Used Volvo S60 for sale
The Volvo S60 is a compact executive car that offers a high level of luxury, advanced equipment and a sharp exterior design. Now in its third generation, the S60 sits beneath the larger S90 executive car within the Volvo range.
With rivals such as the BMW 3 Series and Alfa Romeo Giulia competing for the attention of potential buyers, Volvo have ensured the S60 is an attractive proposition thanks to a range of features, such as:
- Variety of powertrains available, including a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant
- Fun driving experience
- Well-built interior
- Excellent safety rating
- Good level of practicality
Engines and Driving Experience
One of the sportiest Volvo's on offer, the S60 offers a dynamic drive especially when paired with the most potent powertrains. This does mean that comfort is compromised slightly, but overall refinement is still very good.
Petrol Mild Hybrid (MHEV)
- 2.0-Litre B3: 161bhp, 0 to 62mph in 9.0 seconds, circa 46mpg combined
- 2.0-Litre B4: 194bhp, 0 to 62mph in 7.9 seconds, circa 46mpg combined
- 2.0-Litre B5: 247bhp, 0 to 62mph in 6.7 seconds, circa 42mpg combined
Petrol Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV)
- 2.0-Litre T6 Recharge: 335bhp, 0 to 62mph in 5.2 seconds, up to 156mpg and 36 miles of EV range with the batteries fully charged
- 2.0-Litre T8 Recharge: 385bhp, 0 to 62mph in 4.6 seconds, up to 156mpg and 56 miles of EV range with the batteries fully charged
You may also be able to find S60 models with traditional petrol internal combustion engines as well as a Polestar Engineered PHEV variant.
Practicality and Running Costs
Plenty of head and legroom is provided, allowing both driver and passenger(s) to get comfortable no matter where they're sat in the cabin. The room provided also proves handy when fitting a child seat to the ISOFIX anchor points mounted on the outer rear seats.
Total storage space is good, but not quite great. Whilst the boot is well-shaped, it falls just short compared to some popular rivals, offering 442 litres (the Audi A4 offers 480 litres for comparison). If you do need extra space, the seats can be folded down in a 60:40 configuration to offer more room. Loading is also made easier thanks to a low boot lip and there are plenty of cubby holes to be found too.
Being an executive car, running costs when owning an S60 won't come cheap, but they're about what you'd expect. Insurance resides between groups 34 and 43 (out of 50) dependent upon specification. Low cost servicing and maintenance can be carried out at any Evans Halshaw dealership.
Interior, Technology and Safety
Following the same template as that seen in other Volvo models such as the XC40 SUV, the interior is built to a high standard and comes with oodles of advanced equipment. This is most notably seen within the easy-to-use 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which is the centrepiece of the dashboard.
Entry-level models are well-equipped with features such as automatic LED headlights with active high beam, Sensus navigation and cruise control. Opt for a higher specification and you can enjoy the likes of leather seats, larger alloy wheels and an upgraded sound system.
The full five-star safety rating was awarded to the S60 when it underwent Euro NCAP's rigorous crash test thanks to a range of available safety tech, including:
- Oncoming lane mitigation
- Pedestrian, cyclist and large animal detection
- Driver alert control with lane keeping aid
- Rear park assist
- 360-degree reversing camera
Is the Volvo S60 right for me?
The Volvo S60 offers a nice balance between performance and refinement as well as a good level of practicality. Its sharp exterior design and advanced technology enhances kerb appeal, making it ideal for those looking for something a little different to popular alternatives.
Those alternatives include the likes of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Volkswagen Arteon. The Ford Mondeo Vignale and Skoda Octavia are great value for money and cheaper than the Volvo S60 if you're working within a budget.
Why purchase a used Volvo S60 through Evans Halshaw?
Find your ideal used car with Evans Halshaw
At Evans Halshaw, we have a wide variety of quality used vehicles for you to choose from. Each car is carefully selected by our expert teams before making its way through the rigorous preparation process, where it is inspected by a qualified technician and then fully valeted throughout.
All of our vehicles are fully HPI checked, giving you peace of mind when making a decision. In addition, we're able to offer same-day delivery on a selection of used cars, meaning you never have to wait for the car you want.
If you'd like some advice on picking the right car for you, or you've spotted a vehicle and want more information, please contact your nearest Evans Halshaw dealership, where one of our friendly associates will be more than happy to help.