What is the life of the 1998 Volvo S70 T5

10

Asked by Aug 19, 2015 at 04:44 PM about the 1998 Volvo S70

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers

Entirely unpredictable. Depends on history of maintenance, quality of same, if abused in past, so much more. But Volvo is a very well engineered car, more so back then in the 90's than now even. There is no real answer to your question... it could go another 20 years and 150,000 miles... or blow up tomorrow

3 of 3 people found this helpful.
10

Thanks for your advise and I know that it's not that simple to answer. I love my car that just turned 200K miles but the little things breaking down are becoming a big thing financially. She's been so good to me but I get the feeling that it's time to jump into something newer.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
50,695

Bingo! FordNut hit the hail on the head.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
1,515

I could never go newer than the late 90s. I'll drive the newer cars, but they're not the same. If the car has been taken care of, it could go for another 200,000 miles. Volvos are great, long-lasting cars.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

The lifespan of Volvo's are 17 years or so.. I guess a lots of it would depend on maintenance. Change your oil 3K miles or so & rotate your tires on a regular basis 7 you should be good to go for quite a while.

1,515

I beg to differ. I see older 200, 700, and 900 series 20 and 30 years old (the latter for the 200 series, and I can even go to 40 on that one) that still run and drive like new. Proper maintenance will make any car last a long time, and a Volvo last quite literally forever. We have to remember people like Irv Gordon and his '67-ish P1800 with 3 million miles on it. Proper maintenance is key!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • What is the life of the 1998 Volvo S70 T5 6 answers

    1998 Volvo S70

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I just got a 1998 Volvo S70 T5. When I have the ignition in the intermediate position, the fan from 2 answers

    I just got a 1998 Volvo S70 T5. When I have the ignition in the intermediate position, the fan from AC goes on, but then turns off. Even when the car is started, and fan speed is up at maximum, it doe...

    1998 Volvo S70 T5 Turbo

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • hello, I'm wondering what the green arrow light means in my 1998 volvo s70 8 answers

    Well fist let me start by saying we bought this car a month an a half ago an it's had nothing but problems.the car would just turn off while I am driving well supposedly he fixed that today we will ...

    1998 Volvo S70

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1998 Volvo S70 1 answer

    Service light was coming on after start, then shutting off after a while. I added oil, and the light still comes on but turns off much sooner. Would low oil cause the service light to come on.

    1998 Volvo S70 Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1998 Volvo S70 GLT-P0300 code 5 answers

    Hey, my S70 keeps bringing up the P0300 code. I have replaced the cap and rotor and I also did the plugs and wires. Anyone know what I should do next?? Thanks for the help!

    1998 Volvo S70 GLT Turbo

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

S70

Looking for a Used S70 in your area?

CarGurus has 106 nationwide S70 listings starting at $2,200.

ZIP:

Search Volvo S70 Questions

Volvo S70 Experts

#1 Christopher Paden
Christopher Paden
Reputation 800
#2 Flint
Flint
Reputation 450
#3 David Farc
David Farc
Reputation 400
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volvo S80
27 Great Deals out of 971 listings starting at $2,000
Used Volvo V70
380 listings starting at $895
Used Volvo C70
20 Great Deals out of 465 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volvo S40
30 Great Deals out of 1,028 listings starting at $750
Used Volvo S90
18 Great Deals out of 2,667 listings starting at $38,193
Used BMW 3 Series
1,020 Great Deals out of 31,414 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
814 Great Deals out of 77,953 listings starting at $900
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
451 Great Deals out of 19,838 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,068 Great Deals out of 72,947 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2000 Volvo S70 For Sale
38 listings starting at $2,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.