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Volvo XC60 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Volvo XC60's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Volvo XC60 Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 212hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 25 25 50 50 27.0
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 212hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 25 25 50 50 27.0  
  Averages flat med none 0 25 25 50 50 27.0
With the turbocharged 212hp 2.4L I5 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2013 Volvo XC60 fuel economy has been averaging 27.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 50 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in the suburbs (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 40 50 10 0 N/A 15.1
  flat med hvy 5 5 0 90 74 22.6
  flat light hvy 9 27 55 9 65 24.2
  flat med light 30 50 10 10 74 14.1
  flat med none 0 5 5 90 68 22.4
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 17 27 16 40 70 19.7  
  Averages flat med light 17 27 16 40 70 19.7
With the turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2012 Volvo XC60 has been averaging 19.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (27 percent), in heavy traffic (17 percent), and in the suburbs (16 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 212hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 10 40 40 50 26.6
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 212hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 10 40 40 50 26.6  
  Averages flat med light 10 10 40 40 50 26.6
With the turbocharged 212hp 2.4L I5 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2012 Volvo XC60 gas mileage has been averaging 26.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 50 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 40 30 30 60 20.0
2012 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 40 30 30 60 20.0  
  Averages flat light none 0 40 30 30 60 20.0
With the 240-horsepower 3.2L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2012 Volvo XC60 fuel economy has been averaging 20.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (30 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011.5 4dr SUV turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 0 70 30 65 18.7
  flat med light 0 0 8 92 65 24.1
  mtns med light 0 0 3 97 75 18.6
  hills light none 0 0 30 70 60 21.3
  mtns med light 0 0 8 92 70 24.2
2011.5 4dr SUV turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 0 0 24 76 67 21.4  
  Averages hills med light 0 0 24 76 67 21.4
With the turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2011.5 Volvo XC60 has been averaging 21.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011.5 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 76 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (24 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2011.5 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 0 3 97 65 24.9
  flat light light 10 40 20 30 65 18.5
  flat med none 0 0 10 90 70 23.4
  hills med hvy 22 23 27 28 65 20.0
  flat light none 10 40 20 30 65 18.0
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 8 21 16 55 66 21.0  
  Averages flat med light 8 21 16 55 66 21.0
With the turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2011 Volvo XC60 gas mileage has been averaging 21.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (21 percent), in the suburbs (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (8 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 202hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 5 0 80 15 37 27.1
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 202hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 5 0 80 15 37 27.1  
  Averages flat light none 5 0 80 15 37 27.1
With the turbocharged 212hp 2.4L I5 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2011 Volvo XC60 fuel economy has been averaging 27.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 37 miles per hour (15 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 75 15 10 65 21.0
  flat med light 0 0 45 55 70 23.0
2011 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 38 30 33 68 22.0  
  Averages flat med light 0 38 30 33 68 22.0
With the 240-horsepower 3.2L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2011 Volvo XC60 has been averaging 22.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 38 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (33 percent), in the suburbs (30 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 281hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 10 30 50 70 19.0
  flat med light 10 10 30 50 70 20.0
  flat med light 10 40 30 20 70 18.4
  flat med light 20 40 25 15 70 18.3
  flat med light 10 10 30 50 70 20.7
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 281hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 12 22 29 37 70 19.3  
  Averages flat med light 12 22 29 37 70 19.3
With the turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Volvo XC60 gas mileage has been averaging 19.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 37 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (29 percent), in the city (22 percent), and in heavy traffic (12 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 173hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 30 30 10 30 50 33.3
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 173hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 30 30 10 30 50 33.3  
  Averages flat med none 30 30 10 30 50 33.3
With the turbocharged 173hp 2.4L I5 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Volvo XC60 fuel economy has been averaging 33.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 30 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 50 miles per hour (30 percent), in heavy traffic (30 percent), and in the suburbs (10 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 173hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
hills v.lt none 0 0 30 70 37 33.3
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 173hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
hills v.lt none 0 0 30 70 37 33.3  
  Averages hills v.lt none 0 0 30 70 37 33.3
With the turbocharged 173hp 2.4L I5 Diesel engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2010 Volvo XC60 has been averaging 33.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 37 miles per hour (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 0 20 20 60 60 22.5
2010 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 0 20 20 60 60 22.5  
  Averages flat med light 0 20 20 60 60 22.5
With the 235-horsepower 3.2L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Volvo XC60 gas mileage has been averaging 22.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Volvo XC60s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in the suburbs (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Volvo XC60 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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Volvo XC60 Fuel Economy: Cons
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 325hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Not that great for a cross-over SUV, but it's a relatively heavy, solid vehicle with a 6-cylinder turbo, so it's not exactly a hybrid!