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2006 Volvo V50 T5 AWD
 
By Alain Gayot
 


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Warranty/Service: Four-year/50,000 mile basic warranty; four-year/50,000 mile powertrain warranty; eight-year/unlimited miles rust perforation warranty.

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Price as tested: $34,470

Technical Specifications

Performance Data

Engine: 2.5 liter, five cylinder, all aluminum with DOHC variable valve timing.
-210 horsepower, 236 lb.-ft. at 1500-4800 rpm.

Transmission: Six-speed, all-wheel drive manual.

Safety: Volvo inflatable curtain side impact head protection system (VIC), side-impact protection system (SIPS) including driver and passenger side-impact airbags, driver and passenger dual stage supplemental restraint system, anti-theft ignition with coded keys.

Top Speed: n/a

Acceleration: n/a

Braking: 60-0 in 116 ft.; Four-wheel anti-lock power-assisted disc brakes,


Fuel Economy: 19/city, 26/highway

Handling: Four-wheel traction control (TRACS)

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Photography: AlphaMedia

(Updated: 07/29/08 HC)


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