Our 2002 V70 XC did not start the other morning after having done a short round trip in very low temperatures (-4F). The battery took a charge and then the car started normally once again.
We bought the car new in June 2002 and still have the original battery.
AutoZone has the following replacement for $149:
"O.E. group size: 48 *** 600 cold cranking Amps (750 cranking Amps) *** -> 3 year free replacement <- Battery is vented to outside of vehicle, labor intensive installation, 30 minute installation, located in trunk"
Any suggestions on this, or some other battery, vs. the Volvo dealer would be welcome. As an added plus, buying parts from the dealer also includes a 2-hour round trip.