Don't Overpay for Your 2015 Volvo S60!
Average Overall Rating:
2 of 2 (100%) of consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.
Reviewed by CC
August 08, 2014
The Volvo S60 is very underrated in my opinion. I've owned so many cars in the past and this vehicle is among the best. My summary is below: Goods: - Many high end safety features are standard on this car such as CitySafety auto brake. - Exterior design is very Swedish and European looking, front over hang is noticeable however, due to its FWD based platform. But Volvo tend to push their engines forward so during a crash nothing gets pushed into the passenger compartment. - I consistently achieving over 30MPG in mixed driving with the new Drive-E engine rated at 240HP, the auto start stop is noticeable but the BMW 3 series isn't any better. - New Aisin 8 speed automatic is very smooth and shifts promptly. - New 2.0L engine is significantly lighter than previous 2.5L and 3.0L so handling is improved quite a bit. - Easy to use infotainment system. - Comfortable seats. - Availability of automatic parking feature. Needs improvements: - Suspension tuning can be improved. It doesn't modulate bumps as good as Cadillac ATS and BMW 3 series. - AWD option not available with new Drive-E engines due to platform limitations, so we probably won't see it until the next redesign. - Dual climate control cannot be synced between, you need to turn two knobs to adjust entire cabin temperature. - Auto start stop can be improved, so far only certain hybrids I drove have that nailed and Chevy ECO engines. There are two versions of 2015 models, the 2015 and 2015.5. 2015.5 comes with new Volvo Sensus infotainment system that has app support and navigation standard, if that's what you need you should get that version.
I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES
Reviewed by Rose K.
April 20, 2014
Overview: Volvo has always been a leader in safety technology. For 2015 we have some excellent safety features, from activate lane departure warning to active forward collision warring. However the S60 does not stop at just industry leading safety technology. The interior is of the highest quality and the seats are actually designed by massage therapists, to provide unsurpassed comfort on even the longest of trips. Exterior: Calming, modern and sleek are just some of the ways to define the exterior look of the 2015 S60. Looking head on, the S60 has a large front grill and prominent Volvo logo with LED accent lights below the headlights. The side is curved down from the windows and looks enjoyable. From the back, it’s that classic S60 look with modern LED rear light accents. The front of the car has seen some updates for the 2015 model year. They moved the LED accent lights below the headlights and curved the front lights to flow better with the exterior design of the vehicle. Overall the exterior shows what Volvo is going for with the S60 which is the less is more contemporary look. Interior: Volvo has always been a silent leader in interiors, quiet, calming and well-constructed are some of the ways to define the interior. Extremely soft high quality leather wraps the steering wheel and door panels. The seats are designed by massage therapists and provide unrivaled comfort. A new digital gauge display is in place and is very easy to read. The center console has Volvos signature waterfall design. There is a place to store your phone or wallet behind it as well. The GPS system works well and is fairly easy to use. However the multimedia media screen could be larger. Rear seat legroom is average for the class and truck space is adequate. Overall the interior is well made and comfortable. They did a good job with the updated gauge display, while keeping that classic Volvo look. Driving: Being a Volvo you would not expect it to be super-fast or drive like a sports car. However with a 0-60 time of about 6.3 seconds, it sure seems like one. Volvo managed to make a very sporty sedan with its turbo charged T6 making 300 hp and 325 lb-ft. Ride quality is average for the class however even at highway speeds, the interior still remains quite. The new 8 speed transmission is the best I have ever driven. Most 8 speed transmissions hunt for the highest gear and are slow to upshift. Not the 8 speed in this S60, it maintains a good RPM level and does not hunt high gears. When you are ready to step on it, upshifting is quick and smooth. While driving, you are accompanied with many cutting edge safety features like activate lane departure warning, which will keep you in your lane and forward collision warring, which will be activated if you are rapidly approaching a slowed or stopped vehicle. Overall the 2015 S60 provides solid driving dynamics while being thrilling to drive at times. Overall: The Volvo S60 is often overlooked and it’s a true shame. This car was made to rival the ATS, 3 Series and A4 however many car buyers forget that Volvo even exists. They do have a long time returning customer base and for a good reason. The 2015 S60 is a high quality, comfortable 5 passenger sedan with a starting price of $32,400. Do yourself a favor and take a close look
I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES
*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.