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The Volvo V70 is a comfortable, practical, nicely finished car, with a lot of utility, and it's pleasant to drive.

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Base Wagon

General Pricing

Resale Value $32,900.00 $37,400.00 $41,800.00
Destination $825.00 $825.00 $825.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.2L I6 3.0L I6 2.0L I4
Horsepower 235 @ 6200 RPM 230 @ 6500 RPM 200 @ 5100 RPM
Torque 236 @ 3200 RPM 200 @ 2750 RPM 207 @ 1800 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3192 2996 1984
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.8 3.3 X 3.5 3.2 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 10.8:1 10.7:1 10.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 16 17 19
Highway (mpg) 25 25 27

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3527.4 3769.9 3747.9
Wheelbase (in.) 110.9 108.7 104.3
Length (in.) 189.9 178.6 180.6
Width (in.) 73.3 71.5 69.8
Height (in.) 60.9 55.8 56.2
Track Front (in.) 62.5 59.1 59.9
Track Rear (in.) 62.4 60.2 59.9
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.8 38.5 38.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.5 38.0 37.2
Front Legroom (in.) 41.9 41.1 41.3
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.6 34.6 34.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.4 55.4 55.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.5 55.1 53.4
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.8 N/A N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) 55.1 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 97.6 N/A 90.8

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut multi-link
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 225/55R16 205/55R16 225/55R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio digital AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A Yes
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 Std. Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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