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Volvo S80
Volvo S80
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Base MSRP price range:
$39,150 - $47,000
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Car Type: Luxury midsized cars
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Volvo S80 Overview

Unfortunately, the S80 is OK but doesn't deliver the level of performance or luxury expected in this class. Front-wheel-drive versions get a 3.2-liter six-cylinder, which delivered 20 mpg overall in our testing. That engine is replaced by a four-cylinder turbo for 2014. A turbo six-cylinder with all-wheel drive is available. Handling is sound and predictable, but the ride feels a bit stiff. For a sedan of its size rear seat room is cramped and rear access is compromised. The interior is well finished, and the front seats are comfortable. The optional blind-spot monitoring system works well. A collision-warning system is available. Other recent updates include exterior and interior styling changes.

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