The 2015 Volvo S60 is a compact executive car produced by Volvo. The 2015 Volvo S60 Sedan gets another round of changes designed to make it more competitive with models like the Acura ILX and Acura TLX, Audi A3 and Audi A4, Lexus ES 350, Lincoln MKZ and Mercedes-benz CLA Class.
2015 Volvo S60 Features
The addition of new propulsion systems Drive-E, 2015 Volvo S60 is more confusing than it has been in the past. First, buyers choose between 2015 Volvo T5 Drive-E, 2015 Volvo S60 AWD T5, 2015 Volvo T6 Drive-E and 2015 Volvo S60 R-Design AWD T6, each of which is equipped with a single motor. Then, buyers should agree to a level of equipment. The S60 T5 models can be upgraded to the Premier, Premier Plus and Platinum trim levels. The 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E includes Premier Premier Plus trim arrangement and Platinum trim upgrades. The 2015 Volvo S60 T6 AWD R-Design can be optioned with Platinum trim.
The limited production variant 2015 Volvo S60 Polestar performance will also be available, based on the model T6 R-Design AWD and a more powerful engine, performance suspension, improved, unique 20-inch brakes. alloy wheels, and more.
2015 Volvo S60 Engine
The family of Volvo Drive-E engine and transmission is designed to improve fuel economy and performance. The 2015 Volvo S60 T5 Drive-E has a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder making 240 horsepower, while the Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E is equipped with a turbo and supercharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates 302 horsepower.
The 2015 Volvo S60, 8-speed automatic transmission comes with engines Drive-E, feeding the front wheels of S60, and giving the driver to choose between Normal, Sport and Eco + driving modes. Technology Automatic Start / Stop, which switches off the engine when the car is idling in traffic or at an intersection in order to save fuel, is also standard on 2015 Volvo S60 Drive-E.
Buyers will have to choose the 2015 Volvo S60 T5 AWD or S60 T6 AWD R-Design. Both are equipped with older engines Volvo, which are not as fuel efficient. The S60 T5 AWD has a turbocharged engine, 250 hp, in-line 5-cylinder engine of 2.5 liters, while the S60 T6 AWD R-Design used to make a turbocharged engine, 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder 325 horsepower. The 6-speed automatic transmission is the standard with both engines. The limited production of 2015 Volvo S60 Polestar sedan features a more powerful engine model S60 T6 AWD R-Design, a power 350 horsepower and more torque.
2015 Volvo S60 Fuel Economy
Given the variety of engines offered in the S60, the fuel economy ratings are highly divergent. The most fuel efficient model is the S60 T5 Drive-E, rated to get 25 mpg in city and 37 mpg on the highway. It is expected that the most powerful 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E to return 24 mpg city and 35 mpg on the highway.
The penalty for having a vehicle with AWD comes as a price tag S60, and in terms of fuel economy rating. The 2015 Volvo S60 T5 AWD model is overrated EPA to get 20 mpg city and 29 mpg on the highway. The T6 AWD significantly more powerful R-Design is not far behind at 19 mpg city and 28 mpg on the highway. Choose the variant S60 Polestar and the ratings are 19 mpg city / 27 mpg highway.
2015 Volvo S60 Safety
Every 2015 Volvo S60 is equipped with City Safety autonomous braking system designed to help prevent low speed collisions. Premier trim models have a display of adaptive digital instruments, while Premier Plus models get a reversing camera.
Additional security features are bundled in a package of technology or information system package blind spot. Highlights of the former include lane departure warning, the collision warning with full auto brake, the Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection with Full Auto Brake, an alert function away, Driver Alert Control, and automatic high beam headlights. Further Information System Blind Spot, the latter package adds a lane change Merge Aid, cross traffic alert, and park-assist sensors front and rear of the vehicle.
Other improvements additional cost to the 2015 Volvo S60 include a system of adaptive cruise control, active headlights, front blind view camera, park assist sensors, and the new Park Assist Pilot technology, which helps owners Drive-E models in navigating parking space. In addition, the 2015 Volvo S60 can be equipped with premium audio system, navigation system, remote engine start, and an entertainment system for rear seat with two DVD players.