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2008 Volvo V50 T5 AWDReview
Ryan writes:

For Its Drive I Would Give It A 10/10 — 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 say it is the best family car i own.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It has a smooth drive unlike any car i have been in.

Cons: I dont know why anyone would avoid it.

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2008 Volvo V50Review
Jukka writes:

Volvo V50 2.0d Powershift — 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 like a new born's butt.

Pros: Great gearbox, good engine

Cons: a bit small

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2008 Volvo V50 2.4iReview
Mikael writes:

My Volvo V50 — My Volvo V50 is a smart sporty wagon with great comfort and nice styling, on the exterior as well as in the interior. It's very nimble on the road and turns into corners with precision and brio. The petrol five-cylinder has a nice character and runs smoothly and sounds great during acceleration. My only dislikes are high fuel consumption and NVH in the rear seat (but the later should have been improved since the update). There's also a great sounding audio system (Volvo's High Performance).

Pros: Styling, handling, comfort, touch and feel, friendly and elegant approach

Cons: Fuel consumption, road noise in the rear seat

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Reviews From Other Years

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

Review By GuruRFV2K

I purchased this car from Ray Milani at Auto Network Group Inc. in Placentia, Ca. He met my offer, and wrote up the contract and I was on the road back to San Diego in less than an hour. The car is ... Read More

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

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

2006 Volvo V50 Reviews

Solid, Safe, Stylish By EKR

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, alm... Read More

Most Fun Wagon I Ever Owned. By Kurtw

Volvo still makes a good car but sometimes it seems that style is the last thing they think about. The V50 Sportwagon breaks that stereotype. The car is well designed with sufficient room and yet it... Read More

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