76
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage18000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)9.9Engine Power - BHP150
Engine Power - KW110Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM3750Engine Torque - LBS.FT236
Engine Torque - MKG32.6Engine Torque - NM320
Engine Torque - RPM1750Top Speed127

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front235/45 R18
Tyre Size Rear235/45 R18Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Style10 MULTI SPOKEWheel Type18" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1437Length4761
Wheelbase2872Width1916
Width (including mirrors)2040 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)60Gross Vehicle Weight2250
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1441Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)658
Max. Loading Weight582Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1800Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1668No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb11.3
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Volvo V60

Volvo estates aren't what they used to be. Jonathan Crouch checks out the second generation version of the brand's V60 mid-sized estate.

Ten Second Review

Volvo's regeneration continues with this second generation V60 mid-sized estate model. It gets the company's sophisticated SPA chassis, class-leading safety tech and two choices for Plug-in hybrid power. If you're looking at German rivals like the Audi A4 Avant, the BMW 3 Series Touring or the Mercedes C-Class Estate, this Swedish alternative might be a refreshingly different option.

Background

Estate cars. They used to be things you bought to carry around loads of kit. Not any more. These days, most people wanting to do that will buy an MPV or an SUV. Leaving estates to focus almost completely on style and driving dynamics. Which is why compact mid-sized premium-branded wagons like Audi's A4 Avant and BMW's 3 Series Touring can't actually carry much more than the saloons upon which they're based. Now you wouldn't expect Volvo, a solid, traditional brand that pioneered the kind of boxy estate car into which you could fit a fridge (or several), to want much to do with this kind of trendy form over function approach. But you'd be wrong. The Swedish brand actually invented this style-conscious market niche long before the German brands turned up, bringing us the classic P1800E model that Roger Moore drove as 'The Saint' way back in the Sixties. But it took them until 2010 to return to it with the first generation version of their V60 model. That car wasn't quite good enough to significantly trouble its dominant German-branded rivals. But this design, its successor, might well be.

Driving Experience

As usual with Volvo, all the engines on offer are 2.0-litre four cylinder turbocharged units bolted to the brand's sophisticated 'SPA' 'Scalable Product Architecture' platform we've already seen used in the company's XC60, XC90, S90 and V90 models. Many V60 customers may still want a diesel, the 197hp D4 mild hybrid unit, which (like every other engine in the range) is mated to an 8-speed auto gearbox. But increasingly in this segment, there's great interest in petrol power, so to meet that need, Volvo now provides this car with three mainstream mild hybrid petrol units, the 163hp B3, the 197hp B4 and the 250hp B5. Avoid entry-level trim and there's also a 300hp B6 petrol model that only comes in AWD form. Talking of AWD, you have to have that if you go for the 'Cross Country' variant, which can be had either with the 250hp B5 mild hybrid petrol unit or the 197hp B4 diesel. There are also two 'Recharge' PHEV AWD powertrain options that both mate their engines to an 87hp electric motor. There a T6 Plug-in hybrid that uses a 253hp unit. And a Polestar Engineered T8 Plug-in hybrid that features a 318hp powerplant. Whichever V60 variant you choose, as usual with Volvo models, there's a standard 'Drive Mode Settings' system, one of those set-ups now familiar in this segment that can tailor throttle response, steering feel and auto gearshift timings to suit the way you want to drive. Plus there's the option of adding in Volvo's 'Pilot Assist' system. This is a set-up that at cruising speeds of up to 80mph can effectively drive for you.

Design and Build

The original V60 model was quite a departure from the conventional boxy Volvo station wagon shape and this MK2 model continues that trend. To look at, it's very much like the larger V90 estate model that shares its sophisticated 'SPA' architecture. In fact, from a casual glance, you might easily mistake this V60 for its larger stablemate. Get up a little closer though, and you'll find that the front apron is more aggressively styled with this more compact wagon. There's some design inspiration from the XC60 mid-sized SUV in places too. The 'Thor's Hammer' LED headlights for example, though they're a bit more sculpted here, while the front apron is more aggressively styled in comparison to the smooth face of the V90. Inside, there's much more borrowed from those V90 and XC60 models, the interior boasting Volvo's latest, pared back interior design language with a 9.3-inch portrait orientated touchscreen infotainment system. Plus there's a digital instrument panel, with virtual dials separated by a customisable central space that can display a navigational map, trip computer info or your chosen phone or media settings. Out back, boot space comes in at 529-litres with the rear seats in place, outstripping the Audi A4 Avant, BMW 3 Series Touring and the Mercedes C-Class Estate. The rear bench splits 40/20/40 and drops down flat to the floor.

Market and Model

If you've looked at the various premium brand rivals targeted by this car, you'll have a pretty good idea of what to expect here when it comes to pricing. The V60 range sits in the same £35,000 to £50,000 bracket targeted by competitors. Expect the usual 'Momentum', 'R-Design' and 'Inscription' trim levels, plus a mildly SUV-like 'Cross Country' 4WD variant is available in B4 diesel or B5 petrol guise for just over £41,000. Safety standards are class-leading - and most of the features come as standard across the range. The City Safety with Autobrake technology system uses automatic braking and detection systems to assist the driver in avoiding potential collisions, and is the only system on the market to recognise pedestrians, cyclists and large animals. In a world first, City Safety now also engages auto braking to mitigate oncoming collisions. The purchase options are innovative too. In certain areas of the country, customers who want an alternative to outright purchase, leasing, contract hire or finance schemes will be offered the opportunity to acquire a V60 using the new 'Care by Volvo' scheme. Here, there's no deposit required and you'll get a two year agreement that also includes use of another Volvo model for up to two weeks a year.

Cost of Ownership

Let's look at the WLTP efficiency stats. The 197hp B4 mild hybrid diesel variant most will choose offers combined fuel consumption of up to 55.3mpg on the combined cycle and CO2 emissions of up to 135g/km. The petrol-powered B3, B4 and B5 mild hybrid models offer combined fuel economy of up to 40.9mpg and CO2 emissions of up to 157g/km. The Recharge T6 AWD petrol/electric plug-in hybrid manages up to 156.7mpg and up to 41g/km and will offer an all-electric driving range of up to 36.7 miles. Ultimately of course, we can talk about figures all day but the ultimate cleanliness and frugality of any car has as much to do with the driver as with the automotive engineer. Here, the figures quoted assume that the car is being operated in the most frugally-orientated of the available drive modes - 'Eco' - a setting that gives you a green-tinged gauge you can use to regulate throttle application. Maintenance should also be relatively affordable for a car of this kind, with intervals every year or 18,000 miles. Three or five year pre-paid servicing packages are available to help you budget ahead. With the useful 'Volvo On Call App' remote connectivity system, this V60 can be programmed to autonomously realise when a service is due, then automatically book it for you at a dealership of your choice. Finally, we'll tell you that the warranty is the usual three year, 60,000 mile package.

Summary

Volvo estates aren't what they used to be - and in this case, that's a very good thing. This second generation V60 has found it easier than its predecessor to conquest sales from German rivals. Class-leading safety gives this Swedish contender a tangible advantage over such competitors. So does this V60's high-tech cabin with its more sophisticated infotainment and instrument binnacle screens. You get generally more complete levels of standard equipment too. This is then, a tale of the unexpected. If you're just about to sign for a premium 3 Series or A4-sized estate, then you might want to try one of these before you do. Swede dreams are made of this.

Performance
70%
Handling
60%
Comfort
80%
Space
70%
Styling
70%
Build
70%
Value
80%
Equipment
80%
Economy
70%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
70%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2020 road tax rules. Find out more

** Depending on the age of the vehicle, MPG and CO2 may be quoted using either NEDC or WLTP testing standards. Find out more

Figures are provided for comparison purposes. Fuel consumption under real world driving conditions and the CO2 produced will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions and vehicle load.

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Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£438.49
Deposit£249
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Cash price£25,498
Credit amount£25,249
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£10,961
Total amount payable£31,820.03
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge8.13p per mile
Representative APR8.9%
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