Volvo S60

The Volvo S60 is one of the middle class of the associated vehicle Swedish car manufacturer Volvo.

  • 2.1 Equipment lines
  • 2.2 facelift
  • 2.3 Motor Overview

S60 ( type P24, 2000-2009 )

Volvo S60 ( 2000-2004)

The built exclusively as a notchback sedan Volvo S60 was taken in the late summer of 2000 in the model range, and thus replaced the S70. It was based as introduced in the spring of 2000 Combi V70, S80 and XC90 on the P2 platform.

The types S60 and V70 possessed (up to model update of the V70 in the summer of 2007) on the same front end and the same decoration. In contrast to published in autumn 1998 S80 the body of the S60 was designed coupe -like and sporty and should appeal to a younger clientele.

The engine range consisted solely of line five- cylinder gasoline engine with and without turbochargers as well as diesel. Also a bi-fuel variant was offered, which also gasoline could be operated on either natural gas. The engine output ranging from 96 kW (130 hp) for the 2.4D up to 221 kW ( 300 hp) at the R variant. Some models were also available with all-wheel drive.


In April 2004, a facelift was carried out, which will only detail changes.

Externally, the model presented with the extended front section of the S60 R and the new equipment lines Kinetic, Momentum, Summum depending on the version with more paint or chrome. For the interior region there was a new leather version ( Sovereign Hide) and in addition to the ability to customize even more with the Volvo Inscription program the vehicle.

Motor Technically received the five-cylinder T5 variant a power increase of 7 kW ( from 184 to 191 kW). In summer 2005, diesel engines have been modified. You got more torque and were provided with a particulate filter. The performance values ​​changed: The of D5 were increased ( from 120 to 136 kW), the 2.4D, however, they fell from 96 to 93 kW.

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In January 2009, production of the S60 has been discontinued. The successor of the same type designation was presented in March 2010 at the Geneva Motor Show. The launch took place in September 2010.

S60 R

Also a particularly sporting variant R was available in Spring 2003. The focus was "R" for "refined " ( refined, revised). This variant had a slightly revised front end with a shallower grille and fog lamps deviating from the standard model, framed in chrome bi-xenon headlights, five-spoke wheels with a R emblem and just two tailpipes.

As for the interiors, the S60 R showed with royal blue instruments, a partially covered with genuine leather dashboard, with special leather and color options as well as a sports steering wheel.

With Brembo brakes fitted, the active FourC chassis with three adjustment levels and a Haldex all-wheel drive makes the used 2.5 - liter inline five-cylinder means turbochargers, two intercoolers and a variable valve control a maximum of 221 ​​kW ( 300 hp) and develops a torque of up to 400 Nm.

Mid- 2007, production of the Volvo S60 R has been set.

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  • All motors are five-cylinder.
  • DPF = Diesel Particulate Filter

S60 ( Type Y20, since 2010)

Volvo S60 R-Design ( 2010-2013 )

In spring 2010, the second generation of Volvo S60 was introduced and since the summer of the same year they produced in the Belgian city of Ghent.

Launched in Volvo XC60 City Safety Security Package ( inter alia with automatic emergency braking ) is also available in this vehicle. In conjunction with the active speed spacing control system, it also provides a pedestrian detection.

Based on the S60 and with the same engines and equipment options the estate version of the Volvo V60 is on the market since autumn 2010.

In March 2011, the ADAC has attested the best heat output of all tested diesel vehicles in a heating test the Volvo S60 D5 Summum.

Equipment lines

For the S60 are five trim levels to choose from:

  • Base: including 6 airbags, audio system with CD/MP3, Heated door mirrors, trip computer, ESP, electric windows front and rear, climate control, City Safety, Emergency Brake Assist, Rear seat backrest split folding, start -stop system (not T5 and T6), Central.
  • Kinetic: 2 -zone climate control, 16 "alloy wheels ( T6: 17"), cruise control.
  • R- Style: leather steering wheel, 18 " inch alloy wheels, sports suspension and optics.
  • Momentum: folding exterior mirrors, rear parking sensors, rain sensor, USB port.
  • Summum: Bi -Xenon Headlights, Electric. adjustable driver's seat with memory, leather upholstery.

Volvo V60 ( 2010-2013 )


Mid-2013, the S60 a facelift has undergone in the headlights were changed and are now combined into one unit. The chrome surround of the grille, which now carries four instead of three lamellar, is omitted.

In addition, the design of the front bumper has been changed so that the clear visual separation between the central lower air intake and the outer is mitigated.

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Motor overview

[ Values ​​for automatic transmission ( PowerShift, Geartronic ) ]