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2005 Volvo V70 Question: 2005 V70R with 159000 miles. Asking $12000.00, should I be scared?



binzelhoff, 2.5L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Port Charlotte, FL, January 08, 2012, 11:41

Vehicle is spotless inside and out. It has all scheduled maintainance up to date and some. Owner recently replaced the rad due too a tiny leak. No accidents, no rust. I'm used to getting rid of vehicles with this kind of mileage. I have only ever had domestic vehicles. Your candor is appreciated.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, January 08, 2012, 13:03

    Have a pre-purchase inspection done by a garage knowledgeable in Volvo cars, it will be money well spent, hat they find may divert you from buying a "bad car" and or what they find (lack of maintenance or repairs needed) can be used to negotiate price.
    Look at www.kbb.com and Craigslist for a comparable car and see if the car is good value.

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