2013 Volvo XC60

Base FWD 4-Dr Sport Utility I6 auto trans

2013 volvo xc60 Reviews and News

2013 Volvo XC60
2013 Volvo XC60

New For 2013

The XC60 gains automatic windshield wipers, headlight washers, tunnel detection for the headlights, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a new illuminated shift lever, and eighteen-inch wheels as standard. Synthetic motor oil increases service intervals to 10,000 miles or 12 months. There are two new exterior colors: flamenco red and rebel blue.

Overview

This is mostly a carry-over year for the XC60. The R-Design benefits from the same engine upgrades as the S60 R-Design, which means an additional 25 hp and 29 lb-ft from the 3.0-liter turbo six. That additional power turns this small crossover into something of a rocket, as the 300 hp in the T6 AWD already was more than enough to make the XC60 move quickly off the line and down the road. Thanks to torque-vectoring four-wheel drive on the various T6 models, the XC60 performs more like a sport sedan than a tall crossover. The interior is very comfortable, with some of the best seats on the market and good outward visibility, despite the angled rear hatch and sweeping beltline. The XC60’s exterior is stylish without being austere, with attractive LED lighting accenting the front and rear ends. Volvo’s City Safety low-speed collision-mitigation system made its debut on the XC60 and is standard here; blind-spot monitoring, a pedestrian-detection system, and adaptive cruise control with distance alert are optional. The XC60 presents a comprehensive package that matches or betters its competition on style, equipment, luxury, and price.

Safety

Front, side, and side curtain air bags; ABS; traction and stability control; a tire-pressure monitoring system; and the City Safety crash-avoidance system are standard. Adaptive cruise control, a pedestrian-detection system, and blind-spot monitoring are optional.

You'll like:

  • Comfortable
  • Attractive design
  • Powerful engines

You won't like:

  • Counterintuitive navigation system
  • Smallish back seat

Key Competitors For The 2013 Volvo XC60

  • Audi Q5
  • BMW X3
  • Cadillac SRX
  • Mercedes-Benz GLK
Volvo S60 Prototype Spied Front Left View
Snowy weather usually calls for big jackets and scarves, but spy photographers have caught Volvo S60 and XC60 prototypes wearing light camouflage. The refreshed S60's disguise was mostly on its front end, suggesting most of the updates will be in the front fascia.
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With the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently upgrading its crash testing and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration thinking of doing the same, crash test results are on people's minds. With more than 60 crossovers already on sale – and at least another half dozen coming in the next twelve months – the not-an-SUV, not-a-car, not-a-wagon segment is being closely watched by customers and manufacturers alike.
Volvo City Safety Speedometer
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) has found in a recent study that forward collision avoidance software and adaptive headlights reduce insurance claims, while lane departure warning systems have the opposite effect.

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Certified Pre-Owned 2013 Volvo XC60 Pricing

Certified Pre Owned Price
$28,775

Used 2013 Volvo XC60 Values / Pricing

Suggested Retail Price
$34,350

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2013 Volvo XC60
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Base FWD 4-Dr Sport Utility I6
19 MPG City | 25 MPG Hwy
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Base FWD 4-Dr Sport Utility I6
240hp
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2013 Volvo XC60 Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
3.2L I6Engine
Fuel economy City:
19 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
25 MPG
Horsepower:
240 hp @ 6200rpm
Torque:
236 ft lb of torque @ 3200rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
50,000 miles / 60 months
Powertrain
50,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 144 months
Roadside
Unlimited miles / 60 months
Maintenance
50,000 miles / 60 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Summary
Volvo is recalling certain model year 2013 S60 and XC60 vehicles, manufactured on January 7, 2013. The product identification labels were printed with the incorrect manufacture year. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification Regulation."
Consequences
With an incorrect date of manufacture on the certification label, the vehicle owner may not be to determine if they are affected by future vehicle recalls, increasing their risk of a crash of injury.
Remedy
Volvo has quarantined the affected vehicles and will install correct labels prior to sale. The recall began during March 2013. Owner notification letters will not be sent.
Potential Units Affected
7
Notes
Volvo Cars of N.A., LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Summary
Volvo is recalling certain model year 2013 S60 and XC60 vehicles. A manufacturing defect within the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may lead to an inadvertent deployment of the seat belt pretensioner and/or inflatable curtain.
Consequences
If the seat belt pretensioner and/or inflatable side curtain deploy without cause, the driver could be distracted and the driver's visibility could be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
These vehicles have not been sold and the SRS control unit will be replaced prior to the cars being sold. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
Potential Units Affected
9
Notes
Volvo Cars of N.A., LLC


NHTSA Rating Front Driver
5
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
5
NHTSA Rating Front Side
5
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
5
NHTSA Rating Overall
5
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
IIHS Best Pick
1
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
IIHS Roof Strength
Good
IIHS Front Small Overlap
N/R

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5-Year Total Cost to Own For The 2013 Volvo XC60

Depreciation
38.6%
Loss in Value + Expenses
= 5 Year Cost to Own
Depreciation
$16,410
38.6%
Insurance
$6,225
14.6%
Fuel Cost
$11,754
27.6%
Financing
$3,182
7.5%
Maintenance
$2,859
6.7%
Repair Costs
$1,693
4%
State Fees
$427
1%
Five Year Cost of Ownership: $42,550 What's This?
Value Rating: Below Average