2010 Volvo S80  RealSafeCars86Safety Rating

#2 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#7 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2014 Volvo S80
The S80, part of Volvo's lineup since 1999, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Volvo S80 is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Volvo S80 has a score of 86, implying a 0.034% chance of driver death (3.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Volvo S80 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0345% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.9361%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0345% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.9361% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Volvo S80 is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Volvo S80 is 33% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9357Cadillac CTSBMW 5 SeriesLexus GSAcura TLLincoln MKZAcura RLVolvo S80Cadillac SRXLexus ES-350Audi A6Acura ZDXHyundai GenesisComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Volvo S80 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 57 to 93. The 2010 Volvo S80 is safer than the 2010 Cadillac CTS, the 2010 BMW 5 Series, the 2010 Lexus GS, the 2010 Acura TL, the 2010 Lincoln MKZ, the 2010 Acura RL, the 2010 Hyundai Genesis, the 2010 Acura ZDX, the 2010 Audi A6, and the 2010 Lexus ES-350.

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