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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Possibly old man, being a Volvo OR a guy who's got his head screwed on. Stylish looking, quick car thats often overlooked.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    They love it, they still think its a posh motor, even a 10years old.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes. Once you've had one, you often wonder why these are overlooked so much. Only a lot of kids would make me sell it. Can be expensive to own, but there's lots of spare these days, so shouldnt be a problem really.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Maybe something new or If petrol prices keep going up, maybe a push bike, and leave the Volvo for weekends only.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    June 2008

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes. Paid £2000 for a car that was £35000 9 yrs ago. Still in superb condition despite the years

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Love them. Had two previously

    What was the dealer like?


  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Nice, Smooth, very comfortable, and LOTS of power when required

    What's it like to park?

    A bit of a pain reversing, but not too bad.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    CV Joint Heater Matrix has just gone, VERY common fault.

    What's most practical about your car?

    It's a Coupe, but it has four proper seats, and a very large boot.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Dolby ProLogic Sound System. Amazing