2014 Volvo S60

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$32,400

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

Sedan

Body style

24

Combined MPG

5

Seating capacity

182.2” x 58.4”

Dimensions

Front-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

The good:

  • Stylish design
  • Comfortable interior
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Blended radar cover in grille

The bad:

  • Front overhang is a little long
  • Manual transmission not offered
  • Cheap-looking shifter

9 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Notable features

  • Mild exterior update
  • Five-or six-cylinder turbocharged engines
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • R-Design performance model
  • Available configurable digital gauges
  • New multimedia system

2014 Volvo S60 review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2014 Volvo S60?

The 2014 Volvo S60 is a luxury sedan that seats five and competes with the Acura TL, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3 Series. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is optional. It's available in T5 and T6 configurations. Trim levels include the T5, T5 Premier, T5 Premier Plus, T5 Platinum, T6, T6 Premier Plus, T6 Platinum, T6 R-Design and T6 R-Design Platinum.

What's New on the 2014 Volvo S60?

The 2014 S60 features a restyled front end and dashboard, and new sport seats and upholstery options are available. In addition, the exterior includes new LED taillight accents and wheel designs.

How Does the 2014 Volvo S60 Compare to Other Luxury Sedans?

While the Volvo S60 T5 is outperformed by the BMW 328i, it offers a more comfortable ride than all other competitors. The T5 version is a better value than the competition as well.

What Features in the 2014 Volvo S60 Are Most Important?

The 2014 S60 T5 base model has a turbocharged five-cylinder engine that produces 250 horsepower. It comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. The T6 includes a turbocharged inline-six that reaches 300 hp, and the T6 R-Design increases that power output to 325 hp. All T6 models come standard with all-wheel drive.

Significant standard features include 17-inch wheels, integrated tailpipes, wireless phone connectivity and an eight-speaker audio system. Available features include 18- and 19-inch wheels, a heated windshield, a customizable digital gauge cluster, a heated steering wheel, sport seats, a multimedia system and paddle shifters.

Standard safety features include electronic stability control, antilock brakes and a collision warning system. Blind spot monitoring, a cross-traffic alert, pedestrian detection and cyclist detection are available.

Should I Buy the 2014 Volvo S60?

The 2014 Volvo S60 is a good fit for drivers who want a comfortable interior, attractive design and available all-wheel drive. However, it's not offered with a manual transmission, and the shifter looks cheap. The front overhang of the vehicle is a little too long as well.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior 4.8
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Exterior 4.8
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews

4.0

Happy I looked after Kia, Hyundi and Honda.

Just bought a 2013 S60 T5 with same options a month ago. Very happy with it. Was Single owner, 113k miles. Couple of dings around the car. Solid Car (Tank like). Great turn radius. Interior is comfortable, almost roomie considering the outside profile. Headlight assemblies on mine had to be replaced (I insisted, broken seal and yellowed/browned inside). Did it myself it was that easy. Car looks almost new. FIXD ODB2 Scan shows car is in great shape after a month.

4.0

Fairly reliable, ok value for money

Very comfortable and safe, decent styling. Just had to replace the a/c pump ($1200), first real issue I've had with this car in 60,000 miles. Service intervals of 10,000 miles. Service is very expensive but if the vehicle holds up its worth it. Peppy engine for no bigger than it is. For the money, it's been a good car but not as good as my 2004 S60 was.

5.0

Excellent design! Handles and drives! well

The S-60 is probably one of the best all around stylist models for family and business use. This car handles well with a tight turning radius that makes it easy to drive and use. Pretty comfortable with room for up to 5 passengers!

See all 36 consumer reviews

Safety

Based on the 2014 Volvo S60 base trim.
Combined side rating front seat
5
Combined side rating rear seat
5
Frontal barrier crash rating driver
5
Frontal barrier crash rating passenger
5
Overall frontal barrier crash rating
5
Overall rating
5
Overall side crash rating
5
Risk of rollover
10.0%
Rollover rating
5
Side barrier rating
5
Side barrier rating driver
5
Side barrier rating passenger rear seat
5
Side pole rating driver front seat
5

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Volvo
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
48 months/50,000 miles
Corrosion
144 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
48 months/50,000 miles
Maintenance
36 months/36,000 miles
Roadside assistance
48 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 5 years/less than 80,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
5 years/unlimited miles , upgradeable up to 10 years
Powertrain
N/A
Dealer certification required
170- plus point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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