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Volvo S60 Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Volvo S60 Reviews

The Volvo S60 is a sedan offered in a 2015.5 4dr Sdn T5 Platinum AWD, 4dr Sdn T5 Premier Plus AWD, 2015.5 4dr Sdn T6 Drive-E Platinum FWD, 2015.5 4dr Sdn T5 AWD, 4dr Sdn T6 Drive-E Premier Plus FWD, 2015.5 4dr Sdn T5 Drive-E Platinum FWD, 2015.5 4dr Sdn T6 Drive-E FWD, 2015.5 4dr Sdn T5 Premier AWD, 2015.5 4dr Sdn T6 R-Design AWD, 2015.5 4dr Sdn T6 R-Design Platinum AWD, 2015.5 4dr Sdn T5 Drive-E FWD, 2015.5 4dr Sdn T5 Drive-E Premier FWD and 4dr Sdn T5 Drive-E Premier Plus FWD. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (240 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (302 hp), 2.5-liter 5 turbo (250 hp) and 3.0-liter 6 turbo (325 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 25 mpg city to 37 mpg highway. The S60 uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Acura ILX.

Last Model Reviewed: 2015

Reviewed Volvo S60s from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2012 Volvo S60 T5 5-cyl
  • 2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 5-cyl

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