Americans with about US$37,000 to spend on a new car, specifically a compact SUV, can now have a look at the new Volvo XC60 T6. It's well-spec'd with a host of standard creature comforts.

Volvo Cars of North America has revealed prices for the XC60 compact SUV. The starting price is US$37,200. The vehicle comes with a 3.0-litre gasoline turbo T6 engine and AWD. It delivers 281hp and maximum torque of 295 lb.-ft.

A host of features are included in the base price, such as a panoramic roof (limited time only). Other standard goodies include heated front and rear seats, HD Radio technology with USB and AUX ports, Bluetooth connectivity, leather seats and a SIRIUS satellite radio with a six month complimentary subscription.

For extra cash buyers can choose from a host of options that comprise a DVD-based navigation system with an integrated rear-view camera, a lane departure warning system and Volvo's Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) amongst others.


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