really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,000 miles

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2001 Volvo S60 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Volvo S60 Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 222008


  • 125,000 miles


My daughter was in a frontal collision with another car (2001 Volvo S60), there were no other passengers. Most of the damage was to the front left of her car; however, only the passenger side airbag deployed. Her speed before breaking was ~50 mph; the car was totaled. Although my daughter was not seriously injured I consider this a safety issue since the velocity was great enough for the passenger side airbag deploy. Additionally, the side curtains did not deploy. Of what value is a malfunction safety device? other than a fault light (which was not lit) how can one be certain an airbag is function properly?

- Mullica Township, NJ, USA

problem #2

Mar 012004

S60 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 43,000 miles
The consumer believes that eh vehicle was involved in a frontal collision prior to her purchasing the vehicle. The vehicle has a cracked transmission, power steering leak, oil leak and two deployed air bags.

- Clifton, NJ, USA

problem #1

Jan 232002


  • miles
Consumer states while driving the vehicle at 25mph, the vehicle was in a frontal accident with another vehicle. Consumer states that both of the front air bags did not deploy. Dealer notified.

- Portsmouth, VA, USA

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