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Compare Volvo V50

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Neoscore
28%
Pros
  • Clean and simple design
  • Rather reliable drivetrain
  • Manual transmission widely available
  • Wonderful T5 engine
Cons
  • Not very powerful
  • Stuck with MacPherson strut front suspensions

Variants

1.6
1.6D
1.8
2.0D
2.4
2.4 AT
2.4i
2.4i AT
T5
T5 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
417 L / 14.7 cu-ft ~ 1307 L / 46.2 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
1.6D7.2 L / 7.6 qt
1.66.2 L / 6.6 qt
1.87.5 L / 7.9 qt
2.0D9.5 L / 10.0 qt
2.48.0 L / 8.5 qt
2.4 AT8.5 L / 9.0 qt
2.4i8.0 L / 8.5 qt
2.4i AT8.5 L / 9.0 qt
T58.0 L / 8.5 qt
T5 AT8.5 L / 9.0 qt
8.0 L / 8.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
1.6D3.7 L / 3.9 qt
1.64.0 L / 4.2 qt
1.84.3 L / 4.5 qt
2.0D5.5 L / 5.8 qt
2.45.8 L / 6.1 qt
2.4 AT5.8 L / 6.1 qt
2.4i5.8 L / 6.1 qt
2.4i AT5.8 L / 6.1 qt
T55.8 L / 6.1 qt
T5 AT5.8 L / 6.1 qt
5.8 L / 6.1 qt
Fuel Capacity
1.6D62.0 L / 16.4 gal
1.662.0 L / 16.4 gal
1.862.0 L / 16.4 gal
2.0D52.0 L / 13.7 gal
2.462.0 L / 16.4 gal
2.4 AT62.0 L / 16.4 gal
2.4i62.0 L / 16.4 gal
2.4i AT62.0 L / 16.4 gal
T562.0 L / 16.4 gal
T5 AT62.0 L / 16.4 gal
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
1.6D560 kg / 1235 lbs
1.6590 kg / 1301 lbs
1.8585 kg / 1290 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Tire Size
195/65 R15

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1452 mm / 57.2 in
Size | Length
4514 mm / 177.7 in
Size | Width
1770 mm / 69.7 in
Track Width | Front
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1531.0 mm / 60.3 in
Weight
1.6D1340.0 kg / 2954.2 lbs
1.61260.0 kg / 2777.8 lbs
1.81305.0 kg / 2877.0 lbs
2.0D1456.0 kg / 3209.9 lbs
2.41452.0 kg / 3201.1 lbs
2.4 AT1452.0 kg / 3201.1 lbs
2.4i1452.0 kg / 3201.1 lbs
2.4i AT1452.0 kg / 3201.1 lbs
Wheel Size
15 in
Wheelbase
2640 mm / 103.9 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
1.6D12.1 sec
1.612.0 sec
1.811.0 sec
2.0D9.6 sec
2.410.0 sec
2.4 AT10.7 sec
2.4i9.0 sec
2.4i AT9.0 sec
T56.9 sec
T5 AT7.3 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
1.6D11.5 sec
1.611.4 sec
1.810.5 sec
2.0D9.1 sec
2.49.5 sec
2.4 AT10.2 sec
2.4i8.6 sec
2.4i AT8.6 sec
T56.6 sec
T5 AT6.9 sec
CO2 Emission
1.6D132 g/km
1.6171 g/km
1.8174 g/km
2.0D148 g/km
2.4203 g/km
2.4 AT220 g/km
2.4i204 g/km
2.4i AT220 g/km
T5209 g/km
T5 AT227 g/km
Fuel Economy
1.6D5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (combined) | 6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (urban) | 4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (highway)
1.67.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 9.5 L/100km / 24.8 MPG (urban) | 5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (highway)
1.87.3 L/100km / 32.2 MPG (combined) | 9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (urban) | 5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (highway)
2.0D5.6 L/100km / 42.0 MPG (combined)
2.48.5 L/100km / 27.7 MPG (combined)
2.4 AT9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (combined)
2.4i8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (combined)
2.4i AT9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (combined)
T58.8 L/100km / 26.7 MPG (combined)
T5 AT9.5 L/100km / 24.8 MPG (combined)
Top Speed
1.6D190.0 km/h / 118.1 mph
1.6185.0 km/h / 115.0 mph
1.8200.0 km/h / 124.3 mph
2.0D210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
2.4205.0 km/h / 127.4 mph
2.4 AT200.0 km/h / 124.3 mph
2.4i200.0 km/h / 124.3 mph
2.4i AT215.0 km/h / 133.6 mph
T5240.0 km/h / 149.1 mph
T5 AT235.0 km/h / 146.0 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
1.6DFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
1.6Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
1.8Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
2.0DFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
2.4Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
2.4 ATFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
2.4iFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
2.4i ATFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
T5Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
T5 ATFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-wheel drive
Engine
1.6DD4164T
1.6B4164S3
1.8B4184S11
2.0DD4204T
2.4B5244S5
2.4 ATB5244S5
2.4iB5244S4
2.4i ATB5244S4
T5B5254T3
T5 ATB5254T3
B5254T3
Engine | Bore
1.6D75.0 mm / 3.0 in
1.679.0 mm / 3.1 in
1.883.0 mm / 3.3 in
2.0D85.0 mm / 3.3 in
2.483.0 mm / 3.3 in
2.4 AT83.0 mm / 3.3 in
2.4i83.0 mm / 3.3 in
2.4i AT83.0 mm / 3.3 in
T583.0 mm / 3.3 in
T5 AT83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
1.6D18.3:1
1.611.0:1
1.810.8:1
2.0D18.5:1
2.410.3:1
2.4 AT10.3:1
2.4i10.3:1
2.4i AT10.3:1
T59.0:1
T5 AT9.0:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6D1.6 L / 95.2 cu-in / 1560.0 cc
1.61.6 L / 97.4 cu-in / 1596.0 cc
1.81.8 L / 109.7 cu-in / 1798.0 cc
2.0D2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
2.42.4 L / 148.6 cu-in / 2435.0 cc
2.4 AT2.4 L / 148.6 cu-in / 2435.0 cc
2.4i2.4 L / 148.6 cu-in / 2435.0 cc
2.4i AT2.4 L / 148.6 cu-in / 2435.0 cc
T52.5 L / 153.8 cu-in / 2521.0 cc
T5 AT2.5 L / 153.8 cu-in / 2521.0 cc
Engine | Power
1.6D110.0 hp / 82.0 kW @ 4000 rpm
1.6101.0 hp / 75.3 kW @ 6000 rpm
1.8125.0 hp / 93.2 kW @ 6000 rpm
2.0D136.0 hp / 101.4 kW @ 4000 rpm
2.4140.0 hp / 104.4 kW @ 4500 rpm
2.4 AT140.0 hp / 104.4 kW @ 4500 rpm
2.4i170.0 hp / 126.8 kW @ 5900 rpm
2.4i AT170.0 hp / 126.8 kW @ 5900 rpm
T5220.0 hp / 164.1 kW @ 5000 rpm
T5 AT220.0 hp / 164.1 kW @ 5000 rpm
220.0 hp / 164.1 kW
Engine | Specific Output
1.6D70.5 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
1.663.3 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
1.869.5 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
2.0D68.1 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
2.457.5 hp/L / 0.9 hp/cu-in
2.4 AT57.5 hp/L / 0.9 hp/cu-in
2.4i69.8 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
2.4i AT69.8 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
T587.3 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
T5 AT87.3 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
1.6D88.3 mm / 3.5 in
1.681.4 mm / 3.2 in
1.883.1 mm / 3.3 in
2.0D88.0 mm / 3.5 in
2.490.0 mm / 3.5 in
2.4 AT90.0 mm / 3.5 in
2.4i90.0 mm / 3.5 in
2.4i AT90.0 mm / 3.5 in
T593.2 mm / 3.7 in
T5 AT93.2 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
1.6D240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
1.6150 Nm / 110.6 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
1.8165 Nm / 121.7 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
2.0D320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
2.4220 Nm / 162.3 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
2.4 AT220 Nm / 162.3 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
2.4i230 Nm / 169.6 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
2.4i AT230 Nm / 169.6 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
T5320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1500-4800 rpm
T5 AT320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1500-4800 rpm
Engine | Type
1.6DTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.6Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.8Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0DTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.4Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-5 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.4 ATNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-5 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.4iNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-5 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.4i ATNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-5 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
T5Turbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-5 engine with 4 values per cylinder
T5 ATTurbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-5 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated petrol inline-5 engine
Transmission | Gears
1.6D5-speed
1.65-speed
1.86-speed
2.0D5-speed
2.45-speed
2.4 AT5-speed
2.4i5-speed
2.4i AT5-speed
T56-speed
T5 AT5-speed
Transmission | Type
1.6DManual
1.6Manual
1.8Manual
2.0DManual
2.4Manual
2.4 ATAutomatic
2.4iManual
2.4i ATAutomatic
T5Manual
T5 ATAutomatic

Production

Availability
1.6D2005 ~ 2007
1.62005 ~ 2007
1.82005 ~ 2007
2.0D2004 ~ 2007
2.42004 ~ 2007
2.4 AT2004 ~ 2007
2.4i2004 ~ 2007
2.4i AT2004 ~ 2007
T52004 ~ 2007
T5 AT2004 ~ 2007
2004 ~ 2007
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