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1996 Volvo 850
1996 Volvo 850
Available Price Range $5-$6,977 Trims12 Combined MPG 22-24 SeatsN/A
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OK, it's a Volvo and it's a wagon, but it wasn't as bad an experience as expected in the few days behind the wheel of the conservatively styled hauler for the grandparents of the generation X'ers. The 2.3-liter, 222-h.p., turbocharged, 5-cylinder engine is surprisingly swift and the 19 m.p.g. city/26 m.p.g. highway rating is a pleasant benefit considering the perform... Read full review for the 1996 Volvo 850

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Great car but repairs are pricey at dealerships

by Teenager's Dad from Boston, MA on January 24, 2010

We bought our 1997 850 T5 (Turbo) three years ago with 50,000 miles - now have over 110,000 miles - and its still going strong. We now use it as a "kids" car - which they drive to school and to their ... Read Full Review

12 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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