Best Bet
(4.3) 12 reviews
MSRP: $2,120$10,016
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 23-25
Engine: 208-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
2006 Volvo S80

Our Take on the 2006 Volvo S80

Our Take

Volvo's flagship sedan was introduced for the 1999 model year and got a mildly freshened appearance for 2004. The front fascia was reworked, and the grille surround was re-profiled for a gentler transition to the bodyside cladding. Fog lamps were added, and the grille contained a square-mesh... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Navigation-screen readability
  • Cryptic controls
  • Price

Notable Features

  • Turbocharged inline-five
  • More standard equipment for 2006
  • Abundant safety features
  • Available AWD


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 12 reviews

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Can't go wrong with a Volvo!

by Frenchy from The Jersey Shore, NJ on March 20, 2010

We recently purchased our 2006 Volvo S80 used with 30,000 miles along with a Certified Pre-Owned Volvo Warranty, and we couldn't be more satisfied. Ours is silver with a beautiful charcoal interior. O... Read Full Review

2 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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