I like the Volvo XC60 but they're all electric or hybrid. Should I still buy one?

Now that Volvos are all-electric or hybrid, would you still recommend the XC60 or should I look for an alternative as I really want petrol? If so, what would you recommend?

Asked on 26 October 2020 by stewart sabine

Answered by Andrew Brady
Don't be put off by the hybrid engines in the XC60 line-up. Most aren't 'self-charging' hybrids, they're merely mild-hybrid units which pairs a petrol or diesel engine with a small battery and 48V generator. This improves both fuel consumption and performance, by capturing energy usually lost under braking and using this to provide a boost during acceleration. In truth, you'll hardly notice a difference between a mild-hybrid XC60 and a conventional petrol or diesel model.
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