Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives Volvo S60 Top Safety Pick tag

     Volvo cars has always been known for the safety of its passengers. Now Insurance Institute for Highway Safety of USA has designated Volvo S60 as a Top Safety Pick for its good performance in front, side, rollover and rear crash protection. The car has electronic stability control (ESC) as standard which adds to its safety profile.

     The S60 also earned good ratings in the roof strength test by withstanding force equal to 4.5 times the car's weight where as the current Federal standard is 1.5 times the weight. The research study from the Institute demonstrated that the occupants of the vehicles with strong roofs are much less likely to sustain injuries in roll over crashes.

     The Volvo S60 is available in India with prices starting from Rs. 27 lakh for base diesel variant and Rs. 34 lakh for top of the line T6 petrol one (All prices ex-showroom New Delhi). The S60 comes with a two-year or 60,000 Km warranty.

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