Volvo Xc60 Estate 2.0 T6 Recharge PHEV Inscription 5dr AWD Auto

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  • Excess mileage charges will apply if you go over the stated contract mileage
  • Vehicle damage charges may occur if the vehicle is returned outside BVRLA's Fair Wear and Tear guidelines
  • All rentals are subject to the necessary finance acceptance criteria
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Trip computer
Service interval indicator
Remote fuel flap release
Voice control system
Speed sensitive steering
Bluetooth hands free telephone kit
Volvo on call
Speed limiter
Intelligent driver information system (IDIS)
Drive mode selector
Adjustable steering wheel force
12.3" Active TFT crystal driver's instrument display
Oncoming Lane Mitigation
9" Touch screen
Driver alert control with lane keeping aid
Sensus navigation with European mapping and traffic information
Bluetooth handsfree system
DAB Digital radio
Electric front+rear windows
Rear wiper
Body colour bumpers
Roof antenna
Home safe and approach lighting
Roof spoiler
Silver roof rails
Auto dimming interior + exterior mirrors
Chrome window surround
Illuminated side steps
Tinted windscreen
LED Headlights + Active high beam incorporating daytime running lights
High gloss black grille with chrome inserts
Heated aqua blades
Visible VIN plate
Recharging port located in nearside front wing
Rain sensor with automatic windscreen wiper activation
Colour coordinated auto folding and heated power door mirrors
Power glass tilt and slide panoramic sunroof with sun curtain
Dual integrated exhaust pipes
Adaptive brake lights with high level LED brake lights
Automatic headlight levelling system
Chrome deco lower front bumper
Recharge aluminium tread plates
Chrome lower side moulding trim with Recharge logo
Integrated silver roof rails
Heated front seats
Illuminated glovebox
Head restraints for all seats
Load cover
Height/reach adjustable steering column
Front footwell illumination
Floor mats
Front reading lights
Rear armrest / integral cup holders / storage tray
B Pillar ventilation
Underfloor stowage compartment
Illuminated luggage compartment
Load protection net
Rear footwell illumination
Multicolour theatre lights
Bright metal luggage threshold
Orrefors Crystal Gear Lever Knob
Nappa Leather Key Integrated Remote
3 spoke leather steering wheel with chrome trim
Electric front cushion extensions and side support
Charge cable bag
Centre armrest storage illumination
Rear seat concealed storage
High gloss black steering wheel remote infotainment controls
Centre console cupholders and storage
Tailgate illumination and ambient door lighting
Versatile split folding rear seat - 60/40
Multi directional lumbar support
Illuminated vanity mirrors + ticket holder
Power driver and passenger seat with memory for seat and exterior mirrors, front seat cushion extensions and multi directional lumbar support
Auxiliary fuel fired heater with pre conditioning functions
Front tunnel net pocket
Front and rear door pocket and front cupholder illumination
Front seat cushion extension and power adjustable front seats side support
Illumination lockable glovebox compartment
12V socket in front tunnel console and cargo compartment
2 zone electronic climate control with Clean zone air quality system and pollen filter
Power seat pack - XC60
First aid kit
Warning triangle
Side Impact Protection System airbags
5 three point seatbelts
SIPS (Side Impact Protection System)
Hill descent control
WHIPS whiplash protection system - front
Dual stage Driver/Passenger Airbags
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Passenger airbag cut-off device
Drivers knee airbag
Hill start assist
Electronic parking brake with auto hold
Road sign information display
Run off Road Protection
Run off Road Mitigation
IC (Inflatable Curtains) - Full Length
Vehicle deceleration control with Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake Distribution and Emergency Brake Assist
Stability and Traction Control with Spin control, Engine Drag Control and Corner Traction Control
City safety with steering support with Pedestrian + cyclist + large animal detection + front collision warning with full auto brake
Slippery road and hazard light alert
Seatbelt reminder and pretensioners
Locking wheel nuts
Anti-theft alarm including immobiliser/volume sensor + level sensor
Key integrated remote control central locking + fuel flap with deadlocking system and auto open/close power windows
Private locking for tailgate
Care key with user defined top speed
Electric rear axle drive
8 speed automatic transmission with start/stop + manual change functions
All wheel drive system
Tailored instrument panel with contrast stitching
Tyre sealant kit + 12v compressor
CO2 0
Euro Emissions
NOX N/A
CC 1969
Compression Ratio 2117
Cylinder Layout In - Line
Cylinders 4 Cylinder
Fuel Delivery Turbo
Number of Valves 561
Gears 8
Transmission Automatic
Combined 0.00
Urban 0.00
Extra Urban 0.00
Badge Engine CC 1969
Badge Power 340.00
NCAP Rating
Vehicle Homologation Class N/A
0 to 60 mph (Sec) 5.71
0 to 62 mph (Sec) 5.90
Engine BHP 340.00
Engine KW
Engine PS 2099
Engine Torque 350.00
Top Speed 112
Front Tyres 235/55 R19
Rear Tyres 235/55 R19
Spare Tyre TYRE REPAIR KIT
Height 1658
Length 4688
Wheel Base 2865
Width 1999
Fuel Tank Size 70.00
Weight 2660
Roof Load Limit
Towing Weight Braked 2099
Towing Weight Unbraked 750
Number Of Seats 5

Ten Second Review

The top Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid version of Volvo's XC60 mid-sized premium SUV combines turbocharging, supercharging and electrification for potentially astonishing efficiency returns, despite this Swedish crossover's huge power output. There's a significant price to pay for this technology and you'll need to tailor your motoring life to suit what this car can offer but if you can deal with these caveats, then this is a potentially very likeable package.

Background

Quite a few brands have only recently jumped aboard the plug-in hybrid bandwagon but Volvo has long planned for it. The company's current petrol and diesel cars are all based around a single 2.0-litre four cylinder engine block unveiled by Volvo's then R&D Chief Peter Mertens way back in 2011. It was a configuration fundamentally designed around the requirements for plug-in tech and as a result, Volvo was quickly able to launch plug-in electrified versions of all its larger models, including the XC60 mid-sized SUV we feature here. Since then, plug-in variants of rival Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Mercedes GLC rival SUVs have also hit the market. Can this XC60 Recharge Plug-in hybrid still appeal in that company? Let's find out.

Driving Experience

Under the bonnet of the Recharge Plug-in hybrid AWD XC60 models, you'll find a 2.0-litre turbocharged and supercharged petrol engine which is mated to an 87hp electric motor sited on the back axle. The main powerplant comes in three levels of output: 253hp for the base Recharge T6, 303hp for the Recharge T8 and 318hp for the top Recharge T8 'Polestar Engineered' version. In each case, the set-up is aided by a 25bhp starter motor/generator that pitches in from time to time to smooth any gaps in torque delivery between the two main power sources. It's all enough to deliver a set of stats that it's rather hard to get your head around. In the case of the standard T8 variant that most XC60 Plug-in hybrid customers choose, an enormous 407bhp combined power output offsets the extra weight of all these mechanicals, so 62mph from rest can still be dispatched in just 5.3 on the way to 140mph. Yet there's also the potential for the kind of fuel and CO2 readings that theoretically could equal those of a frugal supermini. Which of those two extremes you reach in an XC60 T8 will depend on your choice between the five driving settings that owners of all XC60 Plug-in hybrid models are offered. Ultimate speed is delivered by a 'Power' mode that sees both petrol and electric units permanently working together. Alternatively, there are four other drive choices: a 'Hybrid' setting that sees the two engines cutting in and out as necessary: an 'AWD' mode that gives you permanent 4x4 traction: plus a 'Pure electric' setting that only uses the battery power and can take you up to 28 miles (more than most people's daily commuting distance) on a single charge. There's even a 'Save' option so that on a longer trip, you can hold that charge until you get to the city driving you might have to do at the end of the journey.

Design and Build

This Recharge Plug-in hybrid model looks pretty much identical to the more conventional petrol and diesel variants lower down the range. The eagle-eyed will spot special badging and an extra charging flap but that's about it. At first glance with this second generation XC60, much seems similar to its larger XC90 showroom stablemate. Move to the side though, and the differences between the two SUVs become more obvious. Though this car is only 9mm narrower than its bigger stablemate, dimensions that see it 261mm shorter and 118mm lower make it clearly a more compact and sportier proposition. At the wheel, you sit lower than you would in an XC90 and the muscular-looking door creases, extended 'Thor's Hammer' headlights and revised grille give this model a sportier look. There's a longer bonnet than a rival Audi Q5 - and a longer roofline too. As you'd expect, there are plenty of cabin resemblances to the XC90, especially when it comes to the dashboard, seats and upholstery, plus the same 9.0-inch touchscreen and 12.3-inch digital dial displays feature. In the back, two adults should be very comfortable and there's also a really unique touch - concealed storage compartments under the rear seat bases which are just the right size to store electronic devices, like a tablet, out of sight. Out back, there's a 468-litre boot (down from 483 in the conventional model), extendable to 1,395-litres once you fold the rear bench (down from 1,410-litres).

Market and Model

You'll have expected there to be a price to pay to add in sophisticated plug-in tech to the XC60, but you might not have expected it to take the price of this Volvo right up into the £58,000-£63,000 bracket. But that's the reality here. For the T8 version of this Recharge model, there are 'R-Design Pro' and 'Inscription Pro' trim levels, plus there's a unique 'Polestar Engineered' version of the T8 Plug-in hybrid. If you need to pay a little less, the slightly lesser-powered Recharge T6 plug-in hybrid version of this model is priced from around £50,000. Every version of the XC60 is very well equipped. As standard, even entry-level variants come with leather-faced upholstery, LED headlights with active high beam, two-zone climate control with a 'CleanZone' air-filtration system, heated front seats, a powered tailgate and alloy wheels of at least 18-inches in size. Volvo's Sensus infotainment system is also standard. This brings a 9" portrait-style touch screen, satellite navigation and an intuitive voice-activation system. It also provides access to the internet and a range of cloud-based apps such as Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher and Yelp. Volvo's City Safety system is fitted to every XC60. This includes automatic emergency braking with pedestrian, cyclist and large animal detection, and the world-first application of Steer Assist. This feature helps to avoid or limit the severity of collisions at low speeds by assisting with the steering in an emergency, such as when swerving to miss an obstacle. There's also Pilot Assist, Volvo's innovative semi-autonomous drive feature. This assists with the steering (up to 80mph) and takes care of the acceleration and braking required to keep the car within lane markings and at the desired cruising speed or distance from any vehicle in front.

Cost of Ownership

The Recharge plug-in XC60 variants achieve an all-electric driving range of around 35 miles, assuming you limit yourself to the car's 'Pure' all-EV mode. As for the WLTP fuel and CO2 stats, well the standard Recharge T6 Plug-in hybrid manages up to 122.7mpg and up to 54g/km. And the standard Recharge T8 Plug-in hybrid manages up to 117.5mpg and up to 56g/km. For the T8 Polestar Engineered variant, the figures are up to 94.0mpg and 69g/km. As with any plug-in hybrid, there's little point in purchase unless you establish a regular recharging regime for the battery pack, which in this case is 11.6kWh in size. Customers will be able to buy a wallbox from Volvo that will charge their cars on 16-amp power in about two and a half hours. If you're out and about and find a 10-amp pubic charging point, the charging time will be slightly longer - three and a half hours - while connecting up to a normal domestic three-pin 6-amp supply will take six hours. The important thing of course, is that the government believes the fantasy-land CO2 stats, so business users will be able to write down as much as 100% of the cost of a XC60 T8 against their tax liability. And a 40% tax payer could be driving this variant while incurring a BIK tax bill of no more than around £100 a month. If you're a business buyer browsing in this segment, these are figures that'll reward a bit of thought if you're just about to blindly sign on the dotted line for a conventional six cylinder diesel model from a rival brand.

Summary

The sort of sensible buyer likely to be considering an XC60 is, we think, likely to be sorely tempted by this Plug-in hybrid version. The combination of low taxation and the potential for virtually fuel-free commuting mileage is, as with any model of this type, a tempting one. And when you match it to this car's class-leading safety standards and cool, Scandinavian vibe, the resulting package offers a refreshing alternative to rival German-branded SUVs. But the asking figures are substantial and in an era where government assistance is absent, you'd have to be very sold on the plug-in remit here to opt for this Recharge model. After all, if you merely want your premium luxury mid-sized SUV to be in some way electrified, Volvo offers very acceptable mild hybrid petrol and diesel versions of this car lower down the range. We think those B5 variants might be a better pick for most customers. But if you have to have technology superiority in your XC60, only the Recharge variants offer it.

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  • All rentals are subject to the necessary finance acceptance criteria
  • Prices shown are indicative and subject to change.
  • No ownership option is available on this lease
  • Manufacturer's maintenance schedule must be observed and addiitional charges (to mileage) may apply for failure to maintain servicing and any non fair wear and tear damage to the vehicle

WLTP (with effect from April 2020) - Your quote also contains indicative CO2 or MPG values. The data could not be retreived while producing the quote, so we have based it on the lowest possible cost.

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