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Advantages: Volvo comfort and safety
Disadvantages: About as exciting as a snail on valium

~ Background ~ I do around 25,000 miles in my car every year, which entitles me to a company car. My previous model, a Vauxhall Zafira 2.2 Elegance, had served me very well over the previous 3 years but it was really starting to show the signs of a lot ...

matsu65 14.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Volvo V50 1.8

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Comfortable, but could do with more power.

Advantages: Comfort
Disadvantages: Lack of power

I bought my (2005) V50 SE 1.8 with 50,000 miles on the clock for £8,000. Within one year I had driven a further 32,000 miles, and other than a tyre change and two oil changes the car hasn’t needed a thing doing to it. Power; this car is adequately qui ...

Jonathan2712 30.12.2009 · Read full review
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FAR too much for FAR too little!

Advantages: Fast. Comfortable seats. Low wind noise. Good colour choice available.
Disadvantages: Very small. Very cramped. Very expensive. Many expensive options

...As any of you who have read my previous car reviews (sorry to bore those of you uninterested in cars - every other review is non-car!) will know that I am something of a Volvo enthusiast. Indeed, in a recent S60 T5 review, I described Mrs Richada and I, a ...

RICHADA 03.06.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Volvo V50 T5

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