2000 Volvo S80 User Reviews

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    2000 Volvo S80 T6 Review
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    95

    Glad I Bought A Volvo 15 Years Ago — Whereas in the past I would get the itch to buy a new car every 2 or 3 years, I have kept this Volvo since 2002, 12 years as my daily driver, the car is 15 years old. Regular maintenance on this car will make it last forever. I am handing this car to my kids as a safe "first car and I am happy to be able to do so.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: For the biggest sedan they make, this car is fun to drive.  Still like the looks which is likely why Volvo hasn't changed them that much in 15 years.

    Cons: Some issues with front end steering, shocks, mounts, struts, bushings since 110K miles.  I also had a voltage issue.  Overall I feel like in the past10 years since the car was paid for it is good for about $600 a year in mechanical maintenance but by doing so it also feels like it will run forever.

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    2000 Volvo S80 Review
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    - — Car is ok. But if you have more than 2 kids, you need V70 model. Car is quite big but trunk is not so big. Exmple baby carriage, you need to take tyres out before it fits in. Inside the car space is ok.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

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    2000 Volvo S80 2.9 Review
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    625

    Watch Out For Lemons. — I must have gotten a lemon. My folks had this car from new and gave it to me in high school. It was a pretty car, perhaps the prettiest Volvo when new. The original S80 inspired the designs of each new Volvo since, if that tells you anything. It could hold its own in the performance realm, but was born to be a comfortable, luxurious executive sedan and performed that role excellently. Then, it fell apart. This car had something else broken every time I opened the door. Cracked and leaking heater core that leaked antifreeze into the floorboard, broken plastic interior parts, ground-out transmission, busted sunroof track, electrical nightmare... the list goes on. Such a shame, it was a nice car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Comfort, looks, influence.

    Cons: Reliability, build quality.

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    2000 Volvo S80 T6 Review
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    Well Worth The Dollars — all of the above. High dollar car easy to maintain and parts are cheap. Great gas milage and allot of luxury for a good price. Very understated on the performance side as well as a miser on the milage side

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: its fun and cheap

    Cons: none

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    2000 Volvo S80 2.9 Review
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    Top Saloon Car — lovely and comfortable, but engine quite thirsty. would recommend diesel. performance good, as is handling for a big saloon. some electrical gremlins starting to appear, but it is 10 years old. build quality very good, typical solid volvo. i feel very safe in it. it is a fun car to drive, but you will need a big wallet to drive it that way. spare parts seem reasonable.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: comfort and power

    Cons: none

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    2000 Volvo S80 Review
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    Very Handy — very good car it will get u places and it dosn`t drink the oil to quick this is a fun car to drive it is a good price for a graet car like this one i would buy it again any time

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: everything

    Cons: nothing

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    2000 Volvo S80 T6 Review
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    Build To Last — It's fun to drive. But maintenance cost is a bit high. Excellent handling for Winter driving. After 7 years of ownership, electrical warnings on and off in occasion are quite nuisance. Interior build is still intact and no rattling while driving.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: No interior rattling after 9th year of owership

    Cons: Electrical intermitent is a nuisance.

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    2000 Volvo S80 T6 Review
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    Average — This is a car more suitible to buisinessmen. Fast and comfortable. Fats on straight roads due to it's twin turbo engine, but don't try speeding in the corners, becaus heavy body and poor handling will show theyr faces here. Build quality is average.

    Pros: Powerful, comfortable.

    Cons: High maintainence costs, poor handling, low fun factor.

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    2000 Volvo S80 T6 Review
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    A Wolf In Sheep Clothes — Great comfort and quality. Ride like a king and still have the speed and power of a sportscar. Discrete, a wolf in sheep clothes. Needs chip-trim to release limit-speed 250 and more acceleration. Upgrade to better breaks and needs 40mm Lowering Springs to get more handling. Ownership and repairs are low.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Ride in comfort

    Cons: 1.2/l mil

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    2000 Volvo S80 T6 Review
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    Twin Turbo Beast — Performance - great acceleration, twin turbo, fast car. Quality - minor problem with an oil leak, but otherwise a very well-built car. Appearance - Volvo's newer body style, very nice, better than the old boxes they used to make. Cost - average mpg so far is about 21.5, but I haven't had it on the highway much yet, so that should go up. Fun - VERY

    Pros: Very quick, good handling and braking, comfortable leather interior

    Cons: Small oil leak, running hot (but not overheating), passanger side headlight wiper doesn't work (like i really need it)

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2009 Volvo S80 Reviews

    Great Family Car By GeneRoman

    Good, roomy all around family car with good looks and handling. Large trunk but small opening. Fold down rear seats help for long items. I have low miles and didn't have any problems. Poor gas milag... Read More

    Look Out, Germans: Here Come The Swedes! By Aaron

    This is our fifth Volvo, and it is by far our best yet. I mean we had the bullet-proof 850 GLT, so that's saying something. I love how this car looks, inside and out. It's a great example of contemp... Read More

    2008 Volvo S80 Reviews

    Volvo S80 V8 Beats A Bmw 530 In Value And Performance For A Similar Price. By Hermann

    Great acceleration and braking. Best factory sound system i have heard. Great safety features and interior design. Not what most people expect from a Volvo, and priced well below premium europe... Read More

    Great Style, Premium Build Quality, Gorgeous Leather, Affordable Luxury And There Isn't One On Every By Bradley

    This is an overall great car, and a terrific deal for the quality. The V8 is fast and responsive, and the AWD system means it handles great in the worst weather. Get the premium audio which rivals the... Read More

    2007 Volvo S80 Reviews

    Sexy-smart By Auntielo1

    This is my second Volvo. As long as Volvo does not comprise on it's safety features I will always own one! This car has it all when it comes to safety, handling, power, comfort and style. I love this ... Read More

    2007 Volvo S80 3.2 By Eduardo

    The car looks amazing love the interior exterior performance is not amazing theres V6's with more hp than this for way more cheep handles great with lots of grip Brakes are great havent drivn a car... Read More

    2006 Volvo S80 Reviews

    Great Luxury And Comfort For The Money. By Advance

    In driving this vehice, I was impressed with the comfort of the seats, whether in front or in back. The heated seats warm up quickly, making this an excellent car for winter driving. The vehicle is ... Read More

    The Best Car Ive Ever Owned By jmaczko1

    i absolutely love this car. it runs amazingly, handles even better, superior control o the road and one of the safest cars to own. i felt safe and secure driving it everyday and never worried about th... Read More

    2005 Volvo S80 Reviews

    Astounding By VolvoOwner2015

    This car has been constantly reliable and great to drive. There is never a moment in which I disliked this car. Everything has been perfect. Always felt safe, but it never took away from the great per... Read More

    Not Bad Overall By Stuart

    Not too bad at all really. Plenty of power from a 5 cylinder diesel, turbo gives it enough accelaration for most situations, everything just seems to work if not in a dull and boring style, however it... Read More

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