Its ride is less comfortable than the regular V70's, and the steering feels vague and imprecise. With 300hp under the hood , this car is amazing. Volvo is doing the same with its R Line: the S60 R sedan and V70 R sport wagon. Cross Country comes standard with the Geartronic automatic transmission. We were excited that it was rated one of the safest cars on the road.
Another source is about 14 months behind. It would be interesting to know which of these types of hybrid is the more common. It is powered by a 2. Thank you Dinnages Volvo for a smooth transaction, and thank you Fraser for your support and advice. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be. General Comments: I kept the car because I could fix it myself. We bought the car new; it has a rattle behind the door, the passenger side seat moves when breaking.
In my six months of ownership, there have been two times when I needed to open that tail gate while the battery was out of the car. I have decided to ditch the 2000. It is good car to use on long trips as it is quiet inside, has cruise control and will hold a lot of stuff with the seats down. How does the 2005 xc70 hold up with 150K miles on it? Still very comfortable and reliable and with the original battery, I have no intention of replacing it. Responsive steering, electronic brake enhancements, and optional traction control are designed to help drivers avoid accidents in the first place. It was bought secondhand and the number of fitted extras made it a good buy in my opinion. If I should need to replace this car I would certainly buy another Volvo.
But acceleration and fuel economy suffer because of the all-wheel drive. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be. I love my present model although it is now rather dated. Does that 2005 have a lot more problems with it even know it would be a newer in years? It has a full service history and everything works well. The alarm system, cooling fan, fuel control module, fuel sensor, and fan control module to name only a few have failed. V70r - Sports Car Disguised As A Station Wagon — The 2005 Volvo V70R is ideal for long hauls across the country and runs up into the mountains for skiing. The 70 series represents a range of vehicles offering everything from comfortable sophistication to off-highway capability to high-performance barnstormer.
The unintuitive audio system has been improved for 2005. Do not feel compeled to use cruise now. Original transmission and engine still going well. . So pleased with the vehicle as it has extra features, very few nice ones come along and we believe that this is one of them, a true credit to the previous owner.
The alternator regulator had to be replaced. We'll have further updates in February and May. The big fault with this model is the turning circle, which compared to the previous models is dismal, can be embarrassing having to do several shunts sometimes to park it. Fuel economy though is very good. Discounts are Not Available on V70 R. It averages around 42 mpg on a mix of town and distance driving, on a long run on the motorway I have reached 60 mpg on the dash readout.
This car is lovely to drive, smooth and quiet I recently drove from Suffolk to Scotland,around and back to Suffolk and averaged 58. That's the hole idea, there is no car on the road that doesn't need repairs. The D5 has good 'grunt' with a good 'roar' when booted. If that isn't enough for you, there's the V70R, a high-performance model with big Brembo brakes and a 300-horsepower engine. But acceleration and fuel economy suffer because of the all-wheel drive.
If this system fails to deliver, only the dealer can diagnose or repair the software side of the vehicle. It is the 2006 model year and it's the 185bhp 6speed. Unfortunately the maintenance is expensive but it worth the pleasure. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be. If I only had the dealer, I'd own another make. Primary Use: Family transportation Overall Great With A Few Minor Bugs — Overall great comfortable solid veh. A few prices would help describe your situation.
Primary Use: Family transportation Volvo For Life. Plenty of room for passengers and luggage, good economy and handling. My biggest concern is getting a 150K vehicle. The xc90 is the wife's, we are keeping that. Volvo's Geartronic automatic with manual override is standard. Something that my prior wagon lacked - So much storage and cargo space! You can't beat the cargo room for a vehicle of this size. Would recommend a Volvo to anyone who requires all that I do.