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s-60 R
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By Bill
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2004 Volvo S60 R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


Review

The Volvo s60 R is a very fast, safe , and reliable car. It has excellent control from the all wheel drive and has awesome interior features.


Best Features

The chassis system allows you to pick three different suspension and handling modes.


Worst Features

I would rather have an incline 6 rather than an I-5.


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Bimmer to R - and very impressed
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By Leejlb
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2004 Volvo S60 R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


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I traded my 540 in on a Volvo R and it's hard explain my enthusiasm. Sure, a Bimmer is performance - and Volvo stands for safety - until you drive it. Total performance all the time. Going for groceries has never been a faster trip and what a sleeper. One of the faster 4 door sedans on the road and the "R" emblem seems to disappear at a red light to the unsuspecting teenie racer with the lawn mower exhaust next to you... Great car so far - hope it's BMW reliable in the future... :))


Best Features

Classy Looks - normal group effect package. New Aluminum interior trim in 2005 model - A lot better than previously. 6 Speed stick looks super cool w/ no leather boot. Very functional 4 door sedan with good gas milage and tons of Bang for the buck.


Worst Features

Interior lacks normal storage - no change holder or ashtray (To hold change). Window ticket holder is worthless (unless you use it as a sunglasses holder) (Which it also lacks). Front map lights have toggles behind the cluster - should be push on push off. Did anyone mention turning radius???


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2004 Volvo S60 -- Good Car
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By outlaw704
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 Fwd 4dr Sedan (2.4L 5cyl 5M)


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I've put a little over 25000 miles on my White S60 since May '04. I am pleased. The exterior is excellent and the interior is very nice. My only negative would be the lack of legroom for back seat passengers. The ride is nice -- firm, but smooth. Positive steering feel and very responsive brakes. My gas mileage has been better than expected; about 27+ mpg average. Straight highway is around 32 - 33 mpg. This car is based in Texas; the air conditioning has no problem cooling the cabin quickly and comfortably. Generous, very large trunk. Mechanically, everything has been fine, so far... Fit and finish are excellent. I got $5000 off by waiting til the end of the model year.


Best Features

Body style. Paint. Exterior fit and finish. I've kept up with the washing and waxing -- this car still looks fresh off the showroom floor.


Worst Features

If there was a way to exchange some of the generous trunk space to get more back seat legroom -- that would be an excellent improvement.


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Dependable
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By Ms Harris
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 Fwd 4dr Sedan (2.4L 5cyl 5M)


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I have never been so excited over the gas mileage until now. I never knew how important that was. Very, Very dependable, I have not had a single problem with this vehicle to this date.


Best Features

Gas mileage and very fun to drive


Worst Features

Can be noisy during highway driving. and more leg space would help


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By Ed Mytych
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2004 Volvo S60 T5 Fwd 4dr Sedan (2.3L 5cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

First year of ownership was fantastic. No problems at all to report. At times the frequency of the automatic wipers seemed to be inappropriate for the conditions. Really enjoy the ride and handling!


Best Features

Special metallic black paint really looks great when waxed. Sport package provided passenger adjustable seat which is very comfortable, and special sport wheels which give the car a more customized appearance.


Worst Features

Dual exhausts even though it is a 5 cylinder. More rear seat room,


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