New Volvo S60 R-Design exterior

Volvo S60 Frequently Asked Questions

Known as a luxury sports car, the Volvo S60 is a sedan that you won't want to miss. Packed with power, stunning both inside and out, and showcasing the Volvo brand safety and technological features that we know and love, the Volvo S60 will allow you to enjoy any drive. To learn more about the new Volvo S60, we encourage you to browse through our answers to some of the Volvo S60's most frequently asked questions.

Is the Volvo S60 AWD? - Yes, each trim level can be upgraded to all-wheel drive.

Can the Volvo S60 tow? - There is no towing capacity listed in its specifications.

Where is the Volvo S60 made?
- The 2019 Volvo S60 sedan is the first Volvo to be made in the United States. It is built in a South Carolina plant.

What is the Volvo S60 R-Design? - The "R" stands for "Refined" and marks the R-Design as the highest-performing trim level in the Volvo S60 collection. Drivers will also find the R-Design luxurious, complete with plenty of lavish features and sporty details.

Is the Volvo S60 reliable? - With a wide array of safety and security features in place, the 2019 Volvo S60 makes for a great new car investment. It's also been redesigned for the 2019 year and comes with many added powertrain features that will help provide a long life.

Is the Volvo S60 electric?
- The 2019 Volvo S60 is not purely electric. Drivers can choose between either gasoline powered engines or the hybrid versions, though.

How to update the Volvo S60 navigation? - If you have an older version of the Volvo S60, you may need to update your Sensus Navigation. This process is simple and can be done right at your Huntingdon Valley home. First, you'll need to go on the Volvo website and download the map onto a memory stick. Then, go out to your Volvo vehicle, turn it on, and insert the memory stick into the USB port in the center console. Push the NAV button and the car will detect the USB and ask you to accept the upload on your infotainment screen. Accept and your maps will download.

New Volvo S60 R-Design exterior

New Volvo S60 R-Design exterior
New Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered interior

New Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered interior
How to update Volvo S60 software? - With the way technology changes these days, software updates may become necessary. If your Volvo S60 is in need of a software update, contact the service department. These updates are complimentary, unless it's for a new accessory or repair that you're adding to your vehicle.

Does the Volvo S60 require a special coolant? - The manual does suggest Volvo S60 Coolant and Antifreeze, but we recommend talking to your auto mechanic to be sure.

How to remote start the Volvo S60? - To remote start your Volvo S60, you'll need to download the Volvo On Call app. Then, simply press the Remote Start button that's located on the home page and your car should start. You can also purchase a key fob remote starter.

Does the Volvo S60 have Apple CarPlay™? - As of 2016, the Volvo S60 does have Apple CarPlay™.

Does the Volvo S60 require premium gas? - Volvo does recommend premium gas for better performance, but it can be run on regular.

Does the Volvo S60 have a spare tire? - Depending on the trim level, the 2019 Volvo S60 does come with a spare tire, called a "Temporary Spare".

Visit Volvo Cars Of Fort Washington To Learn More

If your question about the Volvo S60 hasn't been answered, we encourage you to take the short drive from Philadelphia, Norristown, East Norriton, or beyond to our Fort Washington PA dealership. Our sales team would love to answer whatever questions you may have and we look forward to offering you a test drive in the new Volvo S60 today!


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