1998 Volvo V70 Consumer Review: Very Good 'Til the Expensive E
ADVERTISEMENT

1998 Volvo V70 - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

111 Total Reviews

XC Wagon (2.4L 5-cyl. Turbo AWD 4-speed Automatic)

ADVERTISEMENT
Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
Very Good 'Til the Expensive End
By Sandy on

Vehicle

1998 Volvo V70 XC 4dr Wagon AWD

Review

My beloved '98 Volvo V70 XC AWD , purchased at 170K miles, made it to 230K without ever breaking down and stranding me. It always started. The ride? Silky smooth. Visibility? Great. Room? Plenty for passengers and 2 big dogs. Safety? Top rated. The heated seats? Ahh! The maintenance was average cost at Mavis, very expensive at the dealer, though. If you can put in your own light bulbs, you're fine. However, the fuel pump died and they want $1,900 to $1,300 to fix it. I now realize that this car, new or used, is better purchased by wealthier individuals. If I could buy new, I would certainly do so.

Favorite Features

Heated seats, haute luxury interior, very roomy back with built-in cargo net & and hooks for dog gate. Big gas tank means less stops for gas. Safety unparalleled. Never broke down in 3 years I owned it.

Suggested Improvements

Cup holder easily broken. Fuel pump shouldn't taken 17 hours of labor to reach. Check engine light goes on too easily for silly reasons. Can't complain much else.
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
ADVERTISEMENT
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411