1999 Volvo V70 Consumer Review: 1999 Volvo V70

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1999 Volvo V70
By GMRBimmerBoy on


1999 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon


I now have close to 90K miles on it and
it is still running pretty good.
However, there are a few problems that
I have run into. The electrical system
is a joke. I lost count of the number
of times I have had to take my car to
the dealer to have a headlight/tail-
light/turn signal bulb replaced or
rewired. If you buy this car, be ready
to take it in for service on the
electrical system frequently. On some
cold mornings, the engine would not
start for me. I have had to keep my
foot on the gas at intersections (I
have a manual tranny) to keep it from
stalling. That usually fades away after
about 5 minutes after starting the
engine. Beside those bugs, an excellent

Best Features

I love the seats. They are extremely comfortable, more comfy than Mercedes- Benz. I ordered the Cold Weather Package on my Volvo. Very wise decision, as the seat heaters are a joy to have on cold mornings.

Worst Features

The brakes could be better, the electrical system should be completely redesigned, the cup holders should be bigger and not as flimsy.
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