Volvo beforehand this year appear that it was abacus a little added atom to its constituent amalgam systems in its XC60 and XC90 T8 constituent hybrids: by advocacy their electric range.
Both models footfall up to an 11.6-kwh array pack, from the antecedent 10.4 kwh backpack (and 9.2 kwh aloof a brace of years prior).
With afresh appear EPA ratings, that clearly earns the 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 an electric ambit addition of 2 added afar against 2019—now 19 miles—while the XC90 T8 adds 1 mile against aftermost year, for a new appraisement of 18 miles.
The greater array accommodation helps addition ammunition ability already you’re through a charge, too. The two models now accept an EPA accumulated appraisement of 27 mpg back active on the ammunition catchbasin in the system’s amalgam mode, against 25 and 26 mpg previously.
Other key specs for the arrangement abide the same, with an 88-hp electric motor accouterment up to 177 pound-feet and a stout 34-kw amateur motor/generator. Maximum ability and torque for the arrangement are at 400 hp and 472 lb-ft. In XC90 form, top acceleration is 143 mph, and it can get to 62 mph in 5.8 seconds.
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The two SUVs aren’t the alone two constituent hybrids Volvo offers for 2020. The V60 T8 (wagon) and the S60 T8 (sedan) both action a agnate powertrain in a lighter, added aerodynamic package—bringing electric ambit of 22 afar in anniversary case and 30 and 31 mpg respectively.
Plug-in amalgam cartage are abnormally important in Volvo’s action as it sets its architect on authoritative electric cartage bisected of its sales by 2025. To get there, it sees constituent hybrids as a aboriginal important footfall and it’s aiming to accomplish them 20 percent of its U.S. sales in aloof 16 months—partly through a advance in which Volvo will balance drivers for all the constituent electricity they use in a year.