The 2013 S80 is Volvo’s flagship sedan that combines high-tech safety features with traditional Volvo lines. The 2013 Volvo S80 is a luxury four-door five-passenger sedan that comes with a stylish and functional interior, comfortable seats, impressive safety features and very well equipped. This modern, quick and powerful sedan competes with Acura TL, Audi A6, Cadillac XTS, Infiniti M and BMW 5 Series.
The 2013 Volvo S80 is available in two models: 3.2 and T6 AWD. The S80 3.2 base model comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, headlight washers, keyless ignition, keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control with pollen filter, leather upholstery, automatic wipers, a split-folding rear seat, power front seats with driver memory settings, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with cruise and audio controls, an auto-dimming inside mirror, power heated outside mirrors with memory, power trunk release, outside temperature gauge, two 12-volt outlets, real wood trim, Bluetooth connectivity and an eight-speakers sound system with a 6-CD changer, HD radio and iPod/USB interface. The S80 T6 AWD model adds all-wheel drive, a sunroof and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Both models (3.2 and T6 AWD) can come also in two other trim levels: Premier Plus and Platinum. The Premier Plus add to the base front and rear parking sensors, Homelink remote garage door opener and a compass integrated into the inside rear view mirror. The Platinum trim adds active bi-xenon headlamps, a rearview camera, a navigation system, voice controls and a premium 12-speaker audio system with Dolby Pro Logic II Surround Sound. More options are also available grouped in packages.
The Technology package adds auto high beams, adaptive cruise control, a collision-warning system with automatic braking, and lane departure warning. Exclusive to the T6 AWD model is the Dynamic package which contains a sport-tuned suspension, sport seats, a three-spoke steering wheel, unique aluminum interior trim and 18-inch Fortuna wheels. The Inscription package adds premium leather upholstery, a leather-covered dashboard and center armrest, and ventilated front seats. The Climate package adds heated front and rear seats, Rainsensor windshield wipers and Interior Air Quality System (IAQS).
The 2013 Volvo S80 3.2 comes with front-wheel drive and with a 3.2-liter 6-cylinder inline engine that produces 240 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. The S80 T6 comes with all-wheel drive and a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine that produces 300 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. All models come with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Volvo is legendary for safety and the S80 has a high level of safety. The list of safety features includes antilock disc brakes, a sophysticated hydraulic brake-assist system, traction control, dynamic stability control, side-curtain airbags, dual-threshold front airbag and many more.
Experts of the Aol Autos website says about 2013 Volvo S80:
The Volvo S80 is a good choice among luxury sedans. It comes with Volvo’s well-deserved reputation for safety engineering, so it’s a very safe car. It has an understated grace. On the road, it’s quick and powerful, surefooted and solid. The all-wheel-drive system that comes on the T6 enhances safety in slippery conditions.
The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is the high-performance tuned version of the Mazda3 hatchback. The Mazdaspeed3 offers a practical and versatile interior, a long list of standard features and a powerful engine. The Mazdaspeed3 differs from the regular Mazda3 with its upgraded gauges, sport front seats, rear spoiler, an aggressive body style and tuned suspension and steering. The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 competes with Subaru WRX hatchback, Volkswagen GTI and Ford Focus ST.
The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is a five-seat car available in the hatchback body style only and also in one trim level: Touring. The Mazdaspeed3 comes standard with 18-inch wheels, keyless entry, foglights, cruise control, a height-adjustable driver seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, leather and cloth-trimmed upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity, a 10-speaker Bose sound system with a CD player and an USB interface, and a limited-slip differential.
The Technology package is available for Mazdaspeed3 and adds automatic wipers, keyles ignition, keyless entry, automatic and adaptive headlights, LED taillights, a blind-spot warning system, HD radio, Pandora connectivity and a navigation system with voice comands and a touchscreen.
The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is powered by a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with DISI (Direct-Injection Spark Ignition) that produces 263 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter. The EPA-estimated fuel economy for the 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is 18 mpg city/ 25 mpg highway, that is considerably lower than its competitors.
All 2013 Mazdaspeed3 come standard with active front headrests, front side-impact airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Traction Control System (TCS), Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), side-impact door beams and collapsible steering column.
The 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser is a rugged car that is inspired by the legendary Toyota FJ40. The FJ Cruiser has an impressive off-road ability and comes with simple controls, comfortable front seats and a distinctive interior and exterior styling. The 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser is not a family car, but it is a great choice for those looking for a really off-road SUV. The main competitors of the FJ Cruiser are Jeep Wrangler and Nissan Xterra.
The 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser is a five-passenger SUV with two regular front doors and two half-sized rear-hinged doors, that comes in three trim levels: 4×2 AT, 4×4 MT and 4×4 AT. The main difference between these three models is the transmission. The 4×2 AT is a model with rear-wheel drive and a 5-speed automatic transmission, the 4×4 MT comes with a 6-speed manual transmission and full-time four-wheel drive, while the 4×4 AT model comes with part-time four-wheel drive and a 5-speed automatic transmission.
The 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser comes standard with 17-inch black-painted steel wheels, air conditioning, power mirrors with marker lights, power windows and door locks, an eight-way manually adjustable driver seat, a tilt steering-wheel, a wather-resistant cloth upholstery and a 6-speaker audio system with CD player, USB/iPod connectivity and steering-wheel-mounted audio and Bluetooth controls. There are available a lot of options grouped in packages in addition to the standard features.
The Convenience package adds rear privacy glass, cruise control, keyless entry, rear wiper, an auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated backup camera and a spare tire cover. The Upgrade package adds 17-inch alluminum wheels, locking rear differential, rear parking sensors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an 11-speaker (including boofer) JBL audio system with a 6-CD changer, ActiveTraction Control (A-TRAC) on 4WD models, floating ball type multi-information display and 120V power outlet. The Off-Road package adds Bilstein shock absorbers, an upgraded traction-control system and extra gauges. The Trail Teams Special Eddition package adds special interior trim, unique gray exterior paint, an upgraded suspension, roof rack, rack rails, skid plates for the engine, fuel tank and transfer case, and 16-inch alloy wheels.
All models of 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser are powered by a 4.0-liter V6 DOHC 24-valve engine with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) that produces 260 hp and 271 lb-ft of torque.