2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2012 Volvo S60 - Road Test Specs

2012 Volvo S60 Sedan

(3.0L 6-cyl. Turbo AWD 6-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
Vehicle TypeAWD 4dr 5-passenger Sedan
Estimated MSRP$43,375
Assembly locationGhent, Belgium


ConfigurationTransverse, front-engine, all-wheel drive
Engine typeTurbocharged, port-injected, inline-6, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,953/180
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder
Compression ratio (x:1)9.3
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)325 @ 5,400
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)354 @ 3,000
Fuel type87-octane acceptable + 91-octane for best performance
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic with console shifter and Sport/Manual modes
Transmission ratios (x:1)1st = 4.15; 2nd = 2.37; 3rd = 1.56; 4th = 1.16; 5th = 0.86; 6th = 0.69
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.33


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, monotube dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, monotube dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, speed-proportional, rack-and-pinion power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)15.0
Tire make and modelContinental ContiSportContact3
Tire typeAsymmetrical summer, high-performance
Tire size235/40R18 (95W)
Wheel size18-by-8 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, front12.4-inch one-piece ventilated cast-iron discs, single-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear11.9-inch one-piece ventilated cast-iron discs, single-piston sliding calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)5.5

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)18 city/26 highway/21 combined
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)17.8

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionAM/FM/CD, HD Radio, AUX and USB inputs, MP3 capability, 160-watt amplifier, 8 speakers; Optional: AM/FM/XMSiriusCD/DVD-video player, HD Radio, AUX and USB inputs, MP3 capability, Dolby Pro-Logic IIŽ Surround Sound, 650-watt amplifier, 12 premium speakers, MultiEQ XT by Audyssey
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB jack
Satellite radioStandard XMSirius (6 months free subscription)
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard with audio streaming
Navigation systemOptional with traffic 7-inch display screen (measured diagonally)
Smart entry/StartOptional
Parking aidsOptional parking sonar front and rear back-up camera
Blind-spot detectionOptional
Adaptive cruise controlOptional
Lane-departure monitoringOptional departure warning
Collision warning/avoidanceStandard
Night VisionNot available
Driver coaching displayStandard

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,877
Length (in.)182.2
Width (in.)73.4
Height (in.)58.4
Wheelbase (in.)109.3
Track, front (in.)62.1
Track, rear (in.)62.0
Turning circle (ft.)39.0
Legroom, front (in.)41.9
Legroom, rear (in.)33.5
Headroom, front (in.)38.3
Headroom, rear (in.)37.4
Shoulder room, front (in.)57.0
Shoulder room, rear (in.)55.2
Seating capacity5
Trunk volume (cu-ft)12.0
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,300


Bumper-to-bumper5 years/60,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/60,000 miles
Corrosion10 years/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance5 years/Unlimited miles
Free scheduled maintenance5 years/50,000 miles

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