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Volvo XC60, V60 Cross Country and XC70 recalled: 1141 vehicles affected

Volvo Cars Australia has issued a recall for 1141 vehicles in its 2016 diesel XC60, V60 Cross Country and XC70 SUV lines. The Swedish manufacturer is recalling the vehicles over concerns that the engine may suddenly shut down and restart while driving. As a result, the vehicle's power steering system can briefly cut out, while the driver's digital instrument cluster and infotainment system may also switch off...

Volvo S60, XC70, XC60 recalled: 474 diesel vehicles affected locally

Volvo Car Australia is recalling 474 diesel-powered vehicles over a fault relating to the cars' auxiliary belt tensioner. Affecting 2011-built Volvo S60, XC70 and XC60 models powered by the 2.4-litre five-cylinder turbo-diesel engine, the recall follows the identification of “early wear” on auxiliary belt tensioners in some vehicles during routine investigations...

2013 Volvo XC70 adds T6 engine, new safety technology

The 2013 Volvo XC70 range has been bolstered by the addition of a high-performance petrol engine and a number of new and enhanced technology and safety systems. The 224kW/440Nm 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder T6 petrol engine sits at the top of the updated Volvo XC70 line-up, joining the 179kW/320Nm 3.2-litre naturally aspirated six-cylinder petrol and the 158kW/440Nm 2...

2012 Volvo Ocean Race V60, XC60, XC70 special editions launched

Volvo Australia has released another series of Volvo Ocean Race vehicles, with special editions of the V60, XC60 and XC70 now on sale. This year marks the fourth time Volvo Car Corporation’s Special Vehicles Division has developed specially designed models with a sail racing theme...

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Volvo XC70 Owner Reviews

2012 Volvo XC70 D5 Teknik Review

My BZ MY12 XC70 D5 was specifically ordered in white with cream leather seats and an array of options that are simply not available elsewhere... eg. Laminated glass all round.. the best cargo barrier system around. . .. I have opted for the stereo upgrade, subwoofer et al. That alone puts me in heaven... My car is a mobile office and I regularly travel long distances...

2012 Volvo Xc70 D5 Review

I bought my XC70 second hand - 18 months old and with the majority of the extended (5 year) warranty left on it. It was immaculate with 25,000km on it. I was in the market for an AWD (for snow and father-in-laws dirt driveway which is 10km long and is a regular mud-bowl), safe (2 kids - 2 and 4 yo), fuel efficient (900km/wk), large wagon (I sometimes sleep in the back so it needed to be 2m length) vehicle...