It is no secret that on the basis of some of their models, many companies are creating something new. For example, from conventional urban hatchback make compact crossovers, and of wagons – almost full SUV.
That company 2018-2019 Volvo stay away is not going on this new trend. Results of the experiment was the car goes by the name 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country, based on a standard wagon V60. His official debut took place in the autumn of last year when the auto show held in Los Angeles. However, the new Swedish only now reached the Russian market.
This allowed for a more detailed picture, all-terrain wagon examine from all sides, to look into his cabin, to meet with an affordable and complete set of specifications. Because now we can share my observations with you, offering to read a full review of a very interesting and promising vehicle that came to us from Sweden.
Although the machine in many ways similar to the source code in the face of the versatile 2018-2019 Volvo B60, still its “chips” in her present that allow profitable stand out against the, we can say predecessor.
Exterior 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country
Even when the output V60 wagon its many specialized media, critics and experts was considered one of the most stylish and attractive in its segment. And it’s just a high score. Because the Swedes had only to take a good basis and try not to spoil it in the process of becoming a crossover. Fortunately, they did it very, very soundly.
Yes, the car has retained its elegance, trend lines, rapid way, but also got new body parts, which are made to look differently already 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country.
The front part is decorated with a wide mouth grille trim with mesh honeycomb and traditional nameplates manufacturer. Large head optics, bi-xenon and LED stuffing make her beauty to the image. Long powerful hood is successfully combined with at least a solid front bumper, complemented aerodynamic elements under sections band fog lamps made of light-emitting diodes. In general, the front wagon terrain looks very cool and boldly. That does not take away from the 2018-2019 Volvo.
On the side we see a continuation of the adaptation of the machine to the features of the crossover. Is evidence of this in the kit, plastic protection of the edges of the wheel arches, huge rims alloy 18 or even 19 inches. Large doors, high windows, a strong body outside mirrors, LED turn signal repeaters on them, imposing roof and more really make it possible to evaluate the 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country is not a station wagon and a crossover is almost full.
Forage sports a large comfortable tailgate, chrome elements, a beautiful rendition of the exhaust system, as well as protection, provides the ability to easily overcome even the most complex traffic areas.
In general, it is easy to find a lot in common not only with the wagon, on the basis of which the Cross Country was created, but also with the S60 sedan, 2018-2019 Volvo has also decided that turned into a combination of a sedan with SUV, released version S60 Cross Country.
As for dimensions, the versatile for all terrain such figures are relevant:
- length – 4638 mm;
- width – 1899 mm;
- height – 1545 mm;
- wheelbase – 2774 mm;
- ground clearance – 201 mm;
- curb weight – 1712-1836 kgs.
If the gain in size were not especially significant, the clearance at the “Swede” has risen quite noticeably. The source is in possession of 136 mm clearance, ie for all-terrain version of the machine raised 65 millimeters.
The interior of the 2018-2019 Volvo B60 Cross Country
Special study interior design does not make sense. Especially if you are already familiar with the interior of the original wagon.
Here, 2018-2019 Volvo did not reinvent the wheel, but simply picked from the versatile interior, and moved it into the interior of the V60-terrain variations. It turned out very well.
The interior has retained its advantages, enabling high comfort for the driver and all four passengers. In the photo and video materials can be seen as the exquisite look inside the machine a modern digital instrument panel, brand new multi-function steering wheel 2018-2019 Volvo and turn it in the direction of the driver’s center console.
Finishing is made of high quality materials, soft plastics, natural leather and aluminum inserts. There are certain claims to the rear couch. The problem is the passage of the transmission tunnel on the floor, because of which the person landing in the middle of the couch is somewhat complicated. While all have long been accustomed to such organization of space in all vehicles manufactured today and thirty years ago. Although some people find a solution to this problem.
But the luggage compartment is made much more successful than in the case of the S60 sedan and crossover version. First of all, 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country is able to be placed in the luggage compartment of 430 liters. The amount is far from record levels, but the floor is smooth turns, do not interfere with the wheel arches, wide and high rising tailgate allows you to stick to the car even large luggage without difficulty. Also worth special praise for the engineers and designers that the backrest of the second row folded in three sections, each of which falls apart. That is, you can safely put back one or two passengers, a third lower section and place it in the car a burden of great length. Get rid of the passengers is not required.
Components S60 Cross Country
Unlike crossover sedan S60 Cross Country, touring terrain will be available to Russian buyers in three different trim levels, rather than one.
But even the most simple version of the equipment offers more than an extensive list of equipment, which includes:
- large set of security systems;
- climatic equipment (climate control);
- cloth upholstery;
- heated front seats;
- full-time audio system;
- alloy wheels 18 inches in diameter.
If you do this will seem a little, then in the top configuration can further rely on these options:
- premium audio system;
- electric front seat adjustment;
- Bi-xenon head optics;
- LED fog lights;
- dual-zone climate control;
- Cruise control;
- alloy wheels of 19 inches and so on.
Multimedia Complex, navigation, multi-function steering wheel and full power you get already a base. Separately pay extra for it you do not have.
Price 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country
Of course, since the car is available to Russian buyers, interested in knowing the price of the Swedish news, which attracts not only for its appearance and kinship with crossovers, but also a rich stuffing and serious technical features, which will talk a little later.
Prices for packaging, which is the base for Russia and called the Kinect, the automaker from Sweden asks from the 1.98 million Russian rubles. The top Summum equipment already costs from 2.15 million rubles.
As you can see, the cost of new items is quite high, but still expected. Approximately the same cost and sedan S60, from which 2018-2019 Volvo has tried to make the crossover. Frankly, it’s good they came.
Specifications V60 Cross Country
Now we can talk about what the specifications are based wagon-road, and what should not expect our customers.
The platform used is the same as for a conventional wagon – Ford EUCD. Independent suspension with MacPherson struts in front and multi-link rear mechanism. Disc brakes, ventilated front received. The steering is improved through the installation of electric power.
Nice to see that the crossover wagon 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country is offered with up to three different powertrains to choose from. After all, we are ready to offer only one motor for crossover sedan in Russia.
Choose equipment engine compartment for 2018-2019 Volvo B60 Cross Country can be of the two diesel engines and one petrol.
- The initial engine is a four-cylinder unit volume of 2.0 liters with a return of 150 horsepower and a torque of 350 Nm.
- The more powerful diesel engine has five cylinders and turbocharging. At the same 2.0-liter, the engine generates a power of 190 horsepower and its torque increased to 420 Nm.
- The role of the flagship engine went petrol power unit, which has at its disposal five cylinders and turbonnadduv with direct fuel injection system. All this combined with 2.5 liters of displacement allows to give 249 horsepower and 360 Nm of torque.
All engines are, without exception, are supplemented with only one transmission – automatic dedicated six. But if the base diesel engine with automatic gearbox transmit power only to the front wheels, the other two motors in tandem with a six-speed automatic transmission load is distributed to all four wheels. This makes them perfect all-wheel drive transmission and a Haldex coupling of the last generation, placed on the rear axle.
Video Test Drive
Newbie wagon, SUV or station wagon-road 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country looks very cool. And this applies to both the exterior and interior design, equipment, technical specifications.
Hide will not, it produces much more positive impression than the S60 sedan turned into a crossover. Too much dampness appears last on the background of his colleague in the station wagon. Let both cars are similar, but it is a sedan needs a serious revision.
For 2018-2019 Volvo B60 Cross Country no complaints. And consumers themselves indicate that such a vehicle valued our consumer audience. Sales started quite well. Let’s see what will end the first reporting year, the presence of new items on the Russian market.