My first Volvo. While I enjoy the car,
I don't see great design/engineering at
work. Visibility is poor. Controls for
windows, locks and mid-seat glove
compartment difficult to reach. Only
one switch to lock/unlock doors is
irritating. If the driverís door is
unlocked, must first lock it and push
again to unlock passenger door. Canít
open trunk from inside the car except
with keychain control. Basic sound
system is minimal. On the positive
side, car rides very smooth but
soundproofing could be better. I find
the non-turbo model has plenty of
pickup and power. The back seat is a
joke. Too little leg room for an 11-
year old. An adult would curse you.
Smooth ride, good handeling.
Improve visibility. Reposition controls
on door. Display on radio is hard to
read in bright light. Should have way
to open trunk without using keychain
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