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2017 Volvo S60 Overview (See Available Styles)

The Volvo S60 is a five-seat luxury sedan that goes toe-to-toe with the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It's available with front- or all-wheel drive and a choice of four-cylinder engines, one of which features a supercharger and a turbocharger. Volvo also sells a long-wheelbase version of the S60 dubbed Inscription and an off-road-themed S60 Cross Country.

New for 2017
Volvo has simplified the S60's engine lineup, reducing the number of available engines to two. There's also a new entry-level Dynamic trim that includes leather sport seats, a moonroof, xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights, headlight washers, 18-inch alloy wheels, and R-Design front and rear styling cues.

Significant Standard Features
  • 240-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Leather upholstery
  • Automatic climate control
  • Cruise control
  • City Safety collision avoidance system
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
Significant Available Features
  • 302-hp, supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • All-wheel drive
  • Heated windshield
  • Configurable digital instrument panel
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Collision warning with automatic braking and pedestrian and cyclist detection
  • Blind spot warning system
  • Lane keeping assist
  • Backup camera
  • Harman Kardon premium audio system
  • Navigation system
  • Dual-screen backseat entertainment system
S60 Inscription
Volvo, which is owned by Chinese auto manufacturer Zhejiang Geely, was the first luxury brand to export a car from China to the U.S. with the Inscription, which is an S60 with a stretched wheelbase for an additional 2.9 inches of rear legroom. The Inscription is also more luxurious and is offered with front- or all-wheel drive.

What's Special
  • 240-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • 2.9 inches of additional rear legroom
  • Aluminum inlays
  • Interior accent lighting
  • Side window shades and a power rear shade
S60 Cross Country
The S60 Cross Country uses the same basic playbook as Volvo's other Cross Country models but in a sedan format: standard all-wheel drive, a raised suspension and SUV-like styling cues. It's powered by a 240-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine.

What's Special
  • Unique front-end styling, including a honeycomb grille
  • Black fender extensions
  • 7.9 inches of ground clearance
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EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 20 - 25 MPG
  • Highway: 27 - 36 MPG

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: *****
  • Frontal Crash: *****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

25 of 26 (96%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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