Continuing Volvo's unequalled reputation for high safety levels the XC70 has been granted five stars by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for both overall frontal impact and side crash protection.
Apart from its abundance of tremendous safety features, the XC70 provides a very comfortable ride, thanks to well designed seating of a very high standard.
According to various reviews the turbo-charged T6 will go from 0-60mph in about 7 seconds flat.
Reviews generally point out n that some of the XC70's controls are lacking in spontaneity.
The Volvo's XC70's 3.2 engine is way down the list as far as performance levels are concerned.
The Volvo's XC70's steering has been described as non- responsive, and tends to struggle on winding roads.
The Volvo XC70's navigation software is very much behind the times.