2001 Volvo V70 Consumer Review: good safe car

2001 Volvo V70 - Consumer Review

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2.4T Wagon (2.4L 5-cyl. Turbo 5-speed Automatic)

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good safe car
By blackie on


2001 Volvo V70 2.4T Fwd 4dr Wagon (2.4L 5cyl Turbo 5A)


We have owned Volvo 240s since 1991 when I decided Honda Civics were not safe enough. My reasoning came from the junk yard. I would look at the cars there and ask did the occupants become seriously injured or possibly killed? When I looked at Volvo's, the answer was no. Along comes 2008, we decide to modernize, we buy a new Nissan Versa sedan, side airbags, front airbags, the works. My wife was rear ended while she was 15mph, the other driver 50mph, both the other drivers Nissan Sentra and my wifes's car totaled by the insurance companies. both parties injured moderately. Versa did ok but if she had been in the V70 I believe she would have been injured little, if at all. Volvo for life!

Best Features

Safety! I feel confident seeing her drive off that she will be safe.

Worst Features

None, my wife loves her 27000 mile 2001 v70t and the kids love the sunroof.
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