I highly recommend the Volvo S60. It's an affordable, reliable and fuel-efficient car that looks and handles like a much more expensive vehicle. The 5 cylinder NA engine won't set any records at the racetrack but it will still get you where you want to go. The quality of manufacture is excellent, nothing feels or looks cheap, except the faux wood paneling in the interior. The key access port for unlocking the truck is badly placed and difficult to get to, but you'll probably use the remote entry anyway. The anti-theft alarm is hit or miss. It tends to go off at the strangest times, even if the car is unlocked. The fuel economy is excellent, I average 28 mpg highway.
The automatic-memory power driver's seat is excellent, it saves much aggravation when a friend or relative adjusts the seat. The steering wheel audio controls are a must-have.
The rear seat has very little leg room, perhaps a few inches could be shaved off the very deep trunk. The headlight modes are a bit redundant, I would suggest the adding of traditional day-time running lights instead of the current always-on setup.