1997 Volvo 850 Overview


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4 Dr GLT Turbo Sedan
12 national listings
4 Dr GLT Turbo Wagon
4 national listings
4 Dr R Turbo Sedan
1 national listing
4 Dr R Turbo Wagon
4 Dr STD Sedan
11 national listings
4 Dr STD Wagon
3 national listings
4 Dr T5 Turbo Sedan
1 national listing
4 Dr T5 Turbo Wagon
1 national listing

Volvo 850 Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 160
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Reputation 50
#3 Ati Airo
Ati Airo
Reputation 40
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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 25 reviews

Volvo 850 by Lauren
 — This car was quiet, smooth, and had had a certain dignity. It was a great college car because it never broke and it was incredibly comfortable with all the luxery upgrades like leather, sunroof and he... Read More
Best Car Yet, Too Bad We Can't Get The European Diesels Here. by slider99
 — This wagon, with AWD, light-pressure turbo, and 5-speed manual gearbox, was available in Canada but not in the USA, where only an automatic was offered. AWD makes it a great car for my needs here in W... Read More
1997 Volvo 850r Manual Sedan by Viktor
 — It is rare. Only few thousand were ever made and in this color (anthracite grey), which was available only at the end of production even rarer. It was the most powerful Volvo built till date, it has ... Read More

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Volvo 850 Questions


My Son I Believe Over Heated His Car, But The Radiator Had A Leak, So I Rep...

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Is There Anyway To Bypass The Anti Lock Theft System On A 1997 Volvo 580 Gl...

there is a aftermarket radio in the car and there's supposed to be a stock in order for the anti-lock system to work

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

In Below 0 Degree Weather My Volvo Wont Crank Over It Does Nothing

89 views with 9 answers (last answer 10 months ago)

What Is The Best Type/brand Of Battery For My 1997 Volvo 850 Glt?

The battery does not work and I need a new one ASAP but I dont want to waste money on batteries that will die easily or are just all together shitty. Any adivce on what brands to stick with and whic...

427 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)

The Battery On My 1997 Volvo 850 When It Is Not Driven For A Few Days. We ...

I cannot tell if the problem is more likely to occur when the headlight switch is on (the lights are supposed to go off automatically and they do). The service department at the dealer checked the al...

259 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)