96 volvo 850 turbo wagon




96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

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    The first car(97' T5), which i totoled, was awsome. I now have a 96' Turbo Wagon. Its got a few very minor issues but it does the job when i'm going.

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

    CarGurus has 23 nationwide listings and the tools to find you a great deal. My mom recently drove this car cross-country from Texas to Pennsylvania and had no issues before the suspension took a beating due to Houston's potholes The car was also fitted with an early example of daytime running lamps. Yearly Updates A new 4-door wagon joins the Volvo line for , along with a turbocharged engine, available for both wagons and sedans. The so called Project Galaxy [11] ultimately resulted in the Volvo , the smaller series, new manufacturing technologies as well as the Volvo Modular Engine and M Gearbox lines.

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

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    With the side airbags and turbo engines, it also had more going for it than some rivals in the near-luxury market.

    Volvo replaced its series with the all-new GLT sedan. Under the hood of both the base and GLT trim levels, Volvo provided the with a dual-overhead-cam, valve, horsepower 2. Five-speed manual was standard; 4-speed automatic optional. Driver- and passenger-side airbags were standard, as were 4-wheel antilock disc brakes.

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

    Traction control was an option. Volvo provides the with a dual-overhead-cam, valve, 2. New Turbo models feature a 2. Volvo also provided limited-edition sports models in , equipped with an even hotter version of the turbocharged 5-cylinder.

    It cranks out horsepower at rpm and pound-feet of torque at rpm. The extra power is possible thanks to the Bosch Motronic 4. The T5 model offers the 2. Finally, R versions use the same engine as the T5, but employ more sophisticated electronics, which squeeze an additional 18 horses out of the engine—boosting horsepower to A slightly lower EPA highway rating of 27 mpg is the result.

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

    The suspension is firm enough to provide a stable highway ride with little bouncing and absorbent enough to soak most bumps without braking stride. The standard engine lacks sufficient torque to provide good acceleration. But the turbocharged engine is an entirely different story. The Turbo wagon can sprint from stop to 60 mph in an impressive 7.

    We do have a couple of disappointments to report, however. Turbocharged engines come only with a 4-speed automatic, which is often slow to downshift when climbing steep hills. Speaking of jolts, on the Turbo versions the ride is often a bit too stiff, with excessive tire thump on rough pavement. Ratings values are on a scale, with 10 being the best. With the exception of Value, these numbers reflect how the vehicle compares against the universe of vehicles, not just against rivals in its class.

    Trouble Spots Automatic transmission Description: If the transmission is sometimes difficult to shift out of park, it is due to improper contact of the lockout microswitch. If the cruise control will not engage, the plastic vacuum supply line may be damaged in the area of the left headlight. Replacement copper washers might fix oil pump leaks from mounting screws on 2. Starting and drivability problems may be caused by a corroded ground connection on the engine for the negative battery cable.

    96 volvo 850 turbo wagon

    If the windshield washer does not work well, the jet can be replaced with a larger one. Washer leaks at the rear window can be prevented by installing a pressure valve in the line near the upper hinge of the window. Ice can form on throttle linkage, resulting in uneven throttle return or loss of low-speed engine control. After prolonged exposure to heat, fuel tank on some cars may seep or leak fuel. Threaded insert that attaches safetybelt catch was incorrectly manufactured and can reduce restraining capability.

    Some jacks do not have the necessary load capacity. Screws that attach throttle plate to the throttle shaft can loosen, possibly preventing throttle from returning to idle position. Under excessive compression, seat cushions with heaters could short, causing a possible fire. Dealer will inspect and replace affected parts.

    1996 Volvo 850 Turbo Review



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