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2011 Volvo V50
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2011 Volvo V50

The 2011 Volvo V50 is a small wagon based on Volvo's S40 platform, so for the 2011 model year, its engine and transmission options have been streamlined, just like in the sedan model. ...

2023 Volvo V60
Cross Country B5 Plus AWD
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2011 Volvo V50
J. Taylor writes:
Spent years in the drivers seat. Greatest vehicle I have ever owned.
Family Car Ranked 2011 Audi A3 2.0T Premium Wagon FWD worse.
"Cargo room"
Value Ranked 2011 Audi A3 2.0T Premium Wagon FWD worse.
"All around package. The Volvo is a sports car disguised as a family wagon. It was equally adapt to handle chucking the kid in the back, a canoe on the roof, and bikes on the back for a week in Maine as it was chucking it down the country roads once you got there, and unloaded. Pure master class."
J. Taylor 2011 Volvo V50 T5Review:

Handsome And Hard Working — Perfect balance between a hatch and a wagon. Sporty, yet sensible. Sleek, clean design inside and ou...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2023 Volvo V60
Cross Country B5 Plus AWD
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2011 Volvo V50
2023 Volvo V60
Cross Country B5 Plus AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 15.9 gal
Fuel Type
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
247 hp @ 5,500 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
5 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.67 in
3.23 in x 3.67 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 34.4 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 27.4 cu ft 29 cu ft
Maximum Payload 880 lbs 900 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Length 178 in 188.5 in
Width 69.7 in 80.3 in
Height 57.4 in 59.2 in
Wheelbase 103.9 in 113.2 in

Available Options

2011 Volvo V50
2023 Volvo V60
Cross Country B5 Plus AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Stone
  • Bright Dusk Metallic
  • Crystal White Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Fusion Red Metallic
  • Onyx Black Metallic
  • Platinum Grey Metallic
  • Silver Dawn Metallic
  • Thunder Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Climate Package
  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound
  • Polestar
  • Protection Package Premier
  • Retractable Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 19" 5-Double Spoke Diamond Cut Alloy
  • Wheels: 20" 7-Spoke

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