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1999 Volvo S70

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 18/Hwy 26/Comb 21 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 5-Cyl, 2.4 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Sweden Country of Assembly: Sweden

1999 Volvo S70 Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.4
Out of 10

Based on 203 Ratings for the 1998 - 2000 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.6/10
    Quality
    8.7/10
  • Reliability
    8.6/10
    Performance
    8.7/10
  • Comfort
    9.0/10
    Styling
    8.7/10

Great Value

By on Friday, May 30, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 193,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "power, reliability, comfort, stereo"

Cons: "High maintenance costs"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I love the S70. The styling is very appealing to look at, the gas-mileage is pretty good(for a sporty sedan), and the turbo engine pulls very well-even beyond triple-digit speeds. Leather, an 8-speaker sound system from the factory(with an amp no less!), heated seats, power-sunroof and Volvo's stellar safety record. This can also be a family hauler, with plenty of room for 5. Other than a Bimmer, which costs a lot more, there are few cars that have the package of goods like the S70 does."

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

solid. dependable.

By on Monday, April 28, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 245,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "great milage. solid and safe feel."

Cons: "expensive parts/to repair.dealerships sparse."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Put studded tires on in winter and I was queen of the road (terrific in snow and on icy roads) Had this car for 10 years (bought it used) and always felt safe transporting the kids. Cannot keep the A/C working and driver's window mechanism needs replacing. One of the best cars I have ever owned. Wish I could afford to buy and own another one."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

This T5, with std 5, is the best car I ever owned.

By on Sunday, April 27, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 130,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "safety, reliability, economy"

Cons: ""Volvo is not the Lexus""

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"If every car made were of the quality and appeal to a car lover as this Volvo, we would be all much happier drivers and owners of the motor vehicles. In 16 years the car has NEVER given me a problem, but has been a reliable and comfortable transportation. I don't quite know what happened to Volvo after the S70 model, as I know many S70 owners who are very pleased with their cars."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

Da Bling is the Best

By on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 55,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"My Bling is sweet 16 !! My wife had her for 15 years and now I've got it since wife got new Honda. Da Bling is a real sweetheart. Hardly any mechanical troubles over her life. Wife put very little mileage on her but did put numerous dents into her exterior. I love to tool around it it as it has great pickup and is actually good on gas. Ideal car for retired guy like me"

2 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Great car, just has an older look to it.

By on Sunday, March 30, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 56,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
5/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Great quality"

Cons: "Older look"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"This car is a great value. Nothing has gone wrong with it since I have owned it. Where other cars are plastic, this one has metal parts. Very good quality."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

I will not purchase another Volvo again!

By on Friday, March 28, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 160,000

10 1.0
overall rating 1 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
1/10
Value
1/10
Reliability
1/10
Quality
1/10
Performance
1/10
Styling
1/10
Comfort
1/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1

"This car has given me many problems, first it had a transmission problem within a year of purchasing it, I then had some kind of oil leak in the driving and passenger compartments that i had to pay alot of money for, I've had many so many small problems with mirrors breaking and now the door lock makes a buzzying sound when i lock it."

1 person out of 4 found this review helpful

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