First Drive: 2011 Volvo S60

2011 Volvo S60 Side In Motion

A relative bargain

The 2011 Volvo S60 is also a relative bargain. With a base price of $38,550, the S60 includes 18-inch wheels, leather sport seats, lots of standard safety equipment, and a five-year, 60,000-mile warranty that includes all scheduled maintenance. Here is a list of option packages and prices:

Premium Package - $1,500
Power glass moonroof
Power passenger seat
Dual Xenon gas discharge headlights with Active Bending Light (ABL)

Climate Package - $800
Heated front seat
Heated windshield washer nozzles
Headlight washers
Rainsensor wipers
Interior Air Quality System (IAQS)

Multimedia Package - $2,700
Volvo Premium Multimedia Sound System with MultEQ XT by Audyssey, Dolby ProLogic II, 650 watts, 12 premium loudspeakers
Rear park assist camera
Navigation system with real time traffic updates
Map Care with two complimentary navigation updates

Technology Package – $2,100
Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Queue Assist
Collision Warning with Full Auto Brake
Distance Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Single Options
Metallic paint - $550
Premium Electric Silver paint - $675
Urbane Wood inlays - $300
Front and rear Park Assist - $500
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) - $700
Personal Car Communicator (PCC) - $550
Touring chassis – N/C option
FOUR-C (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept)

Active Chassis - $750
17-inch "Njord" alloy wheels - N/C option
17-inch "Njord" alloy wheels with self supporting tires - $500

SPECS

Base Price: $38,550
On Sale: September 2010

Powertrain

Engine: Turbocharged 3.0-liter DOHC 24-valve I-6
Horsepower: 300 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque: 325 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Drive: All-wheel

Measurements

L x W x H: 182.2 x 73.4 x 58.4 in
Legroom F/R: 41.9/33.5 in
Headroom F/R: 38.3/37.4 in
Cargo capacity 12.0 cu ft
Curb Weight: 3901 lb
Estimated EPA Rating (city/highway): 17/26 mpg

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