Specifications and standard and optional features for the 2006 Volvo V70. Both trim levels-2.4 and 2.5T-are discussed.
Introduced in 1998, the Volvo V70 is a midsize luxury wagon. Though normally able to seat five adults, with the optional third-row seat maximum passenger capacity is seven people. Luggage capacity is 37.4 cubic feet, but with all passenger seats folded down the maximum cargo capacity nearly doubles to 71 cubic feet. All V70s are Front-Wheel Drive (FWD.)
Both trim levels are equipped with their own specific engine: the 2.4 comes with a 2.4-liter, 5-cylinder engine that produces 168 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque, and the 2.5T comes with a 2.5-liter, turbocharged five-cylinder that produces 208 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. In California, the 2.4 trim level engine has 165 horsepower and is certified as an Super Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles (SULEV.) According to About.com, a SULEV-rated vehicle is 90% cleaner than the average new car. Estimated fuel consumption for the 2.4 and 2.5T trim level is 21 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway.
Transmission options for the 2.4 are either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed automatic, while the 2.5T comes only with a five-speed automatic. An automanual function is included on the 2.5T.
Base MSRP for the V70 starts at $30,140 and goes up to $33,460.
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