by karhas on Feb 6, 2011 Vehicle: 1998 Volvo C70 2dr Coupe
I've owned this car for 11 years.
One of the best I've driven.
Car is now at 350K and yes, maint is expensive, but worth it.
Oil changes every 3 months and i would suggest owners budget atleast $1200 a year for maintenance.
Besides oil changes & tuneups -
ABS module - approx $300 to fix.
Heater core - @250K - approx $800
Window switch - approx $200
Rear antenna - approx $100
by Stephen on Jun 4, 2008 Vehicle: 1998 Volvo C70 2dr Coupe
I purchased this car used for not a lot of money, but I feel that it's worth much more than I paid. This is the car I wanted to own when I was 16 years old, but it didn't exist then and the cost was unthinkable. It's going to be with me for 10 years since I don't drive it that much. Most people don't know what it is or even notice it. When I take friends for a ride in it, they tell me it's the most solid and luxurious car they've ever ridden in. Too bad most of the used ones are badly beaten up, it took me 3 months to find a low-miles garaged one to buy. I'm optimistic the 5 cylinder motor is going to be durable. A lot of the ones out there have 150,000 miles+ and are still running.
by James Woode on Mar 10, 2007 Vehicle: 1998 Volvo C70 2dr Coupe
Was looking for a "Personal Car" as have a M-B "Family Car) and found it in the Volvo C70. It was my second Volvo and was impressed with the overall engineering that goes into their products. The car has served me well and continues to draw "raves" for appearance. Gas mileage is in the 32- mpg area on the highway. The sound system is outstanding. Currently have 49,000 miles on the car and has held up very well and shows no "age". Great Car!!!!
Have a 1998 C70 Coupe. The automatic transmission is failing at 66.000 miles. My Volvo mechanic wants to replace it with a new one at a cost of $4,000! I feel I am being taken for an (expensive) rid...
I am knew to this site but would like to place my opinion about the C70. I own a 1998 C70 highpressure turbo HT. Disgust is the emotion which comes to mind. Overall it is the most remarkable car for i...
This is my first post on Edmunds, I was searching for repair information on my 1998 C70 coupe. Boy do I have problems. My inspection was due on 12/06, when I went to have it inspected I could not get ...
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