Ch-Ch-Changes: 2011 Volvo Lineup

By Colin Bird  on August 17, 2010

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For 2011, Volvo’s lineup gets a little more streamlined, losing and simplifying its wagon options and dropping some base trims, engines and drivetrains. As you can see below, these changes mostly increase the value of each Volvo model and trim. 

Interesting notes: While Volvo has discontinued the slow-selling V70 wagon for 2011, it has drastically changed the pricing and packaging of the more popular XC70, making the model several thousand dollars cheaper; the high-end S80 is now a less-expensive entry than the all-new S60, which is odd considering the S80 is supposedly the flagship. You can learn more about the all-new S60 here. For more information about the lineup, continue reading after the jump.

2011 Volvo S40 

  • S40 2.4i has been discontinued, replaced by a new T5 model 
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirrors and power driver’s seat with memory now standard  
  • All-wheel drive and manual transmission options have been discontinued 
  • T5 R-Design now comes with a glass moonroof standard 
S40 Pricing 

  • S40 T5: $27,750 (new trim) 
  • S40 T5 R-Design: $31,150 (unchanged from 2010) 
2011 Volvo S60 

Volvo S80 

  • 3.2-liter inline-six engine power increases to 240 hp (up 5 hp from 2010) 
  • 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six power increases to 300 hp (up 19 hp from 2010) 
  • Standard satellite radio 
  • The S80’s 311-hp V-8 powertrain has been discontinued 
  • Executive Package has been replaced by the Inscription Package 
S80 Pricing 

  • S80 3.2: $36,950 (down $2,250 from 2010 S80 3.2) 
  • S80 T6 AWD: $40,700 (down $2,250 from 2010 S80 T6 AWD) 
2011 Volvo V50 

  • V50 2.4i has been discontinued, replaced by a new T5 model 
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirrors and power driver seat with memory now standard  
  • All-wheel drive and manual transmission options have been discontinued 
  • T5 R-Design now comes with a glass moonroof standard 
V50 Pricing 

  • V50 T5: $29,000 (new trim) 
  • V50 T5 R-Design: $32,850 (down $200 from 2010 V50 T5 R-Design) 
Volvo V70 

  • Discontinued for the 2011 model year 2011 Volvo XC60 
  • 3.2-liter inline-six engine power increases to 240 hp (up 5 hp from 2010) 
  • 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six power increases to 300 hp (up 19 hp from 2010) 
  • New XC60 3.2 R-Design trim, which includes articulating dual xenon headlamps, panoramic roof, leather upholstery, power passenger seat, 20-inch alloy wheels and interior aluminum accents 
XC60 Pricing 

  • XC60 3.2: $32,400 (up $5 from 2010 XC60 3.2) 
  • XC60 3.2 R-Design: $38,050 (new trim) 
  • XC60 T6 AWD: $38,400 (up $1,200 from 2010 XC60 T6 AWD) 
  • XC60 T6 R-Design: $41,550 (same price as 2010) 
2011 Volvo XC70 
  • All-wheel drive now optional on base model instead of standard 
  • XC70 3.2 FWD effectively replaces the Volvo V70 
  • 3.2-liter inline-six engine power increases to 240 hp (up 5 hp from 2010) 
  • 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six power increases to 300 hp (up 19 hp from 2010) 
  • Standard satellite radio 
  • Standard power glass moonroof on the T6 AWD 
XC70 Pricing 

  • XC70 3.2 FWD: $32,000 (new trim) 
  • XC70 3.2 AWD: $34,000 (down $3,950 from 2010 XC70 3.2 AWD) 
  • XC70 T6 AWD: $38,000 (down $4,800 from 2010 XC70 T6 AWD) 
2011 Volvo XC90 

  • 3.2-liter inline-six engine power increases to 240 hp (up 5 hp from 2010) 
  • Standard Bluetooth and satellite radio 
XC90 Pricing 

  • XC90 3.2: $38,200 (up $500 from 2010 XC90 3.2) 
  • XC90 3.2 R-Design: $40,000 (up $500 from 2010 XC90 3.2 R-Design) 
  • XC90 V8: $48,000 (up $500 from 2010 XC90 V8) 
2011 Volvo C30 

  • The C30 gets a refresh, which you can learn more about here 
C30 Pricing 

  • C30 T5: $24,600 (up $500 from 2010 C30 T5)  
  • C30 T5 R-Design: $26,950 (up $650 from C30 T5 R-Design) 
2011 Volvo C70 

  • The C70 gets a refresh, which you can learn more about here 
C70 Pricing 

  • C70 T5: $39,950 (down $50 from 2010 C70 T5) 
Destination Fee (all models) 

  • $850



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