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Volvo S80 Takes Home 5-Year Cost to Own Award

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The most affordable luxury car to won over a five year period is the 2016 Volvo S80 sedan, according to

This is the first time the Volvo S80 has won this particular award from

The 2016 Volvo S80 sedan recently beat out the 2016 Audi A5 to win the 5-Year Cost to Own Award in the luxury car segment.

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Every year analysts from Kelley Blue Book create a detailed report that helps determine the expected costs it would take to own a particular new car model in the US over a five year time period. Factors that go into creating the annual report include anticipated costs of fuel, financing, scheduled maintenance, repairs, insurance, state fees, purchase price, and projected depreciation.

The 2016 Volvo S80 is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine rated at 240 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. That motor is matched with an eight-speed automatic transmission, which helps the Volvo S80 yield impressive EPA-estimated fuel efficiency of 25 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. Furthermore, the S80 can tow up to 3,300 pounds.

On the inside, the Volvo S80 provides a spacious cabin, which includes leather seating, walnut wood inlays, heated front seats, rain-sensing wipers, moonroof, and a 7-inch color display. Kelley Blue Book also praised the S80 sedan’s front seats, which it described as, “Some of the most comfortable and supportive in the business.” has estimated the 5-Year Cost to Own price of the 2016 Volvo S80 to be $56,343, as of December 31, 2015.

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Gallery: The 2016 Volvo S80