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Under the Hood  - 2006 Volvo V50 Review - Reviews - Volvo V50

A 2.4-liter inline-five-cylinder produces 168 horsepower in the base wagon. The high-performance T5 holds a turbocharged 2.5-liter five-cylinder that generates 218 hp and 236 pounds-feet of torque. Both models can be equipped with an adaptive Geartronic five-speed-automatic transmission, but a six-speed-manual gearbox is standard on the T5. Haldex all-wheel drive is optional.

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    Removing the center console
    In order to make it possible to move the center seat in the second row of seats as far forward as possible (seven-seat models only), the rear section of the center console can be removed. • Pu ...

    Driving through water
    The vehicle can be driven through water up to a depth of approximately 10 in. (25 cm), at a maximum speed of 6 mph (10 km/h). Take particular care when driving through flowing water. Clean t ...

    Interior rearview mirror
    Auto-dim function An integrated sensor reacts to headlights from following traffic and automatically reduces glare in the mirror. ...