2012 Volvo S80 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$37,950-$45,650
$35,673-$42,911
19 /CITY / 28 /HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- All-new trim lines
- Bluetooth connectivity standard on all models
- City Safety technology standard on all models
- In-dash 7-inch touch screen
- LED turn signals in exterior mirrors

Exterior Features
The 2012 Volvo S80 is a midsize, 4-door luxury sedan available in either front-wheel (FWD) or all-wheel-drive (AWD) models, which are further offered in two trim levels. The base model S80 3.2 comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels.

Interior Features
The Volvo S80 seats 5 passengers and provides 14.9 cubic feet of trunk space. Base 3.2 models offer leather upholstery, walnut wood dash inlay, and power features that include windows, mirrors, door locks, and driver seat. Premier Plus trim models offer keyless entry and ignition, integrated garage door opener, and Volvo's Personal Car Communicator. The Platinum trim adds a voice-controlled navigation system and premium surround-sound system.

Optional Features
While moving up in trim line adds many of the available options to the S80, Volvo also groups options together in four packages. Exclusive to the S80 T6 AWD trim is the Dynamic package, which includes a lowered sport-tuned suspension and 18-inch wheels. The top-tier Inscription package adds premium leather seating and leather-wrapped dashboard, while the Technology package outfits the S80 with such safety features as collision warning and pedestrian detection with auto braking. Stand-alone options include a blind-spot monitoring system and active bi-Xenon headlights.

Under the Hood
Base Volvo S80 models are fitted with a 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 240 horsepower. The S80 T6 AWD is equipped with a turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 300 horsepower. All models utilize a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Volvo S80 are:
- S80 3.2: 20/29/23 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- S80 T6 AWD: 18/26/21 mpg

Safety
Standard safety features of note on the Volvo S80 include City Safety technology with collision detection and auto braking, plus front-seat side air bags and side curtain air bags.

To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not tested the 2012 Volvo S80. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the S80 received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for both frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection, and was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" for 2012.


What's New for 2012:
- All-new trim lines
- Bluetooth connectivity standard on all models
- City Safety technology standard on all models
- In-dash 7-inch touch screen
- LED turn signals in exterior mirrors

Exterior Features
The 2012 Volvo S80 is a midsize, 4-door luxury sedan available in either front-wheel (FWD) or all-wheel-drive (AWD) models, which are further offered in two trim levels. The base model S80 3.2 comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels.

Interior Features
The Volvo S80 seats 5 passengers and provides 14.9 cubic feet of trunk space. Base 3.2 models offer leather upholstery, walnut wood dash inlay, and power features that include windows, mirrors, door locks, and driver seat. Premier Plus trim models offer keyless entry and ignition, integrated garage door opener, and Volvo's Personal Car Communicator. The Platinum trim adds a voice-controlled navigation system and premium surround-sound system.

Optional Features
While moving up in trim line adds many of the available options to the S80, Volvo also groups options together in four packages. Exclusive to the S80 T6 AWD trim is the Dynamic package, which includes a lowered sport-tuned suspension and 18-inch wheels. The top-tier Inscription package adds premium leather seating and leather-wrapped dashboard, while the Technology package outfits the S80 with such safety features as collision warning and pedestrian detection with auto braking. Stand-alone options include a blind-spot monitoring system and active bi-Xenon headlights.

Under the Hood
Base Volvo S80 models are fitted with a 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 240 horsepower. The S80 T6 AWD is equipped with a turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 300 horsepower. All models utilize a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Volvo S80 are:
- S80 3.2: 20/29/23 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- S80 T6 AWD: 18/26/21 mpg

Safety
Standard safety features of note on the Volvo S80 include City Safety technology with collision detection and auto braking, plus front-seat side air bags and side curtain air bags.

To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not tested the 2012 Volvo S80. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the S80 received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for both frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection, and was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" for 2012.


Available Trims for the 2012 Volvo S80
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 3.2L (4dr Sdn w/Moonroof) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 37950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L (4dr Sdn PZEV w/Moonroof) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 37950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (4dr Sdn w/Moonroof) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 38950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (4dr Sdn PZEV w/Moonroof) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 38950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L Platinum (4dr Sdn w/Moonroof) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 41650.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L Platinum (4dr Sdn PZEV w/Moonroof) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 41650.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 37950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L (4dr Sdn PZEV) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 37950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 38950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (4dr Sdn PZEV) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 38950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L Platinum (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 41650.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.2L Platinum (4dr Sdn PZEV) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 41650.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name 3.0L (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 41950.00 Engine 3.0L/175 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 3.0L Premier Plus (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 42950.00 Engine 3.0L/175 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 3.0L Platinum (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic, MSRP 45650.00 Engine 3.0L/175 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
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INTERIOR
  • Front reclining bucket seats w/adjustable head restraints
  • 8-way pwr front seats w/lumbar adjust, 3-position driver memory
  • 60/40 split-fold rear seat -inc: cargo area pass-through, rear armrest
  • Pwr folding rear head restraints
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Front center armrest
  • Plush front/rear floor mats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/illuminated cruise & audio controls -inc: silk metal inlay
  • Tilt/telescopic steering column
  • Watch-dial instrument cluster
  • Trip computer
  • Volvo Sensus w/7" color display
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Pwr windows w/auto-up/down, anti-trap feature
  • Central pwr door locks, trunk, & fuel filler
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Intelligent driver info system (IDIS)
  • Security alarm system
  • Ignition immobilizer
  • Dual-zone electronic climate control (ECC) -inc: rear seat vents
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Pollen filter
  • Ultra-slim center control panel
  • Illuminated lockable glove box
  • Classic walnut wood inlays
  • (2) front cup holders
  • Front/rear 12V pwr outlets
  • Front door storage pockets
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Front door sill plates
  • Leather shift knob w/silk metal inlay
  • Digital compass
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Keyless drive w/personal car communicator
  • Navigation system w/voice control & Map Care
EXTERIOR
  • Pwr glass moonroof w/sliding sunshade, auto-open
  • 17" "REGOR" alloy wheels
  • P225/50R17 tires
  • Front fog lights
  • Rear fog light w/auto-off
  • Safe Approach & Home Safe security lighting
  • Pwr heated mirrors w/memory, puddle lights, integrated turn signals, tilt
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • 18" "MAGNI" alloy wheels
  • P245/40R18 tires
MECHANICAL
  • 3.2L DOHC 24-valve VCT I6 engine
  • 6-speed Geartronic automatic transmission w/OD
  • Front wheel drive
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Multi-link independent rear suspension
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes
  • Pwr parking brake w/auto release
  • Dual chrome exhaust tips
  • 3.0L DOHC 24-valve VCT turbocharged I6 engine w/intercooler
  • Electronically-controlled all wheel drive w/Instant Traction
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: electronic brake distribution (EBD), hydraulic brake assist (HBA), optimized hydraulic brakes (OHB), ready alert brakes (RAB), fading brake support (FBS), emergency brake lights (EBL)
    • City Safety radar-based auto braking system
    • Dynamic stability & traction control (DSTC)
    • Daytime running lights
    • Driver/front passenger dual stage airbags -inc: front passenger weight sensor
    • Side impact protection system (SIPS) -inc: driver/front passenger dual-chamber side-impact airbags, front/rear side inflatable curtains (IC)
    • 3-point seat belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners, front height adjustable anchors
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Rear window deactivation
    • ISOFIX child seat attachments
    • 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 player -inc: HD Radio, (8) speakers, 160-watt amp, aux input, USB input
    • SIRIUS satellite radio w/6-month subscription
    • Bluetooth w/streaming audio
    • Volvo premium sound system

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