2016 Volvo S80 Review

Volvo is a manufacturer of high-quality family cars with advanced safety systems and fuel-efficient engines, now is the time for the new 2016 S80 sedan. Details about the new 2016 Volvo S80 includes the redesign, Price, Pictures, Interior, release date and other factors that are important when looking for a new car.

Exterior of Volvo S80 2016

Exterior-wise, the 2016 Volvo S80’s front and rear bumpers have received a “stretch” effect, making the vehicle look lower and wider.

The rectangular Daytime Running Lights at the front part give it a modern and trendy look, whereas the traditional Volvo rear lights visually keep the car “grounded”. The S80 is equipped with 19” wheels with no loss of comfort. But it will also include new wheels – 17”, 18” and 19”.

The customers will be offered the choice between three chassis types – Comfort, Lowered Sport Chassis and Four-C (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept).


2016 Volvo S80 Interior

The new Volvo S80 interior has been enhanced with plenty of details, such as jewelry knobs, giving it the more sophisticated look.

The cabin now has the seats upholstered with soft leather, leather instrument panel, soft leather central arm rest, as well as head rests covered in soft leather. The logo has been inscripted on the floor mats and tread plates.

The infotainment system has been considerably updated. The Adaptive Digital Display uses an active TFT crystal display to bring the driver personalized information. There are three themes to choose from: Elegance, Eco and Performance. Also available are the cloud-based services which allow the driver to find and pay for parking without leaving the vehicle, discover new restaurants, effortlessly stream music, and much more. The Bluetooth mobile phone service gives a driver the possibility to have hands-free phone conversations.

Maybe the mostly appreciated feature is the Sensus offer, Volvo On Call, which allows Volvo drivers to communicate directly with their car through a smartphone application to lock, unlock, check fuel levels, pre-heat, pre-cool, locate and check mileage.

The Sensus family also provides Premium Sound system with a 5x130W amplifier with the latest sound enhancement software Dirac Live and up to 12 loudspeakers, along with a long-throw woofer for enhanced bass, soft dome tweeters for soft highs and large mid-range center and door speakers.

IntelliSafe, the name under which Volvo comprises all active safety systems, is an essential element of the driver-centric approach in the S80.


Engine and Specs

Under the hood, the 2016 Volvo S80 will have one of two 4-cylinder engines from the Drive-E engine family: the turbo diesel D4 or the petrol turbo T5.

The T5 engine delivers 245 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque.

The D4 engine puts out 181 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. This one features world-first i-ART technology that improves reduction of fuel consumption. With pressure feedback from each fuel injector, i-ART allows continuous monitoring and adapting of fuel injection per combustion in each of the cylinders. Fuel consumption with D4 mated to manual gearbox is reduced to 3.9 l/100 km (60 mpg). Fuel consumption with the 8-speed automatic is 4,3 l/100 km (54.7 mpg).

Price and release date

The 2016 Volvo S80 will be released for purchase in early 2016.

When it comes to the price, rumor has it that it will be sold for about $40,000 up to $60,000.


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