2017 Volvo S60: A Conglomeration of Models in One

02.04.17 - Volvo S60

Have you found yourself in the position where you can’t choose which vehicle to drive even though you know the powertrain you desire and the brand you’re looking for? If this has been your dilemma in the past you need to check out the 2017 Volvo S60 and the different models offered for you. Yes, the S60 does come in some different models which makes it a conglomeration of vehicles, but it has the powertrain you want and the ability to be the ride you’ve been looking for when you want an impressive luxury vehicle.

What the S60 has to offer is a European luxury sedan that brings you the power and style you want with some impressive safety to be enjoyed. There are several models to choose from when you choose the S60. First you have the base sedan which is exactly what you expect it to be, next is the Cross Country which is lifted with an impressive ride height to make it feel like an off road SUV, finally you see the S60 Inscription which adds more length to the car to give you more space in the rear seat for more luxury riding for those who are in that area of the car.

Volvo has changed their powertrains across the entire lineup to give you one size engine to enjoy. This engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder model that’s set up three different ways in the S60. The base layout found I the T5 Dynamic, T5 Inscription and Cross country is a turbocharged version that brings you 240 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque. No matter the engine setup you have an eight-speed Geartronic automatic transmission to enjoy with the manual shift mode you need to make this a car you’ll love in FWD and AWD.

Stepping up to the next power level you’ll have a hither tuned turbocharged version found in the Polestar AWD model. This engine provides you with 362 horsepower and 347 lb.-ft. of torque to be the sport sedan you’ll love to drive with the benefit of the control that AWD offers. Finally, the T6 R-Design AWD model uses a turbocharged and supercharged version of the engine to provide 302 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque for your drive. In this version you’ll have the benefit of the power and the fuel mileage as your highway number will be close to 32 mpg.

The Volvo name has always been on that gives you more safety than you’d ever expect. The base model of this car offers you the City Safety System, collision warnings and pedestrian detection to get the safety started. All three of these systems are the most advanced found in the industry to bring the car to a full stop and help avoid a collision of any kind using the sensors included on the S60. The Inscription model upgrades the interior and gives you more space while adding a rearview camera, walnut wood inlays, sound deadening technology, a power rear window sunshade and silk metal accents that look great.

As you move up the lineup for the S60 you’ll enjoy the fact this car can ride on 19-inch wheels that are found in the Sport Package. This package adds paddle shifters and sport tuned chassis to give you a more dynamic ride in this car. You’ll also be able to add the Park Assist Pilot to the Blind Spot Information System package as well. There is a Convenience package that adds keyless entry, push button starting, a rearview camera and power folding outside mirrors to this car. You’ll even enjoy the benefit of the Climate package with the addition of heated front seats, a heated windshield, a heated steering wheel and heated windshield wiper nozzles. You can upgrade the sound system to a Harman/Kardon sound system and add a navigation system to them mix as well.

There’s no doubt the Volvo S60 is a car that fits into many categories and allows you to enjoy the ride in nearly every way possible. Let this be the right luxury car for you and you’ll be on your way with a safe and smooth riding machine that’s perfect for you.

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