For If it's style you're after, you get it with the Volvo C70. The spacious cabin has room for four and the boot is big.
Against The C70 doesn't cope well with bumps or handle particularly sharply, and the stronger-engined cars struggle to put their power down.
The Volvo C70 has looks and practicality on its side, but in most other areas, it’s really feeling its age. We recommend looking elsewhere.
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You can have a 2.5-litre petrol engine, but the smart money is spent on one of the diesels. The 148bhp D3 version would be our pick because it offers all the performance you need and keeps the price down. However, the slightly pricier 174bhp D4 is a little quicker and just as fuel-efficient.
On the trim front, we’d stick with the entry-level SE version. It comes with most of what you need including climate control, alloy wheels, electric windows, rain-sensing wipers, cruise control, Bluetooth and steering wheel-mounted stereo controls. SE Lux adds leather upholstery, a powered driver’s seat and xenon headlamps, while the range-topping Solstice version has metallic paint, sat-nav, heated seats and keyless entry.
Having brought this car end 2006 from new for £35K fairly fully loaded, it has been fraught with ongoing problems. Leaking windows, faulty air…
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The car looks great but I have had countless problems with the car. I have a 2007 model which Volvo gave as my 2006 model was very faultly. This…
The Volvo provides great practicality for 4 people and is one of the few cabriolets which seats 4 adults. The seats are fantastic and provide great…
Bram van den Berg
This may be one of the cheapest C70s, but it has decent pace and loads of standard equipment. In fact, it's our favourite version.