(4.6) 8 reviews
MSRP: $1,081$7,753
Body Style: Wagon
Combined MPG: 21-26
Engine: 165-hp, 2.4-liter I-5 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2004 Volvo V70

Our Take on the 2004 Volvo V70

Our Take

Volvo’s midsize V70 wagons went on sale, in mildly revised forms, as early 2004 models. The mirrors have been redesigned to reduce wind noise, new 15-inch alloy wheels are used, and new ZF rack-and-pinion steering is installed. A new instrument panel features watch-bezel gauge surrounds, a c... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Steering effort
  • Navigation system

Notable Features

  • New high-performance V70 R wagon
  • Four regular V70 models
  • FWD or AWD
  • Turbo or non-turbocharged engine


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 8 reviews

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My favorite car so far

by Neil from Mercer Island, WA on June 8, 2007

I really love this car. It handles well enough to be zippy city car, but is just sweet on the open road. The safety and reliability of a Volvo plus the practicality of a station wagon - brilliant car.

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

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.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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