Volvo S60 Review – Research New & Used Volvo S60 Models | Edmunds

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The Volvo S60 is an yet unconventional member of the entry-level sedan segment. It competes in a dominated by cars with aspirated six-cylinder engines and the trend by offering a choice of two engines, an inline-5 and an inline-6.

is another area in which the S60 is unique, as this midsize body lines show off a and pleasing Scandinavian design Inside, the S60 strikes one as more than luxurious in its ambience, but hard to find fault its carefully considered ergonomics and designed seats.

There been two generations of the S60. considering the first generation as a car should find it easy to though in its later years it increasingly outclassed in terms of features and interior room. The S60 is fully competitive, however, to a sportier, more engaging and an improved interior.

Current Volvo S60

The 2012 S60 is a midsize luxury sedan in three trim levels T5, T6 and T6 R-Design. Each successive brings a more powerful and sportier suspension tuning and accents.

Standard feature of the T5 include 17-inch wheels, automatic climate control, an power driver seat, rear headrests, Bluetooth and a eight-speaker sound system. The T6 a more powerful engine, wheels and leather upholstery. The T6 adds more power, a suspension, special styling adaptive bi-xenon headlights, a and sport seats.

Optional highlights include ignition/entry, a navigation system, a premium audio system, cruise control and a dual-screen seat entertainment system.

for the front-wheel-drive T5 is ably provided by a inline-5 engine with 250 and 266 pound-feet of torque. The all-wheel-drive T6 with a 3.0-liter turbocharged that produces 300 hp and 325 lb-ft of Stepping up to the T6 R-Design again all-wheel drive, along a more powerful version of the engine good for 325 hp and 354 lb-ft of

A six-speed automatic is standard the board.

In reviews, we’ve the latest S60 to be a comfortable, sophisticated and luxury sedan with of power regardless of trim The option of an all-wheel-drive version is for those who live in inclement of the country. The S60’s only drawback is a slightly cramped compared to roomier rivals.

Volvo S60 Models

After a hiatus, the S60 returned, redesigned for Initially, this current-generation S60 was only in T6 form. The following brought the entry-level T5 and high T6 R-Design trim levels.

The first-generation Volvo S60 was produced 2001-’09, and was a replacement for the S70. it was offered in base 2.4, 2.4T or range-topping T5 trims. The S60 2.4 with a 2.4-liter five-cylinder that produced 168 hp. The turbo had 197 hp.

The most powerful engine was the 2.3-liter five-cylinder in the T5. An all-wheel-drive called the 2.4T AWD joined the in ’02, and all models received to traction control and engine systems, resulting in improved

In 2003, the AWD sedan switched to the 2.5-liter engine, prompting to rename it the 2.5T AWD. In the hot-rod 300-hp R was added to the sporting a sport-tuned adaptive 18-inch wheels, performance and bi-xenon headlights. All S60 Rs were drive, and buyers could between a six-speed manual and a automatic.

Also that year, the S60 2.4T became the 2.5T, as it, picked up the 2.5-liter engine.

For the Volvo S60 received an exterior and refreshing. The T5 got a bump in hp to 257 and a few other In ’06, Volvo dropped the 2.4 model and upgraded the 2.5T AWD with a new all-wheel-drive system for traction. The following year, all S60s received revised fascia styling.

For 2008, the R model was dropped, and no significant occurred for ’09. There was no S60 for

In reviews, we found this S60 a ride biased more comfort than speed. was adequate, but the limits were on 2.5T and T5 models. However, should take note of the mechanical and equipment changes through this generation’s as newer models offered performance and features.

Judged on its own the Volvo S60 should be satisfying to but savvy consumers should check out the S60’s many as they may offer more and, for enthusiasts, a more drive.

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