Reviewers said that the V50 has a stylish and comfortable interior. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied as to the accuracy of the information provided on this site. They thought the front and rear seats were comfortable for most adults, but reviewers also said the V50 is on the narrow side. Volvo's also dropped the base in-line five-cylinder engine from the V50 portfolio, leaving behind the desireable 227-horsepower, 2. All versions have power windows, locks, and mirrors--and the usual climate and cruise control, plus a power driver seat.
The Volvo V50's turbocharged 2. T-Tec fabric seating is standard on the base V50 T5, while the V50 R-Design is fitted with vividly contrasting white-over-black leather inserts and R-Design logos. Find the Best Car for You Search for a Car Already know what you are looking for? But ads are also how we keep the garage doors open and the lights on here at Autoblog - and keep our stories free for you and for everyone. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed Geartronic automatic transmission. An all-black leather package is optional.
But, for whatever reason, the 2011 Volvo V50 feels more stable and buttoned down than its sedan sibling. The slab-sided Volvo V50 projects an image of stability and strength, while the rear-pillar mounted high taillights add a touch of exoticness to an otherwise cautious design. As the Volvo V50 doesn't have many competitors, it holds a slightly better-than-average 5-year resale value, but it's still well below the Audi A3 and Subaru Outback Wagon. The Belgian-built 2011 Volvo V50 wears the brand's traditional design language. New for 2011 The base V50 2. And thanks for reading Autoblog.
Only front-drive V50 wagons are being offered for sale in 2011 in the U. The wagon is less expensive and features a roomier rear seat plus standard all-wheel drive. Against such competitors, the Volvo V50 looks like a pretty darn good deal. If you'd be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content. The Multimedia package combines a premium 650-watt 10-speaker sound system with Volvo's navigation system featuring Real Time Traffic, a remote control and two map updates. Many of the 2011 Volvo V50's most desirable options are bundled into packages. A five-speed automatic transmission is the only gearbox offered this year, too, which means the formerly available six-speed manual on the R-Design is gone--turning that model, essentially, into a trim package.
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Test drivers said the front-wheel drive, turbocharged five-cylinder V50 was quite lively and powerful, but some said the engine was too loud for their liking. It loses its base engine for 2011. This guide is accurate and is updated on a daily basis. It loses its base engine for 2011. The latter turns the headlamps in the direction the car is steered.
The exact text will differ depending on the actual application you have running. Thin support pillars allow for lots of glass, which translates into good 360-degree visibility. The grille receives a larger logo this year. The R-Design package adds a sport suspension, power glass moonroof, and unique R-design style elements. Critics reported the suspension on the V50 made for a rough ride, but steering and braking were adequate. The V50 has comfortable, supportive seats in front, but overall interior room is more compact than you might expect from Volvo--particularly in the back, where things get a little cramped. Here's how to disable adblocking on our site.
And free is good, right? The T5 R-Design adds a power moonroof, power passenger seat, leather seating surfaces and 17-inch alloy wheels. The Preferred Package adds a power glass moonroof, power passenger seat and leather seats. Unlike a number of compact crossovers, it's easy to step in and out of the Volvo V50 and its roof is also easily accessible. The R-Design comes with unique premium leather seating surfaces. Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar have all abandoned the segment. The big cargo hold makes up for things, and opens into a sizable space once the rear seats are folded down.
With so few premium wagons on the market, the Volvo V50 might easily attract buyers. In addition to all these minor changes, Volvo also installed a new Flexifuel 1. The Climate Package adds heated seats, headlamp washers, electronic climate control and rain-sensing wipers. Navigation is an option, as are Sirius satellite radio, leather upholstery and parking sensors. It also runs quite happily on regular gas.
The is easy to use, it has a user-friendly interface and Please take a look at the to see it in action. For 2011, the Volvo V50 is a carryover from 2010, with front-wheel drive, the T5 engine, and a five-speed automatic transmission. The 2011 Volvo V50 T5 features a 2. Competitors include the Audi A4 Avant and Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. As the Volvo V50 approaches the end of its life cycle--sounds vaguely circadian, doesn't it? The R-Design comes with unique premium leather seating surfaces.