Volvo XC60

From RM 320,888 - 355,888
RM 3,588 | 9 years
RM 4,352 | 7 years
RM 5,727 |  5 years

Highlights

  • Comprehensive ADAS
  • Numerous creature comforts

Variant of the model

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OTR Price
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2023 Volvo XC60 B5 Plus
RM 320,888
RM 4,352.62
2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge T8 Ultimate
RM 355,888
RM 4,827.37
2023 Volvo XC60 B5 Plus
OTR Price Monthly
RM 320,888 RM 4,352.62
2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge T8 Ultimate
OTR Price Monthly
RM 355,888 RM 4,827.37
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3 Years
RM 8,936.73
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5 Years
RM 5,727.85
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7 Years
RM 4,352.62
/ Month
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Monthly installment (RM)
RM 4,836.24
Car Price (RM)
320,888.00
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0.00

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Overview

Summary

One of the Swedish’s sought-after SUVs, the Volvo XC60, offering Malaysians with its latest upgrades for the 2024 model year.

Locally-assembled (CKD), two variants are on offer. A Mild-Hybrid (MHEV - XC60 B5 Plus - MYR 328,888) and a Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV - XC60 Recharge T8 Ultimate - MYR 357,888).

Prices (OTR, w/o insurance) includes a five-year/unlimited-mileage warranty, an eight-year/160,000 KM battery warranty (XC60 Recharge T8 Ultimate), and a five-year-free Digital Service Package (DSP).

Four exterior colours (Crystal White, Onyx Black, Denim Blue, and Vapour Grey).

Exterior

Body Dimensions

Weighing in at 1,842 KG (B5 Plus) and 2,151 KG (Recharge T8 Ultimate), the new XC60 stands at 4,708 MM long, 1,902 MM wide, 1,651 MM tall, and with a wheelbase spanning 2,865 MM.

Front View

A commanding presence, it exudes a solidly sculpted exterior with smooth contours and sharp styling elements. 

The front-end of variant B5 Plus sees a large grille with vertical slats, matched by a lower bumper with air-vent fitments on the sides and centre.

Courtesy of the R-Design package, variant Recharge T8 Ultimate upgrades to a square-mesh grille, and an X-shaped lower bumper.

Accentuating the layout are chrome trimmings (B5 Plus), and gloss black trimmings (R-Design - Recharge T8 Ultimate).

Rear View

Sportily stocky, it radiates a horizontal outlook, adorned by angularly smooth and chiselled lines.

The rear-end of variant B5 Plus sees a body-coloured roof-edge spoiler, paired to a protruding-style bumper with integrated tailpipes. 

Thanks to the R-Design package, variant Recharge T8 Ultimate upgrades to a more aggressive looking bumper with hidden tailpipes.

Heightening the layout are chrome trimmings (B5 Plus), and gloss black trimmings (R-Design - Recharge T8 Ultimate).

Headlamps

Framed angularly-smooth, fitted are Pixel LED units, with ‘Thor’s Hammer’ LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL). 

Features are Adaptive High Beam (AHB), and automatic On/Off, levelling and cornering light functions.


Tail Lamps

Unique and highly-warped, the fairly large tail lamps are vertically-positioned and wrapped-around. Fitted are LED combination units.

Side Mirror

Body-coloured (B5 Plus) and Black-capped (Recharge T8 Ultimate), the side mirrors are electronic-powered (auto-fold, adjust), with turn- and blind-spot indicators, and memory and auto-dimming functions.

Brakes

Installed is a setup of ventilated disc brakes (front, rear). Drive is aided by an Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Brake Hold system.

Wheels

Variant B5 Plus rides on a set of 19-Inch five-V-spoke Black Diamond-cut alloy rims, wrapped in 235/55 R19 tyres. 

Variant Recharge T8 Ultimate surges on a set of 19-Inch five-double-spoke Black Diamond-cut alloy rims, wrapped in 235/55 R19 tyres.

Interior

Dashboard

The new XC60 gets a tiered dashboard, clean, airy and streamlined featuring premium quality materials and details.

A dual-screen (instrument cluster, infotainment) dominated layout, both variants come in a Charcoal interior, with differentiating design schemes. 

Variant B5 Plus gets two (Charcoal Moritz upholstery with Metal Mesh decor, Maroon Brown Moritz upholstery with Linear Lime decor).

Whereas, variant Recharge T8 Ultimate gets one (Charcoal Open Grid Textile and Metal Mesh decor).

Paired to the dash is a matching and widely flat centre console, featuring gear shifters in synthetic leather (B5 Plus) and Orrefors Crystal (Recharge T8 Ultimate). 

Overall, it is well designed. All the buttons and other accessibilities are purposefully arranged, driver-centric and user-friendly.

Instrument Cluster

Installed is a 12-Inch digital instrument cluster supporting two display modes (Calm, Navi). Variant Recharge T8 Ultimate adds on a Head-Up Display (HUD).

Seats

The interior is in leatherette (B5 Plus) and Nappa leather with Open Grid Textile (Recharge T8 Ultimate) upholsteries, featuring variant-specific Charcoal schemes.

Variant B5 Plus gets two (Charcoal Moritz upholstery with Metal Mesh decor, Maroon Brown Moritz upholstery with Linear Lime decor). 

Meanwhile, variant Recharge T8 Ultimate gets one (Charcoal Open Grid Textile and Metal Mesh decor).

Fitted are electronic-powered seats (front - adjustable, lumbar, memory (driver side - B5 Plus)). The rear gets a bench seat (60:40 split-fold) with a centre armrest (fold-out).

Completing the cabin are mood lighting (door panels, centre console), Charcoal headliner, and Panoramic glass sunroof (electric - dark tint, UV protect, sunshade - Recharge T8 Ultimate).

Space

A full-sized five-seater, the SUV offers plenty of interior mobility, meaning front and rear occupants get ample space. Sufficient head-, shoulder-, and leg-room. 

Storage Space

Numerous storage compartments. E.g., side door and seat back pockets, centre console partitioned and caverned spaces (armrest storage), driver-dash card holder, and an extensible hook-integrated glove box.


Steering Functions

Mounted is a three-spoke sport steering wheel, wrapped in leather-free synthetic material with colour-matched stitching and Silver trims. Two tone (B5 Plus) and Charcoal (Recharge T8 Ultimate). 

Features are multi-switches (Bluetooth, Media, Voice Recognition, Vehicle settings), column adjustments (tilt, telescopic), paddle shifters (Recharge T8 Ultimate), and a heating function.

Drive is aided by an Electric Power Steering (EPS) system.

Cup Holders

Provided are four cup holders (two - front, rear), and four bottle holders (two - front, rear).

Charging Ports

Several power outlets are available. E.g., USB charging ports, 12 V power sockets and a wireless charger. 

Boot Space

The boot comes with a powered-tailgate feature (operation - remote control/key fob, buttons (tailgate, dashboard), contactless (kick-gesture) - height adjustment). 

Accessing one of the features opens up to 468-Litres (seats up) and 1,395-Litres (seats down) of load capacities. 

Features

Active Safety

The new XC60 has a comprehensive set of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

Installed are the City Safety suite (collision avoidance and mitigation with intersection support for pedestrian, cyclist and large animal detection with steering support and braking), Front and Rear Collision Warning and Mitigation Support, Lane Keeping Aid (LKA), Run-Off Road Mitigation with Road Edge Detection, Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Steer Assist, Cross Traffic Alert (CTA) with Autobrake, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Steering Assist, Pilot Assist (Driver Assist System), and Park Assist (360-degree camera). 

Other systems include Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electric Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist System (BAS), Brake Override System (BOS), Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Traction Control System (TCS), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC), Hill Descent Control (HDC), and Indirect Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (iTPMS).

Passive Safety

Passive safety includes six airbags (driver-passenger, front side, front-rear curtain), Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS) for front seats, seatbelts (anchor, reminder, pretensioner), ISOFIX (anchor, top tether), auto-dimming rear-view mirrors (exterior, interior), parking cameras (reverse, 360-degree), parking sensors (B5 Plus (four - front, rear) - Recharge T8 Ultimate (six - front, rear)), ready-to-drive notification, emergency stop assist, door ajar warning, impact beams (side, front), Run-Off Road Protection, tyre sealant kit, extra-thick tempered side windows (front, rear), and security alarm (immobiliser, anti-theft).

Driver Assistance

Installed is a 9.0-Inch portrait integrated colour touchscreen infotainment, running on an Android Automotive Operating System (Android Auto OS).

Features are Google Automotive Services (five-year free (DSP) - Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Play Store), Apple CarPlay/Android Auto (wireless), and YouTube.

Infotainment

Installed is a 9.0-Inch portrait integrated colour touchscreen infotainment, running on an Android Automotive Operating System (Android Auto OS).

Features are Google Automotive Services (five-year free (DSP) - Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Play Store), Apple CarPlay/Android Auto (wireless), and YouTube.

Sound System

Entertainment is channelled via a 600 W, 14-speaker Harman Kardon Premium Sound Audio System (B5 Plus), and a 1,410 W, 15-speaker Bowers and Wilkins High Fidelity Audio System (Recharge T8 Ultimate).

Performance

Engine

Harboured in the new XC60 are two powertrain setups (MHEV - Mild Hybrid, PHEV - Plug-In Hybrid). 

Variant B5 Plus embeds a 2.0-Litre four-cylinder direct injection turbo petrol engine (249 HP, 350 NM), mated to a 48-Volt Mild Hybrid system with an Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) (11 HP, 30 NM). 

The combined output reads at 260 HP of max power and 380 NM of max torque.

Variant Recharge T8 Ultimate fuses a 2.0-Litre four-cylinder turbocharged with e-boost petrol engine (317 HP, 400 NM), mated to a rear-axle mounted electric motor (145 HP, 400 NM). 

The combined output reads at 462 HP of max power and 709 NM of max torque.


Transmission

Coupled with the setups is an eight-speed automatic transmission with Geartronic.

Drivetrain

Power is sent to all four wheels via an All-Wheel Drive system (AWD - B5 Plus), and an Electronic All-Wheel Drive (e-AWD - Recharge T8 Ultimate) system.

Acceleration

Acceleration from 0 to 100 KM/H is done in 6.9 seconds (B5 Plus) and 4.8 seconds (Recharge T8 Ultimate).

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity is at 71-Litres, and the combined fuel consumption reads at 7.6 L/100 KM (B5 Plus) and 1.6 L/100 KM (Recharge T8 Ultimate).

Juicing up the e-motor (Recharge T8 Ultimate) is an 18.8 KWH battery, providing a total pure electric driving range of 81 KM. 

Upgraded are the on-board chargers (OBC) (Recharge T8 Ultimate). 

Two/three phase AC charging (6.4 KW) takes three hours for a 0% to 100% State of Charge (SoC). 

Single phase AC charging takes four hours (4.0 KW) and seven hours (2.4 KW) for a 0% to 100% SoC. 

Comfort

Convenience

The new XC60 features these conveniences.

E.g., keyless entry (engine On/Off button), power tailgate (operation - remote control, buttons (tailgate, dashboard), contactless (kick-gesture) - height adjustment), automatic headlamps (On/Off, high-beam, cornering), automatic wipers (rain sensing), auto-dimming rear-view mirrors (exterior, interior), steering wheel (multi-switches, column adjustments, heating, paddle shifters, EPS), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Brake Hold system, Blind Spot Information System (BLIS), electronic-powered front seats (adjustments, lumbar, memory), interior lighting (mood, reading, boot), wireless charger, parking sensors (B5 Plus (four - front, rear) - Recharge T8 Ultimate (six - front, rear)), parking cameras (360-degree, reverse), Panoramic glass sunroof (electric - dark tint, UV protect, sunshade - Recharge T8 Ultimate), extra-thick tempered side windows (front, rear), dual-zone Electronic Climate Control (ECC) with rear air-vents, Clean Zone Interior Air Quality System (PM2.5 air purifier), electric cabin heater/cooler, humidity sensor, Google Automotive Services, and armrests (front, rear).

Rear Air Vents

Installed is a dual-zone Electronic Climate Control (ECC). The setup comes with rear air-vents and a Clean Zone Interior Air Quality System (PM2.5 air purifier).

Ride Comfort

Underpinned is Volvo’s Dynamic Chassis, featuring a suspension setup of double wishbone (front) and multi-link with transverse light-weight leaf spring (rear).

Ride comfortability feels flexible and firm at the same time. The vehicle delivers a connected steering feel, with more linear and balanced weighing at all speeds. 

Overall, it is spacious and comfortable, and the ride quality is satisfactory. Safe and suitable for a daily driver.

Sound Insulation

Good sound insulation, covering all the NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) aspects. The cabin is serene, with the engine, tyre, road and wind noises mostly hindered. 

Additional acoustic features come in the form of the extra-thick tempered side windows (front, rear).

Wrap Up

Conclusion

The 2024 Volvo XC60 is a great day-to-day e-SUV. First, it offers a comfortably spacious cabin thanks to its fairly stocky build.

Second, its shell envelopes a premium and sophisticated interior, providing advanced connectivity, lounge-like comfort, and plenty of safety features.

Overall, its build quality is satisfactory, and with its commanding demeanour, the new XC60 is surely a Volvo for Malaysians to consider.

User Experience

3 /5
69 User Ratings
69 User Ratings
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Exterior Design 80%
Interior Design 80%
Space 80%
Power 80%
Safety 80%
Cost 80%

Satisfaction
Premium-built interiorSpacious Cabin
Disappointment
Limited exterior coloursMinimal interior options

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