How reliability is a Volvo V50?
V50 is very reliable. The dealership gives excellent service. Car performs very well.
Why was Volvo V50 discontinued?
Both models have struggled to attract American car buyers — the automaker had reshuffled trim names and content offerings to make each more attractive over time. Even so, the S40 and V50 have seen double-digit decreases in year-over-year sales, which are down 29.5% for the S40 and 59.1% for the V50.
Does the Volvo V50 have a Ford engine?
The engine is a cooperation between Ford and PSA. Volvo, being in the FoMoCo at the time, simply were allowed to use it – like Ford the T5.