Is the Volvo V50 a good car?
Although the V50 has been around for years, the compact Swedish estate still has plenty to recommend it. Ford Focus underpinnings mean the V50 is decent to drive, while comfortable seats and strong refinement make the Volvo a relaxing long distance cruiser.
What engine is in a Volvo V50 1.6 Diesel?
What engine is in Volvo V50 1.6 D? The Volvo V50 1.6 D has a Inline 4, Diesel engine with 1560 cm3 / 95.2 cu-in capacity.
When did Volvo stop making the V50?
In North America the naturally aspirated five cylinder engine, all wheel drive, and manual transmission were all dropped for the model year of 2011, leaving only the automatic, front wheel drive T5 in base and R-Design trims. The model year of 2011 was the last for the V50 in the United States and Canada.
What kind of diesel engine does a Volvo V50 have?
For the 2011 model year, Volvo introduced its 2.0-litre five-cylinder diesel engine to the V50 and rebadged all the diesel options D2, D3 and D4 according to their power outputs. The trim levels were also changed with ES taking over at the entry-level model.
Is the Volvo V50 the most eco-friendly SUV?
This is the Volvo V50 1.6D DRIVe SE Lux, the third model in Volvo’s eco-friendly DRIVe sub-120g/km range. Volvo is expanding its DRIVe range, with two-wheel drive versions of the XC60 and XC70, and 1.6-litre turbodiesel versions of the S80 and V70, but the C30, V40 and V50 will remain the most carbon-friendly members of the DRIVe range.
What is the Volvo V50 SE Lux?
Not exciting, though What is it? This is the Volvo V50 1.6D DRIVe SE Lux, the third model in Volvo’s eco-friendly DRIVe sub-120g/km range.
Is the Ford V50 a good car?
The V50 is an odd car. It’s classier than, say, a Ford Focus estate, but it doesn’t feel as good quality as an Audi A4 Avant, and it is nowhere near as dynamically engaging as a BMW 3-series touring. But if you want something tasteful, understated and green, then the V50 DRIVe makes an excellent choice.