Read more about the 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country at AutoGuide.com.It’s been nearly 20 years since Volvo introduced the first Cross Country; back then it was a butched-up version of the stolid V70 wagon intended as a temporary salve until Volvo could develop a proper SUV.
The Cross Country proved to be so popular that Volvo eventually dumped the regular V70 from its lineup and kept the Cross Country version. The latest iteration is known as the XC70, and it remains in Volvo’s lineup to this day.
Given such a legacy, we’re not surprised that Volvo has already Cross Country-ized the new-for-2015 V60 wagon, officially labeled as a 2015.5. And since the XC60 moniker is already in use, the new car gets the long version of the name.