Kind of a weird video tbh. Basically says there is very little wrong with them (which is mostly true aside from a few model years) and that he would get one, then says "You probably shouldn't get one." lol
I commented on that video a few days ago with my experience with the car:
"I have a 2012 XC60 and I'm a rideshare driver in the US. Mine has covered 215,000 miles, or 345,000km. It's a T6 base trim, and I do mean base. No backup camera, no parking sensors, no automatic tailgate, no navigation. No major problems. Had to replace the windshield, engine mount, fuel pressure sensor, wheel bearing, and breather box. The sunroof hasn't given any problems at all (though I do have a garage and wash it frequently) Headlights are starting to fade, but aren't cracked. A 3M restore kit will bring them right back. Some things to note: US spec cars don't get a diesel engine, but the early 6 cylinder engines can have issues with oil burning. Mine does have this issue, but by increasing the frequency of services and changing oil brands, it does slow it down a bit. I absolutely love this car, and it's been the best one I've ever owned. I plan on keeping it quite a bit longer."
I recommended to another commenter to buy one. In an exchange about maintenance and repairs, I told him: "I change the transmission fluid every 50,000 miles and the oil every 5,000 with full synthetic. I just had the rear diff and AOC fluid inspected and told the Volvo specialist shop I go to to change it if they felt it was needed. They came back and told me the condition of both fluids was good, but both were 1/4 of a quart low. They topped them off for me and sent me on my way. Current issues are: 1. AC compressor groaning. The shop told me this is a very common issue and if I was picky I could replace the compressor, and it will eventually go out, but if I can live with the noise it won't hurt anything to let it go until it gives out completely. 2. The exhaust manifold gasket is leaking. Not loud or anything, but you can smell it. When it first started, it actually caused a bunch of wild codes because under high boost it would misfire; but think about it. The turbo is driven by the exhaust. If there's exhaust escaping, it won't boost right. That problem actually fixed itself by just driving the car more because the soot actually sealed the hole. The shop told me it's totally safe to ignore it until it gets embarrassing to drive, which I'll do since the cost will be around $1000 since the turbo has to come out."
I bought mine used with 99,500 miles without a warranty and it's done me right. At the end of the day, all of the issues are pretty small relative to the value of the car and several issues are related to the water leakage from the windshield and sunroof. If you stay on top of that and get it serviced promptly if there's a problem, things won't balloon out of control. Take care of your stuff. The single most expensive thing I've ever done to this car (and I left it out of the comment) was the CV axles. I bought aftermarket ones and they've been perfect. Total cost was $750 or so. Also note that none of the common problems are engine or transmission related other than oil consumption, the cheapest kind of engine problem. I just drove it on a long trip early this week. 425.3 miles on one tank... 16.8 gallons for 25.2 MPG. Didn't think twice about it. This car 100% has my faith.
Buy an XC60, there are plenty of worse cars out there.