2013 Volvo S60 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$31,900-$46,800
$29,986-$43,992
19 /CITY / 27 /HWY
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What's New for 2013:

  • Premier, Premier Plus, and Platinum trim levels
  • Standard rain-sensing wipers and headlight washers
  • Tunnel Detection feature for headlights
  • Heated rear-seat option
  • Technology package adds Active High Beam headlights and a Road Sign Information System
  • All-wheel drive available on T5 models
  • S60 T6 includes standard power front passenger seat, power sunroof and Keyless Drive
  • S60 T6 R-Design equipped with larger front brakes

Exterior Features
The 2013 Volvo S60 is sold in T5, T6 AWD, and T6 AWD R-Design model series with Premier, Premier Plus, and Platinum trim levels. The S60 T5 has 17-inch aluminum wheels, heated side mirrors, and a trunk that holds 12 cubic feet of cargo.

Interior Features
Standard is a Volvo Sensus in-dash information screen, along with T-Tec fabric upholstery, power driver's seat, fold-flat front passenger seat, automatic climate control, and a stereo with Bluetooth calling and music streaming, HD radio, satellite radio, and a USB/iPod connection.

Optional Features
Premier trim adds a power sunroof, leather, Keyless Drive, and other features to the S60 T5. Available on the Premier Plus trim are bi-xenon headlights, front and rear park-assist sensors, and a Homelink remote. Platinum trim models include navigation, a reversing camera, and a 650-watt surround-sound system.

Under the Hood
Volvo S60 T5 models have a turbocharged, 2.5-liter, inline 5-cylinder engine creating 250 horsepower and driving the front wheels (FWD). For 2013, an all-wheel drive (AWD) system is optional on the T5.

The S60 T6 AWD has a 300-horsepower, turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine supplying 325 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,100 rpm. The R-Design model is even more powerful, with 325 horsepower and 354 lb.-ft. of torque. Standard on all models is a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual and Sport shift modes.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Volvo S60 are:
  • S60 T5 FWD: 21/30/24 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • S60 T5 AWD: 20/29/23 mpg
  • S60 T6 AWD: 18/25/21 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Volvo S60 is available with several safety technologies in addition to 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, ready-alert braking, Fading Brake Support, adaptive brake lights, traction and stability control, and rain-sensing wipers. City Safety works at low driving speed, automatically braking if a pedestrian or other object is detected in the S60's path. Standard on the R-Design model are active bi-xenon headlights and front and rear park-assist sensors.

Safety options include a blind-spot monitoring system, lane-departure warning system, adaptive cruise control with Queue Assist and Distance Alert, Collision Warning, Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake, Driver Alert Control, Active High Beam headlights, and Road Sign Information technology.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2013 S60 a 5- (out of 5) star overall crash-test rating.

What's New for 2013:

  • Premier, Premier Plus, and Platinum trim levels
  • Standard rain-sensing wipers and headlight washers
  • Tunnel Detection feature for headlights
  • Heated rear-seat option
  • Technology package adds Active High Beam headlights and a Road Sign Information System
  • All-wheel drive available on T5 models
  • S60 T6 includes standard power front passenger seat, power sunroof and Keyless Drive
  • S60 T6 R-Design equipped with larger front brakes

Exterior Features
The 2013 Volvo S60 is sold in T5, T6 AWD, and T6 AWD R-Design model series with Premier, Premier Plus, and Platinum trim levels. The S60 T5 has 17-inch aluminum wheels, heated side mirrors, and a trunk that holds 12 cubic feet of cargo.

Interior Features
Standard is a Volvo Sensus in-dash information screen, along with T-Tec fabric upholstery, power driver's seat, fold-flat front passenger seat, automatic climate control, and a stereo with Bluetooth calling and music streaming, HD radio, satellite radio, and a USB/iPod connection.

Optional Features
Premier trim adds a power sunroof, leather, Keyless Drive, and other features to the S60 T5. Available on the Premier Plus trim are bi-xenon headlights, front and rear park-assist sensors, and a Homelink remote. Platinum trim models include navigation, a reversing camera, and a 650-watt surround-sound system.

Under the Hood
Volvo S60 T5 models have a turbocharged, 2.5-liter, inline 5-cylinder engine creating 250 horsepower and driving the front wheels (FWD). For 2013, an all-wheel drive (AWD) system is optional on the T5.

The S60 T6 AWD has a 300-horsepower, turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine supplying 325 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,100 rpm. The R-Design model is even more powerful, with 325 horsepower and 354 lb.-ft. of torque. Standard on all models is a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual and Sport shift modes.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Volvo S60 are:
  • S60 T5 FWD: 21/30/24 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • S60 T5 AWD: 20/29/23 mpg
  • S60 T6 AWD: 18/25/21 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Volvo S60 is available with several safety technologies in addition to 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, ready-alert braking, Fading Brake Support, adaptive brake lights, traction and stability control, and rain-sensing wipers. City Safety works at low driving speed, automatically braking if a pedestrian or other object is detected in the S60's path. Standard on the R-Design model are active bi-xenon headlights and front and rear park-assist sensors.

Safety options include a blind-spot monitoring system, lane-departure warning system, adaptive cruise control with Queue Assist and Distance Alert, Collision Warning, Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake, Driver Alert Control, Active High Beam headlights, and Road Sign Information technology.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2013 S60 a 5- (out of 5) star overall crash-test rating.

Available Trims for the 2013 Volvo S60
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name T5 (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 31900.00 Engine 2.5L/154 City/Hwy MPG 21/30
Name T5 Premier (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 34100.00 Engine 2.5L/154 City/Hwy MPG 21/30
Name T5 Premier Plus (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 35250.00 Engine 2.5L/154 City/Hwy MPG 21/30
Name T5 Platinum (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 37950.00 Engine 2.5L/154 City/Hwy MPG 21/30
Name T5 (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 31900.00 Engine 2.5L/154 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name T5 Premier (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 34100.00 Engine 2.5L/154 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name T5 Premier Plus (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 35250.00 Engine 2.5L/154 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name T5 Platinum (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 37950.00 Engine 2.5L/154 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name T6 (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 40650.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name T6 Premier Plus (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 41800.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name T6 Platinum (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 44500.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name T6 R-Design (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 44100.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name T6 R-Design Platinum (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 46800.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
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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
  • 60/40 split-fold rear seat -inc: trunk pass-through, pwr folding rear head restraints
  • T-Tec cloth 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)
  • Volvo Sensus w/integrated 7" color display
  • Watch-dial instrument cluster
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Pwr passenger seat
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Personal car communicator (PCC) w/keyless drive
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Digital compass
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Navigation system -inc: real-time traffic
  • R-Design embossed front bucket seats
  • R-Design floor mats
  • R-Design sport steering wheel
  • R-Design blue watch-dial instrument cluster
  • Sport pedals
  • R-Design aluminum inlays
  • R-Design gear shift lever
EXTERIOR
  • 17" "BALDER" alloy wheels
  • P215/50R17 all-season tires
  • Color-keyed bumpers
  • Halogen headlamps w/washers
  • Rear fog light w/auto-off
  • Safe approach & home safe security lighting
  • Pwr heated mirrors w/memory, puddle lights, integrated turn signals, tilt function
  • Rain-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Pwr glass moonroof
  • Active dual xenon headlights
  • 18" "SLEIPNER" alloy wheels
  • P235/40R18 all-season tires
  • 18" "IXION" alloy wheels
  • R-Design front spoiler & air intake
  • R-Design grille w/black gloss finish & R-Design emblem
  • Silk metal accents on windows & mirrors
  • R-Design rear diffuser
  • Rear spoiler
MECHANICAL
  • 2.5L 5-cylinder turbocharged engine
  • Continuously variable valve timing (CVVT)
  • 6-speed Geartronic automatic transmission
  • Front wheel drive
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Touring chassis
  • Multi-link independent rear suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes
  • Electric parking brake
  • Chrome endpipes
  • Electronically-controlled all wheel drive w/Instant Traction
  • 3.0L DOHC 24-valve high-pressure twin scroll turbocharged I6 engine -inc: intercooler, brake energy regeneration
  • Sport chassis
  • R-Design polished endpipes
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: electronic brake distribution (EBD), emergency brake assistance (EBA)
    • Hydraulic brake assist (HBA)
    • Ready 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
    • Front & rear park assist
    • Rear park assist camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/DVD player -inc: 160-watt amp, (8) speakers, aux input, HD Radio, iPod/USB connectivity
    • Bluetooth
    • SIRIUS satellite radio w/6-month subscription
    • Accessory prep cable
    • Volvo premium sound system

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