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2006 Volvo C70

$2,911 — $11,075 USED
Convertible
4 Seats
24 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Overview

Is this the car for you?
(4.8) 6 reviews

The Good

  • All-season convertible
  • Door-deployed side curtain-type airbags
  • Standard stability system

The Bad

  • Retracting top cuts trunk volume in half
  • Some buffeting when top is down
  • Access to rear seats can be problematic

What to Know

about the 2006 Volvo C70
  • Retractable hardtop stows in 30 seconds
  • 218-hp inline-five-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • Optional Dynaudio sound system

Our Take

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Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.8
6 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.8)
Performance
(4.5)
Interior Design
(4.8)
Comfort
(4.8)
Reliability
(5.0)
Value For The Money
(4.8)
(5.0)

Never had any issues, own over 5 years

by Damir from Bartlett on January 3, 2018

Great small car, very good on gas and nice design. Easy on maintenance and simple to do regular service Read full review

(4.0)

Volvo c70

by Dc from Chicago on April 27, 2017

Great car ,no problems very smooth drive and very cool car I own this car already over 2 years and it's really good car , I didn't have any problems,regular service charge oil and tires Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2006 Volvo C70 currently has 2 recalls


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2006 Volvo C70 has not been tested.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The C70 received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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