Volvo says it's the most advanced active chassis on the market. Interior Five people fit inside the S60. Failed to get data, please try again. Farther up the performance scale is the T5s 247-hp, turbocharged 2. But it's extremely steady at speed if the road isn't too bumpy. The center panel has 2 cupholders and a cover which feel like they are constructed from a poor-quality material.
The suspension is tuned for comfort, not hard cornering, so the body leans in the chase. Has all the creature comforts for a 2004 car and stops and handles like a sports car. This engine can be mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, or a 5-speed automatic transmission. Failed to get data, please try again. Interior Five people fit inside the S60.
It was designed and developed by Hans Nilsson, who's been a Volvo engineer for 26 years and races his own Volvo in 24-hour endurance races. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. Up front, the head room tops out at 38. The suspension is what's really special. Volvo is a leader in safety and all S60 models get a raft of safety and security items: front, side and head airbags up front; five head restraints; seats that move on impact to reduce whiplash injuries; an immobilizer and an alarm; a Safe Approach and Home Safe Lighting System; and anti-lock disc brakes with electronic brake distribution.
The leather-wrapped steering wheel features controls for the audio system that makes operating it easier while driving. A new instrument panel features watch-bezel gauge surrounds, and the flip-style key has integrated remote control. Volvo S60 is a 4-door sedan which was first introduced by the Swedish carmaker in 2000, being refreshed in 2004 with an updated version. With a steady throttle on dry pavement, about 95 percent of the drive is transmitted to the front wheels; but up to 70 percent can go to the rear wheels when required. Based on the S80s platform, the S60 bears a family resemblance but is shorter in wheelbase and overall length. Had 12,000 miles on it.
Stand on the gas and you'll feel a tug on the steering wheel. Very pleased with this purchase. Both the S60 R and a comparable V70 R wagon were introduced to the U. It has a silver coat with black detailing on top of a sporty body. Vehicle Overview Volvos front-wheel-drive S60 sedan is slotted between the companys entry-level S40 and top-of-the-line S80; it was launched for the 2000 model year. Of course other automakers say that, too; but the difference in Volvo's Active-On-Demand system is the degree of instantaneous-ness.
T5 and R models are covered separately. Even though the S60 rides smooth most of the time, it lets quite a few road imperfections get through to occupants because of an undeniably taut suspension. Not surprisingly, the S60 also fits between those models in price. Diesel Fuel System : Common Rail Engine Alignment : Transverse Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2401 cm3 or 146. This is typically measured in liters 3.
A split, folding rear seat expands cargo capacity beyond the trunks 13. Driven hard around turns, it almost seems like a '90s version of a '60s muscle car. The car has lots of cool features for its age. Inside door handles are easy to grab. High-Pressure Turbo Gas I5 2. The engine under the hood of base models is a 2. A new instrument panel features watch-bezel gauge surrounds, and the flip-style key has integrated remote control.
It's fast it's comfortable and it's good on gas. When one wheel slips 15 degrees, far less than any human can detect, the balance of power shifts away from that wheel, thus replacing the slip with grip. It is dependable and sporty while still having the 4 doors and room for a family car. A split, folding rear seat expands cargo capacity beyond the trunks 13. For 2004, there's a new engine option and a new rack-and-pinion steering system, improving on its already good acceleration and precise handling. The T5 gets the same equipment and package options as the 2.
The ride also is firmer on the all-wheel-drive version, using stiffer shocks to handle the weight. Styling themes include a low hood, sloping rear roof pillars, and short front and rear overhangs. Model Lineup No less than five 2004 models are available: S60 2. The gas mileage is awesome for the size of the car and what it is. A traditional leather boot would better complement the S60's luxurious leather upholstery. Confident steering demands some effort, so this isnt a car that can be driven lazily. Under the Hood Four inline-five-cylinder engines are available for regular S60 sedans.