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R 2.5L 5-cyl. Turbo AWD 6-speed Manual - (55 reviews )
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2004 V70R
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By Edgar Oscar
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2004 Volvo V70 R R 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


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An outstanding car all the way around. Fun to drive, completely stealthy at the line, and will beat many performance cars before they even know they are near another (since it is a wagon). it is well built and stylish, has great performance, safety, and reliability. OUTSTANDING!


Best Features

Performance, handling, stealth factor safety as well


Worst Features

tighter turning radius


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V70R- bargain performance
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By bart
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2004 Volvo V70 R R 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


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It's a great car and a great highway cruiser but ditch the stock tires which only last 15K and get some pilots. I had an audi allroad before which had better build quality but the v70r seats are the best in the industry and the mileage is much better here. the ride is rough.


Best Features

seats, excelleration, mileage


Worst Features

ditch the blue dashboard and add rear lit instruments.


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Never buy Volvo again
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By Horrible
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2004 Volvo V70 R R 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


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This car has had twice as many problems in three years than all of the other cars I have owned combined. Sticky valve,tires rubbing (which Volvo says is normal),squels in rain,brakes squel,transmission hesitation, numerous software fixes..... Volvo service is horrible. You have to prove over and over to them that there is a problem but they just don't want to do warranty work. The turning radius is just slightly better than an air craft carrier. The horsepower numbers for the automatic are not even close to advertised. I regret ever taking a chance on this vehicle and I will never buy Volvo again.


Best Features

Comfortable seats,good handling,AWD


Worst Features

Way too many to mention.


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I REALLY love this car
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By vspady
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2004 Volvo V70 R R 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


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Full-size comfort, sports car handling, safety to the nth degree, gorgeous at the curb and twice as beatiful accelerating from a dead stop. this car handles like a dream, is comfortable, while being nimble AND stable. really a great performance ride with maximum comfort and that great cop-proof volvo cache (yes, we really do fly below the radar). this is my 5th volvo, and far and away my favorite. fun, safe, comfortable, and gorgeous. no complaints on maintenance or ergonomics. all around a fantastic car.


Best Features

handling. fast, nimble, glued-to-the- road, yet comfortable. the adjustable suspension is amazing and really works.


Worst Features

um. uh. i'm sure there's something. umm...


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3rd Volvo wagon / the best yet
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By Surf SD
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2004 Volvo V70 R R 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)


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3rd Volvo wagon and this is the best one yet. Sure I've had a few minor issues, but the dealer quickly repaired all. Wish I had gotten the 6 spd for the full 300 hp car is rated for, but 245hp in 1st & 2nd is still adequate and it flies on the freeway. Very comfy front seats, great stock stereo, AWD safety and I avg about 22mpg around town and 25-28mpg on trips. Very Refined car, a nicer dashboard is about the only thing I would want along with a better turning radius.


Best Features

Power, front seats, stereo, AWD, did I say it FLYS!!


Worst Features

Redo the dashboard and improve the turning radius. Make the AWD system a true 50/50 not front wheel drive biased. Better front lights ala BMW. Reclining/adjustable rear seats for more legroom/less cargo space.


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