Re: 1999 S80 T6 Buy or Stay Away ??
Thank you gentleman , I'm sure your advice has saved me Thousands of $$!!!!
Guess its BMW tyre kicking time
"Gaz" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> RUN!! RUN FAR AWAY!!
> The later models have vastly improved but the 99 is problematic.
> "TNfunGUY" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >I have a 1999 S80 (though not the turbo). I would agree to stay away
> >the 99 and get a later model. There are a few issues that I think were
> >corrected in subsequent model years.
> > "Jay Pillay" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > news:2bidnesQvZ8uTKrfRVnemail@example.com...
> >> Good day,
> >> My wife wants to upgrade her 850 T5 and the car that comes closest to
> >> this
> >> ride quality is iether a BMW 540I or the S80 T6.
> >> My local Volvo dealer (service manager) says to stay away from this
> >> model 1999. He said he has numerous faults , ranging from heating
> >> Head gasket) to turbo's to gearbox issues. He says the 1999 model being
> >> the
> >> introduction model had these problems.
> >> The price range of these cars are in the R120k to R140k ie $ 17k to $
> >> with mileage between 90k miles to 140k miles.
> >> Any owners out there that disagree with my local volvo service
> >> Thank you
> >> Jay