Refreshed Volvo S60 and XC60 launched in India

Volvo’s entries for this festive season are its hot selling models, the S60 sedan and the XC60 crossover. Both these cars have got minor facelifts with a cosmetic makeover and a few additional features. Engines and transmissions wise, the facelifted models of the S60 and the XC60 retain the D4 and D5 turbo diesel units.

The D4 turbo diesel engine is a 2 liter-4 cylinder unit that pumps out 163 Bhp-400 Nm while the D5 turbo diesel engine is a 2.4 liter-5 cylinder unit that outputs 215 Bhp-420 Nm. Both engines come with 6 speed manual gearboxes. The engines power the front wheels of the S60 and all four wheels of the XC60 variants through an all-wheel drive system.

  • Stylistic changes on the S60 include:
  • New front bumper and grille
  • New headlamps
  • New design for the exhaust tips
  • Daytime running lamps

The XC60 adds a single tone paint job, a new hood and rear bumper, in addition to the above listed styling changes seen on the S60. Coming to the interiors of both the cars, here’s a round up of the new features:

  • All new Sensus infotainment system
  • Paddle shifters behind the steering wheel
  • TFT instrumentation cluster with three modes
  • Sporty leather seats
  • Revised city braking system whose speed limit goes up to 50 Kph

The ex-showroom Delhi prices of the facelifted Volvo S60 and XC60 are listed below:

Volvo S60

D4 Kinetic: Rs. 29.9 lakhs

D4 Summum: Rs. 32.5 lakhs

D5 Summum: Rs. 35.5 lakhs

Volvo XC60

D4 Kinetic: Rs. 40.5 lakhs

D4 Summum: Rs. 43.5 lakhs

D5 Summum: Rs. 46.55 lakhs

Volvo India sells five car and SUV models: V40 Cross Country, S60, XC50, S80 and XC90. These cars and SUVs are sold through a dealership network spread across 12 Indian cities: New Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Ludhiana,Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi and Pune. Kolkata and Vishakapatnam will be the two other locations that will play host to Volvo dealerships in the next few months. So far Volvo has sold close to 2,500 cars in India since its launch, with nearly 1,000 cars being sold in the past year. In the coming months, the Volvo XC90 SUV will also be given a refresh in India. Also read: Volvo V40 Cross Country launch