1996 Volvo 960 Exterior & Interior

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1996 Volvo 960

1996 960 Review

So good that willing to bet on it.



The 960 retains its sober Scandinavian and still looks a bit boxy the more aerodynamic contours into the new sheet metal. a very traditional design driven by passenger considerations plentiful headroom. Added new front fenders and hood as as flush headlights and integrated fog

It#39;s no secret that the station wagon look exactly de rigeur at the moment, to the boom in minivan and sport-utility but we found the 960#39;s functional, design appealing nonetheless.

running lights are standard as are front and rear fog lights with a passel of amenities a washer/wiper for the headlamps, heated outside mirrors and a power sunroof with a sunshade and feature. A remote entry with alarm is standard and new for is a 2-step power door system that opens the door first, followed by the doors, the liftgate (or trunk) and the filler door.

The 960 is powered by a 2.9-liter dual camshaft 24-valve inline engine mated to a 4-speed transmission, the only powertrain Last year, the engine was to produce more of its power in the rpm range, to improve acceleration and performance, a preference of American

Both the sedan and wagon an EPA estimated fuel economy of 17 mpg highway. That#39;s not bad, but we found that our test car was to improve a bit on both numbers.

these are big cars within, exterior dimensions are tidier a good many of their car competitors. The sedan and wagon the same wheelbase and overall though the wagon is a little and weighs about a hundred more. However, both of the 960 are relatively svelte in the weight compared to most cars in the class.

Interior Features

Within its familiar–and nicely finished–exterior, the 960 an interior that#39;s as warm, and comfortable as an upscale Scandinavian It#39;s truly easy to this luxury cabin, you#39;d find a squarish inlaid with rich panels, a thoughtful control and good driver sightlines all

The nicely-contoured seats–always a strong with Volvos–have tailored surfaces, and the steering wheel is leather-wrapped. Other standard features include automatic control, power everything, a AM/FM/CD/cassette sound system, front seats with adjustability and a memory feature, control and–yes!–cupholders.

Safety features? Of course. is a Volvo.

In addition to the front and airbags, the 960#39;s seatbelts adjustable upper anchors lockable inertia reels, an child safety seat–standard on the optional on the sedan–and child rear door locks.

Although this is a thoroughly vehicle as is, there are five option packages available, from $395 to $1485. You can delete the leather upholstery and trim if you choose. Our test had everything you can add to a 960.

We particularly the $485 Cold Weather which includes heated seats and an outside temperature

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