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2006 Volvo S80 Ratings

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Volvo S80 2006
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    11/29/2006 7:06:08 AM

    2006 Volvo S80 - FWD

    Pros: Front Drivers Seat

    Cons: Overall quality of interior specs

    Advice: Check EVERYTHING out before you buy. Look at Audi.

    The overall drive of the vehicle is smooth, however, it sometimes lags when pushed to access the freeway onramp. Overall comfort is just OKAY. The interior does lack internal storage space and the cupholders are not placed conveniently. The plastic around the locks keep coming loose and the moonroof leaks when I take it through the automatic carwash. For me, its the little things that take away from the overall satisfaction. Not the quality I expected for the price.

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    7/24/2006 6:57:07 PM

    2006 Volvo S80 - AWD

    Pros: I feel REALLY SAFE in it!

    Cons: There is very very little interior storage space - places to stash my stuff!

    Advice: Enjoy it !

    Very comfortable, as long as you're in the front seats! Not a lot of rear leg room, although this is the largest of the Volvo sedans. My husband is 6'5' tall, so we consider this a 'three-seater vehicle.' Peppy and responsive, as long as you factor in the typical turbo-lag from a full stop. Mine has 3,000 miles on it, and I'm averaging 20 mph around town.

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    6/7/2006 2:56:58 PM

    2006 Volvo S80 - FWD

    Pros: THE LOOK

    Cons: I Just broke the cup holder, CHEAP CITY

    Advice: Don't buy the first model year, it take Volvo 3-4 years to get their vehicles to run like a Honda

    As a former S80 2000 T6 owner, 16 times in the shop, all major parts replaced, ETM nightmare and stalled on the freeway three times, You are probably wondering why I even bothered to buy this car again. BUT, I drive 25k miles per year, its a very comfortable car and I feel safe in it. It did help alot the dealer gave me 10k off the sticker price otherwise it was a Honda Accord. Anyway, I'm happy with it, definitely not as powerful, but I'm happy to get rid of the 2000 beast I traded in. My odometer is at 1k and I hope to make it to its first servicing without it breaking down or stalling on the freeway. Volvo of Pleasanton, CA ROCKS. Never mind all the mechanics drive Nissan and Hondas. :)

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    4/27/2006 12:08:07 PM

    2006 Volvo S80 - FWD

    Pros: The styling/look of the vehicle.

    Cons: It's not as quite on the inside, with windows up and doors close, as I would expected it to be.

    Advice: For those of you that want the look, more for your money, saftety and comfort this is it!

    The test drive was good and it handles very well.