2005 Volvo XC70 User Reviews

2005 Volvo XC70 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • 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: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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Amanda writes:
2005 Volvo XC70 Cross Country Review
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Holds only 5 passengers

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I Wish It Had A Much Cleaner Interior, But It's A Family Car. — I love my Volvo wagon because it's safe. I'm not the world's best driver, yet I don't worry about my kids getting hurt if we were in an accident. It gets decent gas mileage for an AWD car (18/23). There are never any rattles or noises, not even wind sound. The interior is luxurious, with walnut trim and glove leather seating. It is fun to drive, because it's always what I wanted for a family car. As my husband said, "You told me that this is your dream car." And, he was right.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Fabio writes:
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everything

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gas mileage

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One Of The Best Cross Country Car! — Great performance with 163 HP, very good acceleration and top speed. But the engine, a 2.4 TD (with 5 cylinders) raise the costs of ownership... 7.8 gas liters for 100 km. The braking system is very effective,proportioned to the technical characteristics. High build quality for a plus safety. luxurious and spacious interiors. ... in other words a great car.

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Alex writes:
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great build, excelent sound quality, TURBO

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cant really think of any

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2005 Volvo Xc70 2.5t — great car overall, never once needed a repair, a more refined version of the 2002 xc70

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LonghornBoarder writes:
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Powerful turbocharged engine that still gets a respectable 21-mpg on the highway, retractible / pop-up booster seats in 2nd row for children, cargo net divider, aggressive styling, all-wheel drive

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Some interior noise, but this was likely due to the cross-bars on the roof rack.

LonghornBoarder
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Perhaps The Best Family Vehicle On The Road — Even though the 2005 Volvo XC70 is a sibling to the V70, it comes with an enhanced suspension and SUV-like characteristics that give it a sportier, more aggressive appearance with sure footing from the all-wheel drive. Drives well, parks easily, and comes with all the creature comforts in the cabin. Under the hood, it features a 208 horsepower 2.5-liter low-pressure turbocharged inline 5-cylinder with a 5-speed geartronic transmission as standard. The XC70 features seating capacity for up to five, as well as dual zone auto climate control, cruise control, keyless entry, power accessories, supple leather seating, and ABS. There is, perhaps, no better vehicle for a family of five on the road today.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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rflowers writes:
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Handles well and is a nice quiet ride

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Poor quality design and high, routine maintenance costs.

rflowers
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I Wouldn't Buy It Again. Too Many Costly Repairs — The car drives very well and I never felt tired, even after long trips. My main problem with this car was the high cost of repairs and maintenance. By 60k miles, I had already replaced numerous parts including CD player, radiator, brake and water pumps. I also had problems with the ignition halo in the steering wheel column that left me sitting with my kids far from home since no override was designed for the system. Clearly not the high quality car I was promised by the dealership.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Reviews From Other Years

2008 Volvo XC70 Reviews

Great Family Car. Lots Of Space For Trips. By Kavacookie

I have kids in lots of sports- this car was great for getting kids here and there and loading lots of gear in the back. For family trips, luggage and the dog could fit comfortably in the back. We coul... Read More

Perfect Family Car By Pelle

Love it!!! The V6 3.2 liter engine is smooth and drives nicely. Great safety features. The two built in booster seats are perfect. No car seats needed for kids (about 5 years old and above). Driv... Read More

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2007 Volvo XC70 Reviews

Very Good Family Transporter By markwoodlief

Volvo is an excellent brand. They really build their cars to last. We've put over 100k on this car with zero repair bills at this time. The only downside is the keyfobs are cheaply made and if you ... Read More

Great Car For The Money! By TeresaS12

Nothing to dislike about this car. It's the first car I've driven for over 5 years and never wanted to trade. I keep looking at newer vehicles on the road and haven't found one yet that I really p... Read More

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2006 Volvo XC70 Reviews

Volvo Xc70 Cross Country Joy By run4it

There have been absolutely no maintenance or mechanical issues with this car. It drives like a dream and is a smooth, quiet ride. The stereo system is nice and the seats are comfortable. It is fantast... Read More

My Second Xc70 By Bruno

Great power with de 5cyl Turbo. This model as a confort / sport switch for the suspension (Active Four C System) Looks great with the Thule box on top. Really a safe car to drive in winter time. Four ... Read More

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2004 Volvo XC70 Reviews

Is It A Truck That Drive Like A Car Or A Car That Goes Where Trucks Goes By Guillaume

goes everywere, don't cost a lot to repair, handles like a charm, not like my 850 turbo but it'll go up any road in snow, in mud and with a lot of confort and class, plus the enormous trunk that could... Read More

Sporty And Practical. By courtbiz

See above. Car has really handsome interior, good brakes, good steering, very good power for a "wagon"...for the money, this is a great car. Enough space for a trip, road trip or outting...find a go... Read More

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2003 Volvo XC70 Reviews

Like A Tank By DatDoOd

Did you know that Volvo paints their car 5 times compared to other auto manufacturer which is only 2 times. Body is so durable. Engine will run almost forever. Transmission just needs close attention... Read More

Family By Tuition

This is a great family vehicle with a safe and smooth ride. It has great handling and always felt in control. Gas mileage is always between 24 to 25 miles per gallon. We highly recommend this vehicle... Read More

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