2008 Volvo S80 Consumer Review: Excellent Luxury Sedan

2008 Volvo S80 - Consumer Review

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Excellent Luxury Sedan
By amcdad on


2008 Volvo S80 T6 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6A)


This is a competitive class, and the S80 competes well with all around competence. Good handling, top of the line safety, excellent comfort, and options that make the driving experience all the more pleasurable. The safety is key- compare the IIHS crash tests to the Mercedes E and BMW 5- and you'll be surprised that those companies charge over $50,000 for a car that doesn't keep you safe. The 281HP S80 T6 has plenty of oomph, and the handling, while not in the BMW's league, is a lot better than Volvo's previous sedans have been. Most will enjoy it just fine. The Dynaudio stereo upgrade is worth the money- 650 Watts of the most incredible car audio you'll ever hear. All in all- love it!

Best Features

Powerful T6 engine, smooth transmission, 4C chassis control, extremely roomy and comfortable heated/cooled seats, and definitely the Dynaudio stereo upgrade.

Worst Features

MPG is not great; slightly tighter suspension in Sport mode would be nice; bigger cupholders; standard Bluetooth would make sense
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