(4.6) 27 reviews
MSRP: $2,761$8,989
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21-25
Engine: 208-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
2006 Volvo S60

Our Take on the 2006 Volvo S60

Our Take

Volvo's S60 sedan slots between the company's entry-level S40 and top-of-the-line S80. Based on the S80's platform, the S60 bears a family resemblance but is shorter. An all-wheel-drive model is available.A high-performance S60 R sedan that featured a Four-C adaptive chassis and a ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride on rough surfaces
  • Steering effort
  • Navigation-system screen visibility

Notable Features

  • Turbocharged inline-five engines
  • High-performance S60 R and T5
  • FWD or AWD
  • Manual or automatic


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 27 reviews

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Safe, Fast, Economical, Sleeper

by WaldoRevn from Kansas City, Mo. on November 13, 2009

Always safe. Fast when you need (or want it ;-} ), yet the S60R blends right in much more than any other performance car. The three settings of the cockpit-adjustable suspension allows for everything ... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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