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2008 Volvo XC70

2009 Subaru Outback

  2008 Volvo XC70 2009 Subaru Outback 3.0R Ltd
MSRP
$36,775
$22,295
Invoice $34,569 $21,020
MPG
City/Highway
15/22 17/26
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Volvo XC70 brings an extra dose of real off-road ruggedness to a wagon that’s comfortable and spacious but not all that sporty. Read Full Review The 2009 Subaru Legacy Outback boasts more toughness than most wagons and is a good, practical alternative to tall, ungainly SUVs. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Good ride comfort on rough roads
  • Great cargo space and versatility
  • Excellent Dynaudio sound system

Dislikes:

  • Hesitant automatic transmission
  • Handling isn’t at all sporty
  • Fuel economy no better than an SUV
  • Lacks integrated hands-free Bluetooth

Likes:

  • Tough suspension is smooth-riding but ready for light off-roading
  • Handles well
  • Safety record
  • Feature set can be basic or lavish

Dislikes:

  • Base engine can be coarse
  • Stark interior
  • Road noise
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
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NHTSA Rollover Rating:
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