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2004 Volvo S60 R

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R 2.5L 5-cyl. Turbo AWD 6-speed Manual - (119 reviews )

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RRRRRR
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By Muzics
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2004 Volvo S60 R R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


Review

Although the car is new with 1250 miles
on it, its definately a good deal. Not
only is the car most comfortable, but a
good performer for the money. So far no
problems with the vehicle it drives
great and has a lovely style and
interior. Turbo lag is non existant and
it makes you want to drive it the more
you drive it. So far im very happy with
my purchase its understated,fast and a
good alternative to much higher priced
vehicles. For the performance, style
and all the safety I was sold before I
actually bought it.


Best Features

Great handling, superior seats, great radio and a lovely price considering other vehicles in its class


Worst Features

Turning radius, and another 100 horses would be nice and more rear leg room


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Sweet Swede
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By byrdsnest
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2004 Volvo S60 R R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


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Great ride for the money. Quality and
workmanship are excellent. Volvo really
looks out for the purchaser.


Best Features

Features such as rear fog light, blackout area on windshield, flip down rear seat headrests, passenger and driver climate control, all-wheel drive and the power make this a wonderful vehicle.


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Best of Both Worlds
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By righteoustraveler
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2004 Volvo S60 R R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


Review

I have had my S60R for 4 months and
cannot recommend it more
enthusiastically! Aesthetically the
body and interior project the perfect
balance of elegance, sex appeal, and
virility without the pretentious vibe
of the BMW & Mercedes crowd. In my
opinion the R gives you the most
versatility and value on the market.
First of all it's a limited edition
vehicle(only about 4000 or so in US)
which can only bolster resale value.
Second, the combination of safety,
performance, and price(got mine for
35,600) is second to none. Third, the
versatility is addictive. This is the
only vehicle on the market with the
ability to choose from three different
suspensions, thats like owning 3
different cars!


Best Features

- The 300hp engine is thrilling - Active chassis suspension creates ability to taylor handeling to any mood - Brembo brakes stop on a dime & give you 9 cents change. - Elec Controlled AWD sense wheel slip and redirect power to wheels that grip is as good as claimed - Leather soft as baby's bottom


Worst Features

- Slight turbo lag from standing start - Short urning radius w/17" wheels - Low profile soft rubber tires wear quick and expose gorgeous rims to damage. - Brake squeak annoying but can be minimized with dealer service grease - Low front grill shroud easily damaged by curbs & uneven pavement.


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many many problems
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By wakk
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2004 Volvo S60 R R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


Review

i leased my s60r in 2/04 and have had
nothing but problems with it. first
the hose for the power steering went
out and then a week later a fog light
burnt out in april. since then it has
7500 miles and the chassis setting has
gone out and it keeps backfiring
between shifts. the backfiring has
been a problem since april and service
told me to first wind out the rpm's and
now i am told it is a characterisic of
the s60r. the front tires are now
rubbing when turned to the far right or
left.i am meeting with the tech guy and
volvo rep 11/10/04 hoping to get out of
my lease and move on to a dependable
car like the nissan maxima.


Best Features

nice looking and fun to drive when not in shop


Worst Features

many things refer to above


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A Hidden Gem
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By wrcinct
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2004 Volvo S60 R R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


Review

Stumbled upon this car while shopping
for a car for my dad. Never seriously
considered a Volvo although a did
admire its styling and long list of
amenities. Had narrowed my choices to
an Acura TL and Infiniti G35 Coupe,
both with manual transmissions. After
wrapping up the deal for dad, the
salesman suggested I take the S60R in
the showroom for a test spin. I took
the bait, hook, line and sinker. The
car was meant to be driven, the harder
you drive it the better it responds.
The active suspension works like a
charm, allowing the driver to cruise in
comfort or tighten the chassis to
handle like a true sports car. Did I
mention the lack of turbo-lag?
Horsepower, torque, AWD and 23 MPG
too !!


Best Features

Active suspension, handling, interior comfort, styling, power and fuel economy.


Worst Features

Better visibility of LCD gages in all lighting conditions.


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