Driving Impressions

Driving Impressions  - 2006 Volvo S80 Review - Reviews - Volvo S80

Understated and elegant, the S80 is spacious throughout and delivers a smooth, easy ride. Automatic-transmission shifts are smooth yet noticeable. The easy-to-drive S80 promises excellent control and precise handling, but the available navigation system's screen is difficult to read.

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