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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    More information about pairing and connecting cell phones
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    Power steering fluid reservoir
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    Equalizer
    Equalizer FR EQ – FRONT (certain audio systems) This function is used to fine-tune the sound from the front speakers. 1. Select AUDIO SETTINGS in the menu and press ENTER. 2. Select Equalizer ...