Volvo's new V60 wagon is more than just the V90's mini-me, it's a truly competitive European luxury wagon. High on looks, value and practicality this Volvo should be on your shopping list. It's also worth noting that Volvo is one of the few brands that remains dedicated to the station wagon format. If you're looking for an on-road focused European wagon with a price tag that won't break the bank, this is pretty much it now that BMW has killed the 3-Series wagon for America.

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Comments

    • PaoloFrancesco99
      PaoloFrancesco99

      The V60 looks bigger than the VW Alltrack, yet the Alltrack apparently has substantially more cargo room with 30 sq ft seats up/66 sq ft seats down compared to 23/51 for the V60. I haven't seen the V60 in person but it seems surprising to me. I know the Alltrack is not in the same class, but one needs to be flexible when shopping in the wagon market, and the V60 CC would be stretching up for me. It's nearly perfect for my tastes but a little tight for cargo. Thinking I'll compare the V60 CC, Alltrack, TourX and 2020 Outback XT.

      about 15 days ago
    • Thatcher Drew
      Thatcher Drew

      Yes. Please, please please t8 versions of both the v60 and v90 in the US ASAP.

      about 21 day ago
    • Alison Smith
      Alison Smith

      Noticed that the s90 and s60 are made in China vs the XC90 which is made in Sweden? Is the V60 and XC 90 also made in China?

      about 24 days ago
    • elliex20
      elliex20 In reply to Alison Smith

      V60 is made in Belgium and Sweden.

      about 22 days ago
    • Mark Geller
      Mark Geller

      Alex: Jaguar has finally, in the U.S., come with a "Prestige" wagon, which unlike the XF-S powered wagon, was the only wagon configuration you could buy in 2018, has a 300 H.P. 4 cylinder as opposed to the 360 H.P. Supercharged 6. It would be great to compare that with this. You are the guy to do it. Thanks.

      about 1 month ago
    • Norm T
      Norm T In reply to Mark Geller

      +7MG "Just yesterday we brought you a report indicating that the British automaker was preparing to withdraw its mid-size wagon from the North American market. But a spokesperson for the automaker now assures us that's not the case. "The current Jaguar XF Sportbrake remains in the lineup and is available at retailers and for ordering,” Jaguar's Maria Rodriguez informed CarBuzz by correspondence." Carbuzz March 2019

      about 25 days ago
    • 7MG
      7MG In reply to Mark Geller

      +Norm T No. First they came with the XF Sportbrake last year in the S guise with a 360 HP 6 cylinder supercharged only. In Europe they have it in diesel and a 247 HP 4 cylinder. Now they finally offer a 300 HP 4 new prestige model here.

      about 25 days ago
    • Norm T
      Norm T In reply to Mark Geller

      Isn't Jaguar ending the wagon in the states?

      about 25 days ago
    • Rich C.
      Rich C.

      I wish reviewers would include reliability and maintenance in their reviews, I will be buying the V60, I like the audi a4 avant we get in europe, but not the audi reliabilty and issues that come with it

      about 1 month ago
    • Alex on Autos
      Alex on Autos In reply to Rich C.

      With new vehicles we really don't know what the reliability will be. I think it's better to send folks to reliability research sites for their prognostications.

      about 1 month ago
    • Lee Weston
      Lee Weston

      2019 V60 SOLD OUT !!! Limited 2020 frames available special order only. The 2020 V60 Cross Country is available maybe a 1000 a year available here in the USA. Buyer step up LEE/VOLVO06902 Great review but I can't watch it. Too much time on a 1 of 150 unit special order unit

      about 2 months ago
    • Richard Chen
      Richard Chen

      What a sexy wagon!

      about 2 months ago
    • Elestro Air-soft
      Elestro Air-soft

      It that Endor? /Swede

      about 3 months ago
    • Norm T
      Norm T

      Did Volvo improve the AWD?

      https://m.facebook.com/groups/316013335874394?view=permalink&id=367827414026319&_rdr

      about 3 months ago
    • Jon on Drums
      Jon on Drums

      I adore these seats with regard to the cloth and it's design. It's disheartening to hear they aren't that comfy. Love the looks of this wagon for sure. Great review as always Alex!

      about 3 months ago
    • David Cuccia
      David Cuccia

      It's different, but I'd definitely cross-shop this against the Kia Stinger. Then, I'd probably bail and buy a $15k Equus with massaging seats.

      about 4 months ago
    • David Cuccia
      David Cuccia

      T8 V60 PLEASE!!!

      about 4 months ago
    • T Ritchie
      T Ritchie

      Nice Professional,and informative review. At first glance it seems like a nice wagon with some good things going for it. But the more info you gave the more it seemed overly complicated for my taste. I believe I would prefer just a little bit simpler,and maybe abit less Fashionable in return for more practicality.Although it does sound like it has excellent power and MPG.

      about 4 months ago
    • Joshua Bryant
      Joshua Bryant

      I love my 2015.5 V60R <3 <3 <3 :SwedishFlag: <3 <3 <3

      about 4 months ago
    • Khaldoon Ahmad
      Khaldoon Ahmad

      I had a 2015 V60 redesign and while I loved it it fell short in many levels. I wanted to get the new V60 but found the infotainment thing to be slow and complicated. Also the 6 cylinder was dropped in place of a 4. I prefer the smoothness of a 6 cylinder. So I switched to BMW. But it's a shame we can't get more wagons in North America such as Audi a6 wagon or bmw 5 series wagon - even if you want one you can't special order it in - which is bizarre. Kudos to Mercedes for keeping the e63 - low volume seller but they obviously care about meeting their customers needs.

      about 4 months ago
    • Marius Peter
      Marius Peter

      I'd love a 4x4 wagon. My budget drives me to the Outback. I'm a Subaru fan since a boy, but I would love to have a little more power and fun in the Outback. I just hope the 2020 will have a turbo

      about 4 months ago
    • Daniel Fruchey
      Daniel Fruchey

      Please test the Regal TourX in Essence trim... Pretty please? I need your analytical eye on it

      about 4 months ago
    • Norm T
      Norm T In reply to Daniel Fruchey

      If you haven't driven one they ride really nice and handle fairly good. The $10,000 discount is icing on the cake.

      about 4 months ago
    • Luke McReynolds
      Luke McReynolds

      Loved the U.S. wagon market comparison at the end. I was in the market for an offroad-ish wagon last year, and came to nearly all the same conclusions as you. Bought an A4 Allroad, and I'm very happy.

      about 4 months ago
    • Michael Tarubal
      Michael Tarubal

      This really interests me. :) good for a family man like me

      about 4 months ago
    • Joseph Franceski
      Joseph Franceski

      How confident can we be about the future support of gasoline powered Volvos if the company is saying that going forward they are going to be making only electric and hybrid models?

      about 4 months ago
    • 《Joaquin Jr 》
      《Joaquin Jr 》

      2:57 I guess nobody care about amber turn signals

      about 4 months ago
    • whiteandnerdytuba
      whiteandnerdytuba

      What's the point of Volvo going to all 4 bangers if the t6 only gets f150 mileage.

      about 4 months ago
    • cba tiau
      cba tiau

      That eco-mode "tachometer replacement dial" looks very corny, reminiscent of Volvo's crappy dial used for their T8 PHEV models. They should just retain the normal tachometer in all cases; no reason not to, and it only makes those dials rather useless and confusing. Not sure what the engineers were thinking there. I"m also mystified as to why Volvo has stopped using an engine-coolant-temperature gauge, which is still present in the vast majority of car brands being sold; it's useful to know when the car's engine has warmed up. Omissions like this are just huge negatives for me for these new Volvos, and make me look elsewhere more than I would otherwise.

      about 4 months ago
    • Jimmy Y
      Jimmy Y

      I like the floor height of Sedans and the seating position of SUV. You can call it a CUV. And example of which is Kia Rondo 2007~2012.
      I hope automakers move away from sedans and wagons and move towards CUV, which is not only more practical than SUV, but also drives better.
      I love my 2008 Kia Rondo. Everytime I go to test other vehicles, I always conclude my Rondo is just perfect.

      about 4 months ago
    • Jimo
      Jimo

      Curiously, in the US, automakers are pretty much abandoning the production of sedans and coupes because they claim buyers only want SUVs and "crossovers".... which are basically wagons.

      about 4 months ago
    • Brendan A. MacWade
      Brendan A. MacWade

      Fantastic wagon. Can be ordered online! And you don' have to wait months and months like you do with the XC40.

      about 4 months ago
    • Nick Clark
      Nick Clark

      They are NOT headrests,they are head restraints to protect head in a crash ,fixed because that is the
      Position which works. You don't realise the LED running lights are shaped as the Swedish Thor hammer! Who cares about BMW, this is about the Volvo 👍

      about 4 months ago
    • Alex on Autos
      Alex on Autos In reply to Nick Clark

      Headrest is a generally accepted industry term. Clearly fixed locations are not required because Volvo uses an adjustable design in the XC40 and will also feature them on other small cars.

      about 4 months ago
    • alliejr
      alliejr

      This or an XC40? ...hmmm ...I'm conflicted ...both are hot!

      about 4 months ago
    • Klas Peppar
      Klas Peppar

      Believe it or not but here in Sweden/Europe we also “red brake light” instead of “amber brake lights” but we have orange rear indicators (rear indicators are not the same as brake lights in Europe/ Sweden).

      Here we have the main problem with the S60.






      As a Swed i wonder why the F*ck would you buy it when the V60 exists?

      And the comparing the V60 to that shit box Buick Opel thing made me laugh so hard that I cried, what a F*cking joke!
      It was a joke right? Otherwise it would have been a F*cking insult to all Sweds (my self included).

      about 4 months ago
    • Nathaniel Stevens
      Nathaniel Stevens

      Excellent review, as always. I, too, want Volvo to offer the V60 in the T8 trim in the US. Glad to see that I can get a wagon without the body-cladding and added height of the Allroad and Cross-Country.

      about 4 months ago