Downsizing. This euphemistic term for laying off workers, cutting out features and doing away with entire businesses as industries ‘rationalize’ hardly carries the potency necessary to convey the emotional and physical trauma that often accompanies the act itself. But there’s more than one way to downsize, and for those looking to get out of a full-size SUV and into something a bit more economical, but still equally practical, the large crossover segment is the perfect escape.
Enter the Volvo XC70 T6 - a turbocharged workhorse with all the amenities of a luxury sedan and all the cargo space of a good-sized SUV, room for five and a much more tolerable fuel bill - or so it would seem.
Equipment and Features
Most of the features of the 2009 XC70 T6 are carry-overs from the previous model year, once you get past the drivetrain. That’s a good thing, since the 2008 XC70 was the all-new third-generation of the vehicle, and introduced its own slew of new features....