2010 Volvo XC60  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#4 of 2010 SUVs

#4 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Volvo XC60
The XC60, part of Volvo's lineup since 2010, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The Volvo XC60 packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. The XC60 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Volvo XC60 is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Volvo XC60 has a score of 88, implying a 0.031% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Volvo XC60 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.031% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.5433%, meaning the average driver has a 0.031% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.5433% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Volvo XC60 is 35% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Volvo XC60 is 26% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9560Mitsubishi EndeavorBMW X3Jeep Grand CherokeeNissan MuranoFord EdgeVolvo XC60Volvo XC90Audi Q5Acura RDXSubaru TribecaLincoln MKXINFINITI EXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Volvo XC60 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 60 to 95. The 2010 Volvo XC60 is safer than the 2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor, the 2010 BMW X3, the 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2010 Nissan Murano, the 2010 Ford Edge, the 2010 INFINITI EX, the 2010 Lincoln MKX, the 2010 Subaru Tribeca, the 2010 Acura RDX, and the 2010 Audi Q5. It is about as safe as the 2010 Volvo XC90.

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