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What's new: 2005 Volvo S60



S60 2.4

  • New front soft nose with new headlamps, grille and bumper
  • Color-coordinated side moldings, lower rocker sills and bumpers
  • New rear bumper and taillights with LED technology
  • New flat blade windshield wipers
  • Next generation Volvo front seats with improved rear visibility (slimmer head restraint)
  • New tunnel console
  • New center armrest
  • HU-650 radio/single CD player with direct access buttons replaces HU-613 as standard radio
  • Real wood inlays replace simulated wood inlays in the Premium Package
  • Standard trip computer
  • New 16-inch "Eurus" alloy wheels in Sport Package
  • New Convenience Package
  • Interior Air Quality Sensor (IAQS) is now a stand-alone option
  • Redesigned headlamp washers
  • Self-supporting Tires (SST) is a new option package. Requires special 17-inch "Orestes" wheels and DSTC (cannot be used together with Four-C chassis). Run Flat option not available for R
  • Magic Blue replaces Nautic Blue
  • Lunar Gold is a new color


S60 2.5T

  • New 16-inch "Eurus" alloy wheel
  • Rear Park Assist is available as a stand-alone option
  • Satellite radio preparation is a new stand-alone option (Sirius satellite radio tuner is a dealer-installed accessory available later in the model year. Can be retro-fitted)
  • New optional HU-850 surround sound system now with 6 CD in-dash and direct access buttons
  • Wood steering wheel added as a stand-alone option
  • Four-C Chassis is a new stand-alone option for all S60 variants (standard on R)
  • Sport Aero Body Kit now available as a stand-alone option on all S60 turbo variants (available from October production)
  • 17-inch "Thor" alloy wheel added in optional Sport Package


S60 T-5

  • Improved engine performance (257 horsepower/258 lb-.ft. at 2,100 RPM)
  • Larger disc brakes
  • 17-inch "Orpheus" wheels replace 16-inch "Sirius"
  • 18-inch "Nebula" alloy wheel is a new stand-alone option
  • Speed sensitive steering is standard
  • Sport suspension is standard
  • Black Mesh inlays replace Aluminum inlays in the Premium Package when Taupe/Light Taupe or Beige leather is ordered. Aluminum remains in graphite leather interior.
  • New "Nordborg" leather/textile/rubber upholstery becomes the standard upholstery for T5


S60 R

  • Color-coordinated side moldings and lower moldings are standard
  • HU-850 radio with 6-CD player and Dolby Surround Sound replaces HU-803 radio/4CD in the Premium Package
  • IAQS moved to stand-alone option
  • Magic Blue is a new exterior color


Premium Package (2.4, 2.5T & 2.5T AWD)

Power glass moonroof

Leather seating surfaces

Power driver (2.4)/passenger (2.5T/2.5TAWD) seat

Electronic Climate Control (2.4)

Real wood inlays

Rear shelf audio speakers


Premium Package (T5)

Leather seating surfaces

Power glass moonroof

Aluminum inlays (with graphite leather interior)

Black mesh inlays (with taupe or beige leather interior)


Convenience Package (2.4, 2.5T, 2.5T AWD)

HomeLink garage door transmitter

Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Grocery bag holder


Sport Package (2.4, 2.5T, 2.5T AWD)

Front foglights (2.4)

16-inch "Eurus" alloy wheels (2.4)

Sport seats (2.5T, 2.5T AWD)

Geartronic automatic transmission (2.5T, 2.5T AWD)

17-inch "Thor" alloy wheels (2.5T, 2.5T AWD)


Sport Body Package (2.5T, 2.5T AWD, T5)

Color coordinated front and rear spoilers

Color coordinated lower body side sills


Climate Package (2.4, 2.5T, 2.5T AWD & T5)

Heated front Seats

Headlight wiper/washer

Rainsensor windshield wipers


Touring Package (T5)

Grocery bag holder

Laminated side glass


Run Flat Tire System (2.4, 2.5T, 2.5T AWD, T5; n/a with Four-C chassis)

Self-supporting tires

Tire pressure monitoring system

17-inch "Orestes" alloy wheels

DSTC (standard on T5)


Stand Alone Options

Metallic Paint

Automatic Transmission (std on 2.5T & 2.5T AWD)

Power Glass Moonroof

Bi-Xenon Headlamps (requires Climate)

Four-C Chassis (2.5T, 2.5T AWD, T5; requires DSTC)

HU-850 stereo with 6-CD player and Dolby Surround Sound (2.5T, 2.5T AWD, T5)

Park assist, rear (2.5T, 2.5T AWD, T5)

Satellite radio preparation (2.5T, 2.5T AWD, T5)

18-inch "Nebula' alloy wheel (T5 only)

16-inch "Eurus" alloy wheel (2.4 only)

Leather Upholstery

Audio Max stereo system (n/a on 2.4)

Wood Steering Wheel (2.5T, 2.5T AWD)

Volvo Navigation System

DSTC (requires Premium Pack, standard on T5)

Interior Air Quality Sensor (IAQS)

Old S60, 2005
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