Newly redesigned this model year, the 2008 Volvo XC70 is a versatile Wagon offering plenty of cargo room, excellent safety equipment and great handling in inclement weather. With features such as adjustable booster seats for added child passenger safety, hill descent control and a collision warning system, it’s no wonder car buyers have come to appreciate Volvo for its impeccable safety features. The XC70 is powered by a 3.2-liter inline 6-cylinder that generates 235 horses and 236 lbs-ft of torque. Luxury amenities include heated lumbar seats and a trip computer.Read more Read less
The Volvo V70 wagon and its more rugged counterpart, the XC70, have been completely redesigned for 2008. Both feature a new shape and a more contemporary appearance similar to that of the S80, and both are built on the same platform as the S80. The V70 and XC70 also get a smooth new six-cylinder engine in place of the former five-cylinder. For now, the sporty "R" version is discontinued.
Safety features; roomy interior and cargo space; terrific ride.
The new 2008 Volvo V70 and XC70 stand out for their roomy interior, ride comfort, and innovative child booster-seat system, with integrated, adjustable cushions. The XC70, additionally, is for many families an ideal alternative to a large sport utility vehicle. The new incorporation of several active safety systems also reinforces Volvo's reputation for producing some of the safest vehicles on the road.