2003 Volvo S80 Consumer Review: Volvo Lemon

2003 Volvo S80 - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

35 Total Reviews

2.9 Sedan (2.9L 6-cyl. 4-speed Automatic)

Build Quality
Reliability Value
Volvo Lemon
By Bob Reynolds on


2003 Volvo S80 2.9 4dr Sedan (2.9L 6cyl 4A)


Absolute worse new car I have ever
purchased. Dealership service had car
first 4months more than I did. Service
dept. drove more miles than owner, over
the first four months. Local service
dept. can not fix problem without
bringing in specialist who works with
Volvo Sweeden. Problem worse than ever
and dealership now saying nothing more
they can do. We now have to change our
driving habits to try to be safe in the
$40k vehicle. Cannot pull out into
traffic because we are not sure what
car will do. (Either bog down or
tramission will slip). 5 visits to
service and they can't fix it. They
said that Volvo might have a fix in the

Best Features

Looks Good. That's about it.

Worst Features

Get qualified technicians in their distributor service departments.
Recommend (0) (0)

Are you the author of this review?

Update Your Review
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.


Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.