Smooth Ride, but at what cost?
By Still ridin' on
2004 Volvo S60 R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)
This car is amazing. Definitely an eye turner. Great acceleration in top gear when pulling away from traffic or overtaking slower cars. I have a geartronic and I believe that it needs to be six gears and not five (Volvo corrects this with the latest models). The front seats are comfortable for taller people. There's a lack of storage space for things but otherwise not bad. I noticed fuel economy got better after approx 15K miles. Can somebody please do something about the turning radius and the wheels?
Free services until 30K miles; in dash CD changer; both front and rear fog lights (a must in Europe); trunk space; superior traction and control
Turning radius; wheels (too easy to damage); cd changer should be at least 6 instead of 4 (never mind that earlier changers had to be replaced); DIM module needed to fix odometer issues; geartronic should have acceleration ratios improved and not have such a drastic drop off from manual