2005 Volvo V70 Overview


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Avg. Price: $7,424
2.5T AWD
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4.35 stars

Based on 7 reviews

Overall Great With A Few Minor Bugs by sailor67
 — Overall great comfortable solid veh.Only drawback of the v70 2.5T AWD is the HP TIRES AND RIMS they look great and would be great on the Autobaun but on North American roads they are crap. If they had... Read More
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
Volvo V70 2.5t Awd by Tobias
 — * Performance - 210 hp /320 nm * Build Quality - Overall very good * Appearance - Becouse of the AWD its a little higher * Cost of Ownership - Quite sheep * Fun Factor - Zero I really recommend this... Read More

2005 Volvo V70 Overview

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2005 Volvo V70

Volvo's excellent and ever-popular V70 received a slight makeover for 2005 with new headlight and taillight designs as well as changes to the chrome grille, center console, and windshield wipers. These updates helped to improve an already stylish vehicle.
The company that invented the three-point seatbelt continues its devotion to occupant safety with many standard safety features. Front and side-impact airbags as well as overhead curtain airbags lend to an overall feeling of security. The wonderful WHIPS system causes the headrests to move rearward when the car is hit from behind, reducing or preventing whiplash injury.
Stability Traction Control is standard on the 2.4 models, while Dynamic Stability Traction Control is optional on 2.4s and standard on T5 and R models. The difference between the two is the Active Yaw Control included with DSTC, which aids with directional stability in a lateral skid. A multi-link rear suspension and front and rear anti-roll bars contribute to the wonderful handling; speed-sensitive steering is also standard.
New options include rear-park assist (an obstacle-detection that is a great thing for parents of little ones). The audio system also comes satellite radio-ready for those who are thinking of subscribing to such a service.
Users raved as always about the fantastically comfortable seats, the exceptional ride, and the wagon's superb handling and surprising (to some) pep. Cargo space and the standard-equipment heated power mirrors also received accolades. Young parents thanked the Swedish stars for the integrated booster seats, and countless tots are probably thanking them, too, for the better view that they lend.
The complaints for the 2005 V70 are about the same for any recent Volvo: skimpy legroom in the backseat, and high cost of maintenance. But everything else about the car sounds so great that they'll probably get over it.


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2005v70 2.5t

the speed-sensitive is very difficult to turn. more like steering a car with no power steering. no leaks anywhere pump is working no odd sounds just seems very rigid at any speed especially low speeds...

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