Tag: buyers guide

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XC90 Advice on Purchase Needed

This one has very low miles, but accordingly is a bit pricy for an ’04. It is 2.5T but doesn’t say if it is AWD–something we neither want or need in our climate, so FWD is the first criteria. We plan to look at it tomorrow morning just to see if the entrance/egress is good for our senior selves.

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Craigslist Volvo Ad – When Something’s Not Quite… Right

Here’s an example of a denver.craigslist.org ad that ain’t quite right. I’m waiting for a call back as I type to confirm it. I don’t want to text because if it’s what I think it is, my phone number will be forever on robo-texting scam lists.

Anyway, the points in the image are probably self-explanatory, but I’ll go over them:

Volvo S70

Volvo S70 As A Winter Car?

Forum member volvooh wonders if a front-wheel drive S70 will be the same or better than a front-wheel drive V70, given the same years. “We are considering an S70 as a winter driver. We have V70 wagon (FWD)- its okay in the snow but far from being a billy goat. I was wondering how an S70 (FWD) would perform. I have always attributed the light body weight and elongated frame on the V70 to is lack of winter handling.”