The interior of the new Volvo S80 speaks of quality throughout, with wood or metal accents, a quiet cabin, and ample amenities. Plenty of leg room is available in front and back, with supportive seats that are ensconced in supple fabric. Instruments are easy to read and intelligently placed. Cabin acoustics are good with low engine or road noise. Visibility is good with a few small blind spots. Standard on the new Volvo S80 is a powerful new audio system with 10 speaker concert hall sound. Among the safety features Volvo is renowned for are adaptive cruise control which varies your speed depending on the proximity of traffic ahead. Volvo S80 introduces a feature that may give the driver advanced warning of a potential crash. Radar behind the grill of the S 80 senses when it is advancing too rapidly upon a vehicle ahead and gives the driver a heads-up audible signal and a visual alert. In conjunction with this, the brake system automatically reacts to shorten your braking response time.
There are three available engine configurations: a 4.4-liter V8 with AWD, a 3.2-liter six cylinder FWD, and a 2.4-liter turbocharged inline six cylinder (generating 205 PS.) In the S80's cabin, the dash includes gauges trimmed in metal with both analog and electronic displays. The center stack, in keeping with Volvo tradition, houses all the buttons to control the climate, audio, and safety features with clearly marked, easy to understand buttons. The soft leather and comfortable seats make the Volvo S80 , like all Volvos, a leader in luxury. A new "Modern Wood" inlay is available and the knob on the gearshift is now covered in leather. Buyers who opt for the Climate Package can enjoy heated seats in the rear. The available Dynaudio Package adds premium, high-powered sound as well as headphone jacks and audio controls for backseat passengers.
Volvo S 80 Mileage
The base petrol engine variant of Volvo S80 comes loaded with a 3.2 (238 hp), 6 cylinders, front wheel driver (FWD) engine which produces a peak power of 238 PS at 6,200 rpm and churns a top torque of 320 Nm at 3,200 rpm. The power mill cubic capacity is 3192. The luxury sedan can give a standard mileage of 6.7 kmpl in city and 11 kmpl on highways. Volvo S80 AWD is powered by a V8 all wheel driver (AWD) 315 hp, 8 cylinders petrol engine. The all new advanced engine pumps out awesome power of 315 PS at 5950 rpm and develops 440 Nm of peak torque figures at 3950 rpm. The vehicle is adorned and powered by a huge capacity engine which is of 4414cc. The vehicle gives a standard mileage figure of 5.5 kmpl in city and 11.4 kmpl on highway. Volvo S80 D5 is equipped with a 2400 cc, D5 205 hp 5 cylinder turbo charge diesel with Front Wheel Drive (FWD). This very special diesel powertrain is capable to develop a 205 PS of peak power at 4,000 rpm and 420 Nm of maximum torque at 1500-3250 rpm. This diesel variant tops the list in terms of fuel economy. You can expect a 10.1 kmpl of mileage in city area while it will go up to 16 kmpl on highways.
Power of Volvo S 80
The base petrol variant of the Volvo S80 has got a 3.2, six cylinder, front wheel drive engine with a displacement of 3192cc. The heart of the car develops more power and torque than its diesel sibling which has higher engine displacement. The mid-size powertrain of Volvo S80 generates a maximum power of 238 PS at 6,200 rpm and churns a peak torque of 320 Nm at 3,200 rpm. The six speed geartronic transmission uses the power pumped out by the smart mill is superb way. Due to its powerpack engine, it can touch 0-100 kmph in just 7.9 seconds. On the other hand, the top-end petrol variant of Volvo S80 is fitted with a higher cc mill that is 4414. Whereas the engine type is V8 all wheel driver (AWD) 315 hp, 8 cylinders petrol engine. This powertrain comprised of new technology and software upgradation and produces 315 PS of maximum power at 5950 rpm and develops a maximum torque of 440 Nm at 3950. This new engine is smart enough to produce top torque even at low rpm. The all new car can mark 0-100 kmph sprint in mere 6.5 seconds. The only diesel variant of Volvo S80 is christened Volvo S 80 D5 and has got innovative technology inside its powertrain. The engine is a D5 type coupled with five-cylinders, turbo charge diesel engine with Front wheel drive (FWD). The result of the handsome engine is reflected in power and torque figures. The maximum power produced by the powertrain is 205 PS at 4,00 rpm and maximum torque is 420 Nm at 1500-3250 rpm . Volvo S80 with the help of powerful mill and six speed geartronic transmission touches 0-100kmph mark in just 8.5 seconds.
Volvo S 80 Colours
These colors are available with all variants of Volvo S 80
Biarritz Blue Metallic
Savile Grey Metallic
Ember Black Metallic
Acceleration & Pick-Up
Volvo S80 3.2 has a powerpack powertrain under the front hood which is comprised of 6 cylinders and Front wheel drive (FWD). The powertrain manages to churn 238PS of top power at 6,200 rpm and 320 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm . With the help of six speed geartronic transmission, the vehicle delivers awesome acceleration and pick-up at any speed and condition. The Volvo S80 3.2 can touch 0-100 kmph mark within 7.9 seconds. While the top speed of the machine is 240 km/h, impressive! As far as the top-end variant of the Volvo S80 is concerned, it has more power and torque generated by a V8 all wheel driver (AWD), 8 cylinders with displacement of 4414cc. The mill is capable to develop an impressive maximum power of 315 PS at 5950 rpm and awesome peak torque of 440 Nm at 3950 rpm as well. Only these engine specifications are pretty enough to tell you everything about the power and performance of the car. Volvo S80 can touch 0-100 kmpl in just 6.5 seconds while it can achieve a top speed of 250 km/h. Volvo S80 D5 is equipped with a powerful diesel engine with a displacement of 2400cc . The five cylinder turbo charge diesel mill is blessed with front wheel drive. The powertrain is capable enough to deliver 205 PS of peak power at 4,000 rpm and 420 Nm of top torque at 1500-3250 rpm. The powerpack heart of the machine, engine, can touch the sprint of 0-100 kmph in just 8.5 seconds. While the top speed of the vehicle is 230 km/h.
Volvo S 80 Exteriors
Volvo S80 is undoubtedly the sexiest sedan with top-most luxury and super attractive exterior design. From nose to rear hatch, all is classic example of art work done by Volvo designers. Frankly, there is no adjective to appreciate the beauty, fit and finish of the Volvo S80 . The front face of the car comprised of eagle-eyed headlmap cluster, chrome finished grille and front fog lamps. The headlamp cluster houses halogen lights with adjuster and turn indicators. The upper grille has arrow shaped company logo across. While the lower grille comes in three compartments. At the middle, a chrome finish skirt is there whereas fog lamps are located at both end of the grille. Front, side and rear skirts are in body colour which add to the sporty image of Volvo S80 . The outside rear view mirrors are retractable and in body colour with LED turn indicators. The front face of Volvo S80 also possesses front and rear wipers. Mud fenders are added to the car's wheels to protect it from flying stones and mud. Roof hatch, headlight washer, rain sensor, parking assistance rear and front, water repellent front side windows, chrome door moulding lower etc are other stunning features which enhance the majestic look of the Volvo S80 . The rear side view of the car comes in just proportion of the front view. The tail lights are Chrome Decor list located in a big size cluster. The cluster boasts of brake light, reverse light, parking light and turn indicators. The rear hatch is a little bit goes into the boot. A trunk skirt in chrome finish is there at the hatch. The most attractive part of the rear view is chrome finished double pipe exhaust system which is placed at both end of the rear skirts. You can opt for different kind of good-looking alloy wheels.
The four door luxury sedan Volvo S80 is a new-generation vehicle. The overall length, width and height of the Volvo S 80 are: 4851mm, 1861mm and 1493mm respectively . However, total width with mirrors is 2106mm. The wheelbase of the car is 2835mm, much higher. The front and rear track is 1588mm and 1585mm respectively. Whereas the turning radius of the Volvo S 80 is 11.7 which proves fruitful when sharp curves and corners.
Volvo S 80 Interior
The inside of Volvo S80 is stunning and beautiful. Packed with modern art design and features, the interior of the car seems to be the five-star suite. The cabin of the car is fitted with funky dashboard. The powered steering wheel is equipped with mounted audio controls. Just behind the steering wheel, instrument panel is located which is clearly visible by the driver. The instrument cluster houses trip computer, tachometer, temperature gauge and clock. The steering wheel has four spokes and comes in leather covering and decor inlays except Volvo S80 V8. This variant comes with leather/classic wood steering wheel with silk metal inlay. While the gear knob is having leather/classic wood trim. Audio system is at easy access to the front passenger and drive. However, the driver can use the system by using mounted audio control at the steering wheel. A lockable glove box is carved at the dashboard which is illuminated by lighting. The upholstery of the Volvo S80 3.2L and D5 is in sovereign hide full leather while it is executive soft leather in Volvo S80 V8 variant. The control switch in all the variants is decorated with chrome ring. All the seats are provided with three-point seat-belts. Centre armrest with cupholder is there for 3.2L and D5 Volvo variants while executive centre armrest is fitted in Volvo S80 V8. In the same way carpet kit is there for the former and executive carpet kit for the latter.
Volvo S80 comes with class-leading seating arrangements and comfort level. The driver seat is electronically adjustable with memory. The memory system can save up to 3 different seat and door mirror settings . The system is linked to the central locking remote controls. In the same way passenger seat can be reset automatically. The rear seat row can be folded down part or all two-split seat. That allows extra-long items via rear hatch in the rear centre armrest. Front, driver and rear seats are added with heat system which add comfort in cold mornings or nights. However, heated front seat is standard in Volvo S80 V8 but optional in rest of the variants in India. And rear heated seats are optional for all Volvo S80 variants. The front seat of the Volvo S80 V8 comes equipped with massage chair and ventilation function. The vehicle is blessed with ample storage space inside the cabin and boot. The cabin is provided with front centre armrest with cup-holders and glove box. Storage pockets are there at front door panel and front seat back. Boot space of 480 litres is there to be used for big items. This can be further increased by folding the rear seats. The car is fitted with grocery bag holder and cigarette lighter and ashtray.
Volvo S80 is a luxurious and spacious vehicle and provides enough legroom, headroom,shoulder room and hiproom. The overall headroom at front side is 985mm while rear one is 973mm-a little less than the former. It also has ample legroom and kneeroom. The front and rear leg room are of 1064mm and 1064mm respectively. The shoulder room at front and rear are 1457mm and 1431mm respectively. Whereas the hip room area at front and rear are of 1391mm and 1389mm as well.
Volvo S 80 Engine and Performance
Volvo S80 is powered by a 3.2L, 6 cylinder petrol engine with front wheel drive. The displacement of the mill is 3192cc. The engine is compact but powerful. This powertrain is capable enough to produce 238 PS of maximum power at 6,200 rpm and generates 320 Nm of peak torque at 3,200 rpm. The power and torque output are used nicely by six-speed geartronic transmission. The engine is loaded with variable geometry intake system that ensures enhanced torque and power. The intake valve train automatically switches between performance and economy mode according to your driving style and condition for better efficiency.
Volvo S80 family has another petrol variant that is blessed by a higher cc engine than the base model. This variant is fitted with V8, 315 hp engine and all wheel drive. The powertrain of Volvo S80 belts out a peak power of 315 hp at 5,950 rpm and pumps out a top torque of 440 Nm at 3,950 rpm. Moreover, at lower rpm of 2,000, it can achieve 370 Nm of torque. The powertrain incorporates continuously variable valve timing and variable intake system hence higher power, torque and performance even at low rev. Four catalytic converters help to reduce emission and make the vehicle and environment pollution free.
Volvo S80 has a wonderful diesel variant which comes loaded with all new D5 twin turbodiesel engine. The mill is also provided with 5 cylinders and front wheel drive . The diesel engine produces 205 PS of peak power at 4,000 rpm and develops 420 Nm of maximum torque at 1500-3250 rpm. The mill is fitted with latest turbo and Piezo high-pressure injector technology. These technology with combined efforts of other engine technologies, make your drive smoother, low noise and increased power.
Volvo S80 comes in three variants viz, Volvo S 80 3.2L, Volvo S 80 D5 and Volvo S 80 V8 AWD. All the variants are fitted with same tyres and wheels. The tyre size is 245/40 and packed with 17 inch alloy wheels . However, optional tyres you can demand for. Tyre type is tubeless radial. The vehicle is provided with larger wheelbase that is 2835mm while the turning radius is 11.7 metres.
Braking & Handling
Volvo S80 comes with advanced ventilated disc brakes at both side. The braking system is added with some of the best braking technologies such as Adaptive brake light, Hydraulic brake assist and Ready alert brakes. Adaptive brake light start working above 50 kmph speed. If the situation is awesome, the brake lights will flash at a rate of four times per seconds until speed limit under 30 kmph. Hydraulic brake assist allows the driver to halt the vehicle in the shortest distance with the help of inbuilt vacuum and hydraulics. As a result, optimum braking is always there when required. Apart from this, the Hydraulic brake assist maintains brake pressure. Ready alert brake ensures short braking and maintains braking power when accelerator released suddenly. The system moves the brake pads closer to the discs to speed brake response. Volvo S80 sports finest shock absorbers. The front fork is McPherson spring struts with anti-dive, anti-lift function & anti-roll bar while the rear fork is Active multi-link independent rear suspension with anti-roll bar type. These suspensions do their duty to make your ride cushion like and comfortable.
Handling & Safety
Volvo S80 is having the maximum safety features than any other luxury car. The car is equipped with 2 step airbags at driver and passenger side and SIPS airbags. The front seats of the car is integrated with Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS) which provide support to the spine and neck in a balanced way. The WHIPS comes into act when a collision of sufficient force from behind and reduces neck and spine related problems by more than 50 per cent. Passenger airbag cut-off switch is also added by which you can select it to be used or not. Head restraints are fitted for all seats which give protection to head when a collision and can be folded when needed or wider rear view for the driver. The Volvo S80 is blessed with ABS, EBS and emergency brake light.
IDIS Intelligent Driver Information System is loaded in this luxury vehicle to avoid unnecessary distractions in critical driving situations. This safety system keeps analysing the driving situation and delays some information from the car's display system and revise them when everything becomes ok. In addition to these safety features, the Volvo S80 comes with central locking, electrical child lock, level sensor and PCC. The level sensor ring the alarm if your car is being stolen or towed-up using a jack. The Personal Car Communicators (PCC) is a sophisticated remote control which incorporates keyless drive and two-way communication with the car. With this, your car can be unlocked automatically as soon as you pull the door handle and can lock it by pressing a button in the door handle. Same thing is possible when you are heading towards to start your car's engine. It also reminds you about your unlocked car.
Stereo & Accessories in Volvo S 80
Volvo S80 is gifted with High Performance audio system which includes RDS Radio, MP3 and WMA compatible CD player, USB and AUX input in front centre armrest, 4x40 watt amplifier and 8 high performance loudspeakers. The car comes equipped with standard player for 6 CD with MP3, audio buttons in steeringwheel and USB and iPod function in IAM. However, bluetooth handsfree is optional feature. Rear seat entertainment, DVD, headphones sockets are also optional for Volvo S80 D5 and Volvo S80 3.2L. You can also opt for Premium Sound 5x130 watts, 12 speaker audio system for Volvo S80 3.2L and Volvo S80 D5 which is standard for Volvo S80 V8. Road and Traffic Information (RTI) is also an interesting accessory made for only Volvo. The system is comprised of DVD system which guides you by voice and map display to find the shortest and fastest way to your desired destination.
It also suggests you for nearest petrol pump, restaurant and other landmarks in your way. It also tells you about an alternate route to reach your destination (requires traffic information, TMC). Volvo S80 comes loaded with Electronic climate control (ECC) for in-car climate . It keeps the inside climate stable. The front seat passenger and driver can set the temperature individually for each side. To prevent outside dust, exhaust particles and dust through the ventilation system, a built-in cabin filter is there. Ventilation and heating vents are there at rear seat row which ensure comfort for passengers. Air quality is also maintained by Interior air quality system (IAQS). The air quality sensors sense the polluted air or toxic carbon and closes the air intake before hand it reach to your cabin.
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Pros & Cons
Volvo S 80 Pros :
Unmatchable safety features, interior is awesome, higher performance
Volvo S 80 Cons :
High maintainence cost.