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Volvo S60 Engine Speed

S60 Sedan

Exterior Modification Revolutions

2010 to present

2.0 D3 SE Premium 3000 rpm
2.0 D3 SE 3000 rpm
2.4 D5 SE Premium 4000 rpm
2.4 D5 SE 4000 rpm
D3 ES 3000 rpm
D3 SE Premium 3000 rpm
D3 SE 3000 rpm
D3 3000 rpm
D5 ES 4000 rpm
D5 SE Premium 4000 rpm
D5 SE 4000 rpm
D5 4000 rpm
T3 5700 rpm
T4 5700 rpm
T5 5500 rpm
T6 SE Premium AWD 5600 rpm
T6 5600 rpm

2000 - 2008

2.0 D3 SE Premium 3000 rpm
2.0 D3 SE 3000 rpm
2.4 D5 SE Premium 4000 rpm
2.4 D5 SE 4000 rpm
D3 ES 3000 rpm
D3 SE Premium 3000 rpm
D3 SE 3000 rpm
D3 3000 rpm
D5 ES 4000 rpm
D5 SE Premium 4000 rpm
D5 SE 4000 rpm
D5 4000 rpm
T3 5700 rpm
T4 5700 rpm
T5 5500 rpm
T6 SE Premium AWD 5600 rpm
T6 5600 rpm

By this you can understand at what RPM level T6 will go most efficiently. Basing you driving habits for S60 on this point you will reduce consumption. Rotating the engine in Volvo 2.4 D5 SE Premium faster shortens the capacity and performance. The Volvo outlines that optimum revolution rate for S60 is at 3000 rpm. The number is important to know for S60 when changing gears.

  • You might though meet problems with S60 if you like speeding.

  • It gives you freedom driving the S60 and choosing gears.

  • One great thing of 3000 rpm level for Volvo’s motor is quick acceleration.

  • The Volvo’s engine in your car shows great flexible temper with 5600 rpm.

  • Note that driving T6 SE Premium AWD under recommended RPM can cause high fuel use.

  • So, in D3 SE you should change gears faster.

There are still both pros and cons of 4000 rpm rate. Volvo insisted on such character of S60 engine temper. Better keep up with Volvo’s information on D3 ES and use best sides of your car.

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