Volvo V60 Cross Country announced

Rugged version of V60 estate set to go on sale early next year

Volvo has released details of the V60 Cross Country estate, a more rugged version of the standard V60 that will be offered with four-wheel drive.

A number of manufacturers are currently producing similar ‘off-road estate’ cars, including the Audi A4 Allroad and the Skoda Octavia Scout. The new Cross Country model signals Volvo’s intent to reclaim some of the market share it first captured when the V70 Cross Country estate launched back in 1997.

The V60 Cross Country will ride 65mm higher than the normal version and will feature plastic skirts and wheel arch cladding to protect the bodywork from stones, rocks and other debris that may get thrown up when the car is used off-road.

The car will also have scuff plates and bumper extenders, as well as front and rear skid plates to boost its off-road credentials. New 18-inch or 19-inch alloy wheels will be available to buyers too.

Black leather sports seats with brown stitching will be specific to the Cross Country version of the V60 but it’s possible two-tone leather options may also be offered when the order book opens.

Under the bonnet, diesel engines will be the only option, with Volvo set to offer three different power outputs. The V60 Cross Country will come with 161bhp, 181bhp or 187bhp, with the most powerful of the three the one to be offered with four-wheel drive.

Volvo has not announced prices for the new car as yet but it’s likely to be available to order in early 2015, with first deliveries expected in June next year.

Be sure to check back for prices and further details of the new model, as we will update this page as soon as more information is released.

For reviews of cars in the current Volvo line-up, including the standard V60, head over to Carbuyer’s dedicated Volvo page.

Recommended

Volvo V90 estate review
Volvo V90 estate
Volvo V90
3 Dec 2021

Volvo V90 estate review

Volvo V60 estate review
Volvo V60 header
Volvo V60
26 Nov 2021

Volvo V60 estate review

Top 10 best estate cars 2022
Skoda Superb Estate driving
Best cars
29 Jun 2021

Top 10 best estate cars 2022

Top 10 best-looking cars 2022
Best-looking cars
Best cars
25 Jun 2021

Top 10 best-looking cars 2022

Most Popular

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2022
Toyota Prius front 3/4 cornering
Best cars
17 Jan 2022

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2022

UK road tax 2022: VED tax rates and bands explained
2021 Road Tax explained
Car tax
20 Jan 2022

UK road tax 2022: VED tax rates and bands explained

Top 10 best economical 4x4s, SUVs and crossovers 2022
Peugeot 3008 SUV front cornering
Best cars
6 Jan 2022

Top 10 best economical 4x4s, SUVs and crossovers 2022

Tips & advice

View All
Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide
Car dashboard symbols and meanings
Tips and advice
10 Aug 2021

Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide
Electric car charging station
Tips and advice
5 Nov 2021

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?
PCP vs HP
Car buying
21 Jan 2022

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?

Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Tips and advice
23 Jul 2021

Average speed cameras: how do they work?

Best cars

View All
Top 10 best car interiors 2022
Peugeot 208 hatchback
Best cars
25 Jun 2021

Top 10 best car interiors 2022

Top 10 best electric cars 2022
Ioniq 5
Best cars
19 Jan 2022

Top 10 best electric cars 2022

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2022
Toyota Prius front 3/4 cornering
Best cars
17 Jan 2022

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2022

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks 2022
Audi RS 3 driving - front view
Hot hatches
21 Jan 2022

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks 2022