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What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

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What is your favorite interior color?

Black/ Graphite
6
40%
Beige/ light tan
3
20%
Taupe/ dark tan/ brown
1
7%
Other
5
33%
 
Total votes: 15

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What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by Kara503 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:15 pm

As the title states! Why do you like each color? I'm looking for a new P2 v70 and can't decide which interior to look for! I'm pretty set on a black exterior. Unless someone can find me one in 424 Platnum White Pearl...

I have noticed I really like the beige interior in my s40 on sunny days. It lights up the whole cabin and makes the car feel very open, even though it's small.
On rainy days or at night, though, I really like the graphite in my s60. Makes it feel like a cozy luxurious tank.

I didn't list any R interiors because not only can I not afford an R, but everyone already knows Atacama is the best 8)



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Re: What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by Rattnalle » Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:23 pm

The lighter the better. I've owned four cars with dark interiors (744 grey, 745 ox blood, 854 blue, 855 grey) and probably never will again. The two beige ones since have converted me. If it's light out it stays cooler and looks roomier. If it's dark it'll still be dark.

The new 90 series brown interiors look quite nice but not next to the amber or beige ones.



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Re: What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by June » Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:37 pm

I like my 04 S80 interior color Oak Arenea, I think you are wrongly calling toupe. Also my car came with tan and grey interior colors. Why Volvo calls it Oak Arenea I have no clue rather than toupe. I like that Oak Arenea is two toned. I clicked other since Oak Arenea was not listed. June
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Re: What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by oragex » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:23 pm

I have tan but the dash being tan it reflects into the windshield big time (no solar or polarized glasses would help). Put a cover over it.

What I like more are the high end seats and leather which are quite more comfy and soft compared to the base seats (speaking of the S60). But I think these only come in black? Black is great and classy but a little depressing for my taste.



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Re: What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by MDK » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:05 pm

A barents blue S 60 R with Atacama interior!



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Re: What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by scot850 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:33 pm

Practically, the darker colors are easier to keep and don't normally show their wear as badly as the lighter colors. We have the dark oak in our son's 06 XC70 and it is keeping well. Shame the seats are just not comfortable like the P80's!

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Re: What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by abscate » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:14 pm

June...if you perforate those seats with a screwdriver they are cooler...


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Re: What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by June » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:44 pm

abscate wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:14 pm
June...if you perforate those seats with a screwdriver they are cooler...
Can we then Mcgeiver the ac to blow through the holes?😀🙃😜 June


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Re: What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by Rattnalle » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:23 am

oragex wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:23 pm
I have tan but the dash being tan it reflects into the windshield big time (no solar or polarized glasses would help). Put a cover over it.

What I like more are the high end seats and leather which are quite more comfy and soft compared to the base seats (speaking of the S60). But I think these only come in black? Black is great and classy but a little depressing for my taste.
All the seats came in all the colours. At least this side the ocean where 90% of cars are customised and ordered by customers rather than dealers.



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Re: What is your favorite P2 Interior color?

Post by abscate » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:31 am

That’s two tone taupe is a beautiful classy combination.


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