One of the most eye-catchy SUVs on the road, the Volvo XC60, is getting a facelift for the next year. The new 2022 Volvo XC60 will continue to be offered as a 2-row/5-passenger compact-luxury SUV. Generally, in the same category are many models like Acura RDX, Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Mercedes-Benz GLC, and all of them are providing plenty of features for the money.
However, Volvo XC60 will be more attractive, and it should come with a variety of sophisticated powertrains and multiple accident-avoidance features. Like the predecessor, the forthcoming model will be powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder with 250 horsepower and a turbocharged and supercharged engine with 316 horsepower. The plug-in hybrid variant is also available, providing a total output of 400 horsepower.
2022 Volvo XC60 Redesign
The exterior design of the 2022 Volvo XC60 looks assertive and elegant at the same time. However, as the current model, the new one will be available in various trim levels, provide different styling.
The most favorite one is the R-Design. This version looks particularly sporty thanks to a more gloss-black grille and some of the chrome accents. Unlike the base model that comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, this model will as the Polestar really stands out with unique 22-inch alloy wheels. Other options include an air suspension, all-wheel drive, and so on.
Cabin Features Plenty of Upscale Materials
Like the previous model, the new 2022 Volvo XC60 will feature the same luxury cabin with plenty of latest techs. The 5-seater comes with a new 12.3-inch digital driver information display, along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift lever. On top of that, this SUV offers seats that are very comfortable. Also, behind the rear bench, customers can found 22.4 cubic feet of cargo area with a flat floor. This can be expanded to almost 63.5 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded down. Generally, like all Volvo`s cars, the XC60 is equipped superbly.
The standard package includes leather upholstery, panoramic moonroof, dual-zone climate control, 10-way power-adjustable front seats, rear parking sensors, two USB-A ports up front, two USB-C ports in the back, and much more.
2022 Volvo XC60 Powertrain Specs
Volvo offers three engine choices for 2022. The new 2022 Volvo T5 base model features a direct-injected 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with 250 horsepower. The T6 powertrain is also available with the XC60 model, offering a turbocharged or supercharged version with an output of 316 peak horsepower and a stout 295 lb-ft of torque.
At the top of the offer is the T8 model that uses a hybrid powertrain that consists of electric motor supplements and a powerful gas engine. This model can crank out 400 (or 415) peak horsepower and 472 lb-ft of torque. Like before, XC60s employ a smooth and refined 8-speed automatic transmission.
Release Date and Price
The upcoming 2022 Volvo XC60 is the model that is classified in the mid-size segment. General, this segment has many popular models such as Acura RDX, Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Mercedes-Benz GLC. From the latest information, the new model will debut next year as the 2022YM.
As for the price, we heard that some slight increase would most likely happen. The current Volvo XC60 T5 Momentum model starts at about $41,000, while the top offer T8 Inscription Hybrid begins at close to $61,500. Polestar model is also available and it comes with a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) that produces 415 horsepower. This model starts at $70,000 and is one of the most expensive.