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New or Significantly Altered Models

2005 Volvo V50
All-new compact wagon joins the new S40 which debuted in the US as a 2004.5. V50 base engine is a 168hp inline 5-cylinder, while the upscale T5 version features a 218hp turbocharged version. A unique interior design features a slim center stack with storage behind it. FWD and AWD versions are offered.

Updated Models

2005 Volvo XC90
New V-8 model features a 315hp V8 built by Yamaha.

Mostly Unchanged

2005 Volvo S40
2005 Volvo S60
2005 Volvo S80
2005 Volvo V70