1997 Volvo 960 User Reviews

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1997 Volvo 960 Wagon Review
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Nice! — bought it with 127,xxx - so far I am a fan. had timing belt etc... done right away and just did the back brakes at 131,xxx. like how it handles and looking forward to having it for a long time.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: turning radius, smooth ride, cargo space,

Cons: mpg is ok,  parts can be expensive

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1997 Volvo 960 Wagon Review
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Great Car. Would Buy Another If They Still Sold It New. — The wagon has been extremely reliable. Hasa 3rd row seat that my young kids love. At 160,000 miles the only issue I have had is a leak in the AC and a brake light switch. Other than that this vehicle has been perfect. Just sold it to another family and bought a new XC70. Hopefully this new carwill be as reliable for as long as the 960 and my wife's SC90.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliability, build quality, safety, 3rd row seat, has that 'classic look'

Cons: Has that 'classic look'

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1997 Volvo 960 Sedan Review
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It's My Hero, Its Everything I Would Like To Me (it Can Fly Higher Than Most Eagles) — This is my second Volvo, and it's been my favorite so far. Probably because it didnt have upwards of 300,000 kilometers on it.... It's not particularly fun to drive, unless it's in the winter time... It's got massive comfy leather seats that resemble the finest Swedish armchairs you've ever sat in....the ones that are heated... It's got a smashingly good OEM 8 speaker CD stereo, mono-leaf Corvette style fiberglass rear suspension, less computing power than a scientific calculator from Wal-Mart and the looks that would make the former East Germany scream and shout in panicked joy Best of all, It's a Volvo :)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: You know that if you hit something, it will die, and you wont

Cons: Some things glide through the air better

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1997 Volvo 960 Sedan Review
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Great Car — Bought it 2yrs ago in feb 2006 with 151000 in boston drove it back to erie pa. Had it inspected it passed with sometime before summer I needed to change the sway bar links,no problem (50.00) it now has 176000 and still love it.in the last 2yrs I put in brakes,1 fog light(was broken)a couple suspen. bushings. my only problem now is the heated seats gave out. I am now trouble shooting the problem. the car handels the winter really well expecially with snow tires on all 4 and the winter gear, just have extra 80 lbs in back have been in more than 12" and it keeps going,very steady car. I wish it got better gas milage but for a 3500lbs car it not bad 18 around town 26 highway Kurt B. ps prev cars 1988 740 turbo 1996 850 "R" loved both of them

Pros: turning radius( like a sub conpact)

Cons: maybe gas milage

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Reviews From Other Years

1996 Volvo 960 Reviews

Whats A Review Title By Jonathan

leather, heated seats,sunroof,power seats,all wheel drive + the best car for donuts in the winter,2.9 v-6 = faster than most stock Honda's & I can triple what I payed for it any day I <3 my short bus Read More

Good Car By Lowndes

its in somewhat good condition. some things are starting to fall apart on it. it has a tiny bit of getup. it is a little bit pricey just because its a foreign car and it needs foreign parts so itll be... Read More

1995 Volvo 960 Reviews

A Great Highway Cruiser. By dic_camarillo

We like this car for the specific purpose of being our two week vacation car. Holds all our junk and is easy to load and unload. Has had it's share of long trips and has been a trooper. Compared to... Read More

Fast Grocery Getter By Jimmy

built like a brick wall. this car has good acceleration, braking, handling. the car looks alright but it aint the best looking car around, it does what i need it to do. it is a good fixer upper and sa... Read More

1994 Volvo 960 Reviews

Overall, A Very Good Car! By Nikki

Very good performance, roomy, starts right up every time, smooth ride and very safe. I also love the leather interior and wood-grain finish. This car is a classic beauty and I'm so glad I bought it! I... Read More

1992 Volvo 960 Reviews

Volvo 960 24v Automatic By Francisco

I bought this 15-year old Volvo 960 3.0 24V Automatic sedan in April, with just over 400.000 kms on the clock (250 K miles). Considering it's size and weigh, and automatic gearbox, this car performs i... Read More

Severe Engine Problems At 98k Miles And Volvo Of North America Turned Away By KaPutt960

Bought the 960 in 1992 - new - 3.6 miles on it. Changed the timing belt @ every 30K miles as directed. Performed all maintenance required in accordance with the owner's manual. At 98K miles (1999 A.D... Read More

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