(4.3) 9 reviews
MSRP: $1,278$13,790
Body Style: Station Wagon
Combined MPG: 21-25
Engine: 168-hp, 2.4-liter I-5 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2006 Volvo V70

Our Take on the 2006 Volvo V70

Our Take

Volvo's larger front-wheel-drive wagon comes only in 2.4 and 2.5T trims for 2006; the performance-oriented T5 edition has been dropped. Rear park assist is now part of the Convenience Package for the 2.4 wagon rather than a stand-alone option. Several other stand-alone options, including lea... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Steering effort
  • Modest performance with base engine
  • Navigation-system screen visibility

Notable Features

  • Choice of inline-five engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • High-performance V70 R model
  • Third-row seat available
  • Standard side-curtain airbags


Our Expert Reviews

For families looking for an antidote to the SUV, a high-performance wagon like the 2006 Volvo V70 R may be just the ticket.Fitted with the most powerful engine in Volvo's V range of wagons, the V70 R on paper appears to have just the right combination of get-up-and-go and cargo capacity.But it's another story when you have to live with it day in and day out, at least one of us thinks.... Read full review for the 2006 Volvo V 70

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Consumer Reviews


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Its a little pricey, but hey its a Volvo

by Ksail from Huntsville, AL on September 22, 2006

The V70 2.5T is a fine vehicle for hauling the wife and kid. It affords a luxury feel and down to earth ride that is better than all other wagons in the class. It accelerates quickly and gets good ... Read Full Review

3 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 3 recalls for this car.

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