1998 Volvo V70 Review | Edmunds.com

1998 Volvo V70

Volvo V70 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.4 L Inline 5-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 168 hp @ 6100 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/27 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Volvo V70

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Front and side airbags. Excellent side-impact protection. Superb seats. Solid construction. More cargo volume than many sport-utilities. Available all-wheel drive.

  • Cons

    Oddly placed controls. No all-speed traction control system available.

  • What's New for 1998

    Volvo's 850 wagon gets a new name, new nose, body-color trim, stronger side-impact protection, more powerful turbo engines, redesigned interior and revised suspension. All-wheel-drive versions arrive to battle luxury SUVs.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



My wonderful volvo

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Vehicle: 1998 Volvo V70 GT 4dr Wagon

I bought my Volvo V70 as a minivan alternative - with the 3rd seat option it can seat 7. It's wonderful. It's a luxury car with a great sound system, powerful brakes and sits so smoothly on the road that I wonder how I'll ever be able to drive a 'cheap' car again. Best of all, I know that my family is safe.



Full 1998 Volvo V70 Review

What's New for 1998

Volvo's 850 wagon gets a new name, new nose, body-color trim, stronger side-impact protection, more powerful turbo engines, redesigned interior and revised suspension. All-wheel-drive versions arrive to battle luxury SUVs.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 17
  • cty
/
  • 27
  • highway
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