Volvo XC60 wins ‘World Car of The Year’ title

Volvo XC60, the compact luxury crossover SUV model from Volvo cars has won the World Car of the Year title 2018, at the New York Auto Show.

The Swedish manufacturer has won the title for the first time, and previously it was Jaguar F-Pace that won the World Car of the Year title back in 2017.

Volvo XC60, has similarities in design paradigms with its predecessor XC90 SUV. In India, the XC60 model comes with a 2 litre 4 cylinder twin turbo diesel engine, which gives a power output of 233 bhp and 480 Nm of torque.

Volvo brand is globally famous for its safety features, and hopefully this time the judges might have chosen the model for its adjustable safety features. The car has various driver assist functions along with blind-spot, adaptive cruise control and autonomous braking system.

Back in India, the model is exclusively priced at Rs 55.90 Lakh ex-showroom (Delhi) and has strong rivals from Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz GLC and the BMW X3.