On sale now at Volvo dealerships, the 2016 XC60 received five stars in the front and side crash tests and four stars in the rollover crash test.
The rating applies to front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the 2016 XC60.
All 2016 Volvo XC60s come standard with traction and stability control, antilock brakes, whiplash-protection front seats, front seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Also standard is Volvo's City Safety system, which is a low-speed forward-collision warning and mitigation system with automatic braking.
Optional safety equipment includes a Blind Spot Information System package that adds a blind-spot warning system, rear cross-traffic alert and front and rear parking sensors.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers keeping score should note that the 2016 Audi Q5 earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. The 2016 BMW X3 and Cadillac SRX earned the top five-star overall safety rating.