One of the most popular luxury car manufacturer from Sweden, Volvo has rolled out the facelifted version of its premium crossover model Volvo XC60 in Indian automobile markets. This facelifted version of XC60 has been made available in overall three trim levels out of which, the Volvo XC60 D4 Kinetic is the entry level variant available in its model portfolio. This facelifted front fascia of this variant comes with striking new appearance along with an extraordinary set of new features inside, which is making the interiors lavish, while enhancing the level of safety as well. The company has designed a very innovative safety aspect in the form of laser assisted automatic braking system that will take care of the braking mechanism in the city traffic conditions. Apart from this, the facelifted Volvo XC60 D4 Kinetic trim has been blessed with features such as a digital instrument cluster with active TFT crystal display with three graphic themes including Eco, Elegance, and Performance. Also this crossover has been bestowed with a three spoke steering wheel accompanied with paddle shifters, LED daytime running lights and dual exhaust tail pipes. This particular crossover has received some cosmetic updates in terms of exteriors, especially on its front facade. This make it look refreshing and adorable like no other vehicle.
The exterior design of the new Volvo XC60 D4 Kinetic trim is quite trendy and eye-catching. This facelifted version looks completely refreshing with slight modifications made to the front facade. The company has refurbished the front radiator grille and increased its overall size that will contribute for better air intake. The design of the headlight cluster has also been revamped to make it look sleek and expressive that refreshes the front facade. The front bumper has been painted in body color and it has been blessed with an air dam and with a sporty design that adds to the elegance of this front profile. Furthermore, this crossover gets the LED daytime running lights that enhances the visibility ahead. The side profile of this particular crossover has been bestowed with body colored ORVMs and door handles, while the wheel arches have been beautifully fitted with stylish alloy wheels. There is an expressive line that passes from the front to the rear end through the doors that makes the side profile look extremely stylish. Coming to the rear profile, this particular crossover has been blessed with an extremely stylish rear profile where the windscreen, taillight cluster and the boot lid dominates the entire profile. The boot lid is fitted with a thick chrome strip and company badging that are garnished in chrome.
The interior cabin section of this particular trim is very plush and luxurious like no other vehicle in its class. The space inside the cabin is incredible, thanks to the larger wheelbase that contributed for the enhancement of interior space. Inside the cabin you will notice the three spoke steering wheel, which now comes accompanied by paddle shifters. The seats are very wide and luxurious and they have been covered with premium leather upholstery. Apart from these, the digital instrument cluster has been incorporated inside with a brilliant TFT crystal display that comes with ECO, Elegance and Performance graphic themes. The facelifted Volvo XC60 D4 Kinetic is undoubtedly one of the best in class crossover models equipped with innovative utility and conveniences aspects. The company has incorporated some of the very impressive utility based functions including an illuminated lockable glove box, front door panel storage pockets , front cup holders, rear cabin storage pockets, power tailgate, rear center armrest with cup holders and a large storage compartment along with a lot more such aspects.
Engine and Performance :
Powering this particular Volvo XC60 D4 Kinetic trim is the performance packed 2.0-litre, 5-cylinder based turbo diesel engine that has the ability to produce a displacement capacity of about 1984cc . This diesel motor has the ability to churn out a peak power of about 163bhp at 3500rpm, while generating a maximum torque of about 400Nm in between 1500 rpm to 2750rpm, which is quite impressive. This turbo diesel based power plant has been skillfully coupled with an advanced 6-speed geartronic transmission gearbox that delivers the torque to the front wheels of this crossover and returns a decent mileage. This crossover has the ability to deliver a maximum 20 Kmpl of mileage, which is perhaps the best in its class. On the other hand, this crossover has the ability to reach a speed of about 100 Kmph in just about 10.3 seconds, which is amazing.
Braking and Handling :
All the four wheels of this crossover have been blessed with disc brakes that enables precise braking on all road conditions. These disc brakes gets further assistance from the anti-lock braking system with hydraulic brake assist system and ready alert brakes. Apart from these, the Volvo XC60 D4 Kinetic trim has been blessed with a set of advanced traction control systems including Dynamic stability control , cornering traction control, advanced stability control, engine drag control and sport mode as well.
Comfort Features :
Coming to the convenience aspects of this trim, this particular trim gets the best in class aspects that indeed offers lavish luxury to the occupants inside. This entry level crossover from the Swedish automaker has been blessed with a set of exciting comfort features including Ergonomically designed seats, ambient light, electrically powered seats with remote memory, windscreen ticket holder, AC climate unit, cabin filter, interior air quality control, Illuminated lockable glove box, electrically controlled tailgate , versatile front center armrest, rear cabin storage pockets, heated steering wheel, heat-reflected windscreen and lots of other exciting features.
Safety Features :
This facelifted Volvo XC60 D4 Kinetic trim has been blessed with some of the most sophisticated and technically advanced safety aspects that offers unparalleled protection to the occupants inside the vehicle. This advanced crossover has been blessed with a list of protective aspects that represents the pinnacle of advanced engineering of Volvo in automobile segment. This crossover gets the features including a Laser assisted automatic braking system that improves the function of braking within the speed range of 30 to 50 Kmph. Apart from this, the company has blessed this vehicle with adaptive cruise control with queue assist, ABS with HBA and ready alert brakes, reinforced passenger compartment, passenger airbag cut-off switch and lots more.
Pros : Top class safety aspects, luxurious interiors.
Cons : Exterior design can be better, expensive price tag.
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