2001 Volvo S60 User Reviews

2001 Volvo S60 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 18 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews
"light" 2 reviews
"expensive part" 2 reviews
"suspension" 2 reviews
"fwd" 2 reviews

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2001 Volvo S60 T5 Review
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engine, sun roof, leather interior, tranny, turbocharger, handling, performance, the 12 speakers it comes with, and everything else imaginable.

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the bumps on the road are extremely painful with the sports suspension.

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Freaking Amazing — The Performance is staggering. The tiptronic transmittion puts you in control while making quicker shifts than you possible could with a manual. The appearance is exellent. I have the Volvo performance version which has 17" alloy wheels, fully leather interior, performance suspension, and one of the most powerful turbocharged 5 cylinder engines that has ever been put into a car. The traction control is amazing. You can go around any corner at any desirable speed. The sound of the car can not be described by any words. The sound of the turbo and the exhaust is exactly what you would expect from an European performance car.

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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T Review
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It's pretty good at everything

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Is rather boring though.

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My First Volvo — I like the car and think it looks pretty good. But still it's no sportscar. Good torque from the engine and nice comfort. Breakes are good and fuel ecomomi not bad. I can recomend this engine over the T5. Not very fun to drive compared to smaller cars but ok.

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2001 Volvo S60 Base Review
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Reliablility, Average to good gas mileage, Good lookin car

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Soft body, easily dented (Jacob and Webs!)

65

2001 Volvo S60 — Never any major problems, just oil changes/ general maintenance. Also, still looks relatively new even though it's 8 years old because Volvo only very recently did a major redesign on the S60. Also, generally average to good gas mileage, also has large tank so I don't have to fill up very often.

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2001 Volvo S60 Base Review
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Everything

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Electronic limited top speed..

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Owned It, Loved It! — 180BHP is just about right. Electronic limited to 210KM/H.. Excellent stock sound system. Love the turbo lag.

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2001 Volvo S60 Base Review
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comfortable

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slow

75

Safe And Reliable — I have had this car for about two years now and I really like it alot it is a solid and VERY comfortable ride.

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2001 Volvo S60 Base Review
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Safety, Ride, Comfort, Looks, Quality, Durability

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Engine Horsepower, Automatic Transmission

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Safe And Great To Drive. — Leather, Heated Seats, Moonroof, Memory Power Driver's Seat, Keyless Entry, Automatic Fold-Down Rear Headrests, and it's Safe!

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2001 Volvo S60 Review
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reliable, quick, refined

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VERY thirsty, expensive to replace parts, eats front tyres

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Good But Thirsty — Excellent car, quiet, fast, subtle (maybe a little too subtle), built like a tank

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2001 Volvo S60 T5 Review
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Performance (a quiet achiever); build quality

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Resale value; front wheel drive

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Beautiful Car; Good Power; Terrible Resale — Top of the range S60 that is no longer available. First car I own that has GPS - pops up from the dash and very cool.

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2001 Volvo S60 T5 Review
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good performance mixed with cheap owning and cheap to drive.

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fwd.

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Awesome Car. Good Performance And Cheap Owning. And Never Fails. — 18" wheels, 3" catback exhaust system. performance air filter. 260 hp

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2001 Volvo S60 Review
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Safe, stylish with great fuel economy

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I have no complaints at all.

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This Is My Second Volvo S60... — ...the first one saved my life so I turned around and bought a second one. I love this car for me it's a nice blend of sporty luxury sedan that's fun to drive, amazingly safe and great cost to operate including excellent gas mileage. Highly recommend it. If you want more interior room in the back seat check out the Volvo S80. 5 ***** (stars)

Owner for 2 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:4,500

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2013 Volvo S60 Reviews

Solid Swede By Dori

Car can do everything well. Predictable steering and brakes at speeds from city traffic to 114 MPH (drove it in Germany). Acceleration is linear and controlled, unlike my experience with the G35 Inf... Read More

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2012 Volvo S60 Reviews

An Impressive Car And Good Value For The Money. The T6 Felt Too Front Heavy. By emlod1

I love the turbo and the surge of power when I need it. I'd probably never buy a car without a turbo. The car is fun to drive. I feel safe driving it. I got the leather and sunroof and recommend it. T... Read More

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2011 Volvo S60 Reviews

A Great Swede By Phillip

A great all round car. Very comfortable, superior performance and excellent handling. Fuel consumption is average, but the adaptive cruise control is great. Haven't tried the City Safety or Pedestr... Read More

2011 S60 T5 Ps With Excel Package By Paul

Follow up to the previous S60 2.5T. Brilliant performance with the 6-spd auto box. Boot space less than previous model (Especially with the optional space saver spare wheel), but cabin larger..better ... Read More

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2009 Volvo S60 Reviews

Great Car Fun To Drive By wendysacct

Drives like a dream with plenty of power! Nice console cluster easy to see and operate. Comfortable interior quality throughout. Safe and reliable great 6-year/100,000 mile Volvo warranty. All the bel... Read More

Nice Ride , With classic model you get leather seats and electric seat and auto rain window cleaner. The motor would be good to have more power. And faster acceleration , Hopefully the new S60 is n... Read More

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2008 Volvo S60 Reviews

Like It !! By 1stChoice58

drives like a high end car for sure Good on gas very comfortable ride LIKE it, Not for Sale, Plan to keep for awhile, Heavy car, Seats are GREAT, Only problem it will not turn sharp . big circl... Read More

My Volvo By Barbara

I have a sunroof and buttwarmers and to top it all off, a freakin turbo! The only problem is that it's front wheel drive and everytime you take off it burns out and it doesn't turn sharply at all. It'... Read More

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