The 2016 Volvo S80 is a sedan that from the stable of Volvo which had long been expected. This new car comes with a completely redesigned appearance. This is a business class car, and comes with decent looks, features and performance which make it classy and more elegant option for buyers.
2016 Volvo S80 Interior and Exterior Redesign
The 2016 S80 has an amazing interior design, with a spacious cabin having good head, shoulder and leg space. It can accommodate as many as 4 occupants quite comfortably. The seats are heated and well-ventilated and are wrapped in plush leather upholstery. There are excellent internal features which include satellite navigation with a 7-inch display, infotainment system, Bowers & Wilkins sound system and dual zone climate control. There are enough advanced features in this car, which include Harmon Kardon Premium Sound System, Sensus Navigation with Map Care
The car exterior has an upgraded design, with ‘C’ shaped LED tail lights, a prominent grille and daytime running lamps looking like hammers. There are new LED sets for the tail lights and the car also boasts of standard LED running lights. The grille has a more streamlined design. The car is shorter and wider, and also more aggressive, than its predecessor. However, the angle and the cut of the rear window have a signature Volvo touch.
2016 Volvo S80 Engine Specs
The 2016 Volvo S80 is powered by a 2.0 L, 4-cylinder engine which is able to generate a peak torque of 258 lb-ft and a maximum power of 240 hp. There is also another supercharged 2.0 L engine option which can produce a peak 300 hp power.
It is expected that a 6-speed automatic gearbox will be the base transmission, and the gearbox will drive power to all of the wheels of this car. However, only the diesel version and the slightly less robust petrol version will come with this option. The 300 hp model will come paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission gearbox with a 4-wheel drive system.
The 2016 Volvo S80 has decent fuel economy. The diesel and also the petrol versions can return a maximum mileage of 24 mpg on the city roads and a higher mileage of 36 mpg on the bigger roads. This makes it quite a fuel-efficient vehicle and it will come off as a perfect option for mid-sized families to use for long-distance trips.
2016 Volvo S80 Price and Release Date
There has not been any official word about the pricing of this vehicle from Volvo. However, the price of the car can be expected to be in the range of $40,000 for the base model. The supercharged and the 2.0 L turbocharged models are expected to be priced about $60,000. The 2016 Volvo S80 will be made available sometime during the first 6 months of the ongoing year.