2012 Volvo S80 Review and News – MotorAuthority

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2012 Volvo S80

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When it comes to Volvo none is roomier, more equipped or more focused on safety than the company’s S80. Last restyled in the current S80 soldiers on with a design both outside and in.

the S80 may not share the … good of its S60 stablemate (which was, in redesigned for the 2011 model there’s still a lot to like the full-size Scandinavian sedan. buyers get brushed metal real wood veneers and leather, making the S80 outshine of its more expensive luxury

If you’re used to German or luxury-car interiors, the S80’s may look a bit stark at first, but keeping with typically Scandinavian design. It won’t long to adapt to the S80’s seats, however, and we find to be among the best in the industry for comfort.

Under the hood, buyers can between a 3.2-liter in-line six sends 240 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of to the front wheels, or a turbocharged inline-six that sends 300 and 325 pound-feet of torque to all four

Even with the larger however, the Volvo S80 doesn’t a lot of entertainment value for the driver. that on the S80’s slightly steering, or its sheer size and Volvo’s flagship sedan may not be our choice for driving canyon but its compliant ride and superb soak up highway miles ease.

As you’d expect from a luxury sedan, the S80’s is tuned for comfort, but never too soft. The cabin is quiet at highway speeds, and front can be equipped with heat and for year-round comfort. Rear are large enough for two adults in a pinch), and passengers get B-pillar vents.

One of Volvo’s best selling has always been safety, and the S80 won’t disappoint here. City-Safety obstacle alert comes standard on all S80 models, and for the Technology Package gets you like Full Auto Adaptive Cruise Control, Alert and a Lane Departure system.

For the ultimate in personal the S80 is still available with Personal Car Communicator feature, can detect the heartbeat of an intruder your S80, giving you notice of such potential

For a comprehensive look at the 2012 S80 sedan, see our complete review on The Car .

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