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null 1997 Volvo 850
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1997 Volvo 850 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Volvo 850 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$26,710$28,010$28,040
    Invoice *$24,510$25,810$25,740
    Engine2.4L I-5 168 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm2.4L I-5 168 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm2.4L I-5 168 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City20.0 mpg20.0 mpg20.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy29.1 mpg29.1 mpg29.1 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.4L I-5 168 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm2.4L I-5 168 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm2.4L I-5 168 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator80 amp80 amp80 amp
    Battery520 amp520 amp520 amp
    Axle Ratio2.542.542.54
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank19.3 gal.19.3 gal.19.3 gal.
    Exhaustnon stainless steelnon stainless steelnon stainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensionsemi-independent multi-linksemi-independent multi-linksemi-independent multi-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel15.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP195/60VR15.0BSW ASP195/60VR15.0BSW ASP195/60VR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way(6-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thrucentercenter with pass-thru
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimcloth w/carpet lowercloth w/carpet lowercloth w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone front manualdual zone front manualdual zone front manual
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Radiopremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDcompatiblecompatiblecompatible
    Speakers666
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennapower retractablewindow gridpower retractable
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/Akeyfob (all doors)
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Power Outlets111
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/ApowerN/A
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Windshield WiperN/Afixed intervalN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Panic AlarmN/AN/Apanic alarm
    Security SystemN/AN/Asecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume33.2 cu.ft.67.0 cu.ft.33.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length183.5 "185.0 "183.5 "
    Exterior Width69.3 "69.3 "69.3 "
    Exterior Height55.7 "55.7 "55.7 "
    Wheelbase105 "105 "105 "
    Front Tread60 "60 "60 "
    Rear Tread58 "58 "58 "
    Turning Radius16.7 '16.7 '16.7 '
    Curb Weight3,232 lbs.3,342 lbs.3,232 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight3,300 lbs.3,300 lbs.3,300 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.32.32.32
    Front Legroom41.4 "41.4 "41.4 "
    Rear Legroom32.3 "32.3 "32.3 "
    Front Headroom39.1 "39.1 "39.1 "
    Rear Headroom37.8 "37.8 "37.8 "
    Front Hiproom55.2 "55.2 "55.2 "
    Rear Hiproom55.2 "55.2 "55.2 "
    Front Shoulder Room57.1 "57.1 "57.1 "
    Rear Shoulder Room56.3 "57.1 "56.3 "
    Passenger Volume97 cu.ft.97 cu.ft.97 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume14.7 cu.ft.37.1 cu.ft.14.7 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded33.2 cu.ft.67.0 cu.ft.33.2 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud Flapsfrontfrontfront
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear Step BumperN/Arear step bumperN/A
    Bodyside Moldingsblackblackblack
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Grille Moldingschromechromechrome
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles96/unlimited96/unlimited96/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/unlimited48/unlimited48/unlimited
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Volvo 850 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.
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