2005 Volvo XC70 Consumer Review: Tried and True Workhorse
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2005 Volvo XC70 - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

42 Total Reviews

Base Wagon (2.5L 5-cyl. Turbo AWD 5-speed Automatic)

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
Tried and True Workhorse
By Bob on

Vehicle

2005 Volvo XC70 AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 5A)

Review

I purchased a 2005 Volvo XC 70 to replace
my 2002 XC70 CC. It is virtually same car,
but with smoother performance and ride.
The transmission on my 2002 broke down
at around 28,000 miles, but I purchased
another one anyway. This is a great wagon. It is
very dependable and fun do drive.
The outside visability problems that I
expereiced with my 2002 have
been corrected to a degree. This model's response,
including turbo, is smoother than in 2002 was
and the transmission definitely works
better. It has great pickup and hugs the
road. Its perfect for snowy weather. I can
drive with no problem in weather that forces other
4WD off the road. Overall, this is a good car even for
the slightly lofty price.

Best Features

Turbo; traction control; interior

Worst Features

Not sure how you would remove them but there are serious and dangerous blind spots remaining - e.g., backing (although the park assist helps), merging onto a 45-degree angle road, behind the auto-dim rv mirror, etc.
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