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Can the Volvo XC60 Tow a Travel Trailer or Popup Camper?

The Volvo XC60 can tow 3500 lbs. It has the capacity to pull a small camper.

Volvo XC60 comes with three different and modern powertrains including T8, T6, and T5; all of these are loaded with an eight-speed automatic transmission system. The front-wheel-drive mechanism follows standard design; however, the T8 or T6 Recharge powertrains lead to an all-wheel-drive solution. The T5-badged XC60 is loaded with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder system that provides 250 horsepower. This vehicle can reach 0 to 60 mph speed just within 6.4 seconds which is itself a remarkable thing.

Although T6 is also powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder system, it still ensures enhanced performance with a supercharger. On the other side, the plug-in hybrid T8 powertrain is designed with T6’s engine and it is paired perfectly well with the set of powerful electric motors that lead to a total of 400 horsepower for the Recharged model and 415 horsepower for the Polestar Engineered model.

You will observe a re-worked front bumper, tweaked grille, and updated wheel design with the introduction of Weave cloth upholstery in XC60 for the first time. Other than this, XC60 is loaded with many advanced driver-assistance features along with ultrasonic sensors, a camera, and a radar system.

Fuel economy, comfort, and speed

Whether you choose the Polestar model or Recharge model with T8 plug-in-hybrid powertrain, it comes with a 19-mile range estimate for electric-only. Users can charge XC60 T8 at any public charging station or use 110 or 220-volt outlets at home. The great news is that Volvo XC60 can also juice batteries from energy generated through the gasoline engine of SUVs.

Considering the performance delivered for the fuel economy tests, the T5 model promises 29 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg on city roads. On the other side, the T6 model leads to a 27 mpg highway and 20 mpg city range. Other than this, XC60 models are rated high for their interior styling and rich appeal. The comfortable and quiet cabins also promise a spacious finish with enough room for legs. The rear seats can be folded which increases the storage capacity by up to 20 suitcases.