The Volvo S60 till now was a fringe player in the luxury sedan segment. The specifications didn’t hold up against its rivals and the space and luxury was not right up there. But a new engine and gearbox has changed that and the comfier cabin gives the S60 that added bit of luxury now. It handles well and performs on par in the segment. The S60 on the whole however is still a far better car to drive and own than before.
New engine and gearbox, comfort, safety, sporty styling
Low speed ride, interior space
The S60 gets a stronger diesel engine and eight-speed automatic gearbox that makes it a competent alternative to popular German luxury sedans
Volvo recently launched its sporty sedan cum crossover, the S60 Cross Country in India so a comparo was inevitable and what better comparison than its polar opposite, the BMW 320d M sport
Volvo's hottest car in India is now supercharged and turbocharged, comes with a new gearbox, and munches miles rather quickly. But is it fun and is it for the enthusiast?
Just like the XC60 SUV, the S60 gets the new 2.0-litre Drive-E diesel engine and eight speed gearbox. It is faster and nicer to drive than before but should you consider one when there are high quality competitors around in the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, BMW 3 Series and Audi A4
Volvo launches a new T6 variant to its S60 sedan in India. The new T6 will be priced at Rs 42 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). In the Indian market, the Volvo S60 will go against the likes of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the Audi A4 and the BMW 3 Series.
Volvo will now bring in the new S60 in a petrol variant on July 3. The entry-level Luxury Sedan offering from Volvo was only available in D4 and D5 diesel variants so far. The New Volvo S60 T6 will compete against the likes of the BMW 3 Series, the Audi A4 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
Volvo's latest baby, the S60 picks up another safety award. Not very surprising since its coming from Volvo.
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