The C70 has been everything I expected. It is comfortable and fun to drive. It handles well and in the limited time I have owned this car I do not regret choosing it over a hard top convertible like the BMW or Lexus. I drove all three makes before making my purchase. Limited trunk space with the top down but this is true for all similar makes. The C70 does have more rear seat room than the others. Thus far no complaints. Although it suggests a higher octane fuel it does well on regular. The computer appears to adjust well and there is no nocking. Looking forward to better weather so I can have the top down more often. Quiet ride with top up and not too much noise with top down.
Get the R-Design
2011 Volvo C30G Clark - mountains, NC03/16/2017
If you enjoy driving, the R-Design is a different car than the regular C30. Great power (225hp), tight steering, firm suspension, quality can be felt and wind noise is almost nonexistent. I would recommend this car for the enthusiast but it's not a convenient family car because rear seat access is not something you want to deal with regularly. Rear tires wear quickly but if your alignment shop is really good, rear settings can be altered slightly to help with that. Factory brake pads are good but dust the rear wheels heavily and I am happier with EBC Red pads on back and will probably go to them on front also. Water in floor (frt or rear) could be sunroof drains in A pillars (short tube or plugged @ firewall) search youtube or Volvo forums.
Car delivers great value!
2016 Volvo XC90Peter W - San Jose, CA12/11/2017
In this price bracket, the XC90 packs a lot of features. The pilot assist is most impactful as it will self-drive up to 80mph which is a god-send during traffic. It's a great looking SUV, the interior is quite luxurious, very roomy and looks gorgeous as I get a lot of compliments from passengers. The air suspension and B/W sound system are practical must-haves. The engine power is adequate and mpg is as expected from a modern SUV. Cons would be road noise abatement can be better and the Sensus system can be a bit slow but at least Volvo provides software and maps updates. Overall, after a 2600 mile road trip, it's quite the trooper and shuttled my family in a lot of comfort and safety
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