1997 Volvo 850 4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo HP Specs

4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo HP
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan Automatic HP Turbo

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 19 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy
Engine Turbo Gas I5, 2.3L
EPA Class Midsize
Style Name 4dr Sdn Auto HP Turbo
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Station Wagon
Transmission 4-speed microprocessor-controlled automatic transmission w/selectable shift modes (economy, sport, winter/wet)


EPA Classification Midsize
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3278
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 104.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.7
Length, Overall (in) 183.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.7/33.2

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.3
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code B5254-FT
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 221 @ 2100
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Turbo Gas I5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5600
Displacement 2.3L/141.5 CID
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.61
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.54
Trans Order Code AW5O-42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.95
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5" x TBD
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0" x TBD
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Temp
Front Tire Size P205/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P205/45R17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17" x 7"
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size (in) Temp
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Delta Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .826
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .787

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Note 12 month 12,000 mile warranty period for adjustments normally required as part of the break-in period and which are refinements to the original factory fittings and alignments. Additional warranties apply for: Seat Belts, Corrosion Protection, Air Bags, Supplemental Restraint System, Emissions
Basic Years 4
Roadside Assistance Note "ON CALL" 24 hour roadside assistance service Towing for warranty covered breakdowns ALSO AVAILABLE: Volvo's Increased Protection (VIP) Plan (See Dealer for exact coverage & costs).

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300