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What is the difference between Volvo XC60 T5 and T6?

  • The main difference between the T5 engine and T6 engine, is the T5 is turbocharged whilst the T6 engine is supercharged. Both engines are standard 2.0 litre petrol engines, however due to the T5 being turbocharged, it generates 250 break horsepower, and the T6 generates 310 break horsepower.
  • The T5 and T6 engines are being replaced by B5 and B6 engines as Volvo have introduced two new recharge engine specs being T6 twin engine and T8 twin engine. Both T6 and T8 engines are Plug-In Hybrids, the new T6 generates 350 break horsepower, and the new T8 engine generates 455 break horsepower.
  • The new B6 engine offers 295 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque, plus an additional 13 lb-ft of torque from the small electric motor. This translates into less horsepower than the T6, but more torque which means faster acceleration and better passing.


Is the Volvo XC60 a crossover?

  • The Volvo XC60 is a midsize SUV, available in three trims, Core, Plus and Ultimate.


Do Volvo XC60 rear seats recline?

  • The Volvo XC60 has 5 seats, 2 front and 3 rear. The backrest on the rear seats in a Volvo XC60 is divided into two parts, the two parts can be folded forward forward individually.


The Volvo XC60 is an evolution of the dynamic Swedish SUV experience, with style, prestige and presence. It perfectly encapsulates both Volvo's XC and luxury values, so whether you're after a refined city drive or an exhilarating adventure, this in command SUV is intuitive to use, a pleasure to drive and beautiful to behold.

Volvo's central interface, Sensus, puts you in control of a wealth of advanced technologies; with its intuitive approach it makes the way that you interact with your Volvo so easy and natural. Sensus gives you all the information you need, when you need it, whilst connecting you to the world around you, making sure that when you are on the road you are never offline.


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