After bringing in the 2022 XC40 facelift and 2022 XC90 mild-hybrid, Volvo India has announced the launch of the XC60 mild-hybrid SUV. In addition to this, Volvo will also be updating its flagship sedan, the S90. With this, Volvo India completes its transition to complete petrol mild-hybrids. Therefore, moving Volvo closer to the brand’s aim of becoming an all-electric company by 2030.
Volvo India is keeping things simple and only offering one fully-loaded variant of the XC60 in India – the B5 Ultimate mild-hybrid. However, the lack of other variants also means fewer options to choose from for the customers. The 2022 Volvo XC60 B5 Ultimate mild-hybrid comes with a sticker price of INR 65.90 lakh ex-showroom.
Volvo’s best-selling model continues to sport a sleek and understated look. For 2022, there are a few minor changes to its exterior. Volvo has redesigned the front grille as well as tweaked the LED headlights a bit. In addition to this, the front and rear bumper also get a few design changes. The 2022 Volvo XC60 comes with 19-inch 5-V spoke Black diamond-cut alloy wheels as standard. The Scandinavian brand offers the XC60 in a choice of 5 colour options in India. These are – Crystal White, Onyx Black, Bright Dusk, Denim Blue and Platinum Grey.
On the inside, like all recent Volvos, the XC60 comes with an Android-based infotainment system. This allows the system to Google Services such as Google Maps and Google Assistant. The infotainment display measures 9-inch in size and complements the new generation 12-inch digital driver’s display. The latter features two display modes – Calm and Navi. The XC60 comes with 4-zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, and a 15-speaker 1,460W Bowers and Wilkins Premium Sound system.
Customers can choose from two interior options – Amber ventilated Nappa leather in Charcoal interior or Maroon Brown ventilated Nappa leather in Charcoal interior. The front seats are ventilated and heated and get 4-way lumbar support. The front seats also get a massage .
Powering the 2022 Volvo XC60 mild-hybrid is a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine paired with a 48-Volt mild-hybrid system. The combined output of the powertrain is 250 PS of power and 350 Nm of torque. The gearbox is an 8-speed automatic. It also gets all-wheel drive as standard. Volvo also claims it can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 6.9 seconds. Meanwhile, the top speed is electronically limited to 180 kmph.