Used Volvo XC70 4x4 2000 - 2007 review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Advice for buyers

Volvo XC70 4x4 (00 - 07)
  • Volvo XC70 4x4 (00 - 07)
  • Volvo XC70 4x4 (00 - 07)

Advice for buyers

What should I look for in a used Volvo XC70 4x4?

Two recalls have affected the Volvo XC70: the first, in July 2004, followed worries that the fuel injector pipes might not be fitted correctly; and the second, in December 2004, was a result of concerns that possible overheating could lead to a fire in the engine bay.

Warranty Direct doesn't have separate figures for the XC70, but it says that the V70 it's based on is a little worse than average for reliability, with the suspension responsible for almost half of all claims, and the electrics at fault in another quarter.