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2004 Volvo S80 Ratings

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Volvo S80 2004
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    4/25/2008 9:28:28 PM

    2004 Volvo S80 - 2.5T FWD

    Pros: Smooth Drive

    Cons: All of the repairs

    Advice: I would not buy this vehicle again.

    I was very excited to buy this car because of Volvo's past reputation and a friend recommended it highly. At approximately 7000 miles I started taking it to the shop, which is fortunately only 2 miles from my workplace. It has 3 motors and 2 fans associated with the heating system, and it needs another one. The engine mount had to be replaced at fairly low mileage and at least 7 or 8 light bulbs have burned out on this vehicle. The gas hinge quit working and two door gaskets failed. Prior to this purchase, I had Acuras, Hondas, and Toyotas (7 total). All of these together did not have the number of problems that I have had with the Volvo. I will return to a Japanese manufacturer for my next purchase. Never again with Volvo. Very disappointing experience, especially for such an expensive car.