Volvo has launched 2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country compact sedan after the V60. The ambitious crossover is very spacious especially in its rear and can best be described as both luxurious and of impressive performance. Its exterior design is quite appealing and its styling is admirable. The manufacturers of the model restrained themselves from the slathering automobile characterized with roof cross rails and brush guards.
The SUV style model has front and rear skid plates, side scuff plates and fender extensions which give it an aggressive appearance. The Volvo S60 Cross Country 2016 exterior has a wood and aluminum trim to minimize the weight for better handling and consequently maneuverability. Its wheelbase is 109.2 inches long while its length is 182.6 inches. The car has an increased ground clearance of 2.6 inches compared to that of the V60 for an enhanced sporting experience. 18 inch and 19 inch wheels complement its sporty appearance. Its tires are of high profile to guarantee protection even on roughest roads. The tires give it that cool 8-inch ground clearance.
The 2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country has a modern cabin which typically depicts the Swedish attention in detail. The bolstered leather-covered guarantee ultimate comfort and luxury. This model will have 2-tone interior colors schemes for you to choose from. Other top-notch features in the model include heated windscreen, heated steering wheel, heated wiper nozzles and heated seats. Safety is a major consideration for Volvo hence the car has been equipped with cyclist detection systems, full brake capability, forward collision warning, blind-spot monitoring and a cross-traffic alert among other features.
Engine and fuel consumption
The 2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country is powered by a turbocharged 2500cc five-cylinder engine with 250 hp. The engine applies port fuel injection technology and has an aluminum block and head. This DOHC inter-cooled engine produces 266 pounds of torque per foot on its wheels and is coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission system. The model is a four wheel drive and its can attain a speed 60 mph in 6.5 seconds. Its top speed is 155 mph. The S60 is not a guzzler as it has a fuel consumption rate of 20 miles per gallon on city roads and 28 miles per gallon on highway roads.
2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country Price and release date
The 2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country will be available for buyers in early 2015 and its price is expected to be around $ 45,000. Though the S60 is expected to share same show room with its smaller sibling, the XC70, it is expected to perform incredibly well in terms of sales.