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2012 Volvo S60

2012 Audi S4

  2012 Volvo S60 AWD 4-door Sedan T6 Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Audi S4 4-door Sedan S Tronic Premium Plus Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$31,300
$47,300
Invoice $29,422 $43,990
MPG
City/Highway
18/30 18/28
Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
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Bottom Line The 2012 Volvo S60 family shows that sport sedans can feel edgy without giving up their leading edge in safety, design, and interior interior comfort. Read Full Review For those who like what they see in the pert Audi A4 sport sedan but want an emphasis on the 'sport'—without giving up any practicality—the 2012 Audi S4 is the way to go. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Strong, sweet-sounding engines
  • Adjustable steering feel (T6)
  • Supple, quiet ride (all but R-Design)
  • World-first pedestrian detection
  • Stylish interior

Dislikes:

  • No paddle-shifters or full manual control
  • Road noise (R-Design)
  • Seats not as supportive as in other Volvos
  • Pricey in T6 and R-Design form

Likes:

  • Strong acceleration from supercharged V-6
  • Excellent dual-clutch gearbox
  • Standard all-wheel drive

Dislikes:

  • Interior trims not as rich and trend-setting as past versions
  • Artificial steering feel (DriveSelect)
  • Not enough legroom in back for adults
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