It has the most solid feel of all the
wagons in its price range with amzingly
rigid chassis. Very good sound
insulation and a fairly relaxed highway
2.4 CYl 5 has adequate power and has a
feel of a small straight 6 with a
pleasant growl. 5sp is light but a bit
vauge. Optional Sport package is an
improvement over the soft but competent
base suspension but still not overly
sporty with definte understeer
detracting from high levels of grip.
Seats are typically comfortable Volvo.
Materials are of high quality. Seating
has adequate room and caro room is good
for a small wagon. Saftey features best
One of safest car on the road with
front,side,and curtain air bags.
Solid sturcture and high quality materials.
Attractive classy exterior with modern
17 inch wheels with sport package and
interesting 2.4 L 5 cly engine
Improved accuracy of shifter.
Stiffer sports suspension.
More powerful standard stereo.
Larger more legible instruments.
Manual is vauge on regular vs premium
Not much else. The car has few glaring
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