2013 Volvo S80Posted: September 30th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: 2013 New Car Models, Volvo | Leave a comment »
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.