1996 Volvo 850 Overview


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4 Dr GLT Sedan
6 national listings
4 Dr GLT Wagon
4 national listings
4 Dr Platinum Limited Edition Turbo Sedan
4 Dr Platinum Limited Edition Turbo Wagon
1 national listing
4 Dr R Turbo Sedan
2 national listings
4 Dr R Turbo Wagon
4 Dr STD Sedan
2 national listings
4 Dr STD Wagon
4 Dr Turbo Sedan
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,045
4 Dr Turbo Wagon
1 national listing

Volvo 850 Experts

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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

Ken Stewart

Replacing Water Pump On A 1996 Volvo 850

How long does it take,how hard is it

3 views with 2 answers (last answer 13 hours ago)

Where Is The Relay That Controls The Blower Fan Located?

The blower fan on my Volvo 850 GLT Sedan is always on, even when the switch is off.I was wondering where the relay that controls the blower fan is located precisely.

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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

29 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

Both Abs & Trac Lights Are On In My 1996 Volvo 850glt Wagon

One fault seems to be causing indication. Had this problem before,but don't remember cause.

84 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)

I Have A Bearing Sound/rattle And Squeak Daily For 5 Mins After Cold Start ...

hello, peter here. my 850 t5 has very low miles and runs very nicely, but i have this noise. only from cold start. belts, pulleys and tensioners have been changed and noise still occurring. volvo sp...

88 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)