The Volvo S60 Is Leaving U.S. Production This Month

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The Volvo S60 Is Being Axed This MonthVolvo

Update, 6/17/2024 3:00pm: Volvo Cars USA has added that S60 production will continue in unspecified other markets, but not for U.S. deliveries.

Another one bites the dust, it seems. The Volvo S60 is being taken out of production as of this month, according to Volvo — leaving the U.S. and much of the world with one fewer sedan to choose from.

"After five years Volvo Cars is ending production of the S60 sedan in Ridgeville, South Carolina at the end of June 2024 for the U.S. and some other markets to focus on the all-new EX90," Volvo Cars USA national media relations manager Russell Datz confirmed to Road & Track. "Customers interested in the S60, and the rest of the Volvo Cars lineup, are encouraged to reach out to their local retailer or visit to learn more."


The rumors ignited on June 14, when the @Volvo.for life fan account on Instagram posted a dramatic picture of the S60 at dusk with a claim that, now that the EX90 flagship electric crossover has entered production at the carmaker's South Carolina plant, production of the third-gen S60 sedan will be sunsetted after roughly 150,000 examples.

The third-generation S60, introduced in 2018 as a 2019 model year vehicle, never sold in great numbers here in the United States; just 56,631 units moved out of showrooms in the United States between 2019 and 2023. (Then again, previous models didn't fly out the showrooms in grand numbers, either; U.S. sales for the second-gen S60 peaked at just 23,356 examples in 2012.) The car was the launch vehicle for Volvo's South Carolina plant in September 2018, making it the first car built by Volvo in the United States.

The third-gen S60 was noted for its sleek, elegant design both inside and out, but also for its plug-in hybrid variant, which, after a 2022 mid-life cycle update delivered a thumping 455 horsepower and 523 lb-ft of torque in combined operation yet was still capable of traveling 41 miles on electric power alone.

On the plus side, however, Volvo Cars USA confirmed that V60 production remains unaffected. So at least we'll still be able to buy a 455-horsepower hybrid station wagon.

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