Safety & Reliability

Safety & Reliability  - 2012 Volvo C70 Review - Reviews - Volvo C70

The C70 scores the highest rating, Good, in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's frontal offset and side-impact crash tests, as well as for rear-crash protection.

In addition to the required front airbags, the C70 comes with door-mounted airbags that are designed to stay inflated in the event of a rollover, as well as roll bars that deploy from behind the rear seats if the C70 is about to roll over. See the full list of safety features here.

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