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Great ride
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By vikingpwr
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2003 Volvo S80 Sedan 2.9 4dr Sedan (2.9L 6cyl 4A)


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Best car ever had,worst dealership!nothing major yet,replaced the oxygen sensor,4 times the headlight bulbs ,trunk lock.Very fast break rotors replacement and they(the dealer) wouldn't turn the rotors.Radio's AM very poor reception,problem with the A/C but it got fixed during warranty and knock on wood warranty's expired and hope not to see a mechanic for a long time.


Best Features

Stylish,comfortable seats if not the best seats ever !!Great radio sound!!


Worst Features

More Ponies,better mpg..right now around 22mpg,BETTER HEADLIGHTS component.Radio's at an angle that don't see the display when the sun hits it.Better trany!


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Major disappointment
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By puchpuppy
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2003 Volvo S80 Sedan 2.9 4dr Sedan (2.9L 6cyl 4A)


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Purchased car with 33000 miles and have been beset with any number of very expensive problems. The most expensive problem was replacing the fuel pump at 43000 miles at a cost of $1000 dollars and suffering an overwhelming smell of gasoline for a month afterward. Now there is a check engine warning that shows a code of failure of fuel system. The estimate on replacing the sensor is in the neighborhood of $800 dollars. The suspension system needs realignment every two thousand miles or so. Am on the third set of tires. Continually replacing headlight bulbs and other bulbs. I am 82 years old and have drive Volvos for years and I do not misuse a car. Am bitterly disappointed with this car!


Best Features

Car is comfortable and gets good mileage. However driving with a continual fear of breakdown is maddening. Volvo should be proud of this rolling laughing stock and its need to be repaired.


Worst Features

Jack the horn button up and drive a Japanese car in under it!


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Good car!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Mark Lewis
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2003 Volvo S80 Sedan 2.9 4dr Sedan (2.9L 6cyl 4A)


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This is an excellent car. It's fun to drive, and it gets good gas mileage. I consistently get 430 miles to the tank. The only problem I have is that the rear passenger speaker produces static. Other than that, the car accelerates well, takes turns well, hugs the road and has plenty of amenities. The trunk is very large. The hinges fold into the side and not into the well of the trunk. It gives you more space. That's especially important when you are grocery shopping for a family of 5! Overall, it's a great car.


Best Features

Interior and exterior design, trunk and accelerator.


Worst Features

Improve the sound system. Get rid of the static.


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Best Volvo Yet!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By S80 2003
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2003 Volvo S80 Sedan 2.9 4dr Sedan (2.9L 6cyl 4A)


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This is my third Volvo and the 2003 S80 2.9 is outstanding. Fit and finsh are the best I've seen on any car. Solid performance, comfort, and avg 25 mpg!


Best Features

Snapy engine response with excellent gas miles for a big car. The cabin comfort is really really good for long drives.


Worst Features

Smaller center console at the pedals for knee room...bigger elbow rests.


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Volvo S80 Performance
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Brandosdad
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2003 Volvo S80 Sedan 2.9 4dr Sedan (2.9L 6cyl 4A)


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The VOlvo S80 is the finest car I have ever driven. Thle styling was new, starting with the 2002 model year. Car is roomy inside and holds 4 to 5 people. Steering, power, acceleration, placement of instruments etc. is great. Seating is extremely comfortable and is posture friendly. Well designed. Thlley thought of evereything.


Best Features

Favorite features are the surround sound premium stereo system,stations are easly to program. It has the finest navigation system on the market, and the only one I know of that has a remote control unit, easy to use.. Also the message system is also helpful and user friendly.


Worst Features

nothing I can think of at present.


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