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2002 Volvo S60 Sedan

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Nice; car, ride, feel, some minor repair
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By UofA Grad
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2002 Volvo S60 Sedan T5 Fwd 4dr Sedan (2.3L 5cyl Turbo 5M)


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This car is nice. Had a few immediate problem after initial purchase. The drivers side door (inside handle) went out of commission. Since the car was certified the warranty cover it. The check engine light came on after 60,000 miles, that cost $200 to fix. The stock radio does not work well with cell phones in the car. Overall not bad, its a fun sedan to drive.


Best Features

The turbo, is good....really good


Worst Features

Improve the reliability of the non- essential features


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GREAT and Terrible all in one
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By DrQ
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2002 Volvo S60 Sedan 2.4 Fwd 4dr Sedan (2.4L 5cyl 5M)


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We bought our S60 in 2003 and we have been very happy with the performance of the car. Cosmetically however there is room for a world of improvement. The gas cover doors have a tendency to fall off (I've seen at least 50 Volvo's from 2001-2003 riding around without the cover since ours fell off while traveling on I-95). According to our mechanic (Volvo certified) they replace about 10-15 gas covers per month. The console door likewise has a tendency to become non-functional.


Best Features

Sound system and steering wheel. Handling. Body style. Very Reliable car


Worst Features

Volvo (now Ford) needs to fix the gas tank cover panel so that they stop falling off. The interior is too small to accommodate a tall person with a rear facing infant car seat in the position directly behind it.


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Volvo Most Underrated...........
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By kzoomn
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2002 Volvo S60 Sedan 2.4 Fwd 4dr Sedan (2.4L 5cyl 5M)


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A very good to excellent car with outstanding seating comfort. Has everything the luxury cars have except the high price. Above average gas mileage with satisfactory power. The best thing the S60 has going for it is it's styling. You can alway find it in a parking lot as it doesn't resemble most of the other makes copycat 'cookie- cutter' styling. Plan to keep it for at least 10 years as it will still look up-to-date............


Best Features

Front drivers seat/electric with 8 or more settings. It also has a memory feature that lets other drivers program the seat adjustments to their likeings. All you need to do is press a number on the side of the seat to get the setting you want.


Worst Features

The original equipment brake pads are of a carbon type and the brake dust left on the alloy wheels is most objectionable. I replaced them with ceramic and have has no problem since.


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What a surprise, a joy to drive
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Thomas
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2002 Volvo S60 Sedan 2.4T AWD 4dr Sedan (2.4L 5cyl Turbo 5A)


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I did not head out to the car lot expecting to drive a Volvo home. I wanted a pre-owned, luxury vehicle that was somewhat practical and that would not break the bank. After looking at a few Jags I made a comment out loud about how surprisingly uncomfortable the Jag was to drive. From that comment the sales associate mentioned how comfortable the Volvos were to ride in. In a good mode and wanting to insure I considered all options I decided to allow the Volvo to be brought around for a test drive. My first word uttered once I sat in that drivers seat was 'wow'. Comfort is a rule when choosing Volvo. Now I have had the car a while I must say, what a value.


Best Features

AWD, Auto Down and UP for bath the driver and passengers windows, Dual Auto Climate contols, Nice sounding stereo. The look and feel of both the inside and out. Most of all and number one THE SEATS!


Worst Features

More leg room for rear seats, auto- dimming on side view mirrors. Safety, auto locking doors once the car reaches 25MPH.


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Pretty Good
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By BBC23
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2002 Volvo S60 Sedan 2.4 Fwd 4dr Sedan (2.4L 5cyl 5M)


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Bought it from my brother with 31,000 miles on it to commute to college. Coming from driving a Mercedes C- class, the S60 feels solid and is very comfortable to drive. Very driver oriented console and it's quite roomy for its class. Little annoyances such as transmission slips and rough idling, but both were fixed under warranty with no problem since. Run it on premium and added K&N filter, and it gives decent performance with good fuel economy. Suggest that you stay on top of the maintenance, or you're going to pay a lot down the road.


Best Features

Heated leather seats, radio controls on steering wheel, fantastic audio system, styling, good fuel economy.


Worst Features

Cheaper service costs, getting rid of daytime running lights, bulbs that don't burn out as often, driver adaptive transmission with tiptronic (its in Turbo models.) Door handles that don't feel as cheap.


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