The all-new 2022 Volvo XC60 is one of the most attractive SUVs nowadays. We basically know everything about this upcoming model. The Swedish manufacturer will provide a facelift su we expect numerous exterior and interior changes. A two-row/five-seat layout remains, along with the SUV’s dimensions. That means new XC60 will continue to compete in the compact-luxury segment.
The biggest rivals are models such as BMW X3, Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz GLC and Acura RDX. Like its competitors, Volvo XC60 also offers plenty of sophisticated features and stylish cues. Performance is great, thanks to the turbocharged and supercharged engine options. Even the hybrid is available and the sales will begin in the last quarter of 2021.
2022 XC60 Facelift
New 2022 Volvo XC60 will continue with elegant and premium look. You can choose between numerous trim levels and each trim provides certain level of luxury. If you want sportier variant, the R-Design trim level is the right answer. As for the rest of trim levels, each one of them is stylish and premium. New Volvo XC60 will provide various exterior refreshments.
For a start, front fascia wears more chrome accents and features such as grille and headlights are slightly larger now. Mentioned R-Design model offers a gloss-black grille and amazing 18-inch alloy wheels. We expect to see new exterior colors and the rear section will probably get more sophisticated taillights.
As always before, this compact SUV will once again offer extremely modern and luxury cabin. The 2022 Volvo XC60 offers a room for five passengers and interior room is generous. A new 12.3-inch digital display is available. On top of that, Volvo offers new leather-wrapped steering wheel as standard. Shift leveler is upgraded, along with the infotainment system.
We expect to see more standard equipment and some new driver-assistance aids. As for the cabin space, XC60 provides 22.4 cubic feet of cargo area. Fold the rear seats and you will get up to 63.2 cubic feet of space. Base trim level offers leather upholstery, 10-way power-adjustable front seats, new C-type USB ports and panoramic moonroof.
The forthcoming 2022 Volvo XC60 will arrive with three powertrain options. The base trim level known as T5 comes with a 2.0-liter turbo-four engine. This engine offers a direct-injection system and it generates 250 hp. The T6 variant uses a turbocharged and supercharged versions. Thanks to that, XC60 T6 delivers 315 horses and 295 lb-ft of twisting power.
Lastly, T8 version comes with a hybrid powertrain option. Hybrid setup combines conventional gasoline engine with electric motor. Total output is rated at 400 or 415 horsepower and 472 lb-ft of torque. All variants are using the same 8-speed automatic transmission.
2022 Volvo XC60 Release Date and Price
The approaching 2022 Volvo XC60 SUV will cost around $41,500. On the other hand, T8 model with hybrid powertrain starts at $60,000. However, the most expensive version is available for about $70,000. As we said, XC60 will have plenty of competitors. That includes models such as BMW X3, Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz GLC and Acura RDX. Volvo will launch its new model in the last quarter of 2021.