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Volvo V70 Review: 2008 Volvo V70: More space with max style

Small cars with stylish and graceful look have become the face of the modern automobile industry. Individuals in large numbers are buying small cars. This fact is clearly evident from the rising sales statistics of cars of such size. Numerous small passenger cars are available in the market. However in recent times, the one to watch out for is the 2008 Volvo V70.

The basic cliché that is distinguishable for 2008 Volvo V70 is its usage of the modern technology. This car is equipped with high-tech modern tools and gear. On top of that, the trendy and fashionable looks are bound to add up a lot more to its popularity quotient.

The most important feature of this car is its transmission and suspension system. It contains electronically controlled adaptive transmission and geartronic interactive transmission. This car is also outfitted with independent MacPherson front suspension and multi link independent rear suspension along with hydraulic shock absorbers and coil springs.

As far as the steering is concerned, it is good to grip and assisted with tilt & telescopic columns along with pinion variable and power rack. The braking and traction system is also highly modernized with DSTC or Dynamic Stability Traction Control. If you are buying 2008 Volvo V70, you are getting an automobile equipped with automatic parking brake, traction control, anti-lock brake, 315 mm disc power brake in the front and 302 mm disc power brake to the rear.

Seating system is also very comfortable and has eight ways adjustable driver seat, manual lumbar hold for drivers, adjustable headrests and centre armrests. You will get a better comfort level from this car than what you might expect from a Volvo trim.

While redesigning the previous model of this car, safety features has been looked upon with pin point precision and all facilities has been included in the car for any unexpected event in the future. Those facilities include dual threshold passenger and driver airbag, rear and front side head curtain airbags, rear and front pretensions with force regulators and rear and front crumple zones.

2008 Volvo V70 is also equipped with state-of-the-art anti theft and locking system. This includes a vehicle anti-theft system, which is run by means of engine immobilizer, interior monitoring and alarm. Again, valet lockout, powered door locks and powered tailgate locks are also amongst the standard features of this car.

Apart from anti theft and locking system, this car also outweighs others on remote releases and remote control systems. Armed with panic alarms, remote controlled lift gate release and multi-function anti-theft feature this car is highly developed and modified than its previous versions.

With 2008 Volvo V70, you are assured of getting more space with maximum style. Each experience of driving in this car is bound to be different from its previous version.

Tech Specs


Body
: Five door wagon

Engine: 3.2 liter I6 235 hp

Transmission: 6 – speed automatic

Torque: 236 ft/lbs

Power: 235 hp

Tires: SBRP215/65R16

Verdict:

For: The car has more space and style than almost all its previous version

Against: The car has the ability to give more power than it actually provides its owner

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