2019 Volvo XC60  RealSafeCars94Safety Rating

#5 of 2019 SUVs

#6 of all 2019 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Volvo XC60
The XC60, a mainstay of Volvo's lineup since 2010, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The XC60 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. The Volvo XC60 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 Volvo XC60 is very 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 2019 Volvo XC60 has a score of 94, implying a 0.024% chance of driver death (2.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Volvo XC60 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0235% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.6887%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0235% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.6887% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Volvo XC60 is 51% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2019 Volvo XC60 is 44% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10070INFINITI QX50Buick EnvisionLexus NXLincoln MKCCadillac XT5BMW X3Volvo XC60Acura MDXAudi Q5M.-B. GLC-ClassLincoln NautilusAcura RDXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Volvo XC60 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 100. The 2019 Volvo XC60 is safer than the 2019 INFINITI QX50, the 2019 Buick Envision, the 2019 Lexus NX, the 2019 Lincoln MKC, the 2019 Cadillac XT5, the 2019 BMW X3, the 2019 Acura RDX, the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, the 2019 Audi Q5, and the 2019 Acura MDX.

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