Volvo 850

1996 Volvo 850

Change Year
  • (4.2) 20 reviews
  • MSRP: $43$5,775
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 22-24
  • Engine: 168-hp, 2.4-liter I-5 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: N/A
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1996 Volvo 850

1996 Volvo 850 Reviews Expert Reviews

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

Read All Expert Reviews

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 20 reviews

Write a Review

safest car to drive

by volvo for life guy from rochester, NH on December 1, 2011

I was invloved in a serious high speed car accident, the car literally was crumpled up and air bags deployed, drivers side window glass shattered and I was able to walk away from the accident with no ... Read Full Review

12 Trim Levels Available

Wondering which configuration is right for you?
Our 1996 Volvo 850 trim comparison will help you decide.

1996 Volvo 850 Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained


Estimate your monthly loan payment.
Asking Price Range
$26,300 - $39,375
Calculate Monthly Payments