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1994 Volvo 960 Sedan - Consumer Reviews

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Basically A B-52
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By Zane Allen
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1994 Volvo 960 Sedan Level II 4dr Sedan


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My 94 960 has 215,000 miles on it, but you would never know it. I've been lucky and all the materials interior-wise have held up well. my only complaint is that volvo leather doesn't like heat, at all. it tends to shrink and get hard (just like any other leather) but this one particularly.) As far as power goes, it has nice pick-up off the line, as well as passing. this cars downfall is it is a 4- speed, running 85 down the turnpike will have you sitting at about 3300RMPS, which isn't great on gas. gas mileage isn't amazing, but it's not a truck. it has a huge tank, which makes road trips nice. I can't even begin to explain how comfortable the seats are in this beast. truly supportive in every way. the sound system blows away some of my friends cars, they don't even come close to mine. the bass truly will surprise you. the pedal ( not kidding ) has roughly 7 inches on clearance which means your foot typically will ache while driving. It doesn't have the signature volvo kickdown actuator in the pedal ( which is felt at the end of the pedal as a notch ) but it kicksdown nicely. I constantly have to red-line it to merge onto I-35, this Volvos power rarely doesn't surprise the person in the next lane. if you're looking for an old, reliable volvo, the 94 960 is the one for you.


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It's a tank / workhorse
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By Volvo Guy
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1994 Volvo 960 Sedan Level II 4dr Sedan


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I have owned my 960 (160k miles)for the last 2 years. this car is very reliable and offers a lot of options for a 94 Volvo (leather, power everything, sunroof, CD, spoiler). I drive across Texas on a regular basis and it's had no major mechanical problems. Please do maintain on a regular basis and get tune ups every 25k miles and this car will not hesitate once.


Worst Features

Power seat motors have always been known to go out in these older Volvo's.


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super cruiser
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By naomi kean
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1994 Volvo 960 Sedan Level II 4dr Sedan


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this is my wife's primary car, and it has been the most reliable vehicle we have ever owned. comfortable front seats, smooth power and safe precise handling. our fourth volvo, and still the best. too bad these rwd sedans aren't made anymore.


Best Features

wonderful supportive seats, smooth power delivery


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Another good Volvo
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By jacknstuff
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1994 Volvo 960 Sedan Level II 4dr Sedan


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I have owned numerous Volvos, and this is the 3rd I have had my son in since he was 16. Unfortunate circumstances required me to replace the other 2 earlier than normal. Both times serious injury or death avoided. He is in college, has put about 15k miles on it with absolutely no problems. Have been offered $5500 for it w/139k, but son is happy w/it, so for now, just another oil change, r/b/a, and keep driving safely!


Best Features

Safety, Safety, Safety!!!


Worst Features

speaker covers on doors were poor design, otherwise great car!


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Couldn't be better...
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By Mill Pond Plantation
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1994 Volvo 960 Sedan Level II 4dr Sedan


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I bought this car brand new. It is grey with black leather. This car I have kept with me for all these years, because it has been a great car. I drive it daily and it starts every time. I often am kidded about owning one because many of my friends have SUV's and think that it is silly. But when they ride in it they are quite suprized. Many times I have raced this car against Mustang GT's, Camaro's, and BMW's, and I have always won. The 3.0 inline 6 realy cranks out the power. Around 210 horsepower. My one complaint is that you have to use high octane gas and the gas milage is still poor.


Best Features

The Heated Seats, Automatic Climate Control, The Power and handling. The odd looks I still get from sports car drivers when I beat them.


Worst Features

There really should be an in-dash CD player I really do not like getting out and going to the trunk and changing the CD's in and out of the 6-disc.


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