P2 V70 R

2004-2007 Volvo R Owner’s Guide

Here’s a list of posts and DIYs that should help any P2 R owner, from fluid questions to which tires to buy. Use it to compare your P2 R ownership experience. While I wrote about owning an R car when I did, much of the material linked to from this post was written by other owners. As always, thanks to those who have shared what they know.

V70 R & S60 R Owner’s Guide… New!

By definition (“P2?), this guide covers Volvo R cars from 2004-2007 model years. The other R cars are the earlier generation P80 platform. Anything else is the looks-only “R-Design” trim option offered on C30 and XC60s.

Volvo P2 R 90k Service Item Checklist

I bought a 2004 V70 R in 2010, and I needed to “baseline” it, get it back to Stage 0. I wanted it to drive like it came right out of the Ghent, Belgium factory like it did in July 2003. After the 90k service listed below, I gave her some Seafoam and new tires.