Volvo S60 Frequently Asked Questions: Buy with Confidence at Crest Volvo Cars in Plano

The new Volvo S60 combines high-end Scandinavian luxury with an exciting performance for a driving experience that will have you looking forward to any excuse to get behind the wheel. To find out if the new S60 is right for your daily driving in the Richardson, TX, area, browse our answers to commonly asked questions.

Does the Volvo S60 Need Premium Gas?

If you drive an S60 with a T5 engine, premium, 91 unleaded octane or a higher grade is recommended for optimum performance, but it can run on regular 87 unleaded octane without issue. However, if Garland drivers have S60 models with T6 or T8 engines, then premium fuel is required.

Is the Volvo S60 All-Wheel Drive?

The S60 can be upgraded to all-wheel drive, but it does not come standard. The available all-wheel drive system with Instant Traction™ senses when a tire loses traction and instantly transfers power for the slipping wheel to more sure-footed wheels.

Does the Volvo S60 have Apple CarPlay®?

Yes, the new Volvo S60 does comes with standard Apple CarPlay®, which integrates with the multimedia system of a familiar, intuitive interface.  

Does Volvo S60 have Android Auto™?

The S60 also comes with standard Android Auto™ for access to your favorite playlists, directions, and communication while driving in the Allen, TX, area.

Can the Volvo S60 Tow?

The S60 does not include information for towing capacity, so it would be best not to try.

Does the Volvo S60 Require a Special Coolant?

When you check your owner's manual, you will find that a special Volvo coolant is suggested. However, we recommend you check with one of our trusted technicians to be sure.

What is the Volvo S60 R-Design?

The S60 R-Design is the trim level that emphasizes performance most. This trim level comes with sporty features like Metal Mesh Aluminum inlays, paddle shifters, and a sport-tuned chassis.

How Can I Update the Volvo S60 Navigation?

If the navigation system for your S60 is outdated, then there is a way to update the system. Luckily, this update can be done from the comfort of your home in the Dallas area. Visit the Volvo website and download the map you need onto a USB memory stick with sufficient storage. Insert the USB stick into the USB port in the center console and press the NAV button. The S60 will detect the USB and prompt you to accept the upload on your infotainment screen. Accept and wait a few minutes after the download completes to remove the memory stick.

What is the Safety Rating for the Volvo S60?

The S60 earned the 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus when equipped with specific headlights. To qualify for this award, the S60 earned impressive marks for crashworthiness, crash avoidance, and mitigation.

Does the Volvo S60 Have a Spare Tire?

Depending on the trim level you choose for the S60, you will have a spare tire, called a "Temporary Spare."


Come to Our Volvo Dealership Near Dallas

At Crest Volvo Cars, the benefits don't stop with us providing you with the answers you need. We offer everything from expert auto service to affordable financing to meet all your needs. The best way to answer your questions is with hands-on experience, so schedule a test drive by contacting us today, and we will look forward to meeting you at our location!