When comparing the Volvo S80's and the Volvo V70's specifications and ratings, The Volvo V70 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Volvo S80 and Volvo V70 have the same fuel efficiency base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Volvo S80's and the Volvo V70's specifications and ratings, the Volvo V70 is a better car than the Volvo S80.
Volvo S80 vs. Volvo V70 Pricing
A used 2010 Volvo S80 ranges from $3,999 to $10,995 while a used 2010 Volvo V70 is priced between $3,569 to $14,840.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the Volvo S80 and the Volvo V70 makes 235 horsepower. Both the S80 and the V70 are rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 500 miles. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Volvo V70 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Volvo S80 has the advantage in the area of rear leg room. The Volvo S80 and Volvo V70 are comparable in regards to front shoulder room and front leg room.