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Factsheet

Price
Volvo
Engine
V50 (2008)
Performance
2.0 R-Design Sport
Transmission
2.0
Efficiency
135
RV 3yr/30k
124
Start mileage
11.0
Current mileage
38.7
Key rivals
177
0000000000000000000
19,655

Review

The V50 delivers all you’d expect of a Volvo – solidity, smart and beautifully crafted R-design interior and plenty of technology.

AM’s V50 was equipped with Ford’s Powershift automatic dual clutch system to make gear changes smoother and quicker.

It’s actually more sluggish than VW’s DSG system and costs an extra £1,400. 

 

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