2015 Volvo S60 Sedan — Specs & Features

By | 08/06/2014

The 2015 Volvo S60 will be released shortly with numerous new perks. The new model will surely be more appealing, though this model year will not represent a full-size redesign, not that the sedan needs one. The current model received numerous cosmetic changes which made it look more elegant and modern, so this year will focus more on the powertrain. The new model will add couple of new engines to the lineup. These units will be more powerful than those currently available, and their most important virtue will be their impressive fuel economy. However, the new 2015 S60 will not be only about economic driving. The new model will also have a very functional and elegant cabin, fantastic appearance and numerous gadgets installed. The sedan will remain one of the best equipped models when it comes to safety of course; after all, this is a Volvo, which will soon probably become a synonym for safety. To sum up, we are sure that the new 2015 Volvo S60 is a car worth sticking around for.

2015 Volvo S60 Exterior

2015 Volvo S60 Has Refreshed Appearance

The 2015 Volvo S60 will be refreshed appearance-wise. The new model will have a similar look as the current model does, but it will also bring certain novelties. The 2015 sedan will have the body lines and dimensions unchanged, so the model will keep its wide and elegant feel. In addition, the model will keep its current weight, which is at a lower rank than you might have expected it to be thanks to the vast use of aluminum and similar lightweight materials. As for the front end, the S60 will dominate the road with its refreshed, wide and aggressive grille, set between a pair of lovely headlights. Also, the front end seems a bit bold thanks to the numerous small, shiny details. As for the rear end, it holds no surprises for us, but it does fit the overall appearance nicely. The look is topped off with a moonroof and 17”, 18” or 19” wheels, depending on your preference and how deep your pocket is. The overall impression of the new 2015 Volvo S60 is that it is a quality, elegant and pleasant sedan. However, this is in no way a model for those who look for anything remotely extravagant. The new model pushes no design boundaries.

2015 Volvo S60 Interior

Interior And Equipment

The 2015 Volvo S60 will keep its current cabin. The latter is known for its functional and easy-to use dashboard, as well as outstanding level of comfort and space. In addition, the new S60 will have an amazing list of gadgets, especially those that concern safety, so it can be said that that is its strongest suit. The cabin is also equipped with satellite radio, great connectivity, optional navigation, rear-view camera and many more. The interior also features leather upholstery and quite a lot of space for both passengers and their luggage.

2015 Volvo S60 Front

Engine Options And EPA Fuel Economy

The 2015 Volvo S60 T5 Drive-E will use the new 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four engine which can deliver 240 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. It fuel economy is quite satisfactory; returning figures at 25 mpg/city, amazing 37 mpg/highway and 29 mpg/combined. This engine comes with front-wheel drive mode only. The all-wheel drive uses another unit, the 2.5-liter five-cylinder mill that generates 250 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. Its fuel economy is at 20 mpg/city, 29 mpg/highway and 23 mpg/combined. But that’s not all. The new 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E will offer two more engines. The first one is the 3.0-liter inline-six unit which uses the AWD, while the other one is a supercharged 2.0-liter inline-four mill. The latter produces an amazing 302 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The new model will use an eight-speed automatic gearbox.

2015 Volvo S60 Price Range

The 2015 Volvo S60 will cost around $34,000 for the entry level. Depending on the trim and level of equipment included, that number could be higher, reaching the price tag of around $47,000. As for the S60 T6 Drive-E model, its price will be somewhere around $39,000.

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