Volvo XC60 2008

This generation of Volvo XC60 has been produced from April, 2008 to January, 2013. We can provide information about 13 modifications of this generation. 2008 Volvo XC60 is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (11 versions) and front wheel drive (2 versions). Four wheel drive models have AWD (all wheel drive) system (power is automatically distributed between the wheel axles).

This Volvo is available with two petrol engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 203 to 285 horsepower un five diesel engines with displacement 2.4 litres and power of from 163 to 215 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (6 versions), as well as automatic (7 versions) gearbox.

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Volvo XC60 2008 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 8 to 11.9 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 6 to 8.3 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Volvo XC60 2008 petrol engine version is Volvo XC60 2.0T, consuming 8 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Volvo XC60 2008 diesel - Volvo XC60 2.4D for 100 kilometers consumes 6 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Volvo XC60 real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 9 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average the same for petrol engines and +15% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Volvo XC60 modification.

Volvo XC60 2008 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 198 to 284 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 159 to 219 grams per kilometer. From Volvo XC60 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Volvo XC60 2.0T which produces an average of 198 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Volvo XC60 diesels least CO2 distributes Volvo XC60 2.4D - 159 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 7.5 seconds has Volvo XC60 T6 AWD version, conversely the tardiest one is Volvo XC60 2.4D AWD reaching this speed only in 10.9 seconds. The maximum top speed is 210 km/h for the 2.4 diesel 215 hp version (Volvo XC60 D5 AWD) and 2 other versions.

Lenght of Volvo XC60 is 463 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Volvo XC60 is about 6 cm longer than Toyota RAV4, but 12 cm shorter than Jeep Grand Cherokee. Volvo XC60 gross weight is from 2440 to 2505 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. Volvo XC60 trunk space is 495 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1455 litres.

This Volvo is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 10 500 $. According to user reviews, average Volvo XC60 repair costs are 460 $ per year. Users calculated Volvo XC60 2008 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 3200 € cost per year and 0.30 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 56%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 17% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volvo XC60 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volvo XC60 prices and costs.

In user reviews Volvo XC60 received average grade 7.6 (from 10) which is lower than average mark for similar aged cars (8.1). Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 86% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Volvo XC60 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Volvo XC60 2009 2.0T Jan 2009 — Jan 2013

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 203 HP 8.0 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Volvo XC60 2009 2.0T Jan 2009 — Jan 2013 2.0 Petrol 203 HP 8.5 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Volvo XC60 2008 2.4D AWD 2.4 Diesel 163 HP 7.5 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2008 2.4D AWD 2.4 Diesel 163 HP 8.3 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2009 2.4D 4x4 Jan 2009 — Jan 2013

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.4 Diesel 175 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2009 2.4D 4x4 Jan 2009 — Jan 2013

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.4 Diesel 175 HP 6.9 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2008 2.4 D5 4x4 Apr 2008 — Jan 2009 2.4 Diesel 185 HP 7.5 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2008 2.4 D5 4x4 Apr 2008 — Jan 2009 2.4 Diesel 185 HP 8.3 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2009 2.4 D5 AWD Jan 2009 — Jan 2011 2.4 Diesel 205 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2009 2.4 D5 AWD Jan 2009 — Jan 2011 2.4 Diesel 205 HP 7.5 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2011 2.4 D5 AWD Jan 2011 — Jan 2013

Most powerfull diesel version (215 HP)

2.4 Diesel 215 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2011 2.4 D5 AWD Jan 2011 — Jan 2013

Most powerfull diesel version (215 HP)

2.4 Diesel 215 HP 6.8 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 2008 3.0 T6 AWD

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 7.5 seconds

3.0 Petrol 285 HP 11.9 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Volvo XC60 service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Volvo XC60 safety

During safety testing Volvo XC60 has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Volvo XC60 is evaluated with five stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Volvo XC60 got two stars.

Volvo XC60 prices

Volvo XC60 2008 - 2013 crossover price in Latvia is from 8000 $ to 13500 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volvo XC60 price is above average (compare crossovers 2008 - 2013 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volvo XC60 2012 price 10 000 $ 12 000 $ 13 500 $
Volvo XC60 2011 price 9500 $ 11 000 $ 13 000 $
Volvo XC60 2010 price 8500 $ 10 000 $ 12 000 $
Volvo XC60 2009 price 8000 $ 9500 $ 11 000 $
Volvo XC60 2008 price 8000 $ 9000 $ 10 000 $

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Volvo XC60 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Volvo XC60 reliability is entirely high. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of only 15.6 percent of Volvo XC60 of this generation (on average 12 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 20.6%.

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Volvo XC60 2008 features (options)

Percentage of Volvo XC60 with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
93%
Rain sensor
87%
Conditioning
76%
Metallic paint
68%
Xenon headlights
55%
Cruise control
43%
Adjustable steering wheel
43%
Rear parking sensors
42%
Leather upholstery
38%
Heated seats
32%
Bi-xenon lights
32%
Navigation
32%
Roof bars (railings)
30%
Tire pressure control
29%
Distance control
26%
Electrically adjustable seats
25%
Front parking sensors
23%
Dimming mirrors
20%
Panoramic sunroof
14%
Rear-view camera
11%

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Volvo XC60 reviews

Total 14 Volvo XC60 owner reviews

Volvo XC60 2010 Diesel 2.4 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2020 (age of car 10 years) Owned for:15`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.7 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 4440 $ (~ 1480 $ per year)
Total car rating:
7
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   female, age 43
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