Used 2008 Volvo S80 Pricing


Consumer Rating
(33)

2008 Highlights

Volvo adds a turbocharged six-cylinder engine to the S80 lineup for 2008. Rated for 281 horsepower, the "T6" power plant is offered exclusively with all-wheel drive. The company's Personal Car Communicator (PCC) keyless startup and security system is now standard on the S80 V8 model, as is premium-grade leather upholstery. On the exterior, the V8 model gains brushed aluminum door moldings. Heated rear seats are a new addition to the S80's optional Climate Package.


Pros

  • Wide array of safety technologies, excellent ergonomic interior layout and seat comfort, potent T6 and V8 engines, reasonable price.

Cons

  • Tepid handling dynamics, cabin lacks the elegance and refinement of competitors' designs.

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Used 2008 Volvo S80 for Sale

Volvo S80 2008 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 6A) Black 147,988 miles
Used 2008Volvo S803.2
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Features & Specs

3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 6A)T6 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6A)V8 4dr Sedan AWD (4.4L 8cyl 6A)
MPG191818
Seating555
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower235 hp @ 6200 rpm281 hp @ 5600 rpm311 hp @ 5950 rpm

Safety

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2008 Volvo S80

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Consumer Rating


I love her
I bought this vehicle because it was a much better value than comparable BMW and Mercedes models and it also does not come with the pretentious stigma commonly associated with owning one of this cars German competitors. My previous vehicle was a Mercedes ML 320, it had many problems and was worth less than $5,000 when I bought my S80 and I still got more comments from people about the vehicle that I drove. The S80 has a subtle presence while still offering most of the power and luxuries that come with owning a BMW or Mercedes. It is not as dynamic as a 5 series or a powerful as a E550 but it still has as much power, performance and comfort as you could want in an everyday driver.
The understated luxury car
The Volvo S80 is a great car if you don't care about status but still have luxury. It is one of the safest cars on the road. Yes it's ride is so comfortable and disconnects you from the road but that is nice sometimes, especially on long trips. I own a Mini Cooper so I get my road jollys with that. People complain about the inadequate performance of the base engine. I find that to be a ridiculous statement. It's not a sports car, it's a luxury sedan that handles any road situation under normal circumstances. This is my second Volvo, my first bought new in 2003 and still have it at 235,000 mile. Volvos are known for longevity. Yes maintenance and some problems will arise but it's not as expensive as a BMW or Mercedes and will probably outlast both of them. This is a practical luxury car. It's not for people that care about what others think or how fast you can go from 0-60. I got Volvo's 2008 flagship with 48,000 miles on it for $12,500. Not bad for a car that should be around at 235,000 miles. Update: after adding 25,000 miles to it, there have been no problems. Drives great.
Understated Elegance
The 2008 S80 is my first Volvo purchase and I have to say I am very, very impressed. The attention to detail and quality of workmanship is outstanding. I have owned Lexus (GS and ES) and infinity (G35) and although good cars, the attention to detail is not as good as Volvo. If the long term reliability is as good as consumer reports rates the 2008, then I can see myself buying Volvo's for a long time. Performance is outstanding. The 280hp T6 is very fast, especially if you use the tip-tronic shifting. Yes, there are faster cars, but I don't think anyone balance of elegance and performance that the Volvo S80 does, not to mention its claim to fame safety features. Don't miss this one
Used 2008 Volvo S80 Overview

The Used 2008 Volvo S80 is offered in the following submodels: Sedan. Available styles include 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 6A), T6 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6A), and V8 4dr Sedan AWD (4.4L 8cyl 6A). Pre-owned Volvo S80 models are available with a 3.2 L-liter gas engine or a 3.0 L-liter gas engine or a 4.4 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 311 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 2008 Volvo S80 comes with front wheel drive, all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.

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