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2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid

MSRP range: $53,500 - $61,000

2021 Volvo XC60 video

Volvo XC60 360° Experience

NOTE: This video is about the 2018 Volvo XC60, but since the 2021 Volvo XC60 is part of the same generation, our earlier analysis still applies.

Alistair Weaver follows members of the Edmunds’ video team as they film the Volvo XC60 at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show.

FAQ

Is the Volvo XC60 a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2021 XC60 both on the road and at the track, giving it a 7.7 out of 10. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that the XC60 has 29.7 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Volvo XC60. Learn more

What's new in the 2021 Volvo XC60?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2021 Volvo XC60:

  • Former T8 plug-in hybrid is now called Recharge
  • Adaptive headlights, hands-free liftgate and rear USB-C ports added as standard
  • Part of the second XC60 generation introduced for 2018
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Is the Volvo XC60 reliable?

To determine whether the Volvo XC60 is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the XC60. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the XC60's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2021 Volvo XC60 a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2021 Volvo XC60 is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2021 XC60 and gave it a 7.7 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2021 XC60 is a good car for you. Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2021 Volvo XC60?

The least-expensive 2021 Volvo XC60 is the 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $53,500.

Other versions include:

  • Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) which starts at $53,500
  • Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) which starts at $59,650
  • Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) which starts at $61,000
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What are the different models of Volvo XC60?

If you're interested in the Volvo XC60, the next question is, which XC60 model is right for you? XC60 variants include Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A), Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A), and Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A). For a full list of XC60 models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

More about the 2021 Volvo XC60

2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Overview

The 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid is offered in the following styles: Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A), Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A), and Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A). Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid models are available with a 2.0 L-liter plug-in hybrid engine, with output up to 400 hp, depending on engine type. The 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic. The 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ unlimited mi. roadside warranty, and a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What do people think of the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2021 XC60 Plug-in Hybrid 3.5 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2021 XC60 Plug-in Hybrid.

Pros

  • Elegant interior design
  • Spacious second-row seating
  • Impressively quick acceleration
  • Many standard safety tech features

Cons

  • Hard to brake and accelerate smoothly
  • Too many controls tied to frustrating touchscreen interface
  • Ride is a bit busier than expected for a luxury SUV

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid and all model years in our database. Our rich analysis includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2021 XC60 Plug-in Hybrid featuring deep dives into trim levels including Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design, Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription, Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression, etc. with careful analysis around pricing, features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving and performance. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Read our full review of the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid here.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid?

2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $54,595. The average price paid for a new 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) is trending $3,024 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,024 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $51,571.

The average savings for the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) is 5.5% below the MSRP.

2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $60,745. The average price paid for a new 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) is trending $2,669 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,669 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $58,076.

The average savings for the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) is 4.4% below the MSRP.

2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $62,095. The average price paid for a new 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) is trending $2,743 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,743 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $59,352.

The average savings for the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A) is 4.4% below the MSRP.

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Which 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrids are available in my area?

2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Listings and Inventory

Simply research the type of used car you're interested in and then select a car from our massive database to find cheap used cars for sale near you. Once you have identified a vehicle you're interested in, check the AutoCheck vehicle history reports, read dealer reviews, and find out what other owners paid for the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid.

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Why trust Edmunds?

Edmunds has deep data on over 6 million new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles, including all models of the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid and all available trim types: Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design, Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription, Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression. Rich, trim-level features & specs and options data tracked for the 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid include (but are not limited to): MSRP, available incentives and deals, average price paid, warranty information (basic, drivetrain, and maintenance), features (interior and exterior color, upholstery, bluetooth, navigation, cruise control, parking assistance, lane sensing, keyless ignition, satellite radio, folding rears seats,run flat tires, wheel type, tire size, sunroof, etc.), vehicle specifications (engine cylinder count, drivetrain, engine power, torque, engine displacement, transmission), fuel economy and MPG (city, highway, and combined, fuel capacity, range), vehicle dimensions (interior cabin space, vehicle length and width, seating capacity, cargo space). Edmunds also provides tools to allow shopper to compare vehicles to similar models of their choosing by warranty, interior features, exterior features, specifications, vehicle dimensions, consumer rating, edmunds expert review, safety rating, and color.

What is the MPG of a 2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid?

2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (recommended)
27 MPG compined MPG,
26 city MPG/28 highway MPG

2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (recommended)
27 MPG compined MPG,
26 city MPG/28 highway MPG

2021 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription Expression 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Twincharger gas/electric plug-in hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (recommended)
27 MPG compined MPG,
26 city MPG/28 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG27
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainall wheel drive
Displacement2.0 L
Passenger VolumeN/A
Wheelbase112.8 in.
Length184.6 in.
WidthN/A
Height65.3 in.
Curb Weight5105 lbs.

Should I lease or buy a 2021 Volvo XC60?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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