American drivers have shown themselves to be mostly unmoved by the appeal of a capable wagon, and yet the Volvo V60 Cross Country refuses to give up on the category. The last time I drove the V60 Cross Countryit was on the frozen roads — and frozen lakes — of northern Sweden. This time around, it was the rocky tracks of a Canadian mountainside where the handsome wagon did its level best to persuade me it offered much more than the average crossover.
At least this time we were on more typical rubber. For its slip-n-slide adventure across an iced-over lake, the automaker had wisely shod the Cross Country in studded tires.
The factory-fit all-season versions that will come standard in the US on the optional inch alloys may have lacked some of the traction, but they were still more than sufficient for a jaunt up the mountain. Volvo has filled in some of the gaps between now and my drive back in February, including all-important US pricing.
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Our speeds were relatively low — and sideways action discouraged — but it was enough to remind me that sitting lower than you would in a crossover or SUV can seriously reduce body roll. In an ideal world that would be sufficient to guarantee sales. By the end of July, the automaker sold a mere V90 Cross Countryfor example. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I think Volvo has nailed the Cross Country styling both inside and out. Factor in the rarity, and you can see why those who like to stray from the status-quo might be intrigued.
See average price, mileage, photos, trim options, body styles and fuel economy for Volvo V90 Cross Country Nationwide Prices & Inventory now on. Detailed trim-level price information and inventory for the Volvo V90 Cross Country. MSRP starts at $ Learn more with TrueCar's review of the Volvo. The Volvo V90's lavish cabin features cushy seats with ample room to stretch Cross Country Volvo Ocean Race edition discontinued. We took the Volvo V60 Cross Country out on ice, now we hit the dirt and the V90 Cross Country – is exponentially smaller than Volvo's.