• (4.7) 32 reviews
  • MSRP: $831$8,419
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21-26
  • Engine: 168-hp, 2.4-liter I-5 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic
2004 Volvo S60

Our Take on the 2004 Volvo S60

Our Take

Volvo’s front-wheel-drive S60 sedan is slotted between the company’s entry-level S40 and top-of-the-line S80; it was launched for the 2000 model year. Based on the S80’s platform, the S60 bears a family resemblance but is shorter in wheelbase and overall length. An all-wheel-drive ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride on rough surfaces
  • Steering effort
  • Navigation system

Notable Features

  • High-performance S60 R and T5
  • Turbo or non-turbocharged engine
  • Kinship to larger S80 series
  • FWD or AWD
  • Manual or automatic transmission


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 32 reviews

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Better than a BMW

by Jamie W from Baltimore, MD on February 17, 2010

I've had my '04 s60 for a couple months now. And I absolutely love it. Spent 11100 on the road (title taxes and w/e else) and for that money it was a great deal. I got the 2.5T AWD and I'm really impr... Read Full Review

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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