Safety

Safety  - 2006 Volvo S80 Review - Reviews - Volvo S80

Antilock brakes, traction control, side-impact airbags for the front seats and side curtain-type airbags are standard. A Whiplash Protection Seating System moves the front seatbacks rearward in a rear-end collision. Dynamic Stability and Traction Control is optional.

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