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Well, the first time I got to "drive" the XC60 was for the dealer group trip in Sweden where we tried out City Safety on an XC60 Diesel (the T6 is not sold in Sweden).<br>I got an extended drive here in the states the other day...so quick synopsis:<br>The seats are GREAT,..getting back to where they should be (a nice step up from the current S80/V70/XC70 in terms of comfort and support).<br>Yeah, fuel economy takes a hit, but the T6 engine in this thing moves with authority! Handles excellent as well. The pod isn't really hateful, reminds me of the set-up in an '03-'06 Saab 9-3.<br>All in all, GREAT PRODUCT. Its ashame it is being unleashed at this time...they deserve to sell everyone they make. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>
 

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Re: My Quick XC60 Review (VolvoD)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>VolvoD</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Well, the first time I got to "drive" the XC60 was for the dealer group trip in Sweden where we tried out City Safety on an XC60 Diesel (the T6 is not sold in Sweden).</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Minor point: The T6 was sold in Sweden, but was pulled from line-up fairly early on. But those who had ordered the T6 prior to the change got their orders fulfilled, as far as I know.
 

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Re: My Quick XC60 Review (VolvoD)

I really didn't rate the seats as good as those in my R, but maybe I am not remembering how bad the seats are in the XC70??
 

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Re: My Quick XC60 Review (Needsdecaf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I really didn't rate the seats as good as those in my R, but maybe I am not remembering how bad the seats are in the XC70??</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Its not that they are bad, its just not what you come to expect from Volvo...having said that, they are no worse then any other manufacter's seat.<br>The XC60 is a return to the way Volvo seats have been prior (as far as comfort is concerened <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> )
 

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Re: My Quick XC60 Review (VolvoD)

I went for a quick drive last weekend, and the seats really didn't seem that different to me other than the strange bi-color pattern. I thought they were decent. I didn't mind the "pod" either. Some of it seems to remind of Audi interior styling with the way the center goodies are slightly aimed at the driver...which I think is good. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> I'm sure they'll sell every unit they make, just might not be at the priced they'd hoped. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I think it's nice. I like it a lot more now that I've seen it, and taken it for a quick run.<p>
 

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Re: My Quick XC60 Review (VolvoD)

I hadn't realized the current S80/V70 seats were a step back. I hope to drive an XC60 this week, and now know to check out how the seats differ while I'm there.
 

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Re: My Quick XC60 Review (nobbe3728)

I have a 2006 Audi A4 S-Line, and nothing is "slightly" aimed at the driver?
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MERKIN</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I have a 2006 Audi A4 S-Line, and nothing is "slightly" aimed at the driver? </TD></TR></TABLE><p>'06 no, but look at an '06 A6 or Q7..the nav/MMI screen is tilted just slightly to the left. The '09 A4 is the same way. (I sold Audis in 2007 and that was one aspect of them that a lot of people pointed out that they liked..
 
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