Pros: "Great in bad weather, perfect for the kids"
Cons: "max passenger space."
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"I've driven this car for 4 years now, and still love it. My husband laughs at me for thinking that people drive terribly in the snow and bad weather... because my wagon makes it easy. She growls at snow! I drive the wagon to transport our most precious cargo (our 2 children) to and from school, as well as to the office every day. I do sometimes wish I had more passenger space, but other than that I've been more than happy with this car. Repairs can be pricey, but fortunately they're few and far between (ever heard of an "infotainment" unit?). I like that it stands out in a sea of minivans and obnoxious SUV's. I feel she's a great combination of practical and fun. I'm a firm believer in Volvo after this car."
"Simply, it's a great car. Comfortable for a long trip,yet still has the European ride and handling characteristics. This is my 11th Volvo since 1976, and my wife and I both have Volvos. Not bad, 11 cars in 40 yrs., all with over 125,000 miles when traded in for a new one. In 1980 there were three in the driveway, daughter was handed down the '76, since then there has always been two."
"Really happy with our 2012 XC70. Very powerful and handles nicely. A luxury feel and also pulls our boat. The interior is well done and the seat comfort is outstanding. The T6 Platinum package is pretty comprehensive. I really like the BLIS system, the rear view camera and parking sensors. The Navigation is fine but tough to program and I prefer to use Mapquest from my iphone through the Bluetooth. The MPG isn't great but understandable for all you get. Excellent car!"