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2016 Volvo XC70 Overview

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The 2016 Volvo XC70 comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with direct injection engine good for 240 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque

2016 Volvo XC70

Whether you choose to call the 2016 Volvo XC70 a midsize wagon or luxury crossover, it doesn’t change the facts that the 2016 XC70 offers some of the best advanced safety features and storage capacity of any vehicle in its segment. Featuring new engine options and safety technology for the 2016 model year, the new XC70 will definitely be an option for those buyers who value a vehicle’s safety more than its 0-to-60 time.

The 2016 Volvo XC70 is available with two powertrains: T5 Drive-E FWD and T5 AWD, which are both offered in three trims: base, Premier, and Platinum.


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The 2016 Volvo XC70 is available is AWD

2016 Volvo XC70

What’s New for the 2016 Volvo XC70?

For the 2016 model year, Volvo has discontinued both the 3.2-liter inline-6 engine and turbocharged inline-6 engine that were previously offered with the XC70. The Swedish automotive manufacturer instead will be offering a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with direct injection. The 2016 Volvo XC70 will also come standard with heated front seats and 18-inch alloy wheels.

2016 Volvo XC70 Photos:

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The 2016 Volvo XC70 is available with active dual xenon headlights with headlight washers

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2016 Volvo XC70 Exterior

The exterior styling of the 2016 Volvo XC70 offers a bold and rugged design. Coming standard with 18-inch alloy wheels and 8.3 inches of ground clearance, this Volvo was engineered to take on the outdoors and everything it can can offer.

Exterior color options for the 2016 Volvo XC70 include Rich Java Metallic, Ice White, Magic Blue Metallic, Black Stone, Twilight Bronze Metallic, Seashell Metallic, Crystal White Pearl, Bright Silver Metallic, and Onyx Black Metallic.

2016 Volvo XC70 Exterior Photos:

Exterior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 Drive-E FWD

  • 18-inch Pan alloy wheels, All-season tires, Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers, Intermittent rear wiper, Roof rack, Rear spoiler, Rear defogger

Exterior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 Drive-E FWD Premier

  • The 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 Drive-E FWD Premier includes the same exterior features as the T5 Drive-E FWD.

Exterior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 Drive-E FWD Platinum

  • Adds to or replaces features from T5 Drive FWD Premier: Active dual xenon headlights with headlight washers

Exterior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 AWD

  • 18-inch Pan alloy wheels, All-season tires, Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers, Intermittent rear wiper, Roof rack, Rear spoiler, Rear defogger

Exterior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 AWD Premier

  • The 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 AWD Premier includes the same exterior features as the T5 AWD.

Exterior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 AWD Platinum

  • Adds to or replaces features from T5 AWD Premier: Active dual xenon headlights with headlight washers

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The 2016 Volvo XC70 features a standard rear defogger

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2016 Volvo XC70 Performance

The 2016 Volvo XC70 offers the choice between two efficient engines. Its base model comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with direct injection that produces 240 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. A slightly more powerful 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder engine is also available for the 2016 Volvo XC70, which is capable of producing 250 horsepower and 266 lb-ft or torque.

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The 2016 Volvo XC70 comes standard with all season tires

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2016 Volvo XC70 Efficiency

When equipped with the base 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with direct injection and eight-speed Geartronic automatic transmission, the 2016 Volvo XC70 is good for an EPA-estimated 23 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. Fuel efficiency decreases to an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, when the 2016 XC70 is outfitted with the optional 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder engine and six-speed Geartronic automatic transmission. This Volvo comes with a standard 18.5 gallon fuel tank.

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The 2016 Volvo XC70 comes standard with a 3-spoke leather steering wheel

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2016 Volvo XC70 Interior

The interior of the 2016 Volvo XC70 comes with available seating for five and also features 72.1 cubic feet of cargo room, when the rear seats are folded. The interior of the 2016 XC70 offers available leather seats, moon roof, and walnut inlays. Additionally, the interior cabin comes standard with eight speakers and a 160 watt AM/FM/CD/HD radio that provides USB connectivity and Bluetooth capabilities.

2016 Volvo XC70 Interior Photos:

Interior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 Drive-E FWD

  • Heated front seats, Power front driver seat with memory, Power front passenger seat, Flat-folding three-split rear seat, Adjustable rear air vents, Electronic climate control, Interior air quality system, Off-black T-Tec upholstery, 3-spoke leather steering wheel, Illuminated gearshift knob

Interior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 Drive-E FWD Premier

  • Adds to or replaces features from T5 Drive-E FWD: Leather seating surfaces, Power glass moonroof, Dark walnut wood inlays, Auto dimming interior mirror, Tinted rear seat and cargo area windows

Interior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 Drive-E FWD Platinum

  • Adds to or replaces features from T5 Drive FWD Premier: Keyless drive, Rear park assist camera, Power operated liftgate, Quickfold front passenger seat, Grocery bag holder, Electric folding headrests, Accent lighting

Interior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 AWD

  • Heated front seats, Power front driver seat with memory, Power front passenger seat, Flat-folding three-split rear seat, Adjustable rear air vents, Electronic climate control, Interior air quality system, Off-black T-Tec upholstery, 3-spoke leather steering wheel, Illuminated gearshift knob

Interior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 AWD Premier

  • Adds to or replaces features from T5 AWD: Leather seating surfaces, Power glass moonroof, Dark walnut wood inlays, Auto dimming interior mirror, Tinted rear seat and cargo area windows

Interior available on the 2016 Volvo XC70 T5 AWD Platinum

  • Adds to or replaces features from T5 AWD Premier: Keyless drive, Rear park assist camera, Power operated liftgate, Quickfold front passenger seat, Grocery bag holder, Electric folding headrests, Accent lighting

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The 2016 Volvo XC70 comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with direct injection engine and eight-speed Geartronic automatic transmission

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2016 Volvo XC70 Safety

The 2016 Volvo XC70 has yet to undergo crash testing for either the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. However, Volvo takes the safety of its vehicles very seriously and its mission is that “no one be seriously injured or killed in a new Volvo by 2020.” The 2016 Volvo XC70 comes standard with hill decent control and Volvo’s advanced City Safety braking feature. The 2016 XC70 also offers additional safety features such as blind spot warning, integrated rear booster seats, and lane departure warning.

Standard Safety Features

  • Front and rear head airbags
  • Dusk sensing headlamps
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Child seat anchors
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Traction control
  • Stability control
  • Pre-collision safety system
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Rear door child safety locks

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