Make it a habit to check thefinish regularly - when washing the car forinstance. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It featured better ground clearance of 8. The T5's 257hp loaded up with coolers, kids and dogs can out run a Porsche Boxster! Volvo Cars of North America. The paint is still white and clean looking.
I have driven this car for work and always felt I would be safe in it as the safety features are top notch. I really enjoy this car. A second and even more rounded generation was released in Europe in 1999 and in North America in 2001. I've discovered several recall notices and necessary software upgrades that must be performed, which make me hesitant to drive it. The side windows have a single, simple line running along the top from front to rear. Volvo was ahead of just about all car manufacturers as far as safety goes.
I just feel so safe in it. Very reliable and always a joy to drive, friends with late-model Japanese cars hop in and ask me where it came from and how much I paid for it. Volvo was ahead of just about all car manufacturers as far as safety goes. Seeking to lure speed-crazy guys with kids, car makers are trying to transform the dowdy old family hauler into something new: the manwagon. Still, this is the only car that can give the Audi A6 Avant and 5-series wagon a run for the money. I am stuck with 2 options.
You can take to pretty much any import indy shop though, transmission replacement is pretty standard. Bi-Fuel models were only sold with the 2. I like having the option to control that myself. The first generation 1996—2000 debuted in November 1996. Volvo was ahead of just about all car manufacturers as far as safety goes.
It starts up easily and runs so smoothly, hugging the road from day one. Archived from on 21 February 2015. It is the sole responsibility of the viewer to assume this risk. Wonder if Linda Tripp has learned yet that beauty is a skin-deep deal? Brick-shaped vehicles have broader views of the road, and this one seems hardly compromised by its more slanted windshield. I dislike most nav systems because you have to take your eyes off the road to use them. The interior featured raised seating in the second row, a hard point on the passenger's side of the center console to provide support for a range of optional accessories — e. Federal Regulations, the following list ofapplicable U.
Not only can you pack up to 72 cubic feet of thrill-sport equipment, but you can also deploy netting from the rear seatbacks that clips to the headliner, isolating the cargo compartment for ad hoc pet storage and preventing objects in the back from flying forward. Volvo's new nomenclature is based on platform designations that denote both the type of model and its series lineage. I follow maintenance religiously and all genuine parts. Other than inheriting a bit of deferred maintenance, I must say that this has been a very reliable and comfortable car. Archived from on 18 July 2014.
The engine runs well as my husband has continually done the proper maintenance. Archived from on 17 October 1997. I also like that this particular model allows the user to change the shifting experience per the need at the time. From the side,examine the curved metal wire to see if it is broken. Having said that, be apprised that the big-power engine comes standard with a five-speed manual gearbox, a combination that Volvo says will bolt to 60 mph in 6. Its capacity to haul both people and materials long distances is amazing. Linda's car is really fun to drive! Some thought its lack of them made the wagon cool.
Safety options include active-bending xenon headlights, auto dipping main beam, City Safety which includes pedestrian and cyclist recognition software , Collision Avoidance, adaptive cruise control and traffic following, driver alertness monitoring and lane departure warning. Fuel filler door The fuel filler door, located on the right rear fender, is connected toyour car's central locking system. Alternatively, you can opt for a rear-facing third-row seat good for two fourth-graders. The demonstrators were built with a button to allow test drivers to manually choose between electricity or diesel engine power at any time. All is premium but it has always been like this since i owned the other volvos a while back.
Petrol engines Model Engine code Year s Power Torque at rpm Displacement Comment 2. Never clean the bumpers withgasoline or paint thinner. The strength of the body is also a plus for being in freeway traffic. The V70 shares its platform not with the very sporty-looking S70 sedan, but with Volvo's big flagship S80 four-door luxury car. It took corners so well. The car received two of two points available in the pole test. Wash the bumpers with the samecleaning agent used on the rest of the car.
Not only can you pack up to 72 cubic feet of thrill-sport equipment, but you can also deploy netting from the rear seatbacks that clips to the headliner, isolating the cargo compartment for ad hoc pet storage and preventing objects in the back from flying forward. The standard V70's fuel economy is 18 mpg for city driving and 24 mpg for highway driving. I have driven this car for work and always felt I would be safe in it as the safety features are top notch. I follow maintenance religiously and all genuine parts. Negative — Lemon, the all wheel drive failed in a ball of flames. All three rear-seat positions are fitted with shoulder belts, child-seat anchors, and even headrests. She was so delighted and loved how it drove.