2004 Volvo S60 Consumer Review: Stay AWAY FORM THE AUTOMATIC

2004 Volvo S60 R - Consumer Review

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By bigmistake on


2004 Volvo S60 R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


After break in I realized just what a
total joke the S60R GT/Automatic was.
DO yourself a favor and really drive
this car prior to buying it. You will
find early upshits kill all the
performance and just as lousy
downshifts limit how much fun,
acceleration and control you can
experieince with this joke of an 'R'
car. The S60 T5 is faster by far as
well as other cars in the Volvo line
up. I won't even get into VOLVOS total
reluctance to acknowledge a problem
with the automatic...all they say
is 'operating within specs'....yea
maybe if it were builf to compete
witha Honda accord...heck the honda
will beat it in a drag race..I kid you

Best Features

The outside of the car and interior function very well. The sadness occurs when you step on the gas and realize your going to get smoked by the guy in the Dodge pickup

Worst Features

!: ALLOW THE ENGINE TO SPIN TO 6000 RPM SO THAT IT ACTUALLY MAKES THE CLAIMED 300HP @ 6000 RPM. 2: Admit theres a problem and either buy back owners cars or fix them so they perfrom as advertised....
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By circleofcycles
on 12/09/10 14:01 PM (PST)

I believe the R stands for Refinement. Not Race.

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