The 2017 Volvo XC60 will launch here in October with prices starting at $59,990+ORC for the entry-level Momentum D4 variant.

THE NEW 2017 Volvo XC60 has big shoes to fill. The original XC60 launched nine years ago has become the best-selling medium SUV in Europe and makes up around 30% of all Volvo sales around the world.

When the XC60 launches here in October, it will be available in three variants – Momentum, Inscription and R-Design (pictured). There will be several engines available, the diesel D4 which offers 140kW of power and the D5 which delivers 173kW (R-Design only). The petrol-powered T5 delivers 187kW and the T6, which with both turbo and superchargers attached, delivers 235kW and 400Nm of torque. Volvo’s T8 Twin Engine petrol plug-in hybrid comes in at the top of the powertrain range, delivering a combined 300kW and acceleration from 0-100 Km in just 5.3 seconds. The last two engines are only available in R-Design variants.

 Volvo claims the XC60 will be “one of the safest cars on the road”. Steer Assist has been added to the City Safety system, while a new feature called Oncoming Lane Mitigation uses steer assist to help mitigate head-on collisions. The system works by alerting a driver who has unwittingly wandered out of a driving lane by providing automatic steering assistance, guiding them back into their own lane and out of the path of any oncoming vehicle. This system is active between 60-140km/h.

Volvo’s Blind Spot Indication System (BLIS) now uses Steer Assist functionality to reduce the risk of lane-changing collisions. Pilot Assist, Volvo’s advanced semi-autonomous driver assistance system, which takes care of steering, acceleration and braking on well-marked roads up to 130 km/h, is available in the All-New XC60.

“Volvo has a strong heritage in designing stylish and dynamic SUVs that offer the latest in technology. The All-New XC60 is no exception, even by our already high standards”, said Kevin McCann, Managing Director of Volvo Car Australia.

“The exterior has an athletic sculpture with a subtle, timeless quality. The interior is a masterful composition of well-resolved architecture, beautiful materials and the very latest technology – all perfectly blended together”.

“It is the perfect car for an active Australian lifestyle, and it represents the next step in our transformation plan”. 

XC60 Australian Pricing


D4 $59,990+ORC
T5 $62,990+ORC


D4 $66,990+ORC 
T5 $69,990+ORC


D5 $73,990+ORC 
T6 $76,990+ORC 
T8 Twin Engine Plug-in Hybrid $92,990+ORC


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