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2006 Volvo V50 2.4iReview
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Solid, Safe, Stylish —

We needed something bigger than our 4-door golf for our family of 4. And I had no interest in a minivan. We looked at Mercedes E-class (too big), C-class (too unreliable), and Subaru - great car, almost bought one until... I stumbled upon the V50 and I fell in love with the looks of this car. then I drove one, back to back, and there was just no competition. The car handles beautifully and, even the base model has plenty of power, though I imaging the turbo would be great fun, but with a 1 and 3 year old in the back, turbo is just not important. The fact that you don't see many on the road is a big plus. Volvos have been in our family for a long time, and I am happy to have one of my own again. It is more distinctive that the BMW and Audi wagons. It has enough room but is still small enough for city life. There is something about a Volvo that just feels secure and confident on the road, and I am looking forward to owning this car for a long time. I will update as I learn more. UPDATE: We have had the car about 8 months now and there have been no unpleasant surprises. It continues to run and ride beautifully. Maintenance is expensive, but so far has been routine. I do notice that the pillars are extremely thick, which creates some blind spots, and while the headlights are great when bright, they are extremely dim when on low.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great handling, no road noise, comfortable and solid. There is just something about a Volvo.

Cons: Dealer repairs are expensive.

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2011 Volvo V50 Reviews

Handsome And Hard Working By J. Taylor

Perfect balance between a hatch and a wagon. Sporty, yet sensible. Sleek, clean design inside and out. It is hard to look past the very intentional minimalism, but fortunately that is what makes this ... Read More

2010 Volvo V50 Reviews

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2009 Volvo V50 Reviews

Volvo V50 R-desing By Greg

Performance, acceleration average, good handling with dynamic chassis , braking ok. The R-desing is an original good looking sport pakkage with 18" rims on it. The stereo is very good and is a dyn-adi... Read More

Very Green By Jukka

very economic (3.9 l per 100 kms); enviromentally friendly (emissions 100 grs/km); not a top performer but has enough uuumph to keep up with the traffic. Scandinavian design in the interior. Not very ... Read More

2008 Volvo V50 Reviews

For Its Drive I Would Give It A 10/10 By Ryan

Its acceleration is not urgent and as it goes around corners it glides rather then jurkes u in the derection and for £25000 its money well spent for it is a very fun car to drive and keep and i would ... Read More

Volvo V50 2.0d Powershift By Jukka

Nice ride, Powershift gearbox is the one and only you should choose in case you even thinking of Volvo. Performance is appropriate for a diesel and the torgue is ok. It's fun to drive and smooth lik... Read More

2007 Volvo V50 Reviews

My Idea About The Volvo V50 By Niels

Good acceleration, Small car in comparison with V70. Very good quality good handling and performance nice-looking car on the outside, nice looking on the inside Volvo stands for safety and you feel th... Read More

Volvo V50 By Michael

Great car for commuting - comfortable and quiet. Great for the weekends - ferrying the family around Great for holidays - cavernous boot 1.6 diesel gives about 55 to the gallon Love heated seats and b... Read More

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