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What's New: 2005 Volvo V50


  • The Volvo V50 sportswagon is all new for 2005
  • Electronically controlled Haldex all-wheel-drive system (T5)
  • Six-speed close-ratio manual transmission (T5), 5-speed electronically controlled Geartronic automatic transmission
  • Ultra-slim center stack with optional genuine aluminum facing
  • Optional 445-watt stereo with in-dash 6-CD head unit


Premium Package (2.4i)

Power driver's seat

Power moonroof

Leather gearshift knob

Wood-effect inlays

Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls

Electronic climate control

Leather seating surfaces


Convenience Package (2.4i)

HomeLink transmitter

Trip Computer

Auto dimming rearview mirror


Roof rails

Grocery bag holder


Sport Package (2.4i)

Dynamic Suspension

Sport alloy 17-inch wheels

Front spoiler-mounted foglights

Aluminum inlays


Premium Package (T5)

Leather seating surfaces

Power moonroof

Driver's seat memory function

Power passenger seat


Convenience Package (T5)

HomeLink transmitter

Auto dimming rearview mirror


Grocery bag holder (not available on AWD)


Sport Package (T5)

Dynamic suspension (std on AWD)

Sport alloy 17-inch wheels

Aluminum inlays


Climate Package (2.4i & T5)

Rainsensor windshield wipers

Heated front seats

Headlamp washers


Audio Package (2.4i & T5)

Premium sound system

6-disc in-dash CD changer

Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls (std. on T5)


Dynamic Trim Package (T5)

Dynamic Suspension

Front chin spoiler

Rear lower-valance spoiler

Trunk mounted spoiler

Side skirts

17-inch alloy wheels


Stand Alone Options (2.4i & T5)

(DSTC) Dynamic Stability Traction Control

Bi-Xenon high intensity discharge headlamps

Power glass moonroof

Automatic Geartronic transmission

Volvo DVD-based navigation system

Metallic paint

Leather seating surfaces

Laminated side windows

Dual integrated rear child seats

Electronically controlled All-Wheel Drive (T5 only)

V50, Technology, Special Interests, 2005
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