2010 Volvo C70 vs. Its Competition

2010 Volvo C70 2-door Convertible Auto Angular Front Exterior View
Nelson Ireson Nelson Ireson Senior Editor

Saab's 9-3 Convertible offers a smooth drivetrain and good safety ratings, but has a soft convertible top.

The Audi A4 Cabriolet is also a ragtop, and offers similarly conservative styling to the Volvo with an available V-6 engine.

The Volkswagen Eos and BMW 3-Series feature similar hardtop convertible systems, while the 3-Series' twin-turbo insline six-cylinder engine offers thrills and the Eos has been picked as Consumer Reports' class leader.

The Infiniti G37 Convertible offers a hardtop, plus a potent V-6 engine, and fresh, attractive styling.

The Lexus IS-C is another hardtop convertible with appealing style and high-quality interior.

2010 Volvo C70 2-door Convertible Auto Angular Front Exterior View2010 Volvo C70
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2010 BMW 3-Series 4-door Sedan 328i RWD Angular Front Exterior View2010 BMW 3-Series
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Quick Specs
Part coupe and part convertible, the 2010 Volvo C70 is a bit plain on the outside, but offers a clean, well-turned interior and a strong overall package.
The 2010 BMW 3-Series upholds its legacy of superb handling, excellent performance, and high quality, though small rear seats and fussy controls are minor flaws.
The 2010 Volkswagen Eos is a striking convertible that offers a lot of standard equipment, plus four-season practicality.
MSRP From  
Gas Mileage  
19 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy
Turbo Gas I5Gas I6Turbocharged Gas I4
EPA Class  
SubcompactCompactSubcompact car
Style Name  
2-Door Convertible Automatic4-Door Sedan 328i RWD2-Door Convertible Manual Komfort
Front Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
Passenger Doors  
Body Style  
2 Door Convertible4 Door Sedan2 Door Convertible
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2010 Volvo C70 vs. 2010 BMW 3-Series2010 Volvo C70 vs. 2010 Volkswagen Eos