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2007 Volvo V50 Review and Pictures

Summary
2007 Volvo V50 is a wagon that can seat five passengers. It has four doors.

What is New in 2007 Volvo V50?
Additions include standard stability control, input jack for MP3 players, satellite radio, and revised overhead console design.

Introduction
2007 Volvo V50 proves to be a small wagon offering a mix of style and comfort with all premium features.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2007 Volvo V50 is available in three trims ranging from 2.4i to T5 AWD. Options include keyless startup, leather upholstery, navigation system, satellite radio, rain-sensing wipers, heated seats, sport-tuned suspension, moonroof, and headlamp washers.

Powertrains and Performance
2007 Volvo V50 offers standard 218hp 2.5-liter I5 turbo engine with six-speed manual transmission and overdrive or optional five-speed automatic transmission and overdrive. It also offers 168hp 2.4-liter I5 engine with five-speed automatic transmission and overdrive. It delivers 19 to 22-mpg in city and 27 to 31-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors are elegant with ergonomically designed seats in different upholstery. Legroom is sufficient. Split-folding rear seats offer extensive cargo space.

Safety Features
Standard safety features include stability control, antilock disc brakes, full-length head curtain airbags, front-seat side-impact airbags, whiplash-reducing seats, telematics system, and optional built-in child booster seats.

Driving Impressions
Brisk handling and grip tires offer aggressive cornering. Optional sports suspension takes a toll on riding comfort.

Pros
Good handling, exquisite style, ergonomic controls

Cons
Few storage areas, low performance

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  • Frances

    Great blog with some really useful information. Thanks!