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For 2006, the mid-size S60 sedan is now powered in the base model by a 208-horsepower, turbocharged 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine; an alternately available 2.3-liter, turbocharged five-cylinder generates 247 horses in the sporty T5 edition. Both front- and all-wheel-drive versions are available with five-speed manual and five-speed automatic transmissions. A high-performance edition - the S60R - offers a speedy 300-horsepower, 2.5-liter in-line-five-cylinder engine, mated to a just-added six-speed Geartronic automatic transmission that affords manual gear changes. The S60R also offers a Servotronic power-steering system, suspension upgrades, beefier Brembo brakes, and a newly upgraded Haldex "Instant Traction" all-wheel drive system. For 2006, the AWD and T5 versions get redesigned alloy wheels. Standard equipment includes four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, and front-side airbags. A "Four-C" chassis is available on the T5 that allows the driver to switch from "comfort" to "sport" ride and handling settings.

 

 

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016
2016 Volvo S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Drive-E Premier FWD

Going to buy a V 60 also so we will have a sedan and wagon

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What can I say but the best seats I could find in a very solid well made auto . The Drive E blows any engine I have had away . MPG is out of this world but the smoothest ride I could find . Should hold its... + More »
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Sunday, September 13, 2015
For 2016 Volvo S60

Close but no cigar

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My review is about the 2015. My wife and I each owned earlier Volvos so when it came time to replace her small ute (kids are getting bigger), we were drawn to the S60 with the E engine. Right off, we loved the... + More »
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Sunday, June 28, 2015
2015 Volvo S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Drive-E Premier FWD

Great car, love the way it drives! Very comfortable and fast!

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This is my first Volvo and I am impressed! I have owned Acura, Infiniti and BMW this beats them all. Loads of low end torque from the Drive E turbo four and quick shifts from the eight speed automatic. I find... + More »
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