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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Turbo4 Manual FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD Turbo4 20 33 N/A $36,525
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD Turbo4 18 28 N/A $37,875
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD Turbo4 17 27 N/A $39,875
4-Door Wagon Automatic XWD Aero 17 27 N/A $41,375
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD Aero 17 27 N/A $47,065
4-Door Sedan 3.2L w/Moonroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Moonroof 3.2L 20 29 $35,673 $37,950
4-Door Sedan PZEV w/Moonroof 3.2L 20 29 $35,673 $37,950
4-Door Sedan w/Moonroof 3.2L Premier Plus 20 29 $36,613 $38,950
4-Door Sedan PZEV w/Moonroof 3.2L Premier Plus 20 29 $36,613 $38,950
4-Door Sedan w/Moonroof 3.2L Platinum 20 29 $39,151 $41,650
4-Door Sedan PZEV w/Moonroof 3.2L Platinum 20 29 $39,151 $41,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 29 $35,673 $37,950
4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L 20 29 $35,673 $37,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Premier Plus 20 29 $36,613 $38,950
4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L Premier Plus 20 29 $36,613 $38,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Platinum 20 29 $39,151 $41,650
4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L Platinum 20 29 $39,151 $41,650
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 18 26 $39,433 $41,950
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Premier Plus 18 26 $40,373 $42,950
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Platinum 18 26 $42,911 $45,650
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$35,673
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,525
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$609 / month
$633 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line With plenty of comfort, style, and safety, the 2012 Volvo S80 hits all the right marks for an image-conscious, affluent family--but lacks the sportier driving personality of the somewhat smaller S60.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 35.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 37.8
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.0 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2 98
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 58.9 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 191.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 58.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 111.7 111.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.2 14.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.05 x - TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.26 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR17 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR17 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 330
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3300
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD - 3825
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System Direct Injection EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 2500 236 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 5500 240 @ 6400
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.62 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.92 4.15
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.32 1.57
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Geartronic
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 2.37
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.76 3.33
Summary
Vehicle Name Saab 9-5 Volvo S80
Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 5
 
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