Last post on Feb 16, 2013 at 3:05 PM
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Volvo S80, Sedan
#2413 of 2415 Re: Reliabilty of 2002 Volvo S80 2.9 [samantha91]
Jul 31, 2012 (8:08 am)
I don't think the volvo is any worse for repair than comparable cars. Replacement parts can cost a lot. Also the GM 4 speed transmission is an issue and a common need for repair after 75000 miles - my opinion. This is the cutoff for aftermarket insurance. Still given the distractions of drivers today with email and gps the safety of the volvo trumps other cars. A transmission is replaceable loved ones aren't. Maybe you can buy a good aftermarket insurance product- check costco for this.
#2414 of 2415 Looking at 2012 or 2013 Volvo S80
Jan 21, 2013 (6:04 pm)
There aren't very many posts on this site!! I love toyotas, but the seats in my -05 Avalon limited as well as the seats in the 2013 I sat in today are not comfortable. I have heard Volvo seats are great, but I am concerned about the reliability and also the dealerships close to me are all In Dallas or Fort Worth. I can't handle driving in those cities! I am wondering if a Ford Dealership could do oil changes and maintenance that isn't warranty work. Also, are the seats as comfortable as I have heard?
#2415 of 2415 Re: Looking at 2012 or 2013 Volvo S80 [lnt]
Feb 16, 2013 (3:05 pm)
Hi, suggest you check out reliability for Volvo S80's on jdpower's site. The seats are quite incredible. Toyota's reliability will be hard to beat for any other car maker. But it appears that Volvo S80's have held their own. The current style came out with the 2007 model, so they have had 6 years to perfect it.