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2011 Volvo C70

2011 Lexus IS 250C

  2011 Volvo C70 Convertible 2010 Lexus IS 250C 2-door Convertible Auto Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$39,950
$41,190
Invoice $37,553 $37,072
MPG
City/Highway
19/28 18/29
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line Attractively restyled this year, the 2011 Volvo C70—a coupe that becomes a convertible—offers a strong overall package with a clean, pleasant interior. Read Full Review The 2011 Lexus IS C convertibles aren’t sports-car edgy, but they offer the practicality and refinement of cruise convertibles with a little more sportiness. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Cavernous trunk space (with the top up)
  • Updated styling keeps car fresh
  • Good steering feel
  • Smooth, progressive automatic transmission
  • Cleverly engineered folding hardtop

Dislikes:

  • Tiny, awkward, hard-to-access trunk space (with the top down)
  • Very small rear seats
  • Cockpit quirks that remind you it's a Volvo

Likes:

  • Ride and refinement
  • Acceleration with 350C
  • Cargo space
  • Good value
  • A real backseat

Dislikes:

  • Conservative styling
  • No throttle blipping or rev-matching
  • IS 250 C feels sluggish
  • Bathtub-like backseat feeling
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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