Seicane Guide: How to Replace the 2008-2016 Volvo XC60 Factory Radio?

The fact is buying a car cost less than maintaining a car. After you purchasing the car, following comes maintenance, depreciation, insurance, repair and surely the upgrade fee, which all can’t be avoided and the longer you use the car, the more fee occurred.


No car is perfect 100%, what we can do is to improve the worst part, such as the quality of car stereos. We should know that the stereo is the most useful assistant in our driving, while today’s cars have factory radios that can not meet many of our needs. Some car radios isn’t touch screen, can’t watch videos, are unable to display GPS navigation, not to mention supporting Carplay. That’s why we drivers tend to look for the aftermarket car stereos to replace the factory radios.


In fact, it’s not so hard to replace the factory radio by ourselves, if you have a 2008-2016 Volvo XC60, I am sure you are able to finish the replacement job with the help of this guide.


Steps of replacing the 2008-2016 Volvo XC60 factory radio

New Radio: Seicane Android Car Radio System with GPS Navigation Carplay

Needed tools: Plastic pry tool, screwdriver

Precautions: Ensure cut off the power of the car during the replacement work.


The factory radio of 2008-2016 Volvo XC60

Volvo XC60 Radio


Step#1, Remove the screws of the frame that fixed the original radio


Step#2, Use the plastic pry tool to pry the frame and take it off


Step#3, Remove the screws that fixed the original audio system


Step#4, Take off the control panel of the audio and unplug its connector


Step#5, Remove screws of the original audio screen and unplug the cables


Step#6, Remove the screws that fixed the original audio unit and take it out, unplug all the connectors


Step#7, Have a check for the cables and accessories of the new Seicane car audio unit

Step#8, Connect the new Seicane car stereo GPS navigation system to the original car port


Step#9, Plug the special port of the new audio screen to the original port


Step#10, Double check the connectors to make sure they are correct, then turn on the car to test the new audio system whether functions normally. If yes, fix it well.


How can the new 2008-2016 Volvo XC60 car stereo improve your driving experience?

Used the latest Android system (version 10.0), this Seicane car stereo for 2008-2016 Volvo XC60 is able to support the latest apps in the market, you can freely use them. The radio comes with built-in RDS and DSP, which means you are given a high quality of sound effect when listening to music, watching videos. With the help of the accurate 3D navigation it offered, drivers can go everywhere they want in a quickly and safer way.


On the other hand, since there is built-in wireless CarPlay and Android Auto in the car radio, users can connect their phones to the radio and use phone applications without trouble. What’s more, its big viewing angle IPS touch screen with fast and smooth operation, will greatly improve your visual experience.


Bluetooth, WIFI, FM/AM/RDS radio etc. are integrated in this fantastic stereo, you have lots of choices for car entertainment, and easily to switch different pages with the split screen display function. You can also add AHD camera, DVR, TPMS to this radio to increase driving safety.

6 comments on “Seicane Guide: How to Replace the 2008-2016 Volvo XC60 Factory Radio?

  1. Do you have to programme the new radio to the car? I’ve swapped mine out like for like but the radio plays for 30 seconds and shuts down! Does this everytime i turn the ignition on.

    • “Dear,
      so sorry for the inconvenience.
      In order to give you a fast solution,we suggest you asked our after sales staff for help.
      The email is aftersales@seicane.
      Have a good day!”

  2. I would love to have this done to my 2009 Volvo xc60 do you install as well we’re are are you based?

    • dear,
      our unit is easy to install. you can install by yourself. we are from China.

      Could you please send us the photo of your car’s dashboard to [email protected]?
      And could you please tell us the model and year of your car?
      Then we can check if our unit fit your car ,hope you could cooperate with us.
      Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
      Thank you & Best regards!

  3. What about the FW and RV sensors? I know the radio and sensors are integrated and run through a powered amp. Can you install a aftermarket amp?

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