The 2012 Volvo S60 is an entry-level luxury sedan available in T5 and T6 trim levels. The base FWD T5 is powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged 5-cylinder engine that produces 250 hp and 2266 lb-ft of torque. Upgrading to the AWD T6 trim grants the driver a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine that produces 300 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. Both trims come with a 6-speed automatic transmission with sport mode. Fuel mileage for the base S60 is an EPA estimated 20 mpg city and 30 mpg highway. Features include power front seats, heated front seats, moonroof, blind spot information system, dual xenon headlights, headlight washers, rearview camera, front park assist, rear park assist, hands-free phone capabilities, navigation system, premium sound system, rear seat entertainment system, and USB port. Safety is comprised of an advanced airbag system, hydraulic brake assist, ready alert brakes, anti-lock braking, distance alert, dynamic stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring, and whiplash protection system. The S60 is backed by a 5-year/60,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The mid-size Volvo S60 was completely redesigned for 2011, recast as a more flamboyantly styled luxury sport sedan. The S60 debuted the automaker's City Safety feature and some truly innovative accident avoidance equipment. The new-for-2012 250-hp 5-cylinder turbocharged model offers lighter weight and front-wheel drive for improved fuel economy, with similar performance capabilities.
Strong performance; innovative City Safe accident-avoidance system; powerful, efficient powertrain
Volvo made huge leap with its 2011 S60 sedan--in performance, styling and safety. With its new 250-hp turbocharged 5-cylinder engine and front wheel drive, the S60 T5 model will be lighter and even more fuel-efficient than some other models in its class, while its styling remains trend-setting inside and out. The T5 will continue at the front of the pack with its new City Safety system--one that not only serves to warn the driver of an impending crash, but applies the brakes to help avoid it completely. With that, as well as a host of other accident-avoidance features, the S60 series remains the car for those concerned about safety, style and performance.
S60-5 Cyl. Turbo