Volvo XC60 Towing Capacity: Informational Guide & Towing Chart

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If your family adventures are getting more adventurous or you're looking ahead to summertime fun and winter getaways, then you're probably shopping for a new SUV lease deal that offers all-wheel-drive (AWD) performance, comfortable seating for up to five passengers, and enough towing capacity to get your camper to the campsite. In short, the vehicle you're looking for is the new Volvo XC60 for sale.

But, what's the Volvo XC60 towing capacity?

2022 Volvo XC60 Towing Capacity

The new Volvo XC60 midsize SUV arrives in a menu of powertrain configurations that offer your choice of front-wheel drive (FWD), AWD, and turbocharged engines. But before you lease a Volvo XC60, let's look at the performance capabilities and towing capacity figures to help you find the model that will get your ATVs to the dunes and jet skis to the lake.

The Volvo XC60 B5 FWD Momentum is motivated by a direct-injected turbocharged engine that puts out 260 combined horsepower, 258 pounds of torque, and can tow up to 3,500 pounds.1

Anytime you trailer a heavy load, be sure to schedule a brake inspection and brake pad replacement to ensure the stopping ability on your vehicle can handle the added weight of whatever you’re towing.

The new 2022 Volvo XC60 B6 AWD R-Design boasts a direct-injected turbocharged and supercharged engine that increases the performance and sends 308 combined horsepower and 310 pounds of torque to all four wheels. The 2022 Volvo XC60 in the B6 drive type can also tow up to 3,500 pounds.1

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Volvo XC60 Towing Chart

Volvo XC60 Towing Capacity Chart

Year Towing Capacity
2022 3,500 lbs
2021 3,500 lbs
2020 3,500 lbs
2019 3,500 lbs
2018 3,500 lbs
2017 3,500 lbs
2016 3,500 lbs
2015 3,500 lbs
2014 3,300 lbs
2013 3,300 lbs
2012 3,300 lbs
2011 3,300 lbs
2010 3,300 lbs

1When properly equipped.

Starting in 2015, every Volvo XC60 SUV can tow up to 3,500 pounds.1 To help you see the Volvo XC60 towing capacity by model year, we've put together a Volvo XC60 towing chart for you to compare tow specs on this popular Volvo SUV for sale.

Looking for the 2011 Volvo XC60 towing capacity? As you can see from our Volvo XC60 tow chart, the Volvo XC60 towing capacity in 2011 was 3,300 pounds,1 but the 2017 Volvo XC60 T6 towing capacity increased to 3,500 pounds.1 The Volvo XC60 D4 towing capacity is also 3,500 pounds1 or 3,300 pounds1 depending on the model year.

If you're looking for finance specials on used Volvo XC60 SUVs, you might be comparing the Volvo XC60 T5 towing capacity vs. Volvo XC60 T6 towing capacity. If so, according to our tow chart, the Volvo XC60 towing capacity does not change based upon the powertrain configuration. If the Volvo XC60 T5 and T6 you're comparing are from the same model year, they will have the same amount of towing capability.

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Volvo XC60 Hybrid Towing Capacity

Are you shopping for a Volvo XC60 hybrid? Then you might be interested in the Volvo XC60 towing capacity for a T8 eAWD R-Design or maybe the T8 eAWD Inscription Expression. If so, the Volvo XC60 towing capacity for the XC60 Recharge is also 3,500 pounds.1

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But what if you want to get into something smaller? Then you might be interested in a Volvo XC40 vs. XC60 towing comparison. The Volvo XC40 can tow up to 3,500 pounds,1 and that is the same as the Volvo XC60 D5 towing capacity.

Volvo Parts and Accessories

Before you drive home in a new Volvo XC60 lease deal, be sure to have our service department install a tow hitch for a Volvo XC60. Our service department is here to handle all of your car's maintenance.

We also offer a fully stocked inventory of new Volvo parts for sale, in case you'd like to install new windshield wiper blades and cabin air filters yourself.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can a Volvo XC60 tow an Airstream?

Yes, the Volvo XC60 can tow an Airstream, but it depends on the Airstream model. The new Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC60 Recharge both offer a towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds.1 While an Airstream Basecamp and Airstream Sport models each weigh under 3,000 pounds, we suggest checking the tow requirements for those vehicles before towing. If you're looking for a new Volvo SUV with a 5,000-pound towing capacity, we suggest the new Volvo XC90. The Volvo XC90 T6 powertrain is capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds.1

Can you put a trailer hitch on a Volvo XC60?

Yes, you can put a trailer hitch on a Volvo XC60 midsize SUV. We offer a number of tow and trailer hitches for sale in the Volvo auto parts and accessories department at our dealership. After you purchase a trailer hitch for your vehicle, you can schedule an installation appointment with our service department to ensure the components are correctly installed and safe to use. This will also save you from having to Google, "how do you put a tow hitch on a Volvo SUV" when you get home.

How much can a 2022 Volvo XC60 tow?

The new 2022 Volvo XC60 midsize SUV is capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds.1 The new Volvo XC60 is available in several powertrain options that offer different performance capabilities, but the towing capacity does not change. Regardless of whether you opt for a Volvo XC60 B5 FWD Momentum lease deal or a 2022 Volvo XC60 B6 AWD R-Design finance special, your new Volvo SUV will be able to tow up to 3,500 pounds.1 If you need more towing capability, the Volvo XC90 T5 can tow up to 4,000 pounds,1 and the Volvo XC90 T6 can tow up to 5,000 pounds.1


1When properly equipped.

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