Used 1997 Volvo 850 Consumer Reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
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4.88 out of 5 stars

The Best Volvo

baristablaine, 06/12/2013
GLT Turbo 4dr Sedan
13 of 13 people found this review helpful

This Volvo 850 has been the best car I have ever owned. I currently Have 315,000 miles on it.

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4.88 out of 5 stars

Good Used Car Value

robkn, 10/12/2011
4dr Sedan
9 of 9 people found this review helpful

Just bought a '97 base with automatic - has 124k miles. Rides like a limo - best front seats I have ever seen. Getting 25 mpg in mixed driving. Find one that has been maintained and you can keep it forever. You may spend some repair money every year, but it is cheaper than a car payment.

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4.63 out of 5 stars

Great Car

nuffsaid1, 08/08/2009
T5 Turbo 4dr Wagon
6 of 6 people found this review helpful

I have owned this car for 12 years and it has been fun to drive gets good gas mileage and is very fast. The seats are fantastic and the stereo is very good. I have had one incident and that is the ABS light comes on. The first time it happened was in the first year of ownership and no cost to me (dealer cost $1000). It occurred again this year and I found a guy on the internet who fixed it for $50. I love this car. Find a good Volvo mechanic and save yourself a lot of money

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4.88 out of 5 stars

Still purrs like a kitten @ 208,500 miles!

volvoinme, 07/23/2011
GLT Turbo 4dr Sedan
5 of 5 people found this review helpful

This is by far the best used car I have ever purchased! Considering it had 160,000 on it when I bought it. It runs great, gets decent gas mileage and has only died on me once because the fuel pump quit! (Was the original) All I have to say is volvo might be an expensive car to buy, but like the old saying goes "You get what you pay for" I will buy another volvo, as this one is not my last!

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4.63 out of 5 stars

Great drive; nightmare A/C

Cat, 10/02/2010
GLT Turbo 4dr Wagon
4 of 5 people found this review helpful

Got a great deal on this used car -- below Blue Book -- and it has definitely been worth the money. Has always driven great for me; very comfortable (long as you're sitting in the front seat); great power. But I have spent far too much in recent years on what apparently is an unfixable freon leak; a black car w/o AC is unendurable in Florida summers, & the problem is getting worse. Other problems piling up now: elusive, stubborn oil leak has also cost money for several years, hinge on front passenger door broke; cupholder broke, sunroof broke; outside trim coming off; electrical short stops dash lights/turning signal from working. Odometer broke last year at 123K; time to trade this one in.

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