Volvo V70 vs Volvo XC70

Volvo V70
Dimensions: in (mm)
Lenght: 189.9 (4823)
Width: 73.3 (1861)
Height: 60.9 (1547)

Volvo XC70
Dimensions: in (mm)
Lenght: 190.5 (4838)
Width: 73.3 (1861)
Height: 63.1 (1604)

Compare Volvo V70 vs Volvo XC70 (1:1)

Volvo V70 - this is a great car class D, which combines versatility, comfort and safety. There you will find many useful devices, many of which are standard. Volvo V70 is attractive for everyday city driving, and for the most distant and unexpected travel. This is a car for people with active lifestyles.

In order to improve the protection of children in the rear seat Volvo engineers have improved the side impact protection (SIPS): developed a strong body structure, increased the size of inflatable curtain and installed adjustable built-in pillow for extra children. Volvo V70 is equipped with advanced brake system interacting with a set of functions that provide the shortest stopping distance in all situations.

Due to the established six-cylinder engines, as well as the use of new technology turbo supercharger, you can expect an unforgettable experience of driving a new Volvo V70 in conjunction with a high level of comfort. This car shows the best ride quality on all parameters.
We generally prefer wagons to Suvs thanks to their superior fuel efficiency and handling, but the 2011 Volvo XC70 doesn't provide any such pros when lined up against more modern and efficient crossovers. Volvo XC70 Wagon offers the following pros: Wonderfully supportive seats; ample trunk capacity; plentiful security features; available integrated back booster seatings. Volvo XC70 Wagon drawbacks are: Lackluster base engine; subpar fuel efficiency with turbo engine; dull handling; unintuitive navigator.

The 2011 Volvo XC70 is a five-passenger wagon available in 3. 2 FWD and T6 AWD versions.

Traditional equipment on the 3. 2 contains 16-inch alloy wheels, front and back foglights, heated mirrors, cruise control, dual-zone automatic conditioning, a 40/20/40-split back bench, an eight-way performance driver bench with memory functions, a tilt-and-telescoping helm, neoprene-like "tricotec" upholstery, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth and an eight-speaker audio system with a CD player, radio, optional stereo slot and an Ipod/usb stereo interface. The Luxury suite adds a sunroof, leather upholstery, an eight-way performance passenger bench and wood trim. Seventeen-inch alloy wheels are a stand-alone feature.

The T6 AWD adds the content of the Luxury suite along with a turbocharged motor, all-wheel drive, 18-inch wheels and updated gauges.

For more equipment, you can select the Climate suite that adds heated front seatings, heated windshield-washer nozzles, automatic wipers and headlight washers. Heated back seating is also included in this suite unless the auxillary integrated booster seating is ordered. The Comfort suite contains front and back parking sensors, a performance tailgate, back privacy glass, power-folding back headrests, a trunk cover and a cargo grocery bag holder. The Technology suite ups the ante with adaptive cruise control, a collision warning system, a distance alert system, driver inattention alert system and a lane-departure warning system. The Multimedia suite adds a navigator, a rearview camera and a 12-speaker Dynaudio surround-sound audio with back bench headphone slots and controls.

Stand-alone features include adaptive xenon headlights, integrated back booster seatings, a blind-spot warning system and keyless ignition/entry.