2014 Volvo XC70 Reviews, Pictures and Prices | U.S. News Best Cars

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Volvo XC70 Review

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The 2014 XC70 ranks 7 out of 9 Wagons. ranking is based on our analysis of reviews and test drives of the XC70, as well as reliability and data.

While critics that the 2014 Volvo is spacious and comfortable, most looking at competing wagons and SUVs for better performance and economy.

The 2014 Volvo features a six-cylinder engine reviewers say provides adequate power. A more powerful six-cylinder engine is available, and drivers think that it significantly improved acceleration the base engine. Both are mated to a six-speed automatic that automotive journalists say smoothly and quickly.

The EPA estimates that the base XC70 gets 18/26 mpg and the turbocharged model gets both of which are poor for the class. Reviewers agree the Volvo XC70 provides traction on dirt or snow-covered However, they say that the is not as agile around corners as of its competitors.

Automotive journalists agree the 2014 XC70 has a nice-looking, interior that features materials. They also that the front seats are comfortable. Most critics say the seats are comfortable as well, a couple complain that lack legroom.

The cargo is spacious for the class, and reviewers say the folding rear seats it easy to store large Most test drivers that the XC70 uses easy-to-read buttons to control the various features. However, a few that the Sensus infotainment interface isn’t as appealing or as to use as Volvo’s competitors’ systems.

Standard features on the 2014 include City Safety, a driver’s seat, Volvo’s infotainment system, automatic control, Bluetooth phone and streaming and an eight-speaker stereo satellite radio and a USB input. features include a moonroof, and a 12-speaker surround-sound audio The Volvo XC70 is available a number of driver assistance including pedestrian and cyclist adaptive cruise control, collision warning, blind warning, lane departure and a road-sign-reading system that can you when you’re exceeding the limit.

If you just need the XC70’s AWD but not its premium brand name and tag, the Subaru Outback a far better choice. — Blue Book If you’re for a luxurious midsize wagon comfortable around town, fun to on back roads and built to the occasional off-road jaunt (or likely, winter storms), Volvo could be an ideal — Edmunds XC70 has its among them a roomy refined drivetrain, and impressive quality. — Consumer (2013)

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The Subaru Outback has standard drive, and reviewers say it has a roomy seat, a comfortable ride and a cargo area. The Outback gets better fuel than the XC70 and costs less.

Test drivers say the RDX is a spacious and comfortable luxury SUV. The RDX gets better gas than the XC70, and reviewers its powerful V6 engine.

Details: Volvo XC70

The 2014 XC70 seats five and is in seven trims, ranging the base 3.2 model, with a six-cylinder engine and front-wheel to the top-of-the-line T6 AWD Platinum model, a turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder and all-wheel drive. A six-speed transmission is standard on all models. The XC70 was last redesigned for the model year, and receives new and exterior styling for 2014.

Since it receives no major for 2014, this overview applicable research and reviews the 2008 through 2014 years.

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