• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Family man.

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

    Nothing special, although everyone comments on how comfy the car is.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    I woud consider another Volvo, but will prob just run this into the ground as I cant get a better car for the money.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Not sure.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    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?

    August 2014

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes. Bought Privetly.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Had three Volvo's previously. Needed a reliable diesel.

    What was the dealer like?

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Great. 40 mpg around town 50mpg on motorway.

    What's it like to park?

    Nighmare. Turning circle is awful. Parking sensors are a good addition.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Zenon Bulbs failed. Bulbs are over £100 each. I tried to change this myself and ended up blowing balast units. £250 each. Moral of the story. Take it to a garage!!! Swirl arm failure put the car in limp mode. Ended up being a £11 fix (common problem).

    What's most practical about your car?

    Seats are amazing. Car is excellent on a long journey. Very comfy. Pretty quick also.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Cd changer, heated seats, bluetooth.