pg. 9:7 Specifications (cont.)

Dimensions and weights

Length 183.4 in. (466 cm)
Width 69.3 in. (176 cm)
Height 55.9 in. (142 cm)
Wheelbase 104.7 in. (266 cm)
Track, front 59.8 in. (152 cm)
Track, rear 57.9 in. (147 cm)
Turning circle (between
curbs) 33.5 ft. (10.2 m)
Trunk capacity 14.7 cu. ft. (0.44 m)

WARNING! When adding accessories, equipment, luggage and other cargo to your vehicle, the total loaded weight capacity of the vehicle must not be exceeded.

Gross vehicle weight (GVW) USA Canada
850 sedan 4180 lbs (1896 kg) 1900 kg
850 wagon 4340 lbs (1969 kg) 1970 kg
850 turbo engine sedan 4250 lbs (1928 kg) 1930 kg
850 Turbo engine wagon 4340 lbs (1969 kg) 1970 kg

Capacity Weight *
850 sedan 930 lbs (422 kg) 425 kg
850 wagon 1005 lbs (456 kg) 455 kg
850 turbo engine sedan 930 lbs (422 kg) 425 kg
850 turbo engine wagon 950 lbs (431 kg) 430 kg

Curb weight USA Canada
Sedan 3100-3290 lbs (1406-1492 kg) 1410-1490 kg
Wagon 3270-3390 lbs (1483-1538 kg) 1485-1540 kg

Permissible axle weight, front
850 sedan 2240 lbs (1016 kg) 1020 kg
850 wagon 2240 lbs (1016 kg) 1020 kg
850 turbo engine sedan 2290 lbs (1039 kg) 1040 kg
850 turbo engine wagon 2290 lbs (1039 kg) 1040 kg

Permissible axle weight, rear
850 sedan 1980 lbs (898 kg) 900 kg
850 wagon 2220 lbs (1007 kg) 1010 kg
850 turbo engine sedan 1980 lbs (898 kg) 900 kg
850 turbo engine wagon 2220 lbs (1007 kg) 1010 kg
Max. roof load 220 lbs (100 kg) 100 kg
Max. trailer weight
with brakes (2" ball) 3300 lbs (1500 kg) 1500 kg
with brakes (1 7/8" ball) 2000 lbs (908 kg) 900 kg
(w/o brakes) 1540 lbs (700 kg) 700 kg
Max. tongue weight ** 165 lbs (75 kg) 75 kg

* The max permissible axle loads must not be exceeded.
** See also section "Trailer towing"

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

pg. 9:8 Service manuals, Road assistance

Service Manuals for your Volvo are available for purchase. These are the same manuals used by competent Volvo technicians.

Major sections within the Service Manual System include: 0- General Information; 1- Lubrication and Service; 2- Engine; 3- Electrical System; 4- Power Transmission; 5- Brakes; 6- Suspension and Steering; 7- Springs Shock Absorbers and Wheels; 8- Body and Interior.

A Literature Catalog Request Card was placed in the car prior to delivery from the retailer to you. Complete ordering information is provided.

Volvo supports Voluntary Mechanic Certification by the A.S.E. Certified mechanics have demonstrated a high degree of competence in specific areas. Besides passing exams each mechanic must also have worked in the field for two or more years before a certificate is issued. These professional mechanics are fully able to analyze vehicle problems and perform the necessary service procedures to keep your Volvo at peak operating condition.

NOTE: The above pertains to the USA only.

Your new Volvo comes with a four year road assistance program named ON-CALL. Additional information, features, and benefits are described in a separate information package in your glove compartment.

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

pg. 9:9 Customer Support

Vehicle Information (see "Label information" section)

Vehicle License Number _____________________________________

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ____________________________

Service Designation Number __________________________________

Engine Designation (see Specification" section) ____________________

Color code ________________________________________________

Upholstery ________________________________________________

Tire designation (see "Tires" section) ____________________________

Vehicle capacity ____________________________________________

Do not export your Volvo to another country before investigating that country's applicable safety and exhaust emission requirements. In some cases it may be difficult or impossible to comply with these requirements. Modifications to the emission control system(s) may render your Volvo not certifiable for legal operation in the U.S., Canada and other countries.

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Detergents and solvents
Do not use gasoline containing lead or benzene as a detergent or solvent. Both lead and benzene are toxic and may be hazardous to your health.
Installation of optional equipment/use of mobile telephones
Incorrectly installed optional equipment, alarm systems or the use of mobile telephones which are not connected to a suitable antenna can cause faults in the car's electronic control systems. Your car is equipped with an accessory connector located under the dashboard on the driver's side. Please consult your Volvo retailer if you have any questions before connecting accessory or optional equipment to the vehicle's electrical systems.
Carbon monoxide
Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, colorless and odorless gas which is present in all exhaust gases. If you ever smell exhaust fumes from inside the vehicle, make sure the passenger compartment is ventilated and immediately return the vehicle to your retailer for correction.
Never sit in a parked or stopped car for any extended amount of time, nor have it unattended while the engine is running.
Never operate the engine in confined, unventilated areas.

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The following should be checked regularly:*

1 Washer fluid reservoir should be filled with water and solvent (wintertime: windshield washer anti-freeze). See page 8:15.

2 Coolant level should be between the expansion tank marks. Mixture 50% anti-freeze and 50% water. See page 8:16.

3 Power steering - When cold, the level must not be above the COLD mark and when hot is must not be above the HOT mark. Top up if the level drops to the ADD mark with ATF fluid. See page 8:12.

4 Engine oil level should be between the dipstick marks. The distance between the marks represents approx. 1 US qt. (1 liter) or on certain models 1.6 US qts (1.5 liters). See page 8:10.

5 Brake fluid - check, without removing the cap, that the level is above the MIN mark. Use brake fluid DOT 4+. See page 8:12.

* Engine oil should be checked each time the car is refuelled.



Octane rating, see p. 4:3.

Tire pressure, see label located on inside of fuel filler flap.

Bulbs Power Socket
1 HB2 9003
2 HB3 9005
3 HB4 9006
4 24 W BA 15s
5 21 W BA 15s
6 21/4 W BAZ 15d
7 5 W BA 15s

Volvo Car Corporation

Goteborg, Sweden

TP 3490/2 (Canada & USA) Printed in Sweden, Graphic Systems AB, Goteborg 199

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