(3.5) 17 reviews
MSRP: $1,590$5,350
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 23-24
Engine: 236-hp, 2.3-liter I-5 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2001 Volvo C70

Our Take on the 2001 Volvo C70

Our Take

Some cars catch on quickly, while others struggle for attention. Volvo’s stylish front-drive coupe and convertible fall into the latter category, failing to draw more than modest sales. Production difficulties surfaced early, too, which delayed the proper promotion of the car. Changes are f... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

The first time was disappointing. The car was beautiful. It looked hot. But it was more show than go. That was in 1998, in California, when I drove the initial version of the Volvo C70 convertible. I was smitten by its looks -- a topless, muscular body with burled walnut and supple leather inside. But maybe I was more surprised than smitten. Volvo back then wasn't known for making pre... Read full review for the 2001 Volvo C 70

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Fun & Practical

by Volvo Driver from Mississippi on March 10, 2008

Great for anyone who wants the sporty convertible but still be able to haul kids, etc. around too. Very roomy backseat seating for two. HT version has incredible pick up - this thing will scoot. I had... Read Full Review

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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