2003 Volvo V70 User Reviews

2003 Volvo V70 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 9 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
"space" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews

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Displaying all 9 2003 Volvo V70 reviews.

Christian writes:
2003 Volvo V70 Review
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3

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Solid, reliable good loading space

Cons

Performance unless u get T5 or above

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Solid Swedish Stationwagon — Good loading, quite nice lookin both inside and outside. For Performance get the T5 or R series, otherwise its a quite plain car to drive, but on the other hand this is a family car thats famous for reliability and the possibility to load

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Richard writes:
2003 Volvo V70 AWD Review
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4

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AWD is a savior in the snow.

Cons

Expenses

35

Great Car With A Few Glitches. — Love the car. Hate repairing it. I have electrical problems and I had a previous owner treat her badly (few oil changes) other than that, I love the car. AWD is tremendous. I would recommend this car to anyone who will take care of it. No car killers.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Petro writes:
2003 Volvo V70 2.4 Review
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4

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Utility, Milage, fuel economy

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Electric components

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Best Choice For Most... — Best Choice for most... Safe and reliable. Comfort that is hard to beat, a real looker too. Don;t be fooled by spotty reviews this car is much better then the average grocery getter. Doesn't retain its value very well, advantage to the used car buyer.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Stephen writes:
2003 Volvo V70 2.4T Review
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5

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Comfort, Performance, and Safety

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Scheduled Maintenance Cost, Gas Mileage, Insurance.

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Fun Family Hauler — The seats are the most comfortable I have sat in. The car is big (to haul kids) but still has good performance with fast acceleration and good passing ability. It corners well but I upgrades the tires to Yokohama YK420s. The car looks good. Oh, and safe, safe, safe.

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Rye writes:
2003 Volvo V70 Review
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4

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Space, drive, sunroof.

Cons

Size, mpg (around 20)

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Good Car, Even Though It's A Stationwagon — I have the totally basic version (no AWD, T5, or anything), but it's a good car. Can haul hella people and stuff, and drives nice. Get the luxuary package, the leather iss worth it.

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Rye1 writes:
2003 Volvo V70 Review
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4

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Leather, drive (smooth), handling, brakes, reliability, very easy to use car

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Gas mileage (around 20 mpg, which is ok, but not the greatest), acceleration can be sluggish, worth getting a manual

45

Well, It's A Stationwagon, But Not Terrible — My Volvo V70 is pretty good. If you do get one, get the luxuary package, totally worth it. But overall, great car, not a car for acceleration, but good for people and carrying stuff.

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Alois writes:
2003 Volvo V70 2.4 Review
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5

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Best car I have ever owned, reliable, comfortable, greart mileage, 10 years old and still look great, lots of cago space for those trips to our vacation home.

Cons

Confusing door lock system, head lamp bulb life low.

Alois
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Great Family Car. — Our 2003 Volvo V70 is a great looking car thar has held up extremely well over the years. It is still tight - no rattles, creaks, noises, etc. We find it very comfortable for long family trips to our vacation home in Canada. It averages 30 mpg at highway speeds.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Kenneth writes:
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4

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Overall performance, reliability, comfort etc

Cons

TURNING CIRCLE!

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If You Want A Diesel Estate, Consider This, Don't Be Put Off By The Volvo Badge! — For a Diesel powered estate car (with an automitic gearbox), the performance is phenominal, handling is great, turning circle is embarassing in car parks! Now has 128000 miles behind it, no squeaks/rattles worth mentioning, does about 35MPG locally, over 40MPG on a decent length journey. Heated seats are great in winter!

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Andy writes:
2003 Volvo V70 2.4 Review
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4

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stereo, accel, brakes

Cons

looks (station wagon), hp (160 some) too low to the ground

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Big But Not Big Enough — gets 20 mpg k&n air filter tow package lots of stickers great sound system quick accel and great brakes

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2008 Volvo V70 Reviews

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Back seats have boosters built in. Great feature for a family wagon. Wife gets complements on how great the car looks for a wagon. It is all black with dark but legal tint. Drives great on road tr... Read More

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Very high quality materials and workmanship throughout - low noise, vibration and harshness. Responsive engine and vehicle dynamics without the "boy-racer" look. Seat height is perfect - no climb up ... Read More

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2007 Volvo V70 Reviews

Very Reliable Transportation By Wmhugo48

My Volvo V70 is a lot of fun to drive. It is very reliable. Handles great in snowy conditions. The most comfortable seats of any vehicle that I have owned. It has maintained a great value. The fam... Read More

Volvo Rules. By Bjørn

best new car i ever bought, no problems, reliable, tough, safe. And probably the best standard seats i have ever had i na car, my kids love it. cheap to insure, good fuel economy. Strong diesel engine... Read More

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2006 Volvo V70 Reviews

Best V70 By Martina

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For The Family By Martin

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2005 Volvo V70 Reviews

Solid Workhorse. By Wmhugo48

Reliability and an ability to provide a longer life than most vehicles. These cars definitly need a 6 digit odometer. 100K miles is low milage on a Volvo. Great high speed miles per gallon. It has... Read More

A Real Sports Hold-all By Stephen

Having penned and led the AT05 programme, it was natural that when i was looking to replace the 806, that i should chose the V70 as my wife still hankered after her Taiwan S60, and i needed a long leg... Read More

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