1994 Volvo 850 Consumer Review: Volvo Quirks
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1994 Volvo 850 Sedan - Consumer Review

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Volvo Quirks
By CarltonJ on

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1994 Volvo 850 GLTS 4dr Sedan

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This is my third Volvo,(previous 244, and 744 owner). It has all the typical 'quirks' that make the old girl a Volvo. 1) electrical problems. It seems as soon as you go over 75k miles, the electrical system goes to pot, replacing bulbs in tail light, dash, and console instrument panel are a constant. Driver's side power seats don't recline anymore either. 2) Also, black trim on car peeled, and was repainted twice to no avail. 3) 6 disk CD changer in trunk is worthless, but sound system is great! I've got 130k on her now, and won't even think about another Volvo until I crack 200k. With age comes distinction...even if the lights keep going out.

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Mine is a 5 speed, so gas mileage is EXCELLENT

Suggested Improvements

Better paint job on trim, improved electrical wiring.
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