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2015 Volvo V60 Overview

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2015 Volvo V60 Overview

2015 Volvo V60

What’s New for the 2015 Volvo V60?

The 2015 Volvo V60 is a wagon version of the popular S60 sedan and all-new model for the U.S. market. It’s also the first to offer the Drive-E four-cylinder engine family.

2015 Volvo V60 Exterior

The 2015 Volvo V60 features an unusually sexy, stylish design for a wagon, making it an instant eye-catcher on the road and in the parking lot. The key is the sloping roofline, which combines grace and elegance with just the right amount of sportiness. The Sport package adds 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels that nicely complement the V60’s arches.

2015 Volvo V60 Performance

Under the 2015 Volvo V60’s hood is a choice of three engines. The first is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder producing 240 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. It comes only with FWD and an eight-speed automatic. The second and third come with AWD and a six-speed automatic: a 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder producing 250 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque, and a 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder producing 325 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque.

2015 Volvo V60 Efficiency

The smaller the engine, the better the fuel economy. The 2.0-liter is rated at 29 mpg combined (25 city/37 highway), the 2.5-liter at 23 mpg combined (20/29), and the 3.0-liter at 22 mpg combined (19/28).

2015 Volvo V60 Interior

The 2015 Volvo V60 shares most of its interior with the S60 sedan. The cabin is quiet, the materials are first-rate, and the design feels high-tech. The “waterfall” center stack and clever person-shaped ventilation controls are both convenient and good-looking, and the front seats are some of the most comfortable you’ll ever have the luxury to sit in.

2015 Volvo V60 Safety

The 2015 Volvo V60 comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, active front head restraints, and the unique Volvo City Safe system, which automatically applies brakes at speeds up to 31 mph when it detects a frontal collision. It also offers advanced safety technologies like frontal collision warning, lane departure warning, and lane-keeping assist.