1997 Volvo 850 Base

Username naterez71 Country USA City Burlington, Vermont (VT)

About this Volvo 850

  • Date added: 22 September, 2022
  • Visits: 30
  • Engine and Transmission: 2.4L inline-5, 5 speed manual
  • Exterior/Interior Color: Turquoise Metallic over Blue/Grey cloth
  • Tags: Volvo, Volvo 850
More information

This is currently my daily driver. I bought it in the summer of 2019 with 175,000 miles in Syracuse, New York from a guy who bought it just to drive it across the country from Portland, Oregon where it was a one owner car from new. It is fully rust free, and in very good shape for being a 25 year old car with now nearly 216,000 miles (as of this writing). It has been very practical, rides great. My only gripe would be the gas mileage (averages about 23-24 mpg). I have no real plans for it besides to continue driving it. In my ownership, I have replaced the CV axles and timing belt along with other routine maintenance.

Comments

  1. yorgee
    Added: 22 September, 2022

    The Volvo must feel like home in Sweden when driving in snow :)

    Thanks for posting your ride.

  2. naterez71
    Added: 22 September, 2022

    It does haha, and it is surprisingly fun on the frozen lake too!

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