When Volvo announced US pricing for its updated 2014 model line, it left one vital model out of the equation: that would be the V60, the long-roofed version of the S60 sedan and the long-awaited replacement for the V70 wagon that left our shores nearly four years ago. But if you look at the V60's product page now, you'll see a starting MSRP listed at $35,300. That represents a $2,900 premium over the S60 and an $800 premium over the larger (but older) XC70 softroader.

Delve further into the online configuration tool and you'll see that the price is applied, naturally, to the base turbocharged five-cylinder, front-drive model. Go for the Premier or Platinum trims and the price begins to climb, as it does with the addition of all-wheel drive, the turbo six engine and the R-Design spec. You'll also need to account for the *$915 destination charge. Tick all the boxes and you'll soon be looking at a price tag of over $50,000. Order books open with the start of the new year.


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      Turbo_S60
      • 11 Months Ago
      I'm so glad they are bringing the wagon back!!! BTW the base price is for the FWD with the new 2.0 4 cylinder.
      Brewman15
      • 11 Months Ago
      Actually, the base price is applied to the new 2.0L turbo 4 engine labeled as the T5 not the actual 5-cylinder engine. The new 4-cylinder engine is available only in FWD trim for now. It's only when you opt for AWD that you get the 2.5L turbo 5 engine, which is the true T5.
      Jack
      • 10 Months Ago
      I was on test driving at Warren Henry Volvo...what a MACHINE!!!! S60 is powerful but V60...must have it!
        Warren Henry Auto
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Jack
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      Avinash Machado
      • 11 Months Ago
      Good to see more Wagon choices.
      icerabbit
      • 11 Months Ago
      More wagons is good. Not a fan of the hatchback slant on a wagon though, decreasing cargo size and options.
      ChaosphereIX
      • 11 Months Ago
      long live the wagon. Make it manual as well and we have a deal. Shopping for a mint V70R at the moment, as well as a 850R for a winter beater. The Swedes do fast wagons best!
        Jameskey
        • 11 Months Ago
        @ChaosphereIX
        I actually emailed my Volvo dealer yesterday saying if they can order me one with a manual, I'll send the down-payment immediately. I owned a 2002 C70 in stick and even with the FWD torque-spin, it was a blast to drive.
        Turbo_S60
        • 11 Months Ago
        @ChaosphereIX
        I've been looking for a V70R for awhile. Cant find one that not priced to ridiculous levels. Got my area dealers looking.
        Jameskey
        • 11 Months Ago
        @ChaosphereIX
        Same here on the manual- offer the R in manual and I am sold.
      pickles
      • 11 Months Ago
      I love wagons- but here's one thing I just don't get... the V60, a lighter, slightly smaller in capacity wagon is *more* money ($35,300) at base price than the $34,850 XC60. It seems as if a wagon would cost less to build (thus cost less to retail) than an SUV. Same over at BMW. A 3-series wagon starts at $41,450 but the X3, inarguably a bigger product starts at $39,800. It's as if there's a conspiracy to keep wagons overpriced to stay in the margins of sales success.
        ferps
        • 11 Months Ago
        @pickles
        Lower volume means they have to price it higher to recoup the cost of federalization.
        west
        • 11 Months Ago
        @pickles
        Except 3 touring is a nicer vehicle
      th0mb0ne
      • 11 Months Ago
      I hope this does well and people consider one over a crossover. Myself, Im waiting for the v70 to come back (we already have a V50, but need to upgrade a bit size wise).
      Christian Wathne
      • 11 Months Ago
      The Subaru outback is a much better choice
      Bernard
      • 11 Months Ago
      How long does it run before it has to go back to the shop? Volvo isn't like what they used to be. Ever since Ford ownership they only build lemons... :-(
        Jonathan Garcia
        • 11 Months Ago
        @Bernard
        I bought a 2012 volvo s60 last year and my neighbor bought a 2012 bmw 328i the same week and her 328i has been in the dealer 3 times and each time for more then a week. My volvo s60 has only visited the dealer for its oil change.
          Bernard
          • 11 Months Ago
          @Jonathan Garcia
          BMW's are not reliable. That's why I drive an Infiniti.
        ThatsHowIRoll
        • 11 Months Ago
        @Bernard
        Huh? My C30 is now 15 months old and hasn't so much as skipped a beat. Likewise several friends with late model Volvos have had good experiences. Cheers.
          Bernard
          • 11 Months Ago
          @ThatsHowIRoll
          My fiance has a 2003 S40 and it's dying. Nothing on that car works. She would get a new one but she's afraid that the quality isn't as good since the Ford ownership. She's convinced they still have Ford parts. From all the research I've done it doesn't appear that Volvo's are as tough as they were in the 80's and 90's. Maybe I'm wrong, but all of the evidence seems to point to new Volvo's being less reliable.
      • 11 Months Ago
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      ELG
      • 11 Months Ago
      just what I feared. for the same money Id rather have a 3 series wagon. the only hope this car had was by significantly undercutting on price
        superchan7
        • 11 Months Ago
        @ELG
        Isn't this significantly larger than a 3 wagon, and with more content?
          jessesrq
          • 11 Months Ago
          @superchan7
          I am not sure about cargo room, but the 3-series has significantly more back seat space.
          Joey
          • 11 Months Ago
          @superchan7
          I compared the V60 and 3 Touring at the LA Auto Show, the V60 had the bigger cargo space to me - wider and deeper, but maybe not as tall. Otherwise very similar in size. The base T5 is the new 2.0L Drive-E, not in-line 5. Still no EPA numbers on the T5? The T6 Polestar gets 20/28 IIRC from the show.
          pickles
          • 11 Months Ago
          @superchan7
          The BMW has AWD standard. The Volvo does not. They are within .5" of each other in length. There are certainly more differences but basically, size-wise they're comparable.
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