1997 Volvo 850 Overview


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4 Dr GLT Turbo Sedan
Avg. Price: $3,060
4 Dr GLT Turbo Wagon
3 national listings
4 Dr R Turbo Sedan
2 national listings
4 Dr R Turbo Wagon
4 Dr STD Sedan
10 national listings
4 Dr STD Wagon
4 national listings
4 Dr T5 Turbo Sedan
4 national listings
4 Dr T5 Turbo Wagon

Volvo 850 Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 170
#2 Mike Mettrick
Mike Mettrick
Reputation 50
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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

Rachel Perez

Will Bad Brake Lining Cause An Accident, I Realize It's Not A Great Idea To...

I replace the front pads about 2 months ago. It was grunting a little at first, I was told the pads just needed to seat. Well.. Wrong it grinds terribly when light pressure is applied to pedal. St...

9 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)

My Car Is Stalling. What Can I Do To Fix It?

It stalled when I was going 45mph on a busy street. First, the lights flickered on and off. Then it died completely: no power brakes or steering! I shut the car off, and it restarted immediately. ...

332 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 years ago)

97 850 Sedan. How To Change Headlight Bulbs

How to change headlight bulbs.

1,180 views with 2 answers (last answer 7 years ago)

1997 850 Glt Low Pressure Turbo Losing Coolant

Blowing coolant out through overflow cap, what could it be?

505 views with 2 answers (last answer 7 years ago)
Trevor Long

Any Known Problems With 1997 T-5 Turbo Or 2000 S80 T-6 Twin Turbo?

I have been looking at purchasing a 1997 Volvo 850 t-5 turbo with a really good deal ($4,650 USD). It has 109,500 miles on it and they said the timing belt was changed (or at least it says on the engi...

3,463 views with 6 answers (last answer 6 years ago)