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The Volvo C70 is a handsome luxury hardtop convertible with elegant coupe lines that seats four.

The C70 uses a turbocharged...

2012 Volvo C70 Model Comparison

T5 Convertible

General Pricing

Resale Value $40,450.00 $27,450.00 $37,950.00
Destination $875.00 $875.00 $875.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.5L I5 2.5L I5 3.2L I6
Horsepower 227 @ 5000 RPM 227 @ 5000 RPM 240 @ 6200 RPM
Torque 236 @ 1500 RPM 236 @ 2300 RPM 236 @ 3200 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2521 2521 3192
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.7 3.3 X 3.7 3.3 X 3.8
Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.0:1 10.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 18 21 19
Highway (mpg) 28 30 27

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3836.0 3209.9 3761.1
Wheelbase (in.) 103.9 103.9 111.6
Length (in.) 181.7 167.4 191.0
Width (in.) 72.3 70.2 73.3
Height (in.) 55.1 57.0 58.8
Track Front (in.) 61.0 60.4 62.1
Track Rear (in.) 61.4 60.3 62.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 4 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.2 38.9 37.8
Rear Headroom (in.) 36.4 37.8 38.3
Front Legroom (in.) 42.3 41.6 41.9
Rear Legroom (in.) 33.9 34.2 35.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 53.6 54.7 57.4
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 47.0 51.3 56.3
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.1 54.3 54.8
Rear Hip Room (in.) 41.5 45.1 54.7

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 83.5 89.2 97.7

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 235/45R17 215/45R18 225/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes N/A Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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