1996 Volvo 850 Overview


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4 Dr GLT Sedan
4 national listings
4 Dr GLT Wagon
3 national listings
4 Dr Platinum Limited Edition Turbo Sedan
4 Dr Platinum Limited Edition Turbo Wagon
4 Dr R Turbo Sedan
1 national listing
4 Dr R Turbo Wagon
4 Dr STD Sedan
4 Dr STD Wagon
4 Dr Turbo Sedan
2 national listings
4 Dr Turbo Wagon

Volvo 850 Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 45 reviews

The 850 Wagon Is A Great Car. Turbo Is The Better Option. If You Find A Platinum Edition, Get It. by Chris
 — The 1996 Volvo 850 Wagon Platinum Edition is a all around great car. It comes with a peppy inline 5, 2.3 liter engine turbocharged to 225 bhp. It could use a bit more power but it still does well. T... Read More
My Volvo 850 Review-sort Of by Dietrich
 — One of the best cars Volvo has built. Solid 5 cylinder engine co-designed by Porsche has and unforgettable sound and decent performance- the turbocharged engine is better. Handles well, looks nice,... Read More
My Baby by Nate
 — I love this car!!! Classic, has personality, awesome interior......and it's mine of course. It accelerates great and can be set for sport or econ. sport has a kick and is fun to drive but I like to sa... Read More

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Volvo 850 Questions


My Volvo 850 Glt Idles Fine Until Gets Warm. Then Erratic Idle, Then Stalls...

21 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

What Type Interface Module Should One Use To To Extract This Mileage Inform...

You answer early... It should be stored in the ECU. A good code reader will give you the info. I need to read my km. but I do not how. I do not what is a code rear.. and how is possible meet the...

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Location Of Actual Milage In Computer 1996 Volvo Stai0on Wagon 850 Glt

Where is the actual mileage stored in the computer a the odometer is broken? What type interface module should one use to to extract this mileage information Dave Hayes

83 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

My 1996 850 Sedan Has Been Stalling While Going Very Slow Or In Idle. I Re ...

My 850 sedan has stalled while going very slow in parking lots or coming to a stop. All the dash lights "light up" and it stalls. I put it in park and restart and it is OK. This has only happened twic...

2,138 views with 5 answers (last answer 9 months ago)

Vin #

When I research the VIN # for my 1996 850 Volvo, it says that the car is a 850 GLT. The back of the car does not say GLT. Is it a GLT or not? I want to sell the car and having a GLT would increse the ...

92 views with 2 answers (last answer 7 years ago)