1996 Volvo 850 2.4L 5-cyl. 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - Got a good one
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1996 Volvo 850 - Consumer Review

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Base Sedan (2.4L 5-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Got a good one
By T-luv on

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1996 Volvo 850 4dr Sedan

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We bought this car in '99 with 57k on it. Now has 150k miles. Had all of the normal problems (brakes, cam sensors, squeaks in dash, bulb burnout, etc.) but these have all been relatively minor. I can never understand why folks take their cars to the dealers for service and get ripped off - find someone else! I fix most things myself so costs have been rather low. It's a solid car that we got for my wife to be safe in. Will probably sell it next year but overall it has been a decent car and we'll miss it. Probably the best student car out there (safe, durable, not too powerful).

Favorite Features

Safety. Seats are comfy. Easy to drive. Gas mileage of 24mpg. Mechanically it seems durable. Great in snow and heats up super quick - my wife loves that!

Suggested Improvements

Squeaky dash. Source better interior light bulbs.
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