Safety

Safety  - 2008 Volvo V50 Review - Reviews - Volvo V50

Though its sister model, the S40 sedan, earned good crash-test scores from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the wagon hasn't been crash tested. Unfortunately, differences in weight and construction mean we can't assume the same crash performance in the V50.

The wealth of standard safety features includes side-impact and side curtain airbags, all-disc antilock brakes, an electronic stability system with traction control and a tire pressure monitoring system. Advanced options include the Blind Spot Information System, which lights an indicator just inboard of either of the S40's side mirrors when a car occupies its corresponding blind spot.

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    Front park assist
    The distance monitored in front of the vehicle is approximately 2.5 ft (0.8 m). The audible signal comes from the audio system's front speakers. It may not be possible to combine auxiliary he ...

    Unique functions—PCC
    1 Information button 2 Indicator lights Pressing the information button provides certain information about the vehicle with the help of the indicator lights. ...

    Changing wheels with TPMS
    Please note the following when changing or replacing the factory installed TPMS wheels/ tires on the vehicle: Only the factory-mounted wheels are equipped with TPMS sensors in the valves. If t ...