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2011 Volvo V50
T5
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,734
7 listings nationwide

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2021 Volvo V60
Hybrid Plug-in T8 Polestar Engineered eAWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$75,798

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2011 Volvo V50
T5

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. ...

2021 Volvo V60
Hybrid Plug-in T8 Polestar Engineered eAWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Station wagons are to Volvo what pickup trucks are to Ford or Chevrolet. They’re this automaker’s bread and butter, vehicles that are integral to the Volvo brand and that represent a c...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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

2011 Volvo V50
T5
95
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."
95
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

2021 Volvo V60
Hybrid Plug-in T8 Polestar Engineered eAWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2011 Volvo V50
T5
2021 Volvo V60
Hybrid Plug-in T8 Polestar Engineered eAWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
415 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
494 lb-ft @ 2,200 RPM
Cylinders
5 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.67 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 Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
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
Interior
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 23.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 880 lbs 1,091 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 178 in 187.4 in
Width 69.7 in 80.3 in
Height 57.4 in 56.6 in
Wheelbase 103.9 in 113.1 in

Available Options

2011 Volvo V50
T5
2021 Volvo V60
Hybrid Plug-in T8 Polestar Engineered eAWD

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