2012 Volvo XC70 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$32,950-$43,650
$30,973-$41,031
18 /CITY / 24 /HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- Added trim levels
- Upgraded driveline
- Volvo City Safety technology standard on all models

Exterior Features
The 2012 Volvo XC70 is a luxury wagon available in two models--3.2 and T6--which are offered in three trim levels--Premier (3.2 only), Premium Plus, and Platinum. All models feature a raised suspension with 8.3 inches of ground clearance and 16-inch wheels as standard.

Interior Features
The Volvo XC70 seats 5 passengers and has 33.3 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats in use and 72.1 cubic feet with the seats folded down. Base models feature cloth upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity, locking floor storage compartment, and power driver seat. The XC70 3.2 Premier trim offers leather upholstery and a sunroof, while the Premier Plus adds a power liftgate. The top-of-the-line Platinum trim adds a navigation system and rearview camera.

Optional Features
Volvo has introduced three new trim levels (outlined above) for 2012 that carry the bulk of the XC70's optional features, leaving few stand-alone options beyond active bi-Xenon headlights and a blind-spot monitoring system. However, Volvo offers a Technology package that includes collision warning and pedestrian detection with full auto brake, and a Climate package with heated seats and rain-sensing wipers.

Under the Hood
The base model Volvo XC70 is fitted with a 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 240 horsepower.  The XC70 T6 all-wheel-drive (AWD) model is equipped with a turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 300 horsepower. A 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive (FWD) are standard on base models, with AWD optional.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Volvo XC70 are:
- XC70 3.2 with FWD: 19/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- XC70 3.2 with AWD: 18/24/20 mpg
- XC70 T6 AWD: 17/23/20 mpg

Safety
Standard safety features of note on the Volvo XC70 include active front head restraints, front-seat side air bags, and full-length side curtain air bags, in addition to Volvo's City Safety technology, which the automaker says can mitigate or avoid low-speed frontal impact by applying brakes without driver intervention.

To date, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have tested the 2012 Volvo XC70.


What's New for 2012:
- Added trim levels
- Upgraded driveline
- Volvo City Safety technology standard on all models

Exterior Features
The 2012 Volvo XC70 is a luxury wagon available in two models--3.2 and T6--which are offered in three trim levels--Premier (3.2 only), Premium Plus, and Platinum. All models feature a raised suspension with 8.3 inches of ground clearance and 16-inch wheels as standard.

Interior Features
The Volvo XC70 seats 5 passengers and has 33.3 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats in use and 72.1 cubic feet with the seats folded down. Base models feature cloth upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity, locking floor storage compartment, and power driver seat. The XC70 3.2 Premier trim offers leather upholstery and a sunroof, while the Premier Plus adds a power liftgate. The top-of-the-line Platinum trim adds a navigation system and rearview camera.

Optional Features
Volvo has introduced three new trim levels (outlined above) for 2012 that carry the bulk of the XC70's optional features, leaving few stand-alone options beyond active bi-Xenon headlights and a blind-spot monitoring system. However, Volvo offers a Technology package that includes collision warning and pedestrian detection with full auto brake, and a Climate package with heated seats and rain-sensing wipers.

Under the Hood
The base model Volvo XC70 is fitted with a 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 240 horsepower.  The XC70 T6 all-wheel-drive (AWD) model is equipped with a turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 300 horsepower. A 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive (FWD) are standard on base models, with AWD optional.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Volvo XC70 are:
- XC70 3.2 with FWD: 19/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- XC70 3.2 with AWD: 18/24/20 mpg
- XC70 T6 AWD: 17/23/20 mpg

Safety
Standard safety features of note on the Volvo XC70 include active front head restraints, front-seat side air bags, and full-length side curtain air bags, in addition to Volvo's City Safety technology, which the automaker says can mitigate or avoid low-speed frontal impact by applying brakes without driver intervention.

To date, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have tested the 2012 Volvo XC70.


Available Trims for the 2012 Volvo XC70
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35900.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40450.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35900.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37750.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37750.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40450.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.0L T6 (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 39100.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.0L T6 Premier Plus (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40950.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.0L T6 Platinum (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 43650.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35900.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37750.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40450.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32950.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35900.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37750.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40450.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
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INTERIOR
  • Front reclining bucket seats w/adjustable head restraints
  • Pwr driver seat w/adjustable lumbar, 3-position memory
  • 40/20/40 flat-folding rear bench -inc: (3) manual-fold rear head restraints
  • T-Tec cloth seating surfaces w/"XC" stitching
  • Flat-folding front passenger seat
  • Front center armrest
  • "XC" front/rear/cargo textile floor mats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/illuminated cruise & audio controls -inc: aluminum inlay
  • Tilt/telescopic steering column
  • Intelligent driver info system (IDIS)
  • Trip computer
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Pwr windows -inc: front auto-up/down, anti-trap feature
  • Central pwr door locks, fuel filler
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Security alarm system
  • Ignition immobilizer
  • Dual-zone electronic climate control (ECC) w/rear seat vents
  • Pollen filter
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Illuminated lockable glove box
  • Cross avenue aluminum inlays
  • "XC" door stitching
  • Front door storage pockets
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Front/rear reading lamps
  • Interior cabin light delay feature
  • Leather shift knob -inc: aluminum inlay
  • Lockable underfloor storage in cargo area
  • Pwr passenger seat
  • Leather seating surfaces w/"XC" stitching
  • Classic walnut wood inlays
  • 40/20/40 flat-folding rear bench -inc: electric folding rear head restraints
  • Digital compass
  • Central pwr door locks, fuel filler -inc: private locking
  • Pwr operated tailgate
  • Keyless drive w/personal car communicator (PCC)
  • HomeLink integrated garage door opener
  • 12V cargo area pwr outlet
  • Cargo cover
  • Grocery bag holder
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/illuminated cruise & audio controls -inc: wood inlay
  • Watch-dial instrumentation w/tachometer
  • Leather shift knob -inc: wood inlay
EXTERIOR
  • 16" "Cecino" alloy wheels
  • P215/65R16 all-season tires
  • Aluminum roof rails w/"XC" logo
  • Body-side protective lower cladding
  • Front fog lights
  • Rear fog light w/auto-off
  • Safe Approach & Home Safe security lighting
  • Pwr heated mirrors w/memory, puddle lights, integrated turn signals
  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Rear wiper/washer -inc: automatic function in reverse when front wipers on
  • Volvo sensus w/integrated 7" color display
  • Pwr glass moonroof w/sliding sunshade, auto-open
  • Tinted rear seat, cargo area windows
  • 18" "Zephyrus" alloy wheels
  • P235/50R18 all-season tires
MECHANICAL
  • 3.2L DOHC 24-valve I6 engine
  • 6-speed Geartronic automatic transmission w/OD
  • Front wheel drive
  • Front/rear skid plates
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Multi-link independent rear suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes
  • Pwr parking brake w/auto release
  • Electronically-controlled all wheel drive w/Instant Traction
  • 3.0L DOHC 24-valve turbocharged I6 engine w/intercooler
  • Dual chrome tailpipes
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: electronic brake distribution (EBD), hydraulic brake assist (HBA), ready alert brakes (RAB), fading brake support (FBS)
    • Dynamic stability & traction control (DSTC)
    • Daytime running lights
    • Driver/front passenger dual stage airbags -inc: front passenger cutoff switch
    • Side impact protection system (SIPS) -inc: driver/front passenger side-impact airbags, front/rear side inflatable curtains (IC)
    • 3-point seat belts -inc: pretensioners, front height adjustable anchors
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Rear window deactivation
    • ISOFIX child seat attachments -inc: top tether anchors
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Driver/front passenger whiplash protection seating system (WHIPS)
    • Collapsible steering column
    • Anti-submarine seats
    • Front/rear park assist
    • Rear park assist camera
    • Hill descent control (HDC)
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: HD Radio, 160-watt amp, (8) speakers, USB input, iPod connection
    • SIRIUS satellite radio w/6-month subscription
    • Bluetooth
    • Volvo premium sound system
    • Navigation system -inc: voice control, map care

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