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1998 Volvo V70 Model Comparison

GLT Wagon

General Pricing

Resale Value $33,740.00 $39,970.00 $34,300.00
Destination $575.00 $575.00 $575.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I5 2.3L I5 2.9L I6
Horsepower 190 @ 5200 RPM 236 @ 5100 RPM 181 @ 5200 RPM
Torque 199 @ 1800 RPM 243 @ 2700 RPM 199 @ 4100 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2435 2319 2922
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.5 3.2 X 3.5 3.3 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 9:1 8.5:1 10.7:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 18 18
Highway (mpg) 29 25 26

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3401.7 3408.3 3461.3
Wheelbase (in.) 104.9 104.9 109.1
Length (in.) 185.9 185.7 191.8
Width (in.) 69.3 71.5 68.9
Height (in.) 55.2 55.7 56.6
Track Front (in.) 59.8 59.8 59.2
Track Rear (in.) 57.9 59.8 59.7
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 4 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.1 39.0 37.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.9 36.6 36.9
Front Legroom (in.) 41.4 41.3 41.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.2 34.6 34.7
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.1 55.5 54.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.3 52.2 54.5
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.2 N/A 54.3
Rear Hip Room (in.) 55.2 N/A 54.3

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 130.7 79.6 90.3

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 195/60R15 225/45R17 205/55R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive rear 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 N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Player N/A N/A Yes
CD Changer N/A Yes 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 N/A

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 Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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