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1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,330
1997 Volvo 960
Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,795
5 listings nationwide

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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
230
writes:
One of the most solid cars I have ever driven. Very safe and well built car so perfect for keeping family saf...
Front Seats Ranked 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD worse.
"more leg room and not as high up as the jeep - the middle was less cumbersome"
Back Seats Ranked 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD worse.
"more leg room and lower seats"
writes:
I Love my Volvo, its rock sturdy and also used to belong to the department of defense! Lets Go volvo the gover...
writes:
As an executive who travels (by auto) regionally very often, and also needs to safely take my family (and thei...
1997 Volvo 960
Sedan
55
1997 Volvo 960 SedanReview:

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...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1997 Volvo 960 SedanReview:

Great Car — Bought it 2yrs ago in feb 2006 with 151000 in boston drove it back to erie pa. Had it inspected it p...

25
1997 Volvo 960 SedanReview:

My Volvo — I LIKE EVERYTHING!!

Specs

1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
1997 Volvo 960
Sedan
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 20 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
190 hp @ 5,200 RPM
181 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
191 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
199 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
5 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.54 in
3.27 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Driver 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Optional
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 34.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.7 cu ft 16.6 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 3,300 lbs 3,300 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,300 lbs 3,300 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 191.8 in
Width 69.3 in 68.9 in
Height 55.7 in 56.6 in
Wheelbase 104.9 in 109.1 in

Available Options

1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
1997 Volvo 960
Sedan

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