Under the Hood

Under the Hood  - 2008 Volvo V50 Review - Reviews - Volvo V50

A 2.4-liter inline-five-cylinder produces 168 horsepower in the 2.4i. High-performance T5 editions employ a turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-five-cylinder that now generates 227 hp (up from 218 hp) and 236 pounds-feet of torque. The 2.4i comes standard with a five-speed manual transmission, while the T5 comes with a standard five-speed automatic that includes Geartronic operation for manually selected gear changes. All-wheel-drive T5s now come only with a Geartronic five-speed automatic. The six-speed manual has been discontinued. With the addition of the Dynamic Trim Package, T5 models gain a sport suspension, sport steering wheel and a shift knob with aluminum trim.

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    Range
    The PCC's lock and unlock functions have a range of approximately 60 ft. (20 m) from the vehicle. NOTE • The approach lighting, panic alarm, and the functions controlled by the information b ...

    PARK BRAKE Parking brake applied
    This light will be on when the parking brake (hand brake) is applied. The parking brake pedal is located on the left side of the driver's footwell, see page 79 for more information. Canadian mode ...

    Child safety locks
    Child safety locks – rear doors The controls are located on the rear door jambs. Use the remote control's key blade or a screwdriver to adjust these controls. A The rear doors can only be open ...