Volvo S80 1998

This generation of Volvo S80 has been produced from January, 1998 to December, 2003. We can provide information about 27 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Volvo is available with eight petrol engines with displacement from 2.0 to 2.9 litres and power of from 140 to 272 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 2.4 to 2.5 litres and power of from 130 to 163 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (12 versions), as well as automatic (15 versions) gearbox.

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Volvo S80 1998 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 8.4 to 13 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 6.4 to 7.8 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Volvo S80 1998 petrol engine version is Volvo S80 2.4 Bi-Fuel CNG, consuming 8.4 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Volvo S80 1998 diesel - Volvo S80 2.5 D for 100 kilometers consumes 6.4 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Volvo S80 real-world fuel consumption is on average the same as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy. For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Volvo S80 modification.

Volvo S80 1998 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 164 to 272 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 169 to 207 grams per kilometer. From Volvo S80 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Volvo S80 2.4 Bi-Fuel CNG which produces an average of 164 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Volvo S80 diesels least CO2 distributes Volvo S80 2.5 D - 169 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 7.2 seconds has Volvo S80 T6 Automatic version, conversely the tardiest one is Volvo S80 2.5 D Automatic reaching this speed only in 12 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 2.8 petrol 6-cylinder 272 hp version (Volvo S80 T6 Automatic) and the 2.8 petrol 272 hp version (Volvo S80 T6 Automatic).

Lenght of Volvo S80 is 482 cm, it is large car. For comparison - Volvo S80 is about 2 cm longer than Audi A6 sedan, but 2 cm shorter than BMW 5 series sedan. Volvo S80 gross weight is from 1800 to 2210 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 8 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Volvo is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1400 $. According to user reviews, average Volvo S80 repair costs are 150 $ per year. Users calculated Volvo S80 1998 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2300 € cost per year and 0.16 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 63%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 23% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volvo S80 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volvo S80 prices and costs.

In user reviews Volvo S80 received average grade 8.6 (from 10), which is good rating, on average cars of this age are rated only 7.6. All authors of reviews would recommend Volvo S80 to the friend.

Volvo S80 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Volvo S80 1998 2.0 T Jan 1998 — Dec 1999 2.0 Petrol 163 HP 9.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 1998 2.0 T Automatic Jan 1998 — Dec 1999 2.0 Petrol 163 HP 9.9 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S80 2000 2.0 i T Jan 2000 — Dec 2003 2.0 Petrol 180 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 2000 2.0 i T Automatic Jan 2000 — Dec 2003 2.0 Petrol 180 HP 10.4 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo S80 1998 2.0 20V T5 Jan 1998 — Dec 2000 2.0 Petrol 226 HP 9.6 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 1998 2.0 20V T5 Automatic Jan 1998 — Dec 2000 2.0 Petrol 226 HP 10.0 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S80 1999 2.4 140 Hp Jan 1999 — Feb 2003 2.4 Petrol 140 HP 8.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 2001 2.4 Bi-Fuel LPG Jul 2001 — Feb 2003 2.4 Petrol 140 HP 12.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 2002 2.4 Bi-Fuel CNG Mar 2002 — Feb 2003

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.4 Petrol 140 HP 8.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 1999 2.4 140 Hp Automatic Mai 1999 — Feb 2003 2.4 Petrol 140 HP 9.6 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo S80 2001 2.4 Bi-Fuel LPG Automatic Jul 2001 — Feb 2003 2.4 Petrol 140 HP 13.0 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo S80 2002 2.4 Bi-Fuel CNG Automatic Mar 2002 — Feb 2003

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

2.4 Petrol 140 HP 9.6 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo S80 1999 2.4 170 Hp Jan 1999 — Feb 2003 2.4 Petrol 170 HP 9.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 1999 2.4 170 Hp Automatic Jan 1999 — Feb 2003 2.4 Petrol 170 HP 9.7 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo S80 2000 2.4 T Aug 2000 — Feb 2003 2.4 Petrol 200 HP 9.3 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 2000 2.4 T Automatic Aug 2000 — Feb 2003 2.4 Petrol 200 HP 10.0 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo S80 2002 2.4 D Mar 2002 — Feb 2003 2.4 Diesel 130 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 2002 2.4 D Automatic Mar 2002 — Feb 2003 2.4 Diesel 130 HP 7.8 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo S80 2001 2.4 D5 Jul 2001 — Feb 2003

Most powerfull diesel version (163 HP)

2.4 Diesel 163 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 2002 2.4 D5 Automatic Mar 2002 — Feb 2003

Most powerfull diesel version (163 HP)

2.4 Diesel 163 HP 7.8 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo S80 1999 2.5 D Jan 1999 — Jan 2001

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.5 Diesel 140 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 1999 2.5 D Automatic Jan 1999 — Jan 2001 2.5 Diesel 140 HP 7.4 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S80 1998 2.8 T6 Automatic Jun 1998 — Jan 2002

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 7.2 seconds

2.8 Petrol 272 HP 11.0 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S80 2002 2.8 T6 Automatic Jan 2002 — Feb 2003

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 7.2 seconds

2.8 Petrol 272 HP 11.0 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S80 2002 2.9 196 Hp Jan 2002 — Feb 2003 2.9 Petrol 196 HP 11.0 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S80 1998 2.9 200 Hp Jun 1998 — Jul 2001 2.9 Petrol 200 HP 10.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S80 1998 2.9 200 Hp Automatic Jun 1998 — Jan 2002 2.9 Petrol 200 HP 10.0 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S80 service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Volvo S80 safety

During safety testing Volvo S80 has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Volvo S80 is evaluated with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Volvo S80 got two stars.

Volvo S80 prices

Volvo S80 1998 - 2003 sedan price in Latvia is from 800 $ to 2200 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volvo S80 price is below average - Volvo S80 is approximately for 32 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 1998 - 2003 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volvo S80 2003 price 1100 $ 1700 $ 2200 $
Volvo S80 2002 price 800 $ 1400 $ 1900 $
Volvo S80 2001 price 1100 $ 1300 $ 1700 $
Volvo S80 2000 price 800 $ 1400 $ 1900 $
Volvo S80 1998 price 800 $ 1300 $ 1700 $

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Volvo S80 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Volvo S80 reliability is above average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2007 defects were detected in an average of 10.6 percent of Volvo S80 of this generation (on average 7 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 11.8%.

Volvo S80 reliability and quality

Volvo S80 1998 features (options)

Percentage of Volvo S80 with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
79%
Climate control
75%
Adjustable steering wheel
60%
Leather upholstery
56%
Metallic paint
54%
Cruise control
52%
Heated seats
42%
Electrically adjustable seats
25%
Rain sensor
19%
Sunroof
14%
Rear parking sensors
13%
Dimming mirrors
12%
Navigation
12%

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Volvo S80 reviews

Total 47 Volvo S80 owner reviews

Volvo S80 2002 Diesel 2.4 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 13 years) Owned for:15`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 6.4 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 111 $ (~ 111 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9
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