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Is the Volvo V50 reliable?

Is the Volvo V50 reliable?

They are normally very reliable and comfortable but are expensive for spares and regular servicing. They are a safety first company and my favorite is the V70,however my existing car is the V50.

When did they stop making the Volvo V50?

In North America the naturally aspirated five cylinder engine, all wheel drive, and manual transmission were all dropped for the model year of 2011, leaving only the automatic, front wheel drive T5 in base and R-Design trims. The model year of 2011 was the last for the V50 in the United States and Canada.

What goes wrong with Volvo V50?

The V50 has been recalled numerous times, most noticeably for potential leaks in the fuel pipes and power steering pipes, faulty handbrakes and faulty cooling fans.

Is the Volvo V50 fast?

Fast Volvos rarely hit the mark and after sampling the 170bhp 2.4-litre model, there’s little to modify that opinion. This engine will still get to 60mph in 7.9 seconds but needs a bit more work to do so.

How many miles will a Volvo V50 last?

That being said, with the proper care the average lifespan of a Volvo is typically 20 years with over 200,000 miles.

What does the V stand for in Volvo V50?

V stands for Versatility.

Does a Volvo V50 have a Cambelt?

The Volvo V50 comes equipped with a timing belt instead of a timing chain. A belt is less durable than a chain and should be replaced every 60,000-100,000 miles. Volvo recommends every 120,000 miles for the V50.

How long will a Volvo V50 last?

Volvo can last a long time, but only with proper maintenance and care. With 100K it may need a little work, usually suspension, and will be due for a timing belt soon. If it was maintained well it will server you for many good years. I’m up to 191K miles.

Why do Volvos last forever?

They last forever because people who buy them usually take them to the dealer for repairs. The dealers have no qualms about recommending a service that costs more than the car is worth. The owner is told the car will last forever so they put money into it.

Did Volvo use Audi engines?

The engines are all built/designed BY VOLVO at the Volvo plant in Sweden. Old Audis (I believe the 100 and 200 models) used a simliar engine up until 1991, and then VW discontinued the engine and car. It was not until recently that they brought back the newly redesigned 2.5 5-cyl in the Rabbit and Jetta.

What kind of car is the 2011 Volvo V50?

The 2011 Volvo V50 is a five-passenger compact wagon that comes in T5 and T5 R-Design trim levels.

How much does a used Volvo V50 cost?

Monthly Estimate based on a 4.4% APR for 60 months, $4,250 vehicle price, $0 down payment, $0 trade-in, $0 sales tax. The associate was amazing, loved the car.

Is the Volvo S40 a sedan or station wagon?

For the sedan variant of the car, see Volvo S40. The Volvo V50 is the station wagon version of the Volvo S40 small family car first unveiled at the 2003 Bologna Motor Show, both assembled at Ghent, Belgium.

When did the Volvo V50 T5 come out?

For 2009, the V50 T5 was available in the United States, only as an automatic AWD model with the R-Design trim package, and within Europe with both manual and automatic options. As of the model year of 2010, the D5 inline five diesel engine was no longer available; only the 1.6l and 2.0l diesel inline four units could be specified.