Volvo S60 Review from France

2001 Volvo S60 T5 Summum Geartronic T5

Year of manufacture2001
First year of ownership2002
Most recent year of ownership2003
Engine and transmission T5 Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.8 / 10
Distance when acquired19000 kilometres
Most recent distance35000 kilometres
Previous carVolvo V40


A discreet high-performance car


Software upgrade on geartronic gearbox (Warranty)

Software upgrade of GSM device (Warranty)

Some squeaky noises coming from back (unresolved yet)

General Comments:

Ever dreamed of a fast, comfortable and which still have some sporty handling.

The S60 T5 is one of such cars. The 250 hp turbo-engine is incredible. It can just embed your head in the headrest, or can be incredibly smooth while driving on the torque.

The seats are one of the best I ever tested. Not as hard a German ones, but still firm enough.

Audio installation (Pack audio max option) is also terrific and worth the price.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 16th April, 2003

Average review marks: 8.8 / 10, based on 1 review