Swedish Automaker is once again launching one of its popular four door sedans. It is a brand new 2016 Volvo S80 which will appear with many changes.
Changes and exterior design
Volvo S80 was firstly introduced in 2007 and since then it has undergo many changes in all segments. Now, 2016 model will appear with better fuel efficiency, great interior and some changes under its hood. 2016 Volvo S80 will no longer be available with all-wheel drive and T6 six cylinder engine. This large sedan will be elegant, reliable and very comfortable. It will be offered in two trim levels. Those are: Premier and Platinum. Speaking of the exterior design, it will get some small cosmetic refreshments. The front end will be wide and sharp. It will look muscular and aggressive. The chrome grille with horizontal stripes will be slightly refreshed. The headlamps will be equipped with LED lighting. Front and rear bumpers will be revised as well. It will ride on new 18-inch wheels.
2016 Volvo S80 interior and equipment
Inside, 2016 Volvo S80 will be functional, safe and simple. With contrasting tones, wood details, metallic accents, it will look elegant and sophisticated. The cabin will be able to accommodate five passengers. The seats will be upholstered in leather and will be very comfortable. The front seats will be adjustable and will have better support. The rear seats are also spacious and split folding if needed. Speaking of the equipment, it will get many features. Some of them are: dual-zone automatic climate control, a 7-inch touch screen display, Bluetooth, sound system with eight speakers with Sirius Satellite radio, navigation etc. As for the safety, it will be offered with cruise control, a rearview camera, airbags, front and rear paring sensors, Blind-Spot monitors and so on.
Engine and transmission
Under the hood of 2016 Volvo S80 will be placed a Drive-E 2.0-liter four cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine. It will be able to produce 240 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. It will be mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The power will be sent to front wheels. Estimated fuel economy is 25 mpg in the city, 37 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg combined.
Release date and price
2016 Volvo S80 should go on sale in early 2016. As for the price, it will be in a range from around $40,000 to $60,000.