2019 Volvo V60 review - is the new V60 estate the best of its kind? - MPG and running costs

Volvo’s latest V60 is a brilliant estate car, but rather less entertaining to drive than it could be

Evo rating
Price
from £34,385
  • Superb comfort, intelligence, capability. Great to look at, and sit in too
  • Not sporty, and if you’re not into four-pots it might be a problem

Many will buy the V60 on a company car scheme, so the low CO2 emissions of the diesels will likely appeal. MPG figures for both diesel models sit as high as 62.8mpg on the combined figure, and as mentioned above are barely affected by the choice of transmission. CO2 emissions also dip below 120g/km, usefully putting them into a low tax bracket. 

Petrol models unfortunately have a huge drop in MPG, with the T4 and T5 managing 37.9mpg and 32.9mpg respectively. T8 models have yet to be homologated for the UK cycle, but expect a big MPG number thanks to the plug-in element of the powertrain, which is impossible to match unless you drive for a majority of the time in EV mode.

Most Popular

Lotus Emira makes world debut – all-new coupe to rival Alpine A110
Lotus Emira
Lotus

Lotus Emira makes world debut – all-new coupe to rival Alpine A110

Lotus's first all-new car for a quarter of a century comes AMG power and sub-£60,000 price tag
13 Jul 2021
New Audi RS3 revealed – AMG’s A45 S rival returns fitter and faster
2021 Audi RS3 Sportback – front tracking
Audi RS3

New Audi RS3 revealed – AMG’s A45 S rival returns fitter and faster

After months of tech insights, we now finally get to see the all-new Audi RS3 in its finished form
19 Jul 2021
Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 2021 review – pairing the magnificent 992 GT3 experience to a more subtle audience
Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 992 review
Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 2021 review – pairing the magnificent 992 GT3 experience to a more subtle audience

There are few, if any, more rewarding, engaging or intense experiences for those in pursuit of the thrill of driving
14 Jul 2021