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VOLVO V50 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 2004
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: Wagon (station wagon, estate, combi, touring)
 

2007 - 2011

Volvo was still under Ford's management when it introduced the facelifted version for the V50 lineup in 2007, and while it brought minimal look changes, it improved the safety systems. While in the U.S., the signs of the financial crisis already started to be seen by big companies. In Europe, everything was business as usual. Ford tried to transform Volvo into a money-making machine, and...

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gasoline engines:

  VOLVO V50 1.6L 5MT (101 HP)

  VOLVO V50 1.8L 5MT (125 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.0L 5MT (145 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.4i 5AT (170 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.4L 5MT (170 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.5L T5 6MT AWD (230 HP)

diesel engines:

  VOLVO V50 1.6L D 5MT (110 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.0L D 6MT (136 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.0L D4 6MT (177 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.4L D5 5AT (180 HP)

2004 - 2007

Volvo introduced the second generation of the S40 in 2003, followed by the station version for it a year later with the name V50. After Volvo was bought by Ford in 1999, the Swedish carmaker had to share its parts and underpinnings with the American carmaker. Thus, the V50 ended up using the same platform as the Ford Focus and the Mazda 3. It was an economic measure meant to lower the product...

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diesel engines:

  VOLVO V50 1.6 D 6MT (110 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.0 D 6MT (136 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.4L D5 5AT (180 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.5L T5 5AT AWD (220 HP)

  VOLVO V50 2.5L T5 6MT AWD (220 HP)