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2001 Volvo S80 Overview

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2.9
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Avg. Price: $4,927
T6
Avg. Price: $5,015
T6 Executive
Avg. Price: $4,716

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4.25 stars

Based on 17 reviews

Volvo S80... A Wonderful Car!!! by Brittany
 — I love my car! Lucky to have it... It's solid and very heavy so I don't worry about skidding in the winter. Overall, the build quality is awesome it's only broken down twice- once because of a co... Read More
I <3 My S-80 T6 Exec =) by annalovely23
 — My daddy gave me this car as my gift for graduating from college. I love it! Its very powerful and handles quite well. It drives similarily to a new mustang (minus the bad rear view.) Its very classy,... Read More
I Love My Volvo! by Caity
 — I like how its not too showy but still in good taste. It runs great on the small town back roads just as good as on the major city highways with 23 MPG. This car is really fun to drive since the stero... Read More

2001 Volvo S80 Overview

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Based on 17 reviews

2001 Volvo S80

The Volvo S80 returns for its third year of production, with a several notable changes.  A new trim level debuts this year: the upscale T6 Executive.  All trim levels receive additional features, including leather upholstery, a luggage holder, retractable rear head restraints, memory mirrors, dual-stage airbags and the Homelink system.  Volvo's Interior Air Quality System is now optional of the 2.9 and the T6.

The addition of the T6 Executive style will broaden the S80 price spectrum.  Models now range from just under $40,000 to about $50,000.  The 2.9 is the lineup's entry point, and this sedan adds restyled 16-inch wheels and an auto-dimming rearview mirror to the list of standard equipment.  The Turbocharged T6 is now the mid-level trim.

There are two S80 engines.  The 2.9 is powered by a 2.9 liter inline six, which generates 197 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque.  Both T6 models house a 2.8 liter inline six, with 268 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.  Both engines are mated to a four-speed automatic transmission, but the T-6 gets a manual shift feature.  Fuel economy is estimated at 19/27 mpg for the 2.9 and 18/26 mpg for the T6.

Consumers warn about the high cost of most S80 repairs, and many have reported service stops to address transmission, turbo, and catalytic converter issues.  However, the S80 does earn high marks for reliability build quality.

The S80 is ergonomically friendly overall, but steering wheel audio and climate controls are not visible to the driver.  The navigation system is awkwardly placed and some displays are difficult to read.  Front visibility and seat comfort are among the top S80 attributes, but rear visibility is rather limited.

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