Help, Advice, Owners' Discussion and DIY Tutorials on Volvo XC90s. The XC90 proved to be very popular, and very good for Volvo's sales numbers, since its introduction in model year 2003 (North America).
I'm building a Looking to buy a Used Volvo template. Users will fill this out and then post the results in the forum. What do you think this needs?
The goal is to get enough information to give quality guidance on what Volvo to look for. And also to ask the questions we ask users anyway... we're looking to avoid having to ask the same old questions.
I want to spend
I will do, for instance, this level of maintenance:
oil changes and bulb replacements
PCV and axles
necessity (mountain town, Canada, etc.)
nice to have (ski trips, mountain logging road camping, etc.)
A Small car
is my first choice
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If I'm not mistaken, there's a clever way to use Google Questionnaire's features to collect data from both inquiring buyers, and interested sellers independently, and (if not by Google itself, some free application) depending on what boxes they tick, and notify the two parties.
Brand and condition of tires, additional tires/wheels (snows) included?
Leaking any fluids
Engine oil consumption (amount added between changes)
Oil used, conventional or synthetic?
How many keys/fobs
Nav system present? Working?
Any issues raising/lowering windows
Come with any spare parts
Condition of seats
'98 V70 NA FWD 5 spd, silver sand metallic (sold)
'99 V70 NA FWD Auto, dark blue (actively for sale)
'99 S70 NA FWD Auto, black (sold and resurrected -- Don't cry for me Argentina . . . )
'07 S80 3.2 FWD Auto, Barents Blue Metallic
'06 V70 R AWD Auto, Sonic Blue Metallic
'04 XC70 Ruby Red Metallic
'95 855 auto (sold)
'86 245 manual (sold)
'05 V70 T5 M (totalled)
'06 V70 FWD Auto (totalled)