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    2015 Volvo V60 To Start At $36,215*


    Volvo quietly announced the pricing for the brand new 2015 V60 that will be available at dealers this month. The new wagon will have a starting price tag of $36,215* (includes a $915 destination charge) and that nets you the base T5 Drive-E model. This model features the brand new turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder Drive-E engine that makes 240 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic and front wheel drive gets paired with the 2.0L.

    Want AWD? Then you'll have to pony up $41,365 and the 2.0L Drive-E gets swapped for the older turbocharged 2.5L five-cylinder which produces 250 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. The 2.5L comes paired with a six-speed automatic.

    Those looking for more power will be wanting the T6 AWD R-Design which packs a turbocharged inline-six that makes 325 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque. Much like the T5 AWD, the T6 will also come with a six-speed automatic. The V60 T6 AWD R-Design will start at $45,215.

    Source: Volvo

    William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

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    The "upgrade" to the 2.5 liter sounds more like a downgrade to me.

    I don't know. I drove an S60 with the 2.5 T5 and think that's the best engine for it. (Review coming soon on why I think that).

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    We recently got the 2015 V60 and I have to say I really like it so far, even if most of the features that they have might be considered as "standard" for cars nowadays, but it really is a peach to drive (keep in mind this is all coming from a rather inexperienced driver, but slowly becoming more knowledgeable). We had the Honda Accord before this so it really felt like a step up in terms of the interior and overall finish that Volvo provides. 

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