• (4.1) 14 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,017$6,181
  • Body Style: Wagon
  • Combined MPG: 22-24
  • Engine: 168-hp, 2.4-liter I-5 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2002 Volvo V70

Our Take on the 2002 Volvo V70

Our Take

After launching its all-wheel-drive XC (cross country) model a year ago, Volvo has introduced the all-wheel-drive V70 wagon for 2002. The XC has 2 more inches of ground clearance than other wagons, and it is equipped with body trim like that on a sport utility vehicle. The V70 AWD is not intende... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

This is one car that's guaranteed to cause havoc in a repair shop some day. However, because it's a Volvo, that day probably will be many miles down the road. Still, try this future scenario: "I need a turbocharger kit for a 2001 V70 Volvo wagon," a mechanic will say to the folks at the parts counter. "The V70 didn't have a turbocharger that year," says the parts person. ... Read full review for the 2002 Volvo V 70

Consumer Reviews


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Reliable but Electrical Problems

by Vuelvo from The passing lane on August 25, 2010

I drive 40,000 miles a year and drove a 2002 V70XC for 4 years. The car was so dependable that I named it "Cal" after Cal Ripkin. Great highway MPGs at around 28. Comfortable ride that owns the snow. ... Read Full Review

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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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