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1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,330
2020 Volvo S60
T5 Inscription FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,945

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
No Expert Reviews
2020 Volvo S60
T5 Inscription FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

For 2020, the Volvo S60 gets a new trim. The S60 faces competition from rivals like the Audi A4, the BMW 3 Series, and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The S60 embodies the evolution of Vol...

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...
2020 Volvo S60
T5 Inscription FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
2020 Volvo S60
T5 Inscription FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
190 hp @ 5,200 RPM
250 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
191 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
5 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.8:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.54 in
3.23 in x 3.67 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional --
Cassette Player 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 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.7 cu ft 13.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 890 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 3,300 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,300 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 187.4 in
Width 69.3 in 80.3 in
Height 55.7 in 56.6 in
Wheelbase 104.9 in 113.1 in

Available Options

1997 Volvo 850
GLT Turbo
2020 Volvo S60
T5 Inscription FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Birch Light Metallic
  • Black Stone
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Fusion Red Metallic
  • Osmium Grey Metallic
  • Pebble Grey Metallic
  • Pine Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound
  • Advanced Package
  • Heated Front Seats & Heated Steering Wheel
  • Luxury Package
  • Wheels: 19" 5-Multi Spoke Black Diamond Cut Alloy

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