pg. 9:5 Specifications (cont.)

Power transmission


Manual transmission: M 56 H
Single-disc dry plate clutch. All-synchromesh on all gears including reverse; integrated final drive. Operation via a floor mounted gear lever.


Final drive ratio 4.00:1
Reduction ratios
1st gear 3.07:1
2nd gear 1.77:1
3rd gear 1.19:1
4th gear 0.87:1
5th gear 0.70:1
Reverse 2.99:1


Automatic transmission: AW 50-42 LE
4-speed automatic electronically controlled gearbox comprising a hydraulic torque converter with a lock-up function; planetary gear, integrated final drive.
Operation via a floor mounted gear selector lever. Drive shafts with symmetrical joint location.


Final drive ratio 2.74:1 (Turbo-charged models: 2.54:1)
Reduction ratios
1st gear 3.61:1
2nd gear 2.06:1
3rd gear 1.37:1
4th gear 0.98:1
Reverse 3.95:1


Capacities


Fuel tank 19.3 US gals (73 liters)
Cooling System 7.4 US qts. (7.0 liters)
Engine oil (incl. filter) 6.1 US qts. (5.8 liters)*
Automatic transmission 2 US gals (7.6 liters)
Manual transmission 2.2 US qts. (2.1 liters)
Power steering fluid 0.8 US qts. (0.8 liter)
Washer fluid reservoir 3.2 US qts. (3.0 liters)
Brake/clutch system 0.6 US qts (0.6 liters)


* Turbo-charged models: Add 0.95 US qt. (0.9 liters) if the oil cooler has been drained.


Vehicle Loading


The tires on your Volvo should perform to specifications at all normal loads when inflated as recommended on the tire information label. The label is located on the inside of the fuel filler flap. The label lists both tire and vehicle design limits. Do not load your car beyond the load limits indicated.


WARNING! Improperly inflated tires will reduce tire life, adversely affect vehicle handling and can possibly lead to failure resulting in loss of vehicle control prior warning.


All specifications are subject to change without notice.

pg. 9:6 Specifications (cont.)

Electrical system


12 Volt, negative ground.
Voltage-controlled generator. Single-wire system with chassis and engine used as conductors.


Battery
Voltage 12 V
Capacity 520 A/100 min
(certain markets) 420 A/75 min


The battery contains corrosive and poisonous acids. It is of the utmost importance that old batteries are disposed of correctly. Your Volvo retailer can assist you in this matter.


Generator
Rated output 1400 W
Max. current 100 A


Bulbs


Bulb US No. Power Socket No/bulbs
Headlights
High beam
Low beam

HB3/9005
HB4/9006

70W
60W



2
2
Front parking lights/turn signals 1157 N.A. 21/5 W/24/2.2 cp BAY 15 d 2
Turn signals, rear 21W BAU 15 s 2
Tail lights (sedan) 67 5 W/4cp BA 15 s 4
Tail lights (wagon) 21/4W BAZ 15 d 4
Brake lights 1156 21W/32cp BA 15 s 2
High-mounted brake lights 1156 21W/32cp BA 15 s 1
Brake lights in spoiler 5W W 2.1x9.5d 6
Bulb US No. Power Socket No/bulbs
Back-up lights 1156 21W/32cp BA 15 s 2
Rear fog light (sedan) 1156 21W/32cp BA 15 s 1
Rear fog light (wagon) 21/4W BAZ 15 d 1
Front fog lights H3 55 W PK 22 s 2
License plate light 5 W W 2.1x9.5d 2
Door open warning light 3 W W 2.1x9.5d 4
Door step courtesy light 5W W 2.1x9.5d 2
Trunk light 10 W SV 8.5 1
Glove compartment light 2 W BA 9s 1
Vanity mirror lights 1.2 W 2
Instrument lighting 3 W W 2.1x9.5d 3
Illumination, control panel
gear selector (automatic trans.)
rear ashtray


1.2 W
1.2 W
1.2 W
W 2x4.6 d
W 2x4.6 d
W 2x4.6 d

1
1
Instrument warning/indicator lights 1.2 W W 2x4.6 d
Front courtesy lights 5 W BA 9s 2
Rear reading lights 5 W BA 9s 2

All specifications are subject to change without notice

pg. 9:7 Specifications (cont.)

Dimensions and weights


Length (sedan) 183.5 in. (466 cm)
(wagon) 185.4 in. (471 cm)
Width 69.3 in. (176 cm)
Height (sedan) 55.7 in. (141 cm)
(wagon) 56.9 in. (145 cm)
Wheelbase 104.9 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)
Turbo-charged models 34.8 ft. (10.6 m)
Cargo capacity
Sedan (seat up) 14.7 cu. ft. (0.44 m)
Wagon (seat up) 37.1 cu. ft. (1.1 m)
Sedan (seat down) 33.2 cu. ft. (0.99 m)
Wagon (seat down) 67.0 cu. ft. (2.0 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 (sedan) 4250 lbs (1928 kg) 1930 kg
850 Turbo (wagon) 4340 lbs (1969 kg) 1970 kg


Capacity Weight *
850 (sedan) 925 lbs (420 kg) 420 kg
850 (wagon) 1015 lbs (460 kg) 465 kg
850 Turbo (sedan) 925 lbs (420 kg) 420 kg
850 Turbo (wagon) 965 lbs (438 kg) 435 kg
850 R Turbo (sedan) 885 lbs (401 kg) 405 kg
850 R Turbo (wagon) 900 lbs (408 kg) 410 kg


Curb weight USA Canada
850 sedan 3130-3340 lbs (1419-1515 kg) 1410-1515 kg
850 wagon 3230-3440 lbs (1465-1560 kg) 1460-1560 kg


Permissible axle weight, front
850 (sedan) 2240 lbs (1016 kg) 1020 kg
850 (wagon) 2240 lbs (1016 kg) 1020 kg
850 Turbo (sedan) 2290 lbs (1039 kg) 1040 kg
850 Turbo (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 (sedan) 1980 lbs (898 kg) 900 kg
850 Turbo (wagon) 2220 lbs (1007 kg) 1010 kg


Max. roof load ** 220 lbs (100 kg) 100 kg


Max. trailer weight
(w/o brakes) 1100 lbs (500 kg) 500 kg
(with brakes)
2" ball 3300 lbs (1500 kg) 1500 kg
1 7/8" ball 2000 lbs (908 kg) 900 kg


Max. tongue weight *** 165 lbs (75 kg) 75 kg


* The max permissible axle loads or the gross vehicle weight must not be exceeded.
** For permanent roof racks, check the manufacturer's weight specifications.
*** 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.




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