The 2013 Volvo XC60 is a comfortable and uncomplicated driving SUV with a very advanced standard safety feature, but data-driven technology is absent from the cabin.
The 2011 Volvo XC60 T6 is a very practical car with good fuel economy. Tech options are cutting-edge when it comes to safety, but mundane for infotainment.
If you can figure out the bizarre interface for the electronics in the 2010 Volvo XC60, it can be a pretty satisfying car to drive, but you will end up paying for it at the pump.
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Volvo mixes standard safety technology into its easy-driving midsize SUV, but watch out for Sport mode.
Compared with other high-end luxury carmakers, Volvo has fallen a bit behind the curve in the cabin technology department, but still manages a fairly well-designed vehicle.
Volvo pushes safety in the form of collision prevention in the XC60, a five-passenger SUV, by fitting it standard with the City Safety system. The XC60 is a practical car, with good mileage, reasonable power, and an easy driving character.
CNET Car Tech reviews the 2010 Volvo XC60.
Lots of tech in this one, most of it aimed at keeping you in a cocoon.
Volvo's newest model is a crossover, and it incorporates a new safety feature designed to prevent accidents at low speeds. The cabin includes many tech treats, but working out how to use them is the hard part.
A car that can brake itself to avoid a fender-bender during the morning commute might seem far into the future. Except that it goes on sale here in March. That's when City Safety, a low-speed collision-avoidance technology, becomes available on the new Volvo XC60, a so-called "soft-roader" four-wheel drive.