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The 2014 Volvo S60 T5 ($32,400) uses a 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder engine making 250 hp, 6-speed automatic, front-wheel drive, and 17-inch alloy wheels. All-wheel drive adds $2000. Standard equipment includes sport seats front and rear, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, power driver's seat, 7-inch color display, dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, 160-watt 8-speaker CD/DVD/MP3 sound system, and Bluetooth. The T5 Premier ($34,900) upgrades with leather seating surfaces, a moonroof, auto-dimming mirror, power passenger seat and other features. The Premier Plus ($35,500) adds active dual xenon headlights, front/rear park assist, a rear-view camera, an adaptive digital display with three selectable themes, grocery bag holders, quick-fold front passenger seat, and Keyless Drive. The S60 T5 Platinum ($38,250) includes auto-dimming, power-retractable mirrors as well as a navigation system and premium sound.
Volvo S60 T6 AWD ($39,250) uses a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine making 300 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque, a 6-speed Geartronic automatic transmission (now with paddle shifters), and all-wheel drive. Leather is standard, along with a moonroof, Keyless Drive, a power passenger seat, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The T6 Premier Plus ($39,900) includes high-intensity xenon headlamps, a rear-view camera, and grocery bag holders. The S60 T6 AWD Platinum ($42,600) adds auto-dimming, power-retractable mirrors, navigation and premium sound.
The S60 T6 AWD R-Design ($42,700) has the same powertrain as the S60, but output is raised to 325 hp and 354 pound-feet, and the suspension is considerably firmer. The inlays, instrumentation, leather, pedals, steering wheel and shift lever are unique to the R. The nose is sleeker with a different grille. A digital compass and Homelink remote garage door opener are included. R-Design Platinum trim ($45,700) adds grocery bag holders and auto-dimming, power-retractable mirrors, along with navigation, premium sound, and a rear-view camera.
A new Sport Package ($1200) for the T5 includes sport seats, paddle shifters, 18-inch Titania alloy wheels, and Volvo's Dynamic Chassis. The Climate Package ($1550) includes heated front seats and steering wheel, heated windshield washer nozzles, rain-sensor wipers, headlight washers and interior air quality system. The Technology Package ($1500) includes pedestrian/cyclist detection with full auto brake, adaptive cruise control, collision warning with full auto brake, distance alert, alert driver control, lane departure warning. A Blind Spot Information System Package ($900) is available, including cross-traffic alert, lane-change merge aid, and front/rear park assist. Stand-alone options include metallic paint, interior wood inlays ($400), dual-screen rear entertainment ($1800), and active dual xenon headlights ($800).
Safety equipment, standard on all models, includes Dynamic Stability and Traction Control, Side Impact Protection System (SIPS), Whiplash Protection Seating System (WHIPS), dual stage front airbags, side curtain airbags, side impact airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, and anti-lock braking system with hydraulic brake assist, optimized hydraulic brakes, ready alert brakes and fading brake support. Optional safety features include all-wheel drive, Collision Warning with full Auto Brake, Pedestrian Warning with full Auto Brake, Distance Alert, Driver Alert Control, Lane Departure Warning, and the blind spot warning system.