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2007 Volvo XC70 Review and Pictures

Summary
2007 Volvo XC70 is a luxury wagon that can seat seven passengers. It has four doors.

What is New in 2007 Volvo XC70?
Changes include standard tire-pressure monitor, stability control, revised alloy wheels, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, and rear entertainment system.

Introduction
2007 Volvo XC70 proves to be an all-weather vehicle with powerful engines without being an SUV.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2007 Volvo XC70 is available in single trim of the Cross Country. Options include rear DVD entertainment system with dual screens, navigation system, adaptive suspension, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, sunroof, rain-sensing wipers, and adjustable shock absorbers.

Powertrains and Performance
2007 Volvo XC70 offers standard 208hp 2.5-liter I5 turbo engine with five-speed automatic transmission. It delivers 18-mpg in city and 25-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors include comfortable front seats with leather upholstery. Rear seats fold to provide cargo space. Rear seats are little cramped.

Safety Features
Standard safety features include anti-whiplash front head restraints, antilock disc brakes, front-seat side airbags, stability control, full-length side curtain airbags, telematics system, and optional rear parking assist, child-booster seats, and power rear-door safety locks.

Driving Impressions
Light steering and turbo engines of 2007 Volvo XC70 offer smooth ride although handling and suspension is inadequate. Automatic transmission is sometimes slow.

Pros
Supportive seats, huge cargo space, excellent brakes

Cons
Handling and suspension lacking

About the Author:

  • Volvo Car

    Yes, I would have a V70 if I could but I need the extra ground clearance for when I travel out to farms and so on. For me, the XC70 is the right solution but if you only need onroad performance, the V70 would be a good thing !

  • volvo xc70

    The base model is designed with a 3.2-liter inline-6 engine that sends out

    • 236 pound-feet of torque and
    • 235 horsepower of power to all four wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission.

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