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    1. Indeed!

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    2. This Says It All

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    3. A Point Well Taken

      [QUOTE I still find the passenger seat incredibly, amazingly UNCOMFORTABLE. I bought a wedge - didn't help. For $40, I sent it back. A pillow helps, but not much. This stripped down dinosaur that...
    4. Agreed

      [QUOTE=Okidiver;7446395]Seats are subjective to each of us, so if 'bunny says they don't work for her, they don't. And yes, it takes getting used to the invisible stuff beyond the front fenders...so...
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      Funny you should ask. I had mine in for service...

      Funny you should ask. I had mine in for service this week and was given a brand new S60 T6 AWD with 10 miles on the odometer as a loaner! This is the 4 cylinder with the turbocharger and...
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      +1. It's a minor flaw on a great car that is 6...

      +1. It's a minor flaw on a great car that is 6 or 7 years old.
    7. Really!

      Wow, that's painting with a broad brush. I've owned a Forester and Outback, both with CVTs and never had a tranny problem.
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      Agreed

      [QUOTE=cometguy;7332227]The problem is several-fold. One: audio and climate should be in buttons and knobs, not a touchscreen -- for two key reasons: (1) buttons and knobs can obviate the need to...
    9. Disagree

      [QUOTE=MyVolvoS60;7328413]Toyotas = The one you ought to avoid.

      I've had a 1995 Camry, a 98 and 05 Avalon. None ever burned oil. I'd probably still be in a Toyota except for that big grille...
    10. On the general subject of warranties, the main...

      On the general subject of warranties, the main incentive for me deciding to buy my 2013, which I bought new, was the 5 yr. 50,000 mile Safe and Secure program which was offered at that time. I had...
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      It's laughable watching me trying to back this...

      It's laughable watching me trying to back this thing into a parking space at the mall, and I have the camera, tilting mirrors and parking sensors. Try as I might, the damn thing is almost always...
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      Seems Like Common Sense

      Good advice!
    13. Thread: My apologies

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      Very Thoughtful

      That's a nice gesture Kjmack. Here's hoping you have many years of happy motoring. For what it's worth, I was a loyal Toyota, Subaru owner for years mainly because they were reliable vehicles, and...
    14. Question

      [QUOTE=MyVolvoS60;6090106]They run these promos with very little intent on fulfilling the "prizes". I've gone to others for the hell of it and had them give you some "crap substitute" when it...
    15. A month or so ago I had my S60 in for service and...

      A month or so ago I had my S60 in for service and got a 2017 V60 as a loaner. It was an impressive ride but the seat did feel firmer, the leather wasn't as nice and some of the dials felt cheaper,...
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      Love my S60, but I have the same intermittent...

      Love my S60, but I have the same intermittent keyless entry problems. I had a 2005 Avalon and now have a 2017 Murano and their keyless entry/memory seats work flawlessly. Don't understand why Volvo...
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      No robd. I realize your comments were in support...

      No robd. I realize your comments were in support of my post. Thanks!
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      Thank you

      The main purpose of my post was to suggest that an S60 MAY BE too much car for a teen. It was just food for thought, not a slam against S60's (I love mine) or a plug for Subaru. Just something for...
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      Generally speaking, the biggest changes to MY...

      Generally speaking, the biggest changes to MY 2014 on has come with the engine and transmission. 2012/13's had turbocharged 5 or 6 cylinder engines. The later MY's introduced a turbo and...
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      Take Heart!

      [QUOTE=Young Satchel;3903713]Was fully warned about this, but holy ****.......it is impossible to keep this thing clean!

      I just washed it. Drove 10 minutes to the store, already looks filthy to me...
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      Agree Completely

      [QUOTE=acee;3775713]Yes, one or two legitimate saves sort of pays for the tech package already!

      Have you tried changing the warning distance in the settings to the shortest distance? There are...
    22. Congrats! Did you get the color and options you...

      Congrats! Did you get the color and options you wanted?
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      Poll: Bought it. I like to keep cars at least 6 yrs....

      Bought it. I like to keep cars at least 6 yrs. as long as they are running well.
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      Wondering who your dealer is. The one in the...

      Wondering who your dealer is. The one in the north hills or the one in the south hills of suburban Pittsburgh? Very nice to hear they are stepping up.
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      Been There

      [QUOTE=Odin1057;2890073]They are hot and cold on a lot of things which makes me mad. Sometimes they'll give me personalized service like giving me a call back after hours on their personal cell phone...
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      That's unfortunate. My S60, which I bought new,...

      That's unfortunate. My S60, which I bought new, has been a blast to drive. I consistently get over 30 mpg on the highway on regular gas. It's quick, has plenty of passing power and hugs the...
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      I agree that my S60 tops my Outback in all of the...

      I agree that my S60 tops my Outback in all of the areas you mentioned. I guess I have the best of both worlds and I am enjoying it! Thanks for the reply.
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      Question

      Matt, I'd be interested in finding out why, in your opinion, people would be willing to pay an extra $10,000 for a Volvo. Thanks!
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      I haven't bought a used car since the 70's. I've...

      I haven't bought a used car since the 70's. I've paid cash for my last 5 new ones and fortunately can afford to buy a new MB, Audi or BMW SUV if I wanted to. I'm not bragging, just stating a fact. ...
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      You are right about that. I've got the practical...

      You are right about that. I've got the practical ride and the fun to drive ride. Where do you live in Pgh? We're in the airport area.

      BTW, BEAT EM BUCS!
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