Volvo V50 Sportswagon Road Test

Volvo V50 T5 SE
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Volvo V50 Review

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The Volvo V50 is an exceptionally solid feeling car which should prove durable and in typical Volvo fashion should retain its youthful looks mile after mile.

What We'd Like To See
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Build Quality

The Volvo V50 is an exceptionally solid feeling car which should prove durable and in typical Volvo fashion should retain its youthful looks mile after mile.

Value For Money

The Volvo V50 T5 SE is good value for money offering above average levels of standard equipment. Volvo is committed to safety and the V50 boasts an impressive safety package, many of these safety features would be optional extra's on some of its rivals.

Conclusion

With the introduction of the V50 T5, Volvo have produced an attractive, high-performance & comfortable compact estate car that combines an ergonomic interior with a high level of standard safety equipment. It features the best of Swedish understated design and is fun to drive, what more could you want!

15 March 2006 Melanie Carter
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Volvo V50 Road Test Data
Model ReviewedVolvo V50 T5 SE Sport
  
Body TypeEstate
ColourPassion Red
  
Performance (manufacturers data) 
  
0 - 62 mph6.9 Seconds
Top Speed 149
  
Transmission6-Speed Manual
  
Fuel TypeUnleaded Petrol
  
CO2 Emissions (NEDC Figures) g/km
  
Economy (NEDC Figures) 
  
Urban22.6 mpg
Extra Urban42.8 mpg
Combined32.1 mpg
  
Insurance Group15
Euro NCAP RatingTBC
Warranty3-Yesr/60,000 Mile Warranty
Price (when tested on the 15/03/06)£26,820 OTR

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