Driving in the snow
By dana on
2006 Volvo S40 T5 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)
This is my first Volvo. I have previously owned SUVs and also similar sized cars, like the Accord and a Camry. This car handles great on drive pavement. I love the zippiness and great gas mileage. Overall, it is a wonderful car. However, it does not handle well in snow or rain. In fact it is just a step better than a RWD car. This is my second winter with this car and I am so dissappointed.
The quickness is great in traffic.
The front wheel drive does not compare to other automobiles in its class.