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Volvo XC70 Review: 2008 Volvo XC70 3.2: Get on the roads

There is a desire of every individual to get on the roads and start traveling in their own car. With recent technology in automobiles and exclusive exterior designing, it is imperative for everyone to have the best model available in the market for themselves. The car, which has been getting excellent reviews from the global automobile market in the recent past, is the 2008 Volvo XC70. It has all the features that are sure to make it a favorite among the buyers.

Interior & Exterior Features

2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 has excellent lighting both on the exterior as well as the interior portion. It has automatic headlights (halogen). There are fog lights at the front as well as at the rear of the car. There are reading lights in the interior apart from the conventional delayed courtesy lights.

It has the latest power windows which have features like pinch protection, one-touch up and down facilities. Again, it is armed with intermittent wipers.

Comfort Features


2008 Volvo XC70 3.2
is high on the comfort factor. The interior of the car is done very tastefully, as is revealed by the floor mats that are there both at the front and the rear regions. There are controls like the automatic climate control and pollen filters in the interior of the car that maintains the comfort level inside the car. 2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 has reclining seats with manual lumbar support. The driver gets to have a power seat which can be adjusted in 8 ways.

Keeping in mind that the users want their cars to provide some entertainment, the engineers of 2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 have equipped the car with 160 watts AM/FM radio having 8 speakers coupled with a CD player and MP3/WMA player.

Mechanical Features

2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 has excellent suspension systems both at the front and the rear owing to the coil springs and shock absorbers. The car has excellent steering control aided by the power rack steering and tilts telescopic steering columns. It has adaptive transmission with overdrive ability and floor mounted shifter.  The car has excellent braking and traction controls with anti-lock brakes on all of the four wheels. There are 315 mm power disc brakes at the front and 302 mm power disc brakes at the rear.

Safety & Security Features

With maximum deaths being caused due to car accidents, a great deal of attention has been paid to the safety features in the 2008 Volvo XC70 3.2. There are airbags both for the driver and passengers, which are controlled by crash sensors.

2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 has various remote controlled features that supplement the style of the car. It has also been designed to provide maximum security against thefts as revealed by the lockout features and anti-theft alarm systems.

2008 Volvo XC70 3.2
offers great mileage, styling, smooth ride and better power than most of the cars that are currently available in the global automobile market. This is bound to stamp their authority on their competitors and is sure to have excellent sales.

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: It is a comfortable, safe and stylish car with great fuel mileage

Against: Power could have been more and the engine can be noisy at times

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