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My 1994 Volvo 2.0 20v GLT 7 Seater estate.

Advantages: Loads of space, comfortable ultra-safe.
Disadvantages: Thirsty if you are heavy footed. Parts can be expensive.

THE GOOD BITS The performance is quick and if you bear in mind it's a big heavy car it's quite surprising. The four wheel drive system is good, pulling out in damp or wet conditions is surprisingly quick and safe. Cornering in the wet is probably t ...

safariman72 14.01.2007 · Read full review
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Is the T5R the best estate car

Advantages: You can burn off a Porsche 911, or load it up for a summer camping trip, either way a very useable car!
Disadvantages: Some problems on some models are possible, eg Turbocharger can suffer from severe driving.

So, everybody likes the Volvo 850 range. But which is the best, which is the ultimate, which is the fastest, the sportiest, the most quality of all 850 models? Well, it has to be the T5R We have had our T5R for a couple of years, and we paid around 16 ...

andy5000 15.07.2001 · Read full review
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My lust for Scandinavian Sven

Advantages: roomy, safe and reasonably economical
Disadvantages: people look at the car and not me!

Well, I hope that the title has at least managed to grab your attention! Over the last few weeks my family and I (wife, toddler, and bump) have been looking for a car suitable for the family to have as a workhorse-cum-day out kind of car. Our Mondeo estat ...

Nolly 14.04.2002 · Read full review
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Volvo 850 T5 CD

Advantages: perfomance, safety, load capacity
Disadvantages: none

...years ago I bought a Volvo 850 T5 Auto CD Estate. The new V70 had just come out - a rebadging exercise - so I got a secondhand car price for a car with 50 miles on the clock. The car is a dream to drive, it handles like a sports car, is a comf ...

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VOLVO 850 T5R

Advantages: Just read and you will find out!
Disadvantages: Servicing should be completed regularly and some problems can persist in some vehicles.

So, everybody likes the Volvo 850 range. But which is the best, which is the ultimate, which is the fastest, the sportiest, the most quality of all 850 models? Well, it has to be the T5R We have had our T5R for a couple of years, and we paid around 16K ...

andy500 14.06.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Volvo 850

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