2016 Volvo V60 PHEV Price, Performance

In 2012, Geely Auto Holdings’ Volvo introduced its first-ever 2016 Volvo V60 PHEV diesel plug-in hybrid, and this year, its appeal has escalated. Until now, it’s offered across Europe; was among 3 finalists for the 2013 Green Automobile of the Year award, and was 2016 Volvo V60 PHEV most preferred new auto launch, ever. Suprisingly, what’s more fascinating about this is that, success may lead the way for an American launch of a 2016 Volvo V60 PHEV. Here’s exactly what else you need to know more about. 

Volvo V60 PHEV front

2016 Volvo V60 PHEV Price

While the 2016 Volvo V60 PHEV will enter into production late in 2012 – at first for markets in Europe– there’s no verification yet of whether it will go no sale or will be available simply as component of a lease program in its initial years. With no various other plug-in diesel hybrid around, we can not really make a close value comparison for the 2016 Volvo V60 PHEV, other than to shop it versus various other medium-sized diesels – including its very own 2016 Volvo V60 PHEV D5 at $60,950. Various other choices in regards to functional area as well as penny-wise engines include the 5.4 L/100km BMW 320d at $62,600; although it’s looking quite worn out; and the 5.5 L/100km Mercedes-Benz C200 CDI Avantgarde at $67,150. Here’s the deal, if you can extend to $69,900, there’s the effective and thrifty 5.3 L/100km Mercedes-Benz C250 CDI Avantgarde, which is evidence that you can have it all, if you have the cash and is prepared to pay for it.

Volvo V60 PHEV side

2016 Volvo V60 PHEV Performance

The 2016 Volvo V60 PHEV is powered mainly by a 160kW/440Nm 2.4-litre five-cylinder turbodiesel that is driving the front wheels, with the rear wheels being driven by a 52kW/200Nm electric motor that draws its power from a 200-cell 12kWh lithium-ion battery pack. 2016 Volvo V60 PHEV it’s run through a six-speed automatic transmission as well as three driving modes – offering exactly what Reinholdsson describes as “3 vehicles in one” – relying on exactly how penny-wise or tough you’re really feeling.

2016 Volvo V60 PHEV the electric-only Pure method will certainly give a variety of 50km as well as gas economy and emissions of, well, zero. In this method, the system saves electric fee by repeling ‘drains’ like airconditioning. Hybrid mode has a much less stringent attitude but intends for general efficiency.

Volvo V60 PHEV interior

2016 Volvo V60 PHEV Electric motor

Greatly rotating in between the electrical motor and the diesel motor, the range will certainly be 1200km, but 2016 Volvo V60 PHEV claims that in a typical combined driving, well, more or less; the gas economic climate will still be a miserly 1.9 L/100km with carbon dioxide exhausts of merely 49g/km.

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