Volvo XC60 2018 earns Top Safety Pick+ rating

Updated Oct 01, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The Volvo XC60 2018 is highly appreciated for its superior front collision prevention system.

According to the latest car news, the second-gen Volvo XC60 2018 has received the Top Safety Pick+ award, the highest rating given by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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Like its previous models, the Volvo XC60 2018 excelled in all 5 IIHS crash tests including small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraints and seats. While the headlight evaluations gave the 2018 XC60 with the rating of "Acceptable", which is down from last year's "Good" rating, the front crash prevention feature has earned the all-new XC60 with the highest rating of "Superior". In conclusion, the Swedish crossover is well-deserved to be one of the safest cars on the road.

Angular front of the XC60 2018

The XC60 2018 standard front collision prevention system is improved over the predecessor

Other safety features of the Volvo XC60 2018 include front seat-mounted airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, electronic stability control and rollover sensor which is installed to activate the side curtain airbags in case of a possible overturning.

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The second-gen XC60 also comes equipped with an outstanding safety camera which is said to have excellent photo shooting feature. To further demonstrate this admirable feature, Volvo even asked Barbara Davidson, a professional photographer who has been awarded with three Pulitzer Prizes, to use the XC60 camera for her art work. And the outcome didn't disappoint Barbara at all.

Side view of the all-new Volvo XC60 2018

The all-new Volvo XC60 2018 also has other standard safety features

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The Volvo XC60 2018 was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 in March and went into production around a month later. In European market, it boasts to be the hottest-selling model in its segment and constitutes about 30% of the automaker’s total sales. The base T5 model of the XC60 2018 has a starting price tag of $42,495 in the United States.

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Volvo XC60
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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