Volvo S60

Price $45,250 – $81,900
Fuel consumption 7.0 – 11.0 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 72%(view ratings)
The Volvo S60 compact luxury sedan offers a selection of engines starting with a turbocharged four-cylinder known as T5 that produces 250 horsepower. A turbocharged and supercharged T6 variant increases output to 316 horsepower. Finally, a plug-in hybrid system called T8 is available, providing about 35 kilometres of range in EV mode and a combined 400 horsepower. Higher trim levels offer a fully digital instrument panel as well as ventilated front seats.

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Test Drives2020 Volvo S60 R-Design: Just Give it a Chance
Sedans have lost a ton of customers to SUVs and crossovers in recent years, but there is still a heated battle going on in the compact luxury segment. Completely transformed for 2019, the Volvo S60 made a real big leap forward with the brand’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), refined styling …
First Drives2019 Volvo S60 and V60: Scandinavian Sport
SANTA MONICA, California – While the latest crop of Volvo cars and SUVs have struck styling, comfort, safety and technology home runs, we’re still yearning for a performance-oriented machine from the brand. Volvo claims its 2019 S60/V60 sports sedan and wagon are here to fit the bill. Now in its …
Test Drives2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country: Jacked-up Luxury
When one thinks of the midsize luxury segment, the first brands that usually come to mind are BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi or Cadillac. Yet an often overlooked competitor to these manufacturers is Volvo. It produces the S60 sedan and just spruced things up a little by offering a jacked-up version called …
Test Drives2015 Volvo S60 Polestar: Scandinavian Fire
The 2015 Volvo S60 Polestar is proof positive that the sleeping Swedish giant has been awakened. After close to a decade of uncertainty concerning its North American strategy - and dealing with a line-up that felt more elderly than electrifying - Volvo is making a legitimate play to cement its …
Test Drives2012 Volvo S60 T6 AWD R-Design - Swedish Beauty
The Volvo brand used to be synonymous with safety, but to the current generation of car buyers whose memories aren't filled with images of boxy wagons and upright sedans there is little to distinguish the Swedish car company from any other European car company making a play for their premium …
Test Drives2012 Volvo S60: A much-needed facelift
The S60 was the first to break Volvo’s "shoebox" mould. In producing a sedan shaped like a coupe, this Swedish automaker set out to revolutionize its brand. What seemed like a daring move has proven to be a wise decision, as the S60 was an instant hit and its popularity …
Test DrivesThe 2011 Volvo S60: One Good Lookin' Swede!
There is something about a Volvo that is just so divinely right. Granted, they don’t make the stupendous “drivers’ cars” that BMW does, nor do they make the technologically-loaded luxury land yachts that roll forth from the Benz factory… and let’s be honest, the beauty of a Jaguar product shouldn’t …
First DrivesThe 2011 Volvo S60: New blood, at last!
It’s not easy to compete in the entry-level luxury sedan segment with vehicles like the BMW 3 Series, the Audi A4, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, not to mention Lexus’ IS and Infiniti’s G. But that’s precisely what the Volvo S60 has set out to accomplish, and I must say that the …


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New ModelsVolvo Unveils All-New, US-Built 2019 S60
Volvo has been doing things differently lately. The Swedish automaker is separating itself from competitors with sophisticated designs and a unique focus on electrified vehicles. Now, here comes the next generation of the Volvo S60 midsize sedan, which was introduced this week at the company’s new Charleston, South Carolina plant.
News2017 Volvo S60, V60 Polestar models add twin-charging
The Polestar performance variants of Volvo's S60 sedan and V60 wagon are getting the twin-charging treatment for the 2017 model year, according to the automaker. The S60 and V60 Polestar models will see their turbocharged six-cylinders traded in for 2.0-litre four-cylinder engines that are both supercharged and turbocharged, resulting in …
NewsVolvo Polestar: More Power, Less Cylinders
Volvo is currently hard at work modernizing its fleet of vehicles; the swedish automaker recently launched the XC90 SUV, while the upcoming S90 sedan and V90 wagon are set to be launched soon. Drivetrains are also all-new: nowadays, all new Volvos will come with a 2.0-litre engine tuneable for different …
RacingVolvo Is Going Back To Racing
A few months ago, Volvo announced that the company was pulling out of all racing series as soon as its contracts would allow it. The Swedish manufacturer announced that racing was dangerous, and that it therefore conflicted with their new approach toward safety. It seems they changed their minds; the …
New ModelsVolvo S60 Cross Country: The High-Riding Sedan
The lifted sedan market has never been overflowing with competition: at one time, we had the Subaru Outback sedan and the older among you might remember the AMC Eagle sedan. Volvo decided that there was a niche there: by taking the suspension and plastic cladding from the V60 Cross Country …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesWard Announces 2015's 10 Best Engines
Each year, WardsAuto combs through the automotive launches and concentrates on a particular point: the year's new engines. Each mill is analysed, and a list of Ward's 10 Best Engines is announced. For 2015, the selection is varied: the number of cylinders go from 0 to 8, the power ranges …
ChicagoVolvo S60 and V60 Polestar: Swedish Muscle
Volvo goes up against the sportier versions of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz with the release of its S60 and V60 Polestar editions. The models were conceived with the help of the racing company Polestar. Their six-cylinder in-line 3.0-litre engine delivers 350 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. Only an automatic …
New YorkVolvo at the New York Auto Show
In Geneva, Volvo premiered its 2014 S60, V60 and XC60 models, each of which has been treated to a major facelift (especially their front sections). These vehicles now sport redesigned front grilles and new intelligent headlamps, while their front bumpers have gained heft. Volvo in New York At the end …


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Motoring TV 2001 Episode 8
All new 2001 Acura MDX 2001 Volvo S60 2001 Honda S2000 winterizing; 2001 Toyota RAV4 2001 Acura 1.7EL stalling problems Jim Kenzie on sulfur debate.
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 11
Volvo intros S60 AWD 2002 Jaguar X-Type 2002 Chevy Trailblazer starter motors 2002 Nissan Sentra SER Bill Gardiner on windshield washer products Jim Kenzie on RWD vs AWD.