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VOLVO 850 Estate Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 1993
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: Wagon (station wagon, estate, combi, touring)
 

1994 - 1996

Volvo had a long tradition in building station wagons, but the 850 R was different than anything else the Swedish carmaker ever did. When Volvo produced the R-version, it entered into the British Touring Car Championship with the station-wagon. It was the only vehicle with that body shape, and the organizer had to change the rules, so the Swedish brand had to switch for the sedan version in 1...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  VOLVO 850 Estate R 2.3i Turbo 4AT (241 HP)

  VOLVO 850 Estate R 2.3i Turbo 5MT (240 HP)

1993 - 1997

Volvo broke the rules of its older design trends when it introduced the 850 sedan in 1991 and continued improvement with the 1993 station-wagon version. The 850 was a sure step toward the front-wheel-drive systems for Volvo. Even though it wasn't the first FWD car in the Swedish carmaker lineup, it showed its commitment to that trend and proved that it could do that all by itself. The 40...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  VOLVO 850 Estate 2.0L 5MT (126 HP)

  VOLVO 850 Estate 2.3L Turbo 5MT (226 HP)

  VOLVO 850 Estate 2.5i 5MT (140 HP)

  VOLVO 850 Estate 2.5i 5MT (144 HP)

  VOLVO 850 Estate 2.5i 5MT (170 HP)

  VOLVO 850 Estate 2.5i Turbo 5MT (193 HP)

  VOLVO 850 Estate 2.5L 4AT (170 HP)

diesel engines:

  VOLVO 850 Estate 2.5L TDI 4AT (140 HP)

  VOLVO 850 Estate 2.5L TDI 5MT (140 HP)