1. 2014 Volvo S60
Always known for its safety, the 2014 Volvo S60 lives up to the brand’s reputation. The 2014 Volvo S60 T5 Drive-E comes standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 240 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque while the all-wheel-drive T5 is equipped with a 2.5-liter five-cylinder with 250 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque.
The range-topping T6 sports a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder under the hood with 302 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy with the Drive-E powerplant comes in at 25 mpg city, 37 mpg highway while the five-cylinder nets 20 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. As for the T6, it gets an attractive 24 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. The 2014 Volvo S60 T5 Drive-E starts at $34,225.