Volvo XC mets expectations
By Al97 on
Vehicle1998 Volvo V70 XC 4dr Wagon AWD
ReviewWe have owned this car for a year and
half. It is a competent car. The
extended Volvo warrenty seems useless
though as nothing seems to be covered
under it when you really get into it.
There have been seveal small electrical
problems that seem surprising and
unecessary like the emergency flasher
reley failing (not covered and $75 )
replacement. The cabin lights only work
sparadically when you opent he door.
Our 10 year old Mercedes wagon has had
far fewer problems, and has been all
over the world with us. Our 1986 240
wagon was more reliable than the XC but
neither ever stranded us by the
Best FeaturesThe all wheel drive may be good, but front wheel drive would be adequate probably with better gas mileage. Front seats are really comfortable. The Heat/Cooling seems really great. Third seat works great. I like the steering and brakes,
Worst FeaturesThe ride is rough thats probably the four wheel drive. The electrical system needs work to improve longevity and quality. In general the quality of the car is lower than the 240 clearly
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