2005 Volvo XC70

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4 reviews
Available Price Range $3,253-$9,377 Trims1 Combined MPG 21 Seats 5-7

Our Take on the 2005 Volvo XC70

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Tame but satisfactory handling
  • Lack of real SUV attributes
  • Extra ground clearance only marginally helpful

Notable Features

  • Standard AWD
  • Turbocharged 208-hp inline-five-cylinder
  • SUV-like body trim
  • High ground clearance


Our Expert Reviews

Shag carpet, bell bottoms and retro colors are all making a comeback. Are station wagons next?When I think of station wagons, I recall the funny stories of my mom and her siblings in their mother's station wagon they nicknamed "the batmobile." Complete with wood paneling and a mustard-yellow paint job, I shunned the notion that I would ever drive one - until I met the XC70. There are five ... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

5.0 out of 5

Based on 4 reviews

Best car I have owned!

by Happy 2005 XC70 Owner from Ithaca on August 18, 2008

I have had this car for two years and it gets better with age. This is the first car to do this for me. I have not had one problem with this car and it is a dream to drive. I have two sons learning to... Read Full Review

1 Trim 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


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