New Volvo S60 Frequently Asked Questions

Volvo S60 Frequently Asked Questions

Designated a Luxury Sport Sedan by Volvo, the S60 combines upscale accommodations, premium style, and invigorating performance. Setting a new standard for compact sedans, the S60 is perfect for Phoenix drivers seeking an energetic upgrade to the morning commute. Here are some answers to common questions regarding the S60.

Does the Volvo S60 need premium gas?

While Volvo recommends 91-octane for optimum engine performance, the T5 engine can operate on 87-octane without negatively affecting reliability. However, S60 T6 and T8 variants have high-performance engines and require 91-octane or higher.

Is the Volvo S60 electric?

The S60 is not fully electric. However, the T8 variant features a hybrid powertrain that combines a Twincharger gas engine and an electric motor. The S60 T8 has an all-electric range of 21 miles.

Is the Volvo S60 all-wheel-drive?

The S60 T5 comes standard with front-wheel drive, while the T6 and T8 variants feature standard all-wheel-drive.

Does the Volvo S60 come with smartphone integration?

Yes, the Volvo Sensus infotainment system is standard across the S60 lineup. It features a 9-inch vertically oriented touchscreen and support for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

What is the S60 R-Design?

R-Design is a performance inspired trim with unique sporty aesthetic enhancements, LED fog lights, premium leather and fabric upholstery, 10-way power-adjustable front seats, quad-zone automatic climate control, and a sport steering wheel with paddle shifters.

What is the S60 Polestar Engineered?

Polestar Engineered is a high-performance trim exclusive to the T8 variant. It features a higher-output version of the plug-in hybrid engine (415 horsepower and 494 pound-feet of torque) and adds Brembo brakes, unique 19-inch wheels, and a sport-tuned suspension with Öhlins dampers, an Orrefors crystal shift knob, and more.

Does the Volvo S60 have advanced safety features?

An intense focus on vehicle safety has been part of Volvo's legacy for decades. That fact is on full display in the S60 with the inclusion of many advanced driver-assistance technologies at the base trim level. Standard driver-aids include:

  • Volvo City Safety (forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking)
  • Lane Keeping Aid
  • Run-Off Road Mitigation
  • Road Sign Information
  • Automatic high beams

Does the Volvo S60 have adaptive cruise control?

Peoria shoppers can equip their S60 with Advanced package, which adds Volvo's Pilot Assist Driver Assistance System with Adaptive Cruise Control. Other features of the package include cornering headlights, headlight washers, a head-up display, and a 360-degree camera system.

Where is the Volvo S60 produced?

Beginning with the 2019 model year, the third-generation S60 is produced in Ridgeville, South Carolina. It's the first Volvo model to be manufactured in the United States.

Does the Volvo S60 have remote start?

The Volvo S60 comes standard with Volvo On Call and Smartphone Integration. Using the On Call app, Glendale drivers can start their S60 directly from their connected device. The app also allows the driver to remotely lock and unlock doors, set climate controls, and locate their vehicle in a crowded parking lot.

Test Drive the Volvo S60 near Scottsdale, AZ

If you have additional questions or would like more information about available S60 trims, options, and financing, feel free to contact Volvo Cars of Phoenix at your convenience. Then, when you're ready for a closer look, we invite you to schedule a test drive. We'd love to show you around.