The 2019 Volvo S60 is what occurs when a car is left in the clothes dryer too long. The long-awaited beneficiary to Volvo’s aging compact high-end sedan lineup that goes back to its renowned 240, the 2019 S60 complete Volvo’s several-year effort to remake its whole range. Initially look, the wait deserved it– even at the S60’s approximately $37,000 base cost.
2019 Volvo S60 Exterior
The S60, which will be used in Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription trim levels with an option of powertrains, channels its larger S90 sibling practically to a fault. In advance, its take on Volvo’s vertical, pedestrian impact-friendly front end differs from the S90 just in its lower fascia detailing. From the side, the much shorter S60 appears more sinuous than the extended S90. At the back, the 2 are almost equivalent with their C-shaped taillights– although the extensively spaced Volvo badge has actually moved from in between the taillights on the S90 to above them on the S60.
2019 Volvo S60 Interior
Inside, the S60 lastly gets its variation of what’s ending up being the Volvo mold for interiors. Light on buttons, the interior features a vertically arrayed touchscreen for infotainment with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto that looks and imitates a tablet computer system. Fragile interior information such as light driftwood trim and perforated leather upholstery can dress up the S60, particularly in Momentum trim.
The S60 R-Design that beings in the middle of the lineup features less chrome outside, a blacked-out interior, and silver mesh-like trim within. It likewise gets a sport-oriented suspension and 19-inch wheels.
2019 Volvo S60 Engine
A trio of engines lie under the 2019 S60’s hood, each with its own name: T5, T6, and T8. In the T5, a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 cranks out 250 horse power, which is sent out by means of an 8-speed automated transmission to the front wheels. The T6 includes a supercharger for an overall of 316 hp provided to all 4 corners. Topping the line is the T8 plug-in hybrid that includes an electrical motor for a combined output of 400 horse power.
The S60 T8 will introduce after its brother or sisters and it will be readily available with efficiency upgrades such as an Ohlins suspension, Brembo brakes, and a 15-hp increase from Volvo’s internal tuner Polestar.
2019 Volvo S60 Safety
Naturally, Volvo hasn’t ignored security. Requirement equipment on all S60s consists of automated emergency situation braking that can spot pedestrians, bicyclists, and big animals. Volvo’s Pilot Assist system, which keeps the car in its lane and far from other vehicles or challenges to let motorists take their hands off the wheel for brief amount of times, is optional.
2019 Volvo S60 Price
At about $37,000 to begin, the S60 T5 Momentum anchors the lineup. The stylish looking S60 T5 R-Design costs about 43,000, while the elegant S60 T6 Inscription is priced at about $44,000. The T6 engine with its basic all-wheel-drive system includes $3,500 to $4,500, depending upon the trim level. The plug-in hybrid T8 tops the lineup at about $55,400 in R-Design guise and $56,400 in Inscription trim.
The S60 is readily available as part of the Care by Volvo membership service, that includes insurance coverage and upkeep in a single month-to-month charge. Simply 3 S60 tiers are readily available as part of this service, beginning at $775 month-to-month for a T6 Momentum with the optional Premium and Multimedia bundles and an option of 8 exterior and 2 interior shades. For $850, the T6 R-Design includes its sport-oriented suspension, partial nappa leather upholstery, and 19-inch wheels.
Volvo will ultimately use the S60 T8 Polestar Engineered by means of membership in restricted numbers. Prices for that model hasn’t been revealed.