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Volvo S60 Plug-In Hybrid and XC60 luxury SUV recognized as ‘Best’ by

  • S60 Recharge is the top plug-in hybrid for safety
  • XC60 impresses with luxury, safety and technology amenities


MAHWAH, NJ (May 1, 2023) – Two Volvo cars have been selected as's Best Autos of 2023 in their respective segments.

The Volvo S60 Recharge luxury compact sedan was named the Best Plug-in Hybrid Car of 2023 for Safety, while the XC60 compact SUV was picked for being the Best Luxury Crossover SUV of 2023 for Features.


Assembled in the US at the Volvo Cars plant in Ridgeville, South Carolina the S60 Recharge is a five-passenger, 455-horsepower plug-in hybrid electric vehicle offering up to an EPA-estimated 74 MPGe and up to 41 miles of pure electric, zero tailpipe emissions range.


The S60 is equipped with Volvo Cars’ sophisticated Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) sensor platform – a modern active safety system that consists of an array of radars, cameras and ultrasonic sensors. This platform enables the development and deployment of active safety systems, such as the detection of other road users, automatic braking, and collision avoidance. Through the Pilot Assist function, it also allows for gentle driver support from standstill up to highway speeds.


The Volvo XC60 offers a full suite of design, safety and technology features. Whether it’s the infotainment system featuring built-in Google apps and services, a calm and balanced cabin environment with a blend of high-end materials in a sophisticated Scandinavian design or an Advanced Air Cleaner system that prevents up to 95 percent of hazardous PM 2.5 particles from entering the cabin, it’s no wonder the XC60 has historically been the Swedish automaker’s most popular model.


To learn more about the S60 Recharge and XC60, visit


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  • Actual range and MPGe will vary for many reasons including, but not limited to, driving conditions, how and where the vehicle is driven, how the vehicle is maintained, battery-package condition, and other factors. Refer to for more information.
  • Battery charging times can vary and are dependent on factors such as outdoor temperature, battery temperature, charging equipment, battery condition and car condition.
  • Availability of the features and services mentioned above may differ between markets.
  • Described features might be optional. Vehicle specifications and the exact customer offer may vary from one country to another, or not (yet) be available in all markets.
  • Volvo Cars’ air purification offer includes technologies such as the Advanced Air Cleaner, the PM 2.5 sensor and an advanced filter, combined with air purification functions and air quality data in the car’s center display.
  • The Advanced Air Cleaner has been tested by Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) against timothy grass, birch tree and ragweed pollens, and by OFI against Phi6 and MS2 viruses.
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