Is the V50 chain or belt cam?

I'm desperately looking for a new car and am going to see av Volvo V50 1.8 SE 5dr Petrol 2005 05 with 71,000 miles and 3 past owners.

It has has service history from main dealer and part service history from independent garages. I asked the owner if he had changed the cam belt and he said that it's a cam chain and wouldn't need doing until 120,000.

Is this true? It doesn't sound as if it's been changed.

Asked on 21 October 2011 by drob999

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