The Volvo S60 T6 AWD is a five-seater luxury car with an all-new external and interior design. It also features a new 3.0-L turbo-charged 6-cylinder engine with all wheel drive, creating 300 hp and 325 lb-ft torque at 5,600 rpm. Competitors contain the Cadillac CTS, Infinite G37 and Acura TL.
With ratings as well as good, acceptable, marginal, or poor, the IIHS gave the S60 a good rating for inhabitant defense in at least four of five evaluations, with no less than satisfactory in the fifth test. Categories like rollover, rear impact, and frontal collide were enclosed in the tests. The S60 was one of only two mid-sized luxury vehicles that receive the top rating. Items like unibody high-strength steel passenger confine, inflatable drape in side-impact head defense system, and driver and front passenger dual stage supplemental control systems (airbags) helped donate to winning the safety award.
The normal S60 T6 is existing in three trims: Premier, Premier Plus, and Platinum. The Platinum I drove varies from the other trims due to its stylish navigation system with Real Time Traffic, the Volvo Premium Sound System and rear park assist camera. The Platinum orderly also features a climate control package with heated seats, interior air excellence system and heated windshield washer needle. Besides the normal T6 line, there is also a T6 R-Design line which presents more sport-oriented features.
Interior of the Car:
The S60 has Volvo Sensus infotainment system with included 7-inch color LCD monitor, power glass moon roof, and dual Xenon headlamps with active meandering lights. The driver and passenger front seats are envelop in quality leather. They are contented with 8-way power adjustment, 3-position memory (driver), adaptable lumbar sustain, and seat-back pockets.
The S60 is prepared with an intellectual key fob called Keyless Drive with Personal Car Communication (PCC). This fob allows the owner to check the safety status of the vehicle from a distance, and mechanically unlocks doors with a clutch of the handle. And of course, it has standard purpose such as trunk release and fright alarm.
The seats sit tall enough to permit the driver an easy command of all controls, whether it’s the dual-zone electronic climate control, the auto-dimming within rear view reflect with compass, or the Bluetooth hands-free phone line with auto streaming. The body of the S60 I drove was covered with Rebel Blue Metallic paint, sitting atop 18” alloy wheels with all period tires. Standard headlight washers, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and dual polished fatigue pipes additional add to the finished look.
The optional price for the base S60 T6 $40,650, and the Platinum orderly level adds one more $3,850. The S60 standards 21 mpg, with 25 mpg on the highway. Volvo has a 48-month/50,000 mile inadequate warranty coverage and 144 month decay protection.