2019 Volvo S60  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#18 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#53 of all 2019 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Volvo S60
The S60, part of Volvo's lineup since 2001, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The S60 has offered Android Auto since 2019 and Apple CarPlay since 2021. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). The S60 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2019 Volvo S60 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 2019 Volvo S60 has a score of 84, implying a 0.036% chance of driver death (3.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Volvo S60 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0363% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.1425%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0363% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.1425% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Volvo S60 is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Volvo S60 is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

8970Buick LaCrosseNissan MaximaVolkswagen ArteonLexus ES-350BMW 3 SeriesVolvo S60Alfa Romeo GiuliaAudi A4M.-B. C-ClassINFINITI Q50Acura TLXKia StingerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Volvo S60 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 89. The 2019 Volvo S60 is safer than the 2019 Buick LaCrosse, the 2019 Nissan Maxima, the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, the 2019 Lexus ES-350, the 2019 Kia Stinger, the 2019 Acura TLX, and the 2019 INFINITI Q50. It is about as safe as the 2019 Audi A4, the 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia, and the 2019 BMW 3 Series.

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