Still looks new but has absolutely no value. Hill Descent Control also helps with slick, steep downhill slopes. Reviewers said the V70 is underpowered compared to some competitors. News Best Cars Staff December 31, 2015 The 2009 Volvo V70 has good cargo space for the class, but its fuel economy isn't great and it's not engaging to drive. The comes with standard all-wheel drive, unlike the V70. We pulled over and had the car towed.
Please inform your friends to ask their mechanic or service pro to clean out the channels of their sunroof and avoid this expensive design flaw in Volvo. Bodystyle: 4-door wagon Engines: 3. Decent performance from base engine - turbo would be wonderful. The four-wheel-drive versions have better traction, obviously, but bring nothing else new to the party. All told, the V70 features everything Volvo wagon fans have always loved, and more of it: more safety, more utility, more civility. The center console and glovebox hold quite a bit of stuff. Volvo currently sells two wagons here in the U.
We are now thinking of getting a Lemon Law Lawyer to help us with our case. We even gave it a name! I would not push it too hard round the bends but as far as the speeds we drive in this part of the world, it is more than adequate. I am very attached to my car, even with the issues. It's understated, elegant and nicely polished. Failed to get data, please try again.
With those folded, that space balloons to 72. And although there is a recall and a fire hazard for this year and model, the Volvo company says my Vin number is not covered. Also, a new premium R-Design model includes a sport suspension along with many other appearance improvements. This is typically measured in liters 3. In short, the V70 excels as a cargo hauler. The optional, hydraulically operated power tailgate is handy if you approach the back of this car with arms loaded, and it keeps hands cleaner if the tailgate is coated with grime.
Exterior dimensions come in at 189. Most controls are placed here, with audio above climate and a display at the top, arranged in a neat, symmetrical pattern. I didn't want to do that. We don't refund for the app. Model overview: Volvo's V70 comes in a single body style--a 5-passenger wagon--and a single powertrain--a perky 235-horsepower, 3. During the same time, the sunroof failed and the electronics for the sunroof is also changed. Overall easy to drive and to park.
Handling is smooth, it is very quiet and very reliable. The handling and traction are exceptional and the all wheel drive acts like a 4 wheel drive. I like the size as it's smaller and compact. Motorised boot opening and closure is standard and that is great for the smaller sized family members. The pockets behind the front seatbacks are handy and the cupholders work well. This device also allows you to tell if the car has been tampered with as you approach it in a dark parking lot, and includes a heartbeat sensor to determine if there is a villain lurking inside. With the rear seats folded flat, the 72.
The V70 is the smoothest, quietest Volvo wagon ever. The car now has 165K miles. Would you feel safe with your car's entire system in the cabin shutting down while you are on the freeway in traffic? In the new R-Design model, the Scandinavian-Modern feel is further enhanced by unique instrument styling that Volvo calls Watch Dial, and by trim inlays the company calls Deco. I've had enough, one big nightmare, time to go back to Toyota! I like the push-button start, heated seats and rear parking sensors. There are also a host of load-related accessories, such as hooks, nets and space dividers. The front-wheel-drive one feel very grown-up, well-damped and deliberate in the way they go about things, easy to drive smoothly but not much fun.
However, they said it still has adequate passing power and that the transmission shifts smoothly. And the new R-Design model promises sharper handling. It's so sad, and I've been so hesitant to throw this out on social media or go to the news media, as I think Volvo truly tries to be safe. I have had zero issues with this vehicle and it has been driven a lot. Got a used transmission to replace the old one, now a month later the electrical is shot. While having a routine oil change at our trusted mechanics we explained about the oil consumption.
Will eventually have to give it up for something less practical and more fun and much less thirsty! Chrome Data makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. But that freaked me out! The second row is split into three separate cushions, each of which folds forward flat to amplify cargo space. With the exception of perhaps Subaru, few other makes who offer the station wagon configuration take it as seriously as Volvo. Original review: June 17, 2018 The Volvo line up is full of high-quality vehicles. Not like I've heard that before. Cons: How would you improve your 2007 Volvo V70? It's not a machine that makes you crave more sporty features. It was raining and I had traffic all around me, in the dark, on a road under construction so Jersey barriers narrowing the lanes.