2013 Volvo S80

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18 CITY / 27 HWY
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What's New for 2013:
  • Standard rain-sensing wipers
  • Standard headlight washers
  • Standard Keyless Drive system
  • Tunnel Detection headlight system
  • Sport mode added to T6 AWD model's transmission
  • Active bi-xenon headlights added to Premier Plus trim level
  • Technology package adds Active High Beam headlights
  • Dynamic package gains sport steering wheel

Exterior Features
The 2013 Volvo S80 is available as 3.2 and T6 AWD models in base, Premier Plus, and Platinum trim levels. Standard equipment includes 17-inch aluminum wheels, power mirrors with LED turn signal indicators, rain-sensing wipers, and headlight washers. The T6 AWD model adds a power sunroof and 18-inch wheels.

Interior Features
Standard on the base S80 are walnut wood trim, leather, power front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, Keyless Drive technology, Volvo Sensus information display, and Bluetooth calling and music streaming. Also included are an 8-speaker stereo with USB/iPod connectivity, auxiliary audio input jack, CD changer, satellite radio, and HD radio.

Optional Features

Premier Plus trim includes a Homelink remote, active bi-xenon headlights, front and rear park-assist sensors, and more. Platinum models add a 650-watt premium surround-sound system, navigation system, and a reversing camera.

A Climate package adds heated front and rear seats. Included in the Inscription package are Sovereign Hide leather, extended leather, climate-controlled front seats, and a wood steering wheel. A Dynamic package provides special 18-inch wheels, sport chassis, sport-bolstered front seats, sport steering wheel, and aluminum cabin trim.

Under the Hood
The 2013 Volvo S80 3.2 is equipped with a 240-horsepower, 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine. A 6-speed automatic transmission with a manual shift mode drives the front wheels.

The S80 T6 AWD includes a 300-horsepower, turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine. This model is equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD), and its 6-speed automatic transmission features a new Sport shift program, in addition to a manual shift mode.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Volvo S80 are:
  • S80 3.2: 19/28/23 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • S80 T6 AWD: 18/25/21 mpg

The 2013 S80 is equipped with the following safety features: 6 air bags; 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, ready-alert braking, and Fading Brake Support; traction and stability control system; rain-sensing wipers; and a City Safety low-speed pedestrian and object detection system with full auto-braking.

Safety-related options include a reversing camera, park-assist sensors, and a blind-spot monitoring system. A Technology package adds adaptive cruise control with Queue Assist and Distance Alert, Collision Warning and Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake, lane-departure warning, Driver Alert Control, Active High Beam headlights, and Road Sign Information recognition technology.


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