Safety

Safety  - 2006 Volvo V50 Review - Reviews - Volvo V50

All-disc antilock brakes, traction control, side-impact and side curtain-type airbags, and Volvo's Whiplash Protection Seating System are standard. Dynamic Stability and Traction Control is optional.

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    Driving dynamics: steering, brakes and transmission
    The five-cylinder petrol and diesel engines (2.5T, 2.4D and D5) have a six-speed manual gearbox which can be upgraded to the six-speed Geartronic transmission which is standard on the V8 engine. V ...

    Recirculation/air quality system
    Recirculation This function can be used to shut out exhaust fumes, smoke, etc., from the passenger compartment. The air in the passenger compartment is then recirculated, i.e., no air f ...

    The radar sensor and its limitations
    In addition to being used by ACC, the radar sensor is also used by Distance Alert (see page 164) and Collision Warning with Full Auto-brake and Pedestrian Detection (see page 172). This sensor ...