The 2008 Volvo V70 is a safe and reliable Wagon with dynamic styling and a powerful engine under the hood. This year, the V70 gets enhanced safety features such as adjustable built-in booster seats for added child passenger safety, an available collision warning system and hydraulic brake assist. The V70 is offered in two trims – the four door Wagon and the four door Wagon with Sunroof – with a 235 horsepower 3.2-liter inline 6-cylinder mated to a 6-speed automatic Geartronic transmission. Luxury amenities include navigation and AM/FM/CD/MP3/Satellite radio.Read more Read less
The Volvo V70 wagon and its more rugged counterpart, the XC70, have been completely redesigned for 2008. Both feature a new shape and a more contemporary appearance similar to that of the S80, and both are built on the same platform as the S80. The V70 and XC70 also get a smooth new six-cylinder engine in place of the former five-cylinder. For now, the sporty "R" version is discontinued.
Safety features; roomy interior and cargo space; terrific ride.
The new 2008 Volvo V70 and XC70 stand out for their roomy interior, ride comfort, and innovative child booster-seat system, with integrated, adjustable cushions. The XC70, additionally, is for many families an ideal alternative to a large sport utility vehicle. The new incorporation of several active safety systems also reinforces Volvo's reputation for producing some of the safest vehicles on the road.