2011 Volvo XC 60Posted: May 9th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: 2011 New Car Models, Volvo | Leave a comment »
AB Volvo is a Swedish builder of commercial vehicles including trucks, buses and construction equipment. Volvo also supplies marine and industrial drive system, aerospace components and finance services. The auto manufacturer considers itself officially founded on April 1927, when the first car, the Volvo OV4 series rolled out of the factory in Hisingen, Gottenburg. Volvo means ” I roll” in Latin.
Volvo’s XC60 2011 model is a new small crossover SUV that competes with other premium entries like the Lexus RX, Cadillac SRX and Mercedes GLK. Powered by a normally aspirated or turbocharged six-cylinder engine, the 2011 Volvo XC 60 is available with a wealth of safety features like lane departure warning and collision warning.
The Edmunds says about 2011 Volvo XC60:
These days, the manufacturer’s lineup stands out not just for safety features but also for distinctive good looks and appealing performance. A perfect example is the 2011 Volvo XC60. Thanks to distinctive exterior styling and a very modern cabin, the XC60 is one of the most stylish luxury crossovers on the market.
Starting at $ 32.900 MSRP, the Volvo XC 60 2011 is disponible in four trims level: 3.2, 3.2 R-Design (new level for 2011), T6 AWD and T6 AWD R-Design. The 2011 Volvo XC 60 is charged with emotive form and energy. It is has the real crossover character with a combination of the traditional city vehicle and a cross country vehicle aimed at young professional urban people with an active lifestyle. The 2011 Volvo XC 60 is a sporty and dynamic car with tasteful exterior and interior design and versatile functionality. New colours are available for 2011 XC 60: Flamenco Red metallic and Seashell metallic.
The interior of 2011 Volvo XC 60 is driver-oriented and designed to create a dynamic feel. The lines on the panels and surfaces connect the various interior panels with each other to create a harmonious style with ”loops”.
The load area has a lockable load floor covering two storage areas: one for personal items and another for soiled or wet items. The cargo cover extends over the entire load area. The rear door prevents the floor hatch from being opened when the car is closed and locked.
2011 Volvo XC 60 with the High Performance or Premium Sound system is equipped with an USB port, making it easy to attach an iPod, other MP3 players or even a digital camera to the audio system. High Performance and Premium Sound levels have an HD (digital) radio function as standard.
For 3.2 and 3.2 R-Design, the disponible engine is an 3.2 liter, six-cylinder normally aspirated that produce 240 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. The transmission is Geartronic automatic. The fuel economy is 18 mpg city/ 25 mpg highway for FWD models and 18 MPG city/ 24 MPG highway for AWD models.
The engine of 2011 Volvo XC 60 T6AWD and T6 AWD R-design models is a 3 liter, six-cylinder turbocharged that produce 300 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy is estimated at 17 mpg city and 22 mpg on highway.
The safety features of 2011 Volvo XC 60 include Antilock disc Brakes, electronic stability control and more. Volvo’s Standard City Safety System scans the road ahead and looks for looming obstacles. It can automatically brake the car at low speeds, should the driver fail to do so.