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First Time Volvo Owner, New To The Forum
As the title says, I'm a new Volvo Owner, and I'm hoping I could get any info on things to watch out for, common issues, etc.
I'm a stats guy as well, so if there's any numbers on engine output, nationwide Volvo population density, etc.
Anything from what should be the most obvious to the most obscure, I'm a blank canvas in this new adventure.
My new vehicle is a dark gray 2005 station wagon with a blue leather interior.
It has the alphanumeric "V70" on the driver side corner of the hatch, and an italicized "RAWD" on the passenger side.
I hope I'm not imposing, I just want to learn more about my Volvo so I know how to answer some of the questions I'm getting...
Thanks in advance!
Welcome! According to your description, you've got a 2005 Titanium Gray V70R with Nordkap Metallic Blue leather interior. The best source of information for you will be the "R Forum," found here:
There's tons of information available for this beloved model.
Welcome to the forum. Just curious what drew you to purchase your new-to-you wagon. Did you have any idea about it's semi-cult status?
Current - 2000 V70R Venetian Red Pearl
Past - 1998 V70 XC Emerald Green Metallic
RIP - 1987 Mazda RX-7 White
(first car, many speeding tickets, blown rotary engine)
I didn't know there was a semi cult anything with it. I honestly bought it because I like the way it looks with the wing over the hatch, and it's a wagon with a rear facing third row, I didn't know that was still an option after the 90's Taurus and the safepocalypse. The price was about 5K, and it was the cleanest V70 I found in that price range, so I thought I'd pick it up as a daily.
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