Why the Volvo XC60?
Exterior styling: Distinctive and even elegant. Very eye-catching. Excellent lighting.
Interior styling: Very clean. Huge improvements over previous years with computer controls. Elegant seating. Very solid.
Powertrain performance: I had considered an XC60 in 2010 and 11, but thought they were less than fun. But the 2012 R-Design with the Polestar tune is spectacular! Really great pick up with the powertrain always feeling like you're not even pushing it.
Quietness: Excellent, especially with the premium sound system.
Feature availability: The combination of comfort and unique safety features is superb.