2023 Volvo S60  RealSafeCars86Safety Rating

#17 of 2023 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#58 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Volvo S60
The S60, a mainstay of Volvo's lineup since 2001, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The S60 provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The Volvo S60 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 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 2023 Volvo S60 has a score of 86, implying a 0.034% chance of driver death (3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Volvo S60 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0338% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.8655%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0338% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.8655% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Volvo S60 is 27% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2023 Volvo S60 is 33% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features with Volvo's IntelliSafe can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Volvo S60: Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Departure Warning System, and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS).

Some advanced safety features --- while not cutting edge --- can still improve vehicle safety. Standard Automatic High Beams on the 2023 Volvo S60 automatically switches off high beams headlights when another vehicle is nearby. Side mirror turn signals are standard on the Volvo S60. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you. Optional Cornering Headlights / Leveling Head Lamps points head lamps towards where the vehicle is heading, better lighting the road ahead.

But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9175Volkswagen ArteonV. V60 Cross CountryNissan MaximaM.-B. E-ClassM.-B. C-ClassAudi A4Alfa Romeo GiuliaBMW 5 SeriesVolvo S60Volvo S60 RechargeA. A4 Allroad (Wagon)Audi A5Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Volvo S60 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 75 to 91. The 2023 Volvo S60 is safer than the 2023 Volkswagen Arteon, the 2023 Volvo V60 Cross Country, and the 2023 Nissan Maxima. It is about as safe as the 2023 Audi A5, the 2023 Audi A4 Allroad (Wagon), the 2023 Volvo S60 Recharge, and the 2023 BMW 5 Series.

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