2008 Volvo V50 Consumer Reviews

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2008 Volvo V 50
4.8
Average based on 4 reviews
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highly recommended (so far)

by from wisconsin on March 19, 2011

I bought a used 08 V50 with high mileage for its age (56,000) six months ago. So far I have had no issues with the car and it drives like it was new. I did a lot of research about this car and other s...
I bought a used 08 V50 with high mileage for its age (56,000) six months ago. So far I have had no issues with the car and it drives like it was new. I did a lot of research about this car and other similar options (A4, mazda 6) and I have to say I am so happy I went with this. It drives precisely with slightly stiff but comfortable ride. Power is adequate for me and can pass with complete confidence with the 2.4 5 cyl. Oil changes every 5000 are great, though more expensive (90ish). The interior is so well done, and the back is pretty roomy for a small wagon. Coming from honda, I still am skeptical about long term reliability of a european car, but I hope for the best. Go with this over a small SUV if you have any passion for driving. We have to bring back the wagon!
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

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V50

by from Charleston, SC on April 20, 2009

The only kick against this is that the back seet is not usable if the driver or front seat passenger are over 5 feet tall.....
The only kick against this is that the back seet is not usable if the driver or front seat passenger are over 5 feet tall.....
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Solid Car

by from Morristown, NJ on January 9, 2008

This is first Volvo I have ever purchased and I was not too sure I wanted to committ to long term ownership so I leased it. I have had the V50 car for a month a half and it offers many surprising amen...
This is first Volvo I have ever purchased and I was not too sure I wanted to committ to long term ownership so I leased it. I have had the V50 car for a month a half and it offers many surprising amenities that the larger "luxury" vehicles offer. I have the turbo charged T5 engine and strongly recommend it to interested V50 car buyers out there. The only problem I have is the foot accelerater cleareance seems to be very tight for depressing the gas pedal and between the gas and brake pedels (the same with the S40). I would still recommend the car to others.
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Love it!

by from Silicon Valley, CA on July 29, 2008

I just purchased a vehicle used as a dealer loaner with less than 6K on the clock, and I really love it! The car is very comfortable and handles well, and has plenty of storage which is very useful t...
I just purchased a vehicle used as a dealer loaner with less than 6K on the clock, and I really love it! The car is very comfortable and handles well, and has plenty of storage which is very useful to me. The styling is quite slick for a wagon, and I have had many compliments from my friends.
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