Bought my V-50 three months ago, and I have really enjoyed this car. I replaced a PT Cruiser that was not working out. The V-50 has more cargo room, handles much better, gets better mileage, is much peppier on the road and is just put together so much better that I can't believe I waited this long to make the change. This is the best car I have owned in 30 years of buying cars. It is big enough to haul cargo, and small enough to park easily. It has that great Volvo turning radius (why doesn't every car maker copy this?) and just feels solid on the road. Visibility is excellent, which was a HUGE problem on the PT. All in all, I'm a happy new Volvo owner!
Ride, gas mileage, cargo capacity, turning radius.