First Drive of a 2015 Volvo S60 T5 4 door medium size sedan. This car’s list price as tested is $41,500 CDN.
The S60 T5 Front Wheel Drive is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 240 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. A new 8-speed automatic transmission is standard, as is stop/start technology. Fuel economy ratings for this engine are 25 miles per gallon city/37 mpg highway.
The base model ($34,225US) comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, exterior LED accent lamps, dual-zone climate control, a leather-trimmed steering wheel and shifter, a tilt-telescopic steering wheel, cruise control, a power driver’s seat with memory and lumbar support, an 8-speaker HD audio system with a 7-in display and Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth phone and audio, and a split-folding rear seat.
The T5 Premier Package ($36,725US) adds different 17-in alloys, keyless entry with push-button start, leather upholstery, a sunroof, a power passenger seat, a TFT gauge cluster with driver-selectable themes and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.
The T5 Premier Plus Package (the vehicle I am driving $37,475US) contributes a rearview camera, a HomeLink garage door opener, power retractable side mirrors and a compass.
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