Volvo XC60 named ‘best car for long distances’
Volvo’s XC60 has picked up a prestigious title at this year’s Auto Trader New Car Awards, being named the nation’s Best Car for Long Distances 2019.
The model was declared the winner based on the responses of more than 63,000 UK motorists.
Comfort and practicality made the model stand out
The XC60 was an exemplary performer in all categories when it came to driver satisfaction, excelling when it came to space, comfort and quality.
Particular highlights for those rating the XC60 were the model’s precision ergonomic controls, comfortable seat design and two-zone climate control – all combining to ensure the miles simply melt away for drivers on long journeys.
Volvo Cars UK managing director Jon Wakefield commented: “Once again, it’s the opinions of drivers that have secured another great award for Volvo, in this case for giving people all the qualities they look for when it comes to making long journeys.
“Owners appreciate and value the XC60’s high levels of comfort, safety, space and practicality, and its ability to put away the miles with ease and complete reliability.”
Indeed, Erin Baker, editorial director at Auto Trader, went on to add the model scored extremely highly in terms of driver comfort, while it was also praised for its power, safety and the smoothness of its ride.
Ellie Baker, brand manager at Fuel Card Services, comments: “Fleets up and down the country could be flocking to add more XC60s in the coming months, with the model a fantastic addition for operators who have drivers regularly embarking on extended getaways.”back