Volvo has always been known as an extremely safe and reliable vehicle. The Volvo S60 is safe, dependable, and sporty. It is available with a range of highly efficient engines and is competitively priced when compared to its main rivals. If you are looking for an affordable luxury sedan near Rockford, the S60 is a vehicle well worth considering.
The S60 is a particularly comfortable car, seating four adults with room to spare. Typical of Volvo, it has an impressive array of safety features and is economical to drive. It is a car that you can drive long distances in without tiring.
Standard equipment on every S60 includes dual-zone automatic climate control and moonroof. Heated, upholstered leather seats are standard. There are two designs: sports and standard. The sports seats have heavy bolstering while the standard seats are power adjustable.
Volvo has built a reputation for safety. The S60 lives up to this. All models are equipped with six airbags, stability control, and anti-lock brakes. In addition, standard on all models is adaptive headlights and low-speed automatic emergency braking. The NHTSA has given the S60 its coveted five-star rating; the IIHS calls it a Top Safety Pick.
The base engine, found in most S60s, is a 2.0L, four-cylinder turbo rated at 240 HP. The base vehicle is front wheel drive, but for a small premium, all-wheel drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission are available.
The mid-range engine is also 2.0L, but it is both turbocharged and supercharged. This results in an impressive 302 HP.
All-wheel drive is standard on every model except the base engine model. In the Chicago area where snow is a fact, the Haldex system allows up to half of the available power to be shifted rearward for more traction.
The Volvo S60 is a luxury mid-size sedan that is safe, comfortable and performs well. To arrange for a test drive, visit McGrath Volvo Cars Barrington near Rockford. For information on the entire Volvo range of fine automobiles, visit https://www.mcgrathvolvocars.com. Follow us on google+.