Key facts

Volvo S60 D5, 2008 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4603 mm
How heavy?
1578 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2400 cm3
How many cylinders?
5, Straight
How much power?
185 PS / 182 bhp / 136 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
400 Nm / 295 / 40.8 kgm @ 2000-2750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.2 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph
How economical?
9.0/5.2/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
174.0 CO2 g/km


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2008 Volvo S60 D5 technical specifications


Volvo S60 D5 is a car that has a 4 door sedan/saloon type body with a front mounted engine driving through the front wheels.
Its 5 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2.4 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 182 bhp (185 PS/136 kW) at 4000 rpm and 400 Nm (295 lbft/40.8 kgm) at 2000-2750 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission.
The Volvo S60 D5 weighs a stated 1578 kg at the kerb.
Top stated speed is 230 km/h or 143 mph, stated fuel consumption is 9.0/5.2/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 174.0 g/km.
2008 Volvo S60 D5 data
Volvo S60 D5, 2008 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2715 106.9
Track/tread (front) 1561 61.5
Track/tread (rear) 1542 60.7
Length 4603 181.2
Width 1813 71.4
Height 1428 56.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1578 kg 3479 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.28
Frontal area 2.19
CdA 0.61
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Volvo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 5
Capacity 2.4 litre
2400 cc
(146.457 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 93.15 mm
3.19 × 3.67 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output 185 PS (182 bhp) (136 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 75.8 bhp/litre
1.24 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 400 Nm (295 ft·lb) (40.8 kgm)
at 2000-2750 rpm
Specific torque 166.67 Nm/litre
2.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 17.3:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2094.4 kPa (303.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 480 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 116.94 PS/g
86.01 kW/g
115.34 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.63 kg/kW
19.42 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.0/5.2/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.0/5.2/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre11.1/19.2/15.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG31.4/54.3/42.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG26.1/45.2/35.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 174.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 174.90 g/km
VED band (UK) H
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.W.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 7J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 R 16
Tyres rear 205/55 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.54
Final drive ratio 4.00
general ID187209
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Volvo S60 D5 added 2008-08-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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