2011 Volvo XC60 - Edmunds Ratings

2011 Volvo XC60 T6 (3.0L 6-cyl. Turbo AWD 6-speed Automatic)
Date Driven: 4/21/2009 (2010 T6 AWD)
Performance OK acceleration from the 3.0 six-cylinder turbo engine. The steering is accurate with good feel build-up. The brakes stop the car quickly, but with a very soft-feeling brake pedal.
Driving Dynamics The non-defeatable stability control doesn't intervene during performance driving and corrects rather than punishes. Decent everyday handling for a midsize crossover with moderate body roll.
Ride Comfort Well-controlled, flat ride with no floatiness at all.
Quietness There is little road and wind noise, but there is some noticeable engine accessory drive noise at low vehicle speeds.
Ergonomics Most of the controls are easy to use. However, there are a few cryptic markings on the steering wheel and the navigation system is quite difficult to use, especially the first time.
Visibility Some blockage from the rear pillars, but the overall visibility to the rear is good and a back-up camera is available.
Seat Access & Space Front seats have ample head- and shoulder room. The rear seats have good headroom, but only OK legroom. The rear seats don't slide fore and aft as on many of today's crossovers.
Cargo & Storage Not a lot of interior storage space for a midsize crossover; there's a small center console.
Build Quality Good fit and finish. High-quality interior materials and textures with Scandanavian flair.

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