2011 Volvo S60 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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18 /CITY / 26 /HWY
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The Volvo S60 enters a new generation with its 2011 model. The S60 is a sporty, performance-oriented midsize sedan with a turbocharged engine and a long list of standard or optional luxury and high-tech features. The new S60 is slightly bigger than the previous generation, and promises enhanced safety and versatility, Volvo says.

The 2011 Volvo S60 comes in a single trim, with various packaged and stand-alone options. (A lesser-equipped trim will be available later in the model year.) Standard equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels, sport suspension, leather upholstery, a full menu of power accessories (including an 8-way power driver's seat), dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, 8-speaker sound system, and much more. The Premium option package includes a sunroof, adaptive xenon headlights, and a power passenger seat. Other option packages add adaptive cruise control, state-of-the-art safety features, navigation system, premium sound system, and other upgrades. Stand-alone options include different suspension systems, keyless entry and ignition, rear-seat entertainment system, and more. Trunk capacity is 12 cubic feet, according to Volvo, and the rear seats and front passenger seat fold down for more cargo space.

The 2011 Volvo S60's base engine is a turbocharged, 300-horsepower, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder unit that produces 325 lb.-ft. of torque; it delivers 17 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. It works with a 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. A 5-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive will be offered later in the year.

The 2011 Volvo S60's standard safety features include anti-lock disc brakes with electronic brake-force distribution, stability control, traction control, rollover protection, front side air bags, side curtain air bags, and a City Safety feature that automatically applies brakes in certain hazardous situations. Various high-tech safety features are optional, including one that detects pedestrians (and stops for them) if the driver doesn't. A blind-spot warning system is also optional.

Starting MSRP for the 2011 Volvo S60 is $37,700.

The Volvo S60 enters a new generation with its 2011 model. The S60 is a sporty, performance-oriented midsize sedan with a turbocharged engine and a long list of standard or optional luxury and high-tech features. The new S60 is slightly bigger than the previous generation, and promises enhanced safety and versatility, Volvo says.

The 2011 Volvo S60 comes in a single trim, with various packaged and stand-alone options. (A lesser-equipped trim will be available later in the model year.) Standard equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels, sport suspension, leather upholstery, a full menu of power accessories (including an 8-way power driver's seat), dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, 8-speaker sound system, and much more. The Premium option package includes a sunroof, adaptive xenon headlights, and a power passenger seat. Other option packages add adaptive cruise control, state-of-the-art safety features, navigation system, premium sound system, and other upgrades. Stand-alone options include different suspension systems, keyless entry and ignition, rear-seat entertainment system, and more. Trunk capacity is 12 cubic feet, according to Volvo, and the rear seats and front passenger seat fold down for more cargo space.

The 2011 Volvo S60's base engine is a turbocharged, 300-horsepower, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder unit that produces 325 lb.-ft. of torque; it delivers 17 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. It works with a 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. A 5-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive will be offered later in the year.

The 2011 Volvo S60's standard safety features include anti-lock disc brakes with electronic brake-force distribution, stability control, traction control, rollover protection, front side air bags, side curtain air bags, and a City Safety feature that automatically applies brakes in certain hazardous situations. Various high-tech safety features are optional, including one that detects pedestrians (and stops for them) if the driver doesn't. A blind-spot warning system is also optional.

Starting MSRP for the 2011 Volvo S60 is $37,700.

Available Trims for the 2011 Volvo S60
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 4dr Sdn Transmission Automatic, MSRP 37700.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name w/Moonroof (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 37700.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
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INTERIOR
  • Front sport bucket seats w/head restraints
  • Pwr driver seat w/adjustable lumbar, 3-position memory
  • Flat-folding front passenger seat w/adjustable lumbar
  • 60/40 split-fold rear seat -inc: trunk pass-through, pwr folding rear head restraints
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Front center armrest
  • Textile floor mats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/illuminated cruise/audio controls
  • Tilt/telescopic steering column
  • Intelligent driver information system (IDIS)
  • Watch-dial instrument cluster -inc: 7" color display
  • Trip computer
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Pwr windows -inc: front auto-up/down, anti-trap feature
  • Central pwr door locks w/trunk release
  • Remote keyless entry
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Cruise control
  • Security alarm system
  • Ignition immobilizer
  • Dual-zone electronic climate control (ECC)
  • Pollen filter
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Front/rear 12V pwr outlets
  • Illuminated lockable glove box
  • (2) front/(2) rear cup holders
  • Shimmer graphite aluminum inlays
  • Front door storage pockets
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/compass
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Front door entry lighting
  • Front/rear reading lamps
  • Interior cabin light delay feature
  • Leather shift knob
  • Front seatback storage pockets
  • Flat-folding pwr front passenger seat w/adjustable lumbar
EXTERIOR
  • 18" "Sleipner" alloy wheels
  • P235/40R18 tires
  • Color-keyed bumpers
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Rear fog light w/auto-off
  • Safe approach & home safe security lighting
  • Pwr heated mirrors w/memory, puddle lights, integrated turn signals, tilt function
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Pwr glass moonroof
  • Bi-xenon headlamps w/Active Bending Light
MECHANICAL
  • 3.0L DOHC 24-valve high-pressure twin scroll turbocharged I6 engine -inc: intercooler, brake energy regeneration
  • Continuously variable valve timing (CVVT)
  • 6-speed Geartronic automatic transmission -inc: sport mode
  • Electronically-controlled all wheel drive w/Instant Traction
  • Dynamic chassis
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Multi-link independent rear suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Pwr speed-sensitive rack & pinion steering -inc: driver selectable settings
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes
  • Electric parking brake
  • Polished dual exhaust tail pipes
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: electronic brake distribution (EBD), emergency brake assistance (EBA)
    • Hydraulic brake assist (HBA)
    • Reader alert brakes (RAB)
    • Dynamic stability & traction control (DSTC)
    • Advanced stability control (ASC)
    • Cornering traction control by torque vectoring
    • Daytime running lights
    • Driver/front passenger dual stage airbags -inc: front passenger cutoff switch
    • Side impact protection system (SIPS) -inc: driver/front passenger side-impact airbags, front/rear side inflatable curtains (IC)
    • City Safety collision avoidance system
    • 3-point seat belts -inc: front pretensioners, height adjustable anchors
    • ISOFIX/LATCH child seat attachments -inc: top tether anchors
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Rear window deactivation
    • Emergency trunk release
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Driver/front passenger whiplash protection seating system (WHIPS)
    • Collapsible steering column
    • Anti-submarine seats
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/DVD/MP3/WMA player -inc: 160-watt amp, (8) speakers, aux input, HD Radio, iPod/USB connectivity
    • Bluetooth
    • SIRIUS satellite radio w/6-month subscription

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