I traded in a 98 S70 with hesitation. I love this car. My husband loves to drive my car and he hated my S70. I only wish given the price of gas, it had better mileage. At the same time, I have gotten better mileage both city and highway than what is on the specs. Highway I get 32 mpg. It seems like Volvo listened to their customers in what they wanted/needed in their next generation Volvo. Now, all they need to do is get better gas mileage.
Comfortable seats, windows that go up and down with 1 touch. Flap in the trunk to prevent your stuff from sliding around. Much better than the net version other cars have. Radio controls on the steering wheel.
More light in the trunk. Bigger trunk (S70's was a much larger trunk and I do miss it)