1996 Volvo 850 Consumer Review: Not A Good Idea
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1996 Volvo 850 - Consumer Review

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Not A Good Idea
By kittycrabbs on

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1996 Volvo 850 GLT 4dr Wagon

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People like to say Ford screwed up Volvo, but the 850 was made long before Ford took over and it's a dog. Constant front alignment problems, tire wear, abs problems, shifter wouldn't move, glove box decided not to open. I got rid of the car when the seat belt wouldn't pull away from the door post- wanted $650 to fix it. Never left me stranded, but the smallest repair job cost a fortune. I thought I'd have it a lot longer than 130k miles.

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The seats. So comfortable I wish I could have taken out and put them in my new car. High quality interior and paint.

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