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Car reviews - Volvo - S60 - T5 sedan

Engine

Volvo logo24 Apr 2001

By MALCOLM LIVERMORE

THREE five-cylinder engines are available on S60 - the 125kW 2.4-litre naturally aspirated 20V, the 147 low-pressure turbo version known as the 2.4T and the 2.3-litre high-output turbo T5 which develops 184kW at 5200rpm and 330Nm between 2400 and 5200rpm. All meet the strict Californian low emission vehicle (LEV) levels. Claimed 0-100km/h acceleration is 6.8 seconds for the T5 manual, while official fuel consumption figures for the same variant are 10.1L/100km (city) and 6.5L/100km (highway).

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All three five-cylinder engines found in the S60 were recently improved prior to the January 2001 launch and are referred to by Volvo as the RN - or "Refined N" - series

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