2022 Volvo XC60, with refreshed design and new features, unveiled
Swedish automaker Volvo has unveiled the 2022 version of its XC60 luxury SUV. It should make way to dealerships in the US this summer. As for the highlights, the premium four-wheeler has a refreshed design and a spacious cabin with many new features. It draws power from a 2.0-liter inline-four engine linked to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Here are more details.
The car sports a chromed grille with vertical slats
The 2022 Volvo XC60 has a sporty look, featuring a slightly sloping roofline, a muscular bonnet, a revised chrome-finished grille, body-colored bumper, and sleek LED headlights. On the sides, it is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, body-colored ORVMs, and multi-spoke alloy wheels with an updated design. Wrap-around L-shaped taillights and 'VOLVO' lettering grace the rear end of the vehicle.
The vehicle has a tech-loaded 5-seater cabin
The 2022 Volvo XC60 has a luxurious 5-seater cabin with faux leather upholstery, auto climate control, a multifunctional steering wheel, as well as upgraded cameras, sensors, and radars for driver-assistance systems. It houses a vertically-oriented Android-based touchscreen infotainment system with support for Google Play and Google Maps. The safety of the passengers is ensured by multiple airbags, crash sensors, and a rear-view camera.
The current-generation model runs on a 400hp, 2.0-liter engine
The powertrain details of the 2022 Volvo XC60 are currently unavailable. However, the current-generation model runs on a 2.0-liter inline-four engine linked to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. In the T5 variant, the motor makes 250hp of power, the T6 trim adds a supercharger to generate 316hp, and the T8 variant has a plug-in hybrid setup with electric motors to churn out 400hp of power.
2022 Volvo XC60: Pricing and availability
The pricing details of the 2022 Volvo XC60 are yet to be revealed. However, it should arrive at dealerships in the US this summer and carry a premium over the current-generation model which starts at $42,795 (approximately Rs. 31.22 lakh).