2005 Volvo XC90 Consumer Review: Won't buy another one

2005 Volvo XC90 - Consumer Review

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2.5T 4dr SUV (2.5L 5-cyl. Turbo AWD 5-speed Automatic)

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5 of 6 people found this review helpful
Won't buy another one
By Nathan on


2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T AWD 4dr SUV (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 5A)


This is my first review of a car. We have owned the car for 2.5 years and 40,000 miles. We love the looks, size and comfort of the car. But we have had so many little issues it drives me crazy. Here is what we have fixed to date. Brakes all around, broken window switches, twice. fog light buttons were pushed in somehow, driver and passenger seat plastic trim, engine ventilation hose, headlight plastic hazed, engine torque mount, and the driver seat leather is incredibly worn and the steering wheel and shift boot leather is starting to flake. The center console wood is now faded. This for a car that is always garaged and we live in non sunny Oregon!

Best Features

Looks, drop down tailgate, built in child seat, snow driving capability, seat comfort is top notch

Worst Features

fuel mileage, build quality for non mechanical parts is terrible, better performance
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