2004 Volvo S60 Consumer Review: Great car with just a couple o

2004 Volvo S60 - Consumer Review

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Great car with just a couple of concerns
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2004 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 5A)


The S60AWD is a rewarding and enjoyable
car. The Australian spec AWD is well
equipped. However, the standard 45
series tyres make the ride rougher than
a billy cart ! 50 series tyres are
better but, the ride is still not as
good as the X-Type Jaguar.

Nonetheless, the more I drive the
S60AWD the more fun I have. Performance
and handling are exceptional providing
safety and excitement.

Build quality is first rate and fuel
consumption better than expected - 26
mpg (imperial) around town and over 31

Beware of flare in the 2nd-3rd gear
change. Dealers can reduce the flare
but Volvo really need to develop a
permanent fix.

Well worth a test drive.

Best Features

- Safety. - Performance and handling. - Four door coupe looks. - Creature comforts. - Thoughtful interior and exterior lighting.

Worst Features

- Fix the flare in 2nd-3rd gear change. - More compliant suspension to cope with rough roads. - Easier access to the ski hole and lay- down back seats. - Bring back station preset buttons on the radio.
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