Is the V50 a good car?

Is the V50 a good car?

Although a small Volvo estate doesn’t sound instantly appetising, the V50 is a very enjoyable package, offering a little more utility than its S40 saloon sibling without becoming stodgy. A lively chassis, reliable engines and a surprising dose of design flair makes it a very attractive buy.

Who makes Volvo V50 diesel engines?

The Volvo V50 and the new S40 are being launched with an entirely new four-cylinder diesel engine, the result of an engine development programme undertaken jointly by Ford and PSA.

How long will Volvo V50 last?

That being said, with the proper care the average lifespan of a Volvo is typically 20 years with over 200,000 miles.

What diesel engine is in the Volvo V50?

Volvo S40/V50 – First Volvo under 5.0 l/100 km

Engine Configuration Torque, Nm
1.6 I4 150
2.0 D (turbo diesel) I4 320
1.6 D (turbo diesel) I4 240

What problems do Volvo V50 have?

The V50 has been recalled numerous times, most noticeably for potential leaks in the fuel pipes and power steering pipes, faulty handbrakes and faulty cooling fans.

Is the Volvo V50 fast?

It’s a front-wheel drive front-engined 5-door compact estate with 5 seats. With 227 BHP, the naturally aspirated 2.5 Litre 20v Inline 5 petrol engine accelerates this V50 T5 to 62 mph in 6.9 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 149 mph.

Does the Volvo V50 have a Ford engine?

The current 1.6 and 2.0L petrol 4cyl are all made by Ford. Ford also make the Volvo short 6cyl petrol engine plus all the V8s for Jaguar and Land Rover, they also make the blocks and heads for all V8 & V12 Aston Martins.

Is Volvo V50 a Ford?

Sharing the Ford C1 platform with the European Ford Focus and the Mazda 3, the V50 featured interior “theatre” lighting, a floating center stack and “Volvo Intelligent Vehicle Architecture”….

Volvo V50
Layout Front engine, front-wheel drive or All-wheel drive
Platform Volvo P1 platform
Related Volvo S40

Does the Volvo V50 have a timing belt or chain?

All Volvo V50 engines have a timing chain and are interference.

Does Volvo have timing belt or chain?

All 2020 Volvo XC90 engines have a timing belt and are interference.

When should a Volvo V50 timing belt be changed?

Our database suggests that it’s every 10 years for all versions of the V50 or 108,000 miles (just under 174,000km).

  • August 9, 2022