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Volvo XC70
Volvo XC70
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$34,500 - $45,650
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Volvo XC70 Overview

The XC70 is a wagon version of the S80 with a raised ride height. It features many of Volvo's safety features, including collision-avoidance systems and a blind-spot warning system that works well. The powertrain is a pleasant 3.2-liter six-cylinder mated to a six-speed automatic, with available AWD, but it returns just 18 mpg overall. That engine will be replaced by a new turbocharged four-cylinder in early 2014 . A more powerful, turbocharged six comes with the T6 trim. The ride is fairly stiff but handling is secure. Inside, the cabin is quiet and nicely trimmed, and the seats are comfortable. Reliability has been above average.

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