1996 Volvo 850 Overview


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4 Dr GLT Sedan
4 national listings
4 Dr GLT Wagon
1 national listing
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
1 national listing
4 Dr STD Wagon
4 Dr Turbo Sedan
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,146
4 Dr Turbo Wagon

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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 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...

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I Just Bought A Slightly Used 96 Volvo 850 Sedan. Drove It A Couple Of Days...

16 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 days ago)
Ken Stewart

Replacing Water Pump On A 1996 Volvo 850

How long does it take,how hard is it

14 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month 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

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