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pg. 163 Specifications

Label information 164
Dimensions and weights 165
Capacities 167
Engine oil 168
Fluids 169
Cooling system 169
Three way catalytic converter 170
Suspension 171
Bulbs 172
Electrical system 173
Engine specifications 174

All specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

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Label information

1 Vehicle Emission Control Information
Your Volvo is designed to meet all applicable emission standards, as evidenced by the certification label on the underside of the hood. For further information regarding these regulations, please consult your Volvo retailer.

2 Vacuum hose routing
(underside of hood)

3 Loads and Tire Pressures
(on inside of fuel filler door): Canadian models only.

4 Model plate
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Codes for color and upholstery, etc. The plate is located in the engine compartment, on the inside of the left front fender.

5 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) *
The VIN plate is located on the top left surface of the dashboard. The VIN is also stamped on the right hand door pillar.

6 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) specifications (USA) and Ministry of Transport (CMVSS) standards (Canada)
Your Volvo is designed to meet all applicable safety standards, as evidenced by the certification label on the facing side of the driver's door. For further information regarding these regulations, please consult your Volvo retailer.

7 Child safety latch label

8. Loads and Tire Pressures - U.S. models only
Certain models will only have one decal, depending on the specifications of the vehicle.

 Label information

*The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) should always be quoted in all correspondence concerning your vehicle with the retailer and when ordering parts.

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Dimensions and weights

Length 180 in. (458 cm)
- S60R 181.7 in. (462 cm)
Width 71 in. (180 cm)
- S60R 71 in. (180 cm)
Height 56.2 in. (143 cm)
- S60R 55.7 in. (142 cm)
Wheelbase 107 in. (272 cm)
Front track 61.5 in. (156 cm)
Rear track 61.4 (156 cm)
Turning circle, between curbs 35.4- 38.7 ft. (10.8- 11.8 m)
Cargo capacity, trunk SAE V1 - 13.9 (394)

Max. loads:
Max. roof load 220 lbs 100 kg
Max. trailer weight
without brakes 1650 lbs (750 kg)
with brakes 2" ball 3300 lbs (1500 kg)
1 7/ 8" ball 2000 lbs (900 kg)

Max. tongue weight:
Trailer weights below 2,650 lbs (1,200 kg)
110 lbs (50 kg)
Trailer weights above 2,650 lbs (1,200 kg) 165 lbs (75 kg)

See also page 103 for additional information

* When driving for prolonged periods at temperatures above 86°F (30°C), the maximum recommended weight is 2000 lbs (900 kg).


When adding accessories, equipment, luggage and other cargo to your vehicle, the total capacity weight must not be exceeded.

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Dimensions and weights (contd)

AWD = All Wheel Drive
Gross vehicle weight* USACanada
5-cyl. turbo manual 4430 lbs 2010 kg
5-cyl. turbo automatic 4470 lbs 2030 kg
5-cyl turbo AWD automatic 4540 lbs 2060 kg
5-cyl turbo AWD-R manual/automatic 4540 lbs 2060 kg
Capacity weight
5-cyl. turbo 870 lbs 395 kg
5 cyl. turbo AWD 805 lbs 365 kg
5 cyl. turbo AWD-R 770 lbs 350 kg
Permissible axle weights, front*
5-cyl. 2330 lbs 1060 kg
5-cyl. turbo 2400 lbs 1090 kg
5-cyl. turbo AWD automatic 2420 lbs 1100 kg
5-cyl. turbo AWD-R manual 2400 lbs 1090 kg
5-cyl. turbo AWD-R automatic 2420 lbs 1100 kg
Permissible axle weights, rear*
5-cyl., 5-cyl. turbo 2220 lbs 1010 kg
5-cyl. turbo AWD, AWD-R 2310 lbs 1050 kg
Curb weight
5-cyl. turbo 3430-3505 lbs 1545-1580 kg
5-cyl. turbo AWD 3560-3595 lbs 1620-1640 kg
5-cyl. turbo AWD-R 3660-3735 lbs 1680-1700 kg

* Permissible axle weight or gross vehicle weight must never be exceeded.

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Transmission fluid
Fuel tank 18 US gal. (68 liters)
Manual (M 56) 2.2 US qts. (2.1 liters)
Manual (M 66) 2.1 US qts. (2.0 liters)
Automatic (AW 55-50) 7.6 US qts. (7.2 liters)
Automatic (TF-80SC) S60 R7.4 US qts. (7.0 liters)
Power steering 0.9 US qts. (0.9 liters)
Windshield washer reservoir 4.8 US qts. (4.5 liters)
Brake and clutch fluid 0. 69 US qts. (0.65 liters)
Air conditioning system 2.2 lbs. (1 kg) R 134a
Windshield washer reservoir 6.8 US qts (6.4 liters)
S60 R 4.8 US qts (4.5 liters)

Minimum octane requirement - AKI 87 (RON 91) unleaded fuel (See also page 82)

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Engine Oil

Engine oil must meet the minimum ILSAC specification GF-3, API SL, or ACEA A1/B1. Lower quality oils may not offer the same fuel economy, engine performance, or engine protection.

Engine designation Volume between MIN-MAX on dipstick Volumea
1.3 US qts (1.2 liters) 5.8 US qts. (5.5 liters)

a. Including filter replacement

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Oil grade:

Manual: MTF 97309
AWD5: WS 3309
TF-80SC (S60R): JWS 3309
Different types of oil should never be mixed.

Power steering
Volvo synthetic power steering fluid (Pentosin CHF 11S) P/N 1161529 or equivalent.

Brake fluid
Fluid type: DOT 4+ boiling point > 536°F (280° C)

Cooling system

Type Positive pressure, closed system.
Coolant Volvo original coolant/antifreeze
Volume 9.3 US qts (8.8 liters)

The thermostat begins to open at 194°F (90° C).

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Three way catalytic converter

Three-way catalytic converter cautions

  • Keep your engine properly tuned. Certain engine malfunctions, particularly involving the electrical, fuel or distributor ignition systems, may cause unusually high three-way catalytic converter temperatures. Do not continue to operate your vehicle if you detect engine misfire, noticeable loss of power or other unusual operating conditions, such as engine overheating or backfiring. A properly tuned engine will help avoid malfunctions that could damage the three-way catalytic converter.
  • Do not park your car over combustible materials, such as grass or leaves, which can come into contact with the hot exhaust system and cause such materials to ignite under certain wind and weather conditions.
  • Excessive starter cranking (in excess of one minute), or an intermittently firing or flooded engine can cause three-way catalytic converter or exhaust system overheating.
  • Remember that tampering or unauthorized modifications to the engine, the Electronic Control Module, or the vehicle may be illegal and can cause three-way catalytic converter or exhaust system overheating. This includes:
    - Altering fuel injection setting or components.
    - Altering emission system components or location or removing components.
    - Repeated use of leaded fuel.

    NOTE: Unleaded fuel is required for cars with three-way catalytic converters.

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    Rear suspension
    Individual rear wheel suspension with longitudinal support arms, double link arms and track rods.

    Front suspension
    Spring strut suspension with integrated shock absorbers and control arms linked to the support frame. Power-assisted rack and pinion steering. Safety type steering column.

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    Bulbs Type Socket
    1. High beam H9 65W
    2. Low beam H11 55W
    3. Bi-Xenon headlight (option) D2R 35W
    4. Front foglights H1 55
    4. Front foglights (S60 R) H3 55W
    5. Front parking lights, front side marker lights, rear footwell lighting, license plate lighting W5W W2.1x9.5d
    6. Front/rear turn signals (amber) PY21W BAU15s
    7. Side turn signals WY5W W2.1x9.5d
    8. Brake lights, backup lights, rear foglight P21W BA15s
    9. Rear parking light P21/4W BAZ15d
    10. Rear parking light R5W BA15s
    10. Rear side marker light R10W BA15s
    11. License plate lighting WW5 SV8.5
    11. Front footwell lighting, cargo area lighting C5W SV8.5
    12. Vanity mirror 1.2W SV5.5

    Bi-Xenon headlights (option) - due to the high voltage used by these headlights, these bulbs should only be replaced by an authorized Volvo service technician.

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    Electrical system

    12-volt system with voltage controlled generator. Single wire system in which the chassis and engine block are used as conductors, grounded on the chassis.

    Voltage 12 V
    Cold start capacity (CCA) 600 A
    Reserve capacity (RC) 115 min
    If you must replace your battery, be sure to replace it with a battery of the same cold start capacity and reserve capacity as the original (See the decal on the battery).
    Generator max. current 140 A
    Starter motor, power 1.4 kW

    Spark plugs

    P/N272313-8 or equivalent
    - Gap 0.028- 0.032 in. 0.7-0.8 mm
    - Tightening torque 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm)
    - Firing order 1-2-4-5-3


    The distributor ignition system operates at very high voltages. Special safety precautions must be followed to prevent injury. Always turn the ignition off when:

    -Replacing distributor ignition components e.g. plugs, coil, etc.
    -Do not touch any part of the distributor ignition system while the engine is running. This may result in unintended movements and body injury.

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    Engine specifications

    B5244T5 B5254T2 B5254T4
    Output (kW/rps) 191/92154/83220/92*
    (hp/rpm) 257/5500208/5000300/5500*
    Torque (Nm/rps) 330/42-87320/25-75400/31-95**
    (ft. lbs./rpm) 258/2100-5000236/1500-4500295/1950-5250**
    No. of cylinders 555
    Bore (in/mm) 3.19/813.19/813.27/83
    Stroke (in/mm) 3.67/93.23.67/93.23.67/93.2
    Cylinder displacement,1 2.4 (146.5 cu. in.) 2.52 (153.8 cu. in.) 2.52 (153.8 cu. in.)
    Compression ratio8.5:1 9.0:18.5:1

    Charge air cooler (Intercooler)
    Turbocharged engines employ a turbo-compressor to force air into the engine inlet manifold and a charge air cooler to cool the compressed inlet air. The resulting increase in air flow raises pressure in the intake manifold and increases engine power over that developed by the normally-aspirated engine. The charge air cooler (which resembles a radiator) is located between the turbo-compressor and inlet manifold.

    Fuel system
    The engine is equipped with a multiport fuel injection system.

    * Automatic transmission: 220 kW at 100 rps, 300 hp at 6000 rpm
    ** Automatic transmission: 350Nm at 32-100 rps, 258 ft. lbs at 1850-6000 rpm

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    Volvo On Call Roadside Assistance
    Your new Volvo comes with a four year ON CALL roadside assistance. Additional information, features, and benefits are described in a separate information package in your glove compartment.

    If you have misplaced your package, dial:
    In the U.S.A.
    1-800-638-6586 (1-800-63-VOLVO)
    In Canada:

    Technician certification
    In addition to Volvo factory training, Volvo supports certification by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.). Certified technicians have demonstrated a high degree of competence in specific areas. Besides passing exams, each technician must also have worked in the field for two or more years before a certificate is issued. These professional technicians are best able to analyze vehicle problems and perform the necessary service procedures to keep your Volvo at peak operating condition.

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