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“Unbeatable value ”

Written on: 03/03/2014 by Jydee (1 review written)

My second Volvo. The previous one was a S40 2.0D. It was six old when somebody skipping a stop street hit me on the driver's door. I survived without a scratch. In many other cars I would have sustained pelvic fractures and a femur fracture. The power of the impact shattered a laptop screen ( properly secured in a carry bag, caused milk cartons to bust open and dislodged the the front Tyre on the passenger side from the rim. Volvo's claims to safety is no hollow sales talk. The… Read Full Review

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“2011 Volvo S60 D5, one of the best you will ever find ”

Written on: 02/03/2014 by Dewie (1 review written)

This is my 5th Volvo I once drove a S40 D5 and was very happy with the power, but what bothered me a bit was the turbo lack. With the new S60 D5, this is something of the past. With twin turbo, there is no lack anymore, and the power is real, and it accelerates so easily, with no effort. I drove the S60 T3 for 2 years, and although I can say nothing wrong about it, the D5 is way better in the sense of power, when you pull away from stand still, and the nice sound when you put it in sports mode… Read Full Review

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“high luxury low price”

Written on: 19/02/2013 by Jonny62 (1 review written)

Onto my second car after I broke my heart when my first manual 04 drowned in a flood. Now have an 07 gear-tronic. One time I drove my last car for 12 hours from the South of France while towing a caravan. I was still comfortable when I arrived at the next site.Any journey seams that much quicker due to the pleasure of driving this car. Even the Honda salesman said when I was test driving a diesel Accord to go for the Volvo S60, and forget the VW Passat which I was looking at too! I service mine… Read Full Review

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“Like a well worn slipper”

Written on: 17/06/2012

We've just moved onto our second S60, the first a D5 SE (163bhp) was purchased at 60k and ran till 152k and its eventual sale. NOTHING in 10 years has broken on the vehicle. The clutch was replaced at 140k as expected, just recently there was signs of wear in the turbo, so without hesitation we sought and found another identical model with the upgrade package. This time the (185bhp) engine is ever so slightly less economical, but certainly has much more torque. The power seat with memory is a… Read Full Review

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“review on volvo S60 D5 SE ..”

Written on: 05/06/2012 by akhil5665 (3 reviews written)

hello readers, I own an volvo s60 old version and i feel that its an car that that redesigns the concept of car , since it is an co operated with so many good features namely the power steering, high helium lights , good looking inside texture and so many other features..... … Read Full Review

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“Motoring's best kept secret!”

Written on: 13/03/2012

I've driven two BMW 3-series for the past six years and, ignoring the hype, they really are superb cars. But the BMW has one big flaw - the wide transmission tunnel means you sit slightly angled to the right, which I believe was the main cause of my bad back. I mention this because it's important if you're thinking of buying one. So I wanted a comfortable car more than anything and while not over-enamoured by the styling of the Volvo the consistant word that came up in the reviews absolutely… Read Full Review

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“On my second s60 d5 after 4 saab 9000s. This is the...”

Written on: 07/03/2011

On my second s60 d5 after 4 saab 9000s. This is the logical next car from there. I have recently driven NEW Mondeo, Pasatt and Avensis deisels and I have to say it is always a relief to get back in the Volvo. Quiet, smooth .flexable and a pleasure to drive. BARGAIN car!!!… Read Full Review

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“I am a high milage driver (45K per year) and I bought...”

Written on: 09/10/2010

I am a high milage driver (45K per year) and I bought this S60 D5 Sport with 55K on the clock. Now it is just over 141K miles and not a single issue. It get's plenty of fast motorway use mostly and really is a hard car to beat as an all rounder. The 163BHP D5 engine is bullet proof, a little gruff at some rev ranges but totally do-able and very quiet at cruising speeds. Extremely comfortable, not much room in the back seats or boot but OK. Great seats, great stereo and decent handling for a… Read Full Review

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“Keep this short and sweet. Long journeys seam short...”

Written on: 03/04/2010

Keep this short and sweet. Long journeys seam short and sweet also as its so comfortable and a dream drive!… Read Full Review

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“I have had a Volvo S60 for 7 years, its stunning and...”

Written on: 24/07/2009

I have had a Volvo S60 for 7 years, its stunning and the fuel is shocking 46 mpg. The only thing i would wath out for is lots of blacke smoke from the rear thats a new rad and intercooler they are not cheap around 650 for the lot and fitting. Tyres are sound but wath the turning as on 17/18 rims can cause rubbing on the wheel arch then new tyres… Read Full Review

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“Great all in all package, impressive performance,...”

Written on: 18/03/2009 by T Alba (1 review written)

Great all in all package, impressive performance, bought my Volvo S60 a year ago and done 25000 miles, still enjoying the drive. What all the fuss about handling? It handles beautifully for such a big car. does 600 miles for full tank (70 litre). I had many cars in my life, was never convinced with one like this great D5 auto engined. Last thing; acceleration on the motorways is a pleasure. It is better than german rivals as an all-rounder, taking into consideration value for money… Read Full Review

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“I have a Volvo S60 D5, it is great on juice, it's a...”

Written on: 17/02/2009 by STUART1987 (1 review written)

I have a Volvo S60 D5, it is great on juice, it's a very good performing car all round, it's not slow at all, and value for money you cant go wrong! Best car ever for the money you cant go wrong, you could go out there and spend your money on a more expensive car, but you will regret it when it breaks down on the motorway and a Volvo goes past you!… Read Full Review

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“Purchased my Volvo S60 D5 SE 2004, 2 years ago. Cold...”

Written on: 01/02/2009 by cusoga (1 review written)

Purchased my Volvo S60 D5 SE 2004, 2 years ago. Cold not have bought a nicer car, better then a 3/5 series BMW any day! Good points are looks, Power, Superb comfort, fuel economy, safety, build quality.

unless you do U turns all day, the turning circle should not be an issue.

This is a very solid car… Read Full Review

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“Good solid reliable car. Good fuel economy. High build...”

Written on: 07/01/2009

Good solid reliable car. Good fuel economy. High build quality. Good level of comfort. Good safety and performance… Read Full Review

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“Good solid reliable car. Turning circle makes you look...”

Written on: 06/01/2009 by mikeqs (1 review written)

Good solid reliable car. Turning circle makes you look silly when parking. Front tyre wear. Good Fuel economy, Performance, Comfort, safe and reliable. … Read Full Review

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“The Volvo S60 is an honest good value car and great...”

Written on: 04/08/2008

The Volvo S60 is an honest good value car and great all rounder, ticks most of the boxes for a classy family car and with good fuel economy, had many cars in my time and this Volvo is my general favourite. Bought a brand new SE D5 diesel a few years back on a 05 plate and done nearly 90K miles in 2 years with very little trouble, got fed up and changed for someting else, since then I have had a Peugeot 407 a Saab 95 and a MG Rover ZT and they where all really rubbish and have decided to buy… Read Full Review

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“I have bought many cars in my time, some good and also...”

Written on: 27/04/2008 by EmersonJay (1 review written)

I have bought many cars in my time, some good and also the rubbish ones, so when I recently bought my Volvo S60 D5 SE on a 07 plate it has to be said that this Car exceeds my expectations by a mile, and yes I will sit proud at the traffic lights as others look on in admiration.
Great car. Fantastic engine, smooth, dynamic and not thirsty at all, especially on long journeys, average consumption around 7 litres, even less on motorway. Excellent comfort, very cosy interior, good quality stereo… Read Full Review

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“Bought my 1st Volvo s60 d5 when it was 2 years old. I...”

Written on: 11/04/2008 by s mac (1 review written)

Bought my 1st Volvo s60 d5 when it was 2 years old. I have it 2 years now. No lack of power in any gear. Excels on long runs delivering OK economy about 40mpg. Really comfortable although difficult to get the right heat setting on the climate control. The auto wipers have a mind of their own too. I prefer to turn off the STC (stability and traction control) to experience the full power and it feels more like a hot hatch on full acceleration. Engine grunt 1st attracted me but has now got a bit… Read Full Review

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“I had a BMW 5 series before and the Volvo S60 is more...”

Written on: 13/03/2008 by phil76 (1 review written)

I had a BMW 5 series before and the Volvo S60 is more comfortable, better equipped and more economical than the 5 series. It also has a fantastic stereo system… Read Full Review

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“Good value for the money! Very well done, high quality...”

Written on: 08/03/2008 by ylipaa1 (1 review written)

Good value for the money! Very well done, high quality premium car. And the turning is designed so, that the joints will not BREAK!… Read Full Review

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