Volvo S60

Volvo S60

Summary Volvo, the Swedish luxury carmaker introduced the S60 premium saloon to rival against the three Germans- Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. This premium saloon is benefitted with exciting design, new technology and a range of innovative safe...read more>>

Milage(upto)

N/A kmpl

Engine(upto)

1984 cc

BHP

163BHP@3500RPM

Transmission

Automatic

Seating Capacity

5

Service Cost

None (approx.)

Fuel Type Specification
Variant Name Price Engine Details
Polestar 56.02 Lakhs 2.0L 56.02 Lakhs | See Details
Momentum 38.51 Lakhs 2.0L 38.51 Lakhs | See Details
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About Volvo S60

Summary Volvo, the Swedish luxury carmaker introduced the S60 premium saloon to rival against the three Germans- Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. This premium saloon is benefitted with exciting design, new technology and a range of innovative safety features. Available in a diesel engine, the S60 sedan was the world's first car to feature Pedestrian Detection system which detects people walking in front of car. The vehicle also first debuted Advanced Stability Control and a range of features like Collision Warning with full automatic braking. Further to this, read Volvo S60 Road Test details by our expert. Exterior The 2014 Volvo S60 styling offers a distinct impression, thanks to its elegant looks and curves. The car is blessed with stunning looks and strong premium built, and it features a sleek front fascia that offers a perfect combination of elegance and sportiness. Compared to the previous model, the 2014 S60 features wider grille that accommodates pronounced Volvo badge, flanked by sleeker headlamps with integrated daytime running LEDs. The DRLs are positioned on the new bumper that features new black and chrome inserts. On sides, the vehicle looks sporty with raked roofline and strong shoulder line that gives its tail a curvy shape. At the back, the sedan has boomerang shaped tail lights and bold VOLVO lettering embossed in the centre. The exhaust pipe is finished in chrome. Dimensionally, the Volvo S60 sedan is 4,635mm long, 1,865mm wide, 1,484mm high, and it comes with a large wheelbase of 2,776mm. It comes with a good ground clearance of 136mm. Interior The Volvo S60 sedan is one of the most luxurious and spacious cars in its league. The ergonomically designed front and rear seats features side supports and padding, while the drivers seat comes with step-less lumbar support. It is equipped with electronic climate control with built-in cabin filter to prevent dust, pollen and exhaust particles. Its three spoke steering wheel is covered in leather and features audio controls and paddle shifters. The new model also gets new multimedia system, a seven-inch touchscreen and new TFT instrument panel with three modes. The vehicle sports a high performance audio system with DVD and 8 speakers. Engine & Transmission The Volvo S60 sedan is available with two diesel engine options - 2.0-litre and 2.4-litre. The former is capable of producing 181bhp of power at 4250rpm and 400Nm of torque at 1750rpm, while the 2.4L unit is good for 215bhp of power at 4000rpm and 440Nm of torque at 1500rpm. While the 2.0-litre motor is paired to a six-speed automatic gearbox, the 2.4L diesel engine is coupled to an eight-speed automatic motor driving the power to front wheels. Performance & Handling The Volvo S60 with a 2.0L diesel unit crosses 0-100kmph in less than 10 seconds, while the more powerful unit takes just 8 seconds to achieve 0-100kmph. The engine delivers power in a linear manner. There is a slight lag, which is negligible and NVH levels inside the cabin are excellent. Bestowed with latest technology, the S60 sedan is one of the best handlers in its league. Braking System The braking system of the S60 sedan comprises of a pure hydraulic disc units, which enhances the overall safety of the car. This system is further assisted by ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) and Brake Assist System. Mileage The 2400 cc Diesel - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 12 kmpl in city and 14 kmpl on highways, while the Petrol variant offers a mileage of 16 kmpl on urban roads and 18 kmpl and freeways, respectively. Safety Features The Volvo S60 saloon is equipped with a range of advanced safety features including City Safety, world's first standard fitted collision avoidance technology, dynamic stability, active bending lights and traction control, ready alert brakes, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic BrakeForce Distribution), and hydraulic brake assist. Other safety and security features including Driver Alert Control, Blind Spot Information System, Lane Departure Warning and the Park Assist System. Verdict The vehicle is equipped with several advanced safety and security features. The spacious and luxurious interiors complement the well appointed, elegant exteriors. However, Volvo needs to improve its sales network and start local assembling of its car to keep their prices competitive. Competition The Volvo S60 saloon directly rivals against the likes of Mercedes-Benz C-Class, BMW 3 Series and the Audi A4. Pros Spacious interiors Elegant, stylish exteriors Safety Features Cons Sales network Pricier

Specification
Length 4635 mm
Width 1865 mm
Height 1484 mm
Wheelbase mm
Ground Clearance 136 mm
Kerb Weight 1551 kg
Segment D
Body Type Sedan

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