was long one of the most desirable premium estates and so resale values have remained strong compared to others of a similar size.
is adept as a family vehicle and less so as the thrilling driving machine.
Getting too radical in terms of design would alienate existing Volvo buyers without attracting the sort of aesthetes who would normally shop for an Audi or a BMW, so Volvo wisely played it rather safe with this current V70
, grafting its family front end and a slick-looking posterior onto a very practical basic silhouette.
is instantly recognisable as a Volvo with its solid build, sporty, yet practical stance, dark tinted rear glass, roof rails, bodycoloured door handles and mirrors, large upright tail lights, twin exhaust pipes and smart alloys.
Volvo Car Corporation, a Sweden-based automaker, has updated its S80, V70
and XC70 wagons.
Comparing Vmax and V70
independently from the distance specialization, SR ([F.
Also the Volvo V70
, XC70 and S80 have been upgraded with a number of features including driveline, interior and exterior equipment.
The Volvo V70
features most of the attributes required when the serious shooting brake seeker heads for the showrooms.
Both cars fall into Vehicle Excise Duty Band C -costing motorists just pounds 35 per year -and Volvo estimates the new 119g/km engine reduces annual carbon emissions by 150kg over the S80 and V70
DRIVe's previous low of 129g/km.
is still one of the most desirable premium estates and so resale values are strong compared to others of a similar size.
With entry to the V70
experience starting at pounds 24,995 for the 2.
The heavier V70
diesel is not quite as frugal, averaging a claimed 47.