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    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    Jun 28, 2024

    Many consumers consider not only meeting daily travel needs when choosing a home car, but also considering aspects such as comfort, safety, and durability. Among many home car options, the following models are very powerful for both long-distance driving and city commuting. Volvo XC60 Official guide price: 396,900-425,900 yuan (58600$) Discount: 110,000-130,000 yuan (17890$) Recently, the 2025 Volvo XC60 was officially launched, with 3 configurations available. Compared to the old model, adjustments have been made to power and configuration. In terms of appearance, the design style of the old model is continued, with a straight waterfall design for the grille, and the iconic Thor’s Hammer front headlight group is also retained, with high recognition after lighting up. In addition, the new model offers a choice of 7 body colors, with the current “Lava Red” and “Flash Silver Grey” colors no longer available.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    The new model measures 4708/1902/1660mm in length, width, and height, with a wheelbase of 2865mm. Consumers can choose between 18 and 19-inch tires. The rear of the car remains unchanged, with a rear spoiler and high-mounted brake light. The C-shaped tail lights are easily recognizable when lit.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    The new interior continues the layout of the current model, but adds black Nappa leather seats + DriftWood interior option. The higher trim levels also include heated front seats. The interior still features a three-spoke steering wheel, a 12.3-inch full LCD instrument panel, and a 9-inch embedded central control screen. The infotainment system uses the Google Android operating system and comes standard with Pilot Assist, ACC adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, fatigue warning, and active cabin pre-purification system, enhancing safety and technology. In addition, the new car is equipped with a power tailgate, with a normal trunk volume of 483 liters, expandable to 1410 liters by folding down the rear seat backrest.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    In terms of power, the 2025 Volvo XC60 still comes with a 2.0T high-power engine, with a maximum power of 184 kilowatts and a peak torque of 360 Newton meters, an increase of 10 Newton meters compared to the 2024 model. The entire lineup comes with a 48V mild hybrid system, paired with an Aisin 8AT transmission, and all-wheel drive system. The official zero to one hundred kilometer per hour acceleration time is 7.1 seconds. The front suspension is a double wishbone independent suspension, while the rear suspension is a multi-link independent suspension.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    Lincoln Navigator Official price: 328,800-468,800 yuan (64500$) Discount: 25,000-50,000 yuan (6880$) The front face features the Quiet Flight 2.0 design language, with a large polygonal grille adorned with bright silver accents, a prominent decorative strip running through the center, and integrated headlights. The raised lines on the hood create a muscular look typical of American cars, with air flow channels on both sides of the bumper.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    The side profile of the car looks tall and powerful, with rich waistline design and widened wheel arches showing a strong sense of power. The car is equipped with 19-inch multi-spoke wheels, with some models offering optional 21-inch sizes. The taillights feature a popular through-type design, stretching the overall width of the vehicle, with the English logo embedded in the middle and dual exhaust decorations at the bottom adding a sporty atmosphere.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    Sitting in the car, the 23.6-inch panoramic screen in the front not only enhances the tech effect, but also adds depth to the center console. The center console features an 11.1-inch floating display screen, allowing the driver to control driving information, AR navigation, entertainment, etc. The Navigator is equipped with 38 acoustic packages inside the car, with a lot of sound insulation materials in the engine compartment, paired with double-layer soundproof glass and ANC active noise reduction system, making the overall quietness of the vehicle outstanding.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    The overall dimensions of the vehicle are 4908/1952/1717mm, with a wheelbase of 2900mm. It is positioned as a mid-size SUV with a 5-seat layout. The top-of-the-line version features front seats with 24-way power adjustment, heating, ventilation, and memory functions. The second-row seats have an adjustable angle of 22-32 degrees, a 190mm front-back sliding distance. The normal trunk volume is 822 liters, and the rear seats support one-touch electric folding. Folding the second-row seats can expand the space to 2463 liters.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    In terms of power, the Lincoln Navigator offers two power options: fuel and hybrid. The fuel version has a 2.0T turbocharged engine with 192 kW of power and 390 N·m of torque, paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission, with a WLTC fuel consumption of 8.66L/100km. The hybrid version has a 2.0T twin-injection turbocharged engine with 207 kW of power and 407 N·m of torque, along with a 140 horsepower electric motor with 320 N·m of torque, paired with an E-CVT electronic continuously variable transmission, with a WLTC fuel consumption as low as 6.64L/100km. The Navigator also comes with Lincoln Co-Pilot 360TM 2.1 intelligent driver assistance system. Additionally, some Navigator configurations come with AWD intelligent four-wheel drive system.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    GAC Trumpchi GS8 Official price: 15.98-26.98 thousand, discount: 0.3-1 thousand In terms of exterior design, the front face still offers the choice of dragon scale wing or mighty wing for consumers, the front headlight group is designed with sharp angles, and integrated with matrix LED light source inside. The hybrid version will add a blue exclusive logo at the logo location.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    The B/C/D pillars of the car are painted black, the bottom of the windows is decorated with chrome strips to enhance the quality, the design of the waistline visually lengthens the body. The rear spoiler above is thick, equipped with a high-mounted brake light, the tail lights are vertical, and the dual exhaust pipes on both sides enhance the sporty look.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    In terms of interior design, the GS8 is elegant and generous, with materials used generously. All GS8 models are equipped with a heated steering wheel, a 12.3-inch LCD instrument panel, a 14.6-inch central control screen, a 30-inch head-up display, an 8155 chip, 360-degree panoramic imaging, L2 level intelligent assistance system, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, and BSD blind spot monitoring. The five-seat model also adds front collision warning, DOW door opening warning, and lane departure warning functions.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    In terms of body size, the length, width, and height of the GS8 are 4980/1950/1780mm, with a wheelbase of 2920mm. The GS8 offers a 7-seat layout, with an optional 6-seat version available. The 6-seat version includes features such as massage seats, electric lumbar support, adjustable headrests, electric extension for the passenger seat, boss key for the passenger seat, heated second-row seats, aviation headrests, and leather seats for added comfort.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    The newly launched five-seater version features the driver’s seat with 8-way power adjustment + 2-way pneumatic lumbar support, along with heating and ventilation functions. The rear seats can be adjusted in 8 positions within a 130-degree range, and when the front seats are folded down, the “queen’s recliner” configuration provides passengers with superior comfort. In addition, the maximum width of the trunk in the five-seater version is 1120mm, with a depth of 2120mm, designed with a sunken space to further increase storage capacity.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    In terms of power specifications, the Trumpchi GS8 offers a 2.0T gasoline version and a 2.0T hybrid model, both of which come with the option of four-wheel drive. The gasoline version has a maximum power of 185 kW and peak torque of 400 Nm, paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission; while the hybrid version is equipped with the THS hybrid system developed in collaboration with Toyota, with an engine maximum power of 140 kW and peak torque of 320 Nm, the two-wheel drive version comes with a 134 kW front motor, and the four-wheel drive version adds a 40 kW rear motor on this basis, paired with an E-CVT transmission.

    Top Home Car Models for Comfort, Safety, and Durability: Volvo XC60, Lincoln Navigator, GAC Trumpchi GS8

    In conclusion, these three models from well-established car manufacturers have stood the test of time in terms of quality and reputation. Will you consider them if you are thinking of buying a car? Like and stay tuned for new car options this year!