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Very Happy S80 T6 Camper
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By dixiebullfrog
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2000 Volvo S80 Sedan T6 Turbo 4dr Sedan


Review

Three years & 70,000 miles later, I still look forward to driving it to work (70mi RT) as much as on road trips! Turbo is much more responsive than basic engine (drove both before buying). Passengers are always surprised at excellent road ride, extremely comfortable seats, and excellent interior layout. Acceleration is phenominal from a dead start or passing on 2-lane roads. HU-801 Dolby Pro Logic Surround Sound system - WOW! Sound of CDs is concert- hall quality. No cassette player; you won't miss it. Read all the reviews at this site - read between the lines. Look for the real problem; many times it is the repair facility/dealer or someone who hasn't read the owner's manual.


Best Features

- HU-801 Sound System is OUTSTANDING!!! Note the standard S80 system (HU-601) is referred to as "premium sound" - heard both and 801 is worth searching for. - Battery in truck; saw for 1st time this week when checking air in spare tire. Excellent condition (not a speck of crud & very easy access).


Worst Features

- Sunroof rattles; not air-tight. - Replacing Michelin MXM4 17" tires is expensive; $1000 for 4ea. Great ride & performance! - Requires an extended warranty, but I would get one for any auto loaded w/computers and this costly; $1500 contract paid for itself. -Get recall list & fix all at once.


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My Volvo's affair with my mechanic
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By Vicki Laidlaw
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2000 Volvo S80 Sedan 2.9 4dr Sedan


Review

After putting more than 275000 miles on my '92 Pontiac Bonneville (with no need for engine work - just liked to have brakes and tires), I decided it was time to retire the old workhorse and buy a little luxury. I bought my Volvo S80 at a used car dealership, where I noticed that the warning light for the airbag was on. The dealer said the Volvo mechanics could reset that sensor - apparently not! Turns out that Volvo put the airbag SENSOR under the driver's seat carpet. The used car dealer STEAMED that carpet, thus ruining a $1000 sensor. My car's now in the shop for the second time in three months. Volvo engineers ought to be taken out and shot for what they've done to this car!


Best Features

Driving comfort and excellent range - I usually get over 500 miles per fill up. I commute 90 miles each day, so I appreciate that.


Worst Features

Reliable electronics, affordable service. If Volvo is going to build expensive cars that break THIS often, they should give the owners a break. The Volvo mechanics cringe when a 2000 S80 shows up - it's a lemon!


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Smooth Ride/ Front End Electric Problems
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By Dvoice
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Vehicle

2000 Volvo S80 Sedan T6 Turbo 4dr Sedan


Review

Car Drives exceptional, only had car
less than 30 days, purchased used,
taken in for repair at least 5 times;
for light bulb outage, faulty alarm,
gas tank door; CV joints, bolts on
front suspension, wind shield wipers;
best advise, purchase extended
warranty! Volvos are great safe cars
but the 2000 S80 has many electric and
front end problems, in addition to
console and sun roof rattling, also
Poor AM reception, but overall sound
system is superb!I would purchase
another Volvo but not without a warranty


Best Features

Favorite Features; Comfortable seats! Like sitting in your living room! Smooth ride, Handles the Road, Much like BMW'S I previously owned,in comparison to BMW Suspension not as tight; Low Road noise, and EMACULATE SOund SYTEM!!! Very Sleek and Classy Vehicle!


Worst Features

Improvement on Electric devices, Front End Repairs, AM Radio Reception, annoying console rattles and blind spots, repairs and parts are costly; you may be without a car due to ordering and waiting on parts!So keep a rental car in mind during repair time


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S80 T6 after four years: Still happy
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By jarchdeacon
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2000 Volvo S80 Sedan T6 Turbo 4dr Sedan


Review

Our 2000 S80 T6 has over 70,000 miles
and still feels and drives like a
new car. I'm very pleased with this
car. Note that I did purchase the
extended warranty (up to 100K miles)
from Volvo which turned out to be a
good idea (it has paid for itself).
After the 50,000 mile warranty
expired, I've had to replace some DSTC
parts, NAV system parts, and so on)
all of which were adequately covered
by the Volvo VIP plan. I will consider
another S80 purchase in the future.


Best Features

1. Volvo leather seats - simply the best, especially for long drives. 2. Good strong turbocharged engine (T6); turbo lag is minimal and good acceleration when you need it.


Worst Features

1. NAV system display is too dim in direct sunlight. 2. Would like to see an integrated blue tooth phone system (voice controls, etc) so you never have to take your hands / eyes off driving to use your cell phone.


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Fun in the Kansas sun!
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By Mahlon McCaleb
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Vehicle

2000 Volvo S80 Sedan 2.9 4dr Sedan


Review

Aside from the fact that Volvo has
created vehicles that can be serviced
primarily only at the dealer (where
nothing is inexpensive), this is an
awesome car. Combination city/hwy
economy is 24mpg. She handles
excellent in wet or dry conditions and
it is by far the most comfortable car I
have ever driven! I'd stay away from
the T-6, but the 2.9L is exceptional.


Best Features

Very supportive and comfortable seat and very good visibility.


Worst Features

Make it so the keyless remote control is less than $50.00 bucks including programming. Right now they cost over $220.00 total for just one remote.


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