The new Volvo XC70 comes with upgraded features including the latest Volvo Sensus infotainment system, enhanced technology and refined drivelines that offer higher performance and lower fuel consumption. A new exterior features in Volvo XC70 Model Year 2012 is the redesigned headlamps.
The following exterior colors are available for the Volvo XC70: Flamenco Red metallic 702, Black Stone solid 019, Ice White solid 614, Silver metallic 426, Black Sapphire metallic 452, Caspian Blue metallic 498, Caper Green metallic 493, Electric Silver metallic 477, Ember Black metallic 487, Savile Grey metallic 492, Seashell metallic 484
The upgraded versions of the Volvo XC70 features sharpened versions of the five-cylinder D5 and D3 turbodiesels.
In the D5 engine Volvo Cars’ engine experts have boosting performance and torque from 205 hp/420 Nm to 215 hp and 440 Nm while at the same time reducing fuel consumption by eight percent. The quest for better driveability combined with lower fuel consumption and less environmental impact has led to increased focus on internal friction inside the engine.
The D3 remains at 163 hp and 400 Nm. However, the two-litre diesel engine’s driveability is now far improved thanks to fine-tuning of the turbocharger. This is an excellent example of the fact that efficiency enhancement in modern combustion engines is now taking place at microscopic levels. There is also a DRIVe version of the D3, with 163 hp and 420 Nm, a manual and automatic version (engine D5244T17).
Fuel consumption in the Volvo XC70 D5 is 5.6 l/100 km (149 g/km) in the AWD version with manual gearbox and 6.8 l/100 km (179 g/km) with the automatic. The corresponding figures for the D3 engine with FWD and manual gearbox is 5,5 l/100 km (144 g/km) in the Volvo XC70 (DRIVe version).
Volvo XC70 also comes with a range of petrol engines. The six-cylinder, turbocharged T6 has a displacement of 3.0 litres sharper performance, thanks mainly to a reduction in internal friction. It offers 304 hp and no less than 440 Nm of torque. Maximum torque is achieved between 2100 and 4200 revs.