Froilan Valencia – the Sales head of Volvo Philippines has mentioned their concerted efforts in bringing Volvo XC60 to the country. As the number of units produced is limited and the demand is high, regarding international markets, it’s rather difficult for Philippines to have adequate items in stock. However, our Volvo agency did it. Though not many, the available volume can partly serve the thirst of domestic market.
Volvo XC60 has arrived in the Philippines
In an interactive session with journalist, Atty. Alberto B. Arcilla – CEO of Volvo Philippines proudly presented: “We are brimming with pride as another accolade is added to Volvo’s growing list of awards. The recognition given to our cars by people who really know cars is a nod to Volvo’s continued dedication to making excellent vehicles.” He also added some critical comments on styling design, safety assisting systems and hi-tech devices of this next-gen model.
Till now, this mid-sized SUV has won prestigious titles of US car experts, which are “World Car of 2018” at New York Auto Show and “NA Utility of the year award.” Meanwhile, its smaller brother – Volvo XC40 was entitled “European Car of the year” at Geneva International Motor Show.
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As for Philippines market, the on-sale Volvo XC60 2018 applies 2.0L turbocharged inline-four engine run on diesel, reaching 190 hp @ 4250 rpm and max torque of 400 Nm. Other remarks include 8-speed automatic gearbox, Adaptive Cruise Control and Volvo’s set of safety systems ranging from Oncoming Lane Mitigation to Blindspot Info System. CleanZone 4-zone climate control and SENSUS infotainment are also presented.
Our source reports the suggested retail price for XC60 in the Philippines is P4,288,888.
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Know more about Volvo XC60 2021
The Volvo XC60 is a crossover currently on its second generation. Its refreshed appearance now follows the Swedish brand’s athletic yet more premium design philosophy that was first seen on the large 90-series models. Complementing its striking aesthetic and luxurious cabin is a plethora of tech and safety features that can be expected from the brand that is known for their innovative safety engineering. Providing the complete package of performance, style, comfort, and safety, it comes as no surprise that the XC60 was recently named 2018 World Car of the Year. Locally available are two variants which are the Volvo XC60 2.0 D4 AWD AT and the Volvo XC60 T8 Plug-in Hybrid.
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