• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Sensible driver who has enough power if needed. Can't be comfort and safety.

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

    Family love car and father always raved about older volvo cars.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes no problem, possibly S40 or smaller engine.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Another volvo as this one has given me no headaches.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    August 2006

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Fairly good car taken from England to N Ireland but marked up in price.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Always liked the look and feel of solid volvo.

    What was the dealer like?

    Good, quite honest for a dealer.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Solid, feels safe and secure. Great on long journeys especially motorway. Always make me smile when I give her some juice still responsive.

    What's it like to park?

    Easy, decent vision from windows and electric mirrors handy.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Normal running of car brake discs, pads, bushels etc for Mot.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Large size and comfort.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Steering wheel controls.