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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan w/Moonroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 26 $35,438 $37,700
4-Door Sedan w/Moonroof 18 26 $35,438 $37,700
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium Plus
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium Plus 18 27 $43,804 $47,100
4-Door Sedan Manual Prestige 18 27 $43,804 $47,100
4-Door Sedan S Tronic Premium Plus 18 28 $45,107 $48,500
4-Door Sedan S Tronic Prestige 18 28 $45,107 $48,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,438
$43,804
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,700
$47,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$628 / month
$785 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line Volvo is no longer just for those who want to play it safe; the new S60 is a stylish and well-designed sport sedan that's very enjoyable to drive - even if it trades off a bit of edginess for comfort and refinement.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 53.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.0 55.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92 91.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 182.2 185.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.4 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 109.3 110.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.4 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 61.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 12.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.8 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.0 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive Servotronic
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 16.3
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/40R18 P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA HE1
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/40R18 P245/40R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA HE1
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3901 3847
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.73
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/180 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 333 @ 5500-7000
Engine Type Twin-Scroll Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas supercharged V6
Fuel System EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 2100-4200 325 @ 2900-5300
Engine Order Code NA - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All-wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again Geartronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 2.16
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Automatic, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.52
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name Volvo S60 Audi S4
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multilink Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9 8.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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