2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge  RealSafeCars94Safety Rating

#7 of 2023 SUVs

#8 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Volvo XC60 Recharge
The XC60 Recharge, introduced by Volvo in 2020, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The Volvo XC60 Recharge provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The XC60 Recharge provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge 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 2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge has a score of 94, implying a 0.023% chance of driver death (2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0229% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.6164%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0229% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.6164% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge is 51% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge is 44% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Volvo's IntelliSafe active safety features can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. There are optional safety features on the 2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Departure Warning System, and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS).

Safety features can still make a vehicle safer, even if not as flashy as emergency automatic braking. Side mirror turn signals are optional on the Volvo XC60 Recharge. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you. Optional Automatic High Beams on the 2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge automatically switches off high beams headlights when another vehicle is nearby.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9781M.-B. E-ClassVolvo S60 RechargeVolvo S60BMW 5 SeriesVolvo S90Volvo S90 RechargeVolvo XC60 RechargeBMW X5Audi Q5 SportbackA. A6 Allroad (Wagon)Audi A6V. V90 Cross CountryComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 81 to 97. The 2023 Volvo XC60 Recharge is safer than the 2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2023 Volvo S60 Recharge, the 2023 Volvo S60, the 2023 BMW 5 Series, the 2023 Volvo S90, the 2023 Volvo S90 Recharge, and the 2023 Volvo V90 Cross Country. It is about as safe as the 2023 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon), the 2023 Audi Q5 Sportback, and the 2023 BMW X5.

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