New 2014 Volvo V60 Quotes

Performance

The V60 certainly feels nimble and speedy, especially when cruising along motorways at 70mph. Five diesel engines and three petrol units are offered on the V60 line-up, whilst the main model in the V60 line-up is the new D6 AWD model. This uses a five-cylinder 2.4-litre diesel engine allied to an electric motor – boasting an impressive 285bhp, The petrol line-up starts with the T4, a turbocharged 1.6-litre unit producing 180bhp.This accelerates from 0-62mph in eight seconds and has a top speed of 137mph.

Running Costs

The V60 is a fairly efficient and cost effective car to take on the road. The diesel-electric plug-in hybrid V60 is the model to have. It gets an incredible 150mpg and its undoubtedly the most economical car in its class. Although hybrid electric cars are expensive to purchase, they more than make up for their price in mileage. For those without access to these cars, one of the most frugal engines is the D5 2.4-litre five-cylinder diesel engine as it has a claimed combined figure of 52.5mpg.

Equipment

The Volvo V40 has various levels of trims available, all featuring a very impressive list of features. The base SE specification includes rain-sensing wipers, auto-folding door mirrors with ground lights, integrated grocery bag holder, 17-inch alloy wheels and chrome window surrounds. The SE Lux builds on this with leather seats, special TFT crystal driver display, electric driver’s seat with memory function, and active bending xenon headlights with washers. The sporty R-Design trim level offers 18-inch alloy wheels, uprated chassis, front sports seats, aluminium interior trim and special leather steering wheel. The top of the range R-Design Lux includes active bending xenon headlights with headlamp cleaning, power/folding door mirrors with ground lights, rain-sensing wipers and rear parking sensors.