2006 Volvo S60 Consumer Review: Not as good as I thought

2006 Volvo S60 - Consumer Review

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Not as good as I thought
By LS on


2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 5A)


I owned a 98 Mercedes C230 and was thinking about getting a new one. Instead I bought this car. I was in for a surprise. Here are the major issues I have found with this car: poor turning radius, loud engine noise, very rough ride and between 50 - 60 mph the car struggles with what the right shift should be so the steering wheel vibrates ever so slightly. Then there are the little things: headrest doesn't move, you have a button to open your gas tank but not one for your trunk, your driver door does not lock when the car takes off, the key is extremely bulky and heavy (I am a woman so I put it in my purse, feel bad for the guys that have to carry it around in their pockets).

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Obviously safety is the key feature of this car. I like the exterior look and of course fuel economy is great.
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