2013 Volvo XC70 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$33,600-$45,000
$31,584-$42,300
18 /CITY / 24 /HWY
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What's New for 2013:

  • Standard rain-sensing wipers
  • Standard headlight washers
  • Tunnel Detection headlight technology
  • Standard active bi-xenon headlights on Premier Plus and Platinum trim levels
  • Technology package adds Active High Beam and Road Sign Information features
  • Keyless Drive standard (except on base model)
  • T6 AWD transmission gains Sport shift program

Exterior Features
Volvo offers the 2013 XC70 as 3.2 and T6 AWD models with base, Premier, Premier Plus, and Platinum trim levels. Standard equipment includes 16-inch aluminum wheels, front and rear skid plates, protective body side moldings, roof rails, fog lights, heated side mirrors, and rain-sensing wipers. The T6 AWD model adds 18-inch wheels, dark tinted rear privacy glass, and a power sunroof.

Interior Features
Standard features on the XC70 are dual-zone automatic climate control, power driver's seat, fold-flat front passenger seat, Volvo Sensus 7-inch information display, and a stereo with HD radio, USB/iPod connection, and an auxiliary audio input jack. The T6 AWD model includes leather, a power front passenger seat, wood trim, and Keyless Drive.

Optional Features
The Premier trim level includes the standard features that come on the T6 AWD. Premier Plus trim adds a power tailgate, park-assist sensors, Homelink remote, and active bi-xenon headlights. Platinum models receive a 650-watt surround-sound audio system, navigation, and a reversing camera. A Climate package adds heated front and rear seats.

Under the Hood

A 240-horsepower, 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine is standard in the XC70 3.2 model. The XC70 T6 AWD models have a turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine generating 300 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,100 rpm. A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard on all models, and includes a Sport shift program on T6 AWD models. The XC70 3.2 is front-wheel drive (FWD), and can be equipped with optional all-wheel drive (AWD).

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Volvo XC70 are:
  • XC70 3.2 FWD: 19/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • XC70 3.2 AWD: 18/24/20 mpg
  • XC70 T6 AWD: 17/23/20 mpg

Safety
Volvo equips each XC70 with 6 air bags, traction and stability control, rain-sensing wipers, and a City Safety pedestrian and object detection system with automatic braking. Additionally, the 4-wheel-disc anti-lock braking system includes brake assist, Ready Alert Brakes, and Fading Brake Support. The T6 AWD model adds hill-descent control.

Optional safety features include a blind-spot monitoring system, lane-departure warning, 2-stage integrated rear child booster seats, power rear child-safe door locks, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, and front and rear park-assist sensors. Additionally, the available Technology package includes adaptive cruise control with Distance Alert and Queue Assist, Collision Warning with Pedestrian Detection and Full Auto Brake, Driver Alert Control, Active High Beam headlights, and Road Sign Information recognition.

Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had performed crash tests on the 2013 Volvo XC70 as this overview was written.

What's New for 2013:

  • Standard rain-sensing wipers
  • Standard headlight washers
  • Tunnel Detection headlight technology
  • Standard active bi-xenon headlights on Premier Plus and Platinum trim levels
  • Technology package adds Active High Beam and Road Sign Information features
  • Keyless Drive standard (except on base model)
  • T6 AWD transmission gains Sport shift program

Exterior Features
Volvo offers the 2013 XC70 as 3.2 and T6 AWD models with base, Premier, Premier Plus, and Platinum trim levels. Standard equipment includes 16-inch aluminum wheels, front and rear skid plates, protective body side moldings, roof rails, fog lights, heated side mirrors, and rain-sensing wipers. The T6 AWD model adds 18-inch wheels, dark tinted rear privacy glass, and a power sunroof.

Interior Features
Standard features on the XC70 are dual-zone automatic climate control, power driver's seat, fold-flat front passenger seat, Volvo Sensus 7-inch information display, and a stereo with HD radio, USB/iPod connection, and an auxiliary audio input jack. The T6 AWD model includes leather, a power front passenger seat, wood trim, and Keyless Drive.

Optional Features
The Premier trim level includes the standard features that come on the T6 AWD. Premier Plus trim adds a power tailgate, park-assist sensors, Homelink remote, and active bi-xenon headlights. Platinum models receive a 650-watt surround-sound audio system, navigation, and a reversing camera. A Climate package adds heated front and rear seats.

Under the Hood

A 240-horsepower, 3.2-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine is standard in the XC70 3.2 model. The XC70 T6 AWD models have a turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine generating 300 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,100 rpm. A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard on all models, and includes a Sport shift program on T6 AWD models. The XC70 3.2 is front-wheel drive (FWD), and can be equipped with optional all-wheel drive (AWD).

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Volvo XC70 are:
  • XC70 3.2 FWD: 19/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • XC70 3.2 AWD: 18/24/20 mpg
  • XC70 T6 AWD: 17/23/20 mpg

Safety
Volvo equips each XC70 with 6 air bags, traction and stability control, rain-sensing wipers, and a City Safety pedestrian and object detection system with automatic braking. Additionally, the 4-wheel-disc anti-lock braking system includes brake assist, Ready Alert Brakes, and Fading Brake Support. The T6 AWD model adds hill-descent control.

Optional safety features include a blind-spot monitoring system, lane-departure warning, 2-stage integrated rear child booster seats, power rear child-safe door locks, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, and front and rear park-assist sensors. Additionally, the available Technology package includes adaptive cruise control with Distance Alert and Queue Assist, Collision Warning with Pedestrian Detection and Full Auto Brake, Driver Alert Control, Active High Beam headlights, and Road Sign Information recognition.

Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had performed crash tests on the 2013 Volvo XC70 as this overview was written.

Available Trims for the 2013 Volvo XC70
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33600.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L (FWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33600.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33600.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name 3.2L (AWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33600.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36850.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (FWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36850.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36850.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name 3.2L Premier (AWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36850.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38750.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (FWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38750.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38750.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name 3.2L Premier Plus (AWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38750.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 41450.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (FWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 41450.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 41450.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name 3.2L Platinum (AWD 4dr Wgn PZEV) Transmission Automatic MSRP 41450.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name T6 (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40300.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name T6 Premier Plus (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 42300.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name T6 Platinum (AWD 4dr Wgn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 45000.00 Engine 3.0L/180 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
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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
  • Volvo sensus w/integrated 7" color display
  • 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
  • Lockable underfloor storage in cargo area
  • Pwr passenger seat
  • Leather seating surfaces w/"XC" stitching
  • Keyless drive w/personal car communicator (PCC)
  • 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
  • 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
EXTERIOR
  • 16" "CECINO" alloy wheels
  • P215/65R16 all-season tires
  • Aluminum roof rails w/"XC" logo
  • Body-side protective lower cladding
  • Headlight washers
  • 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
  • Rain sensing variable intermittent wipers
  • Rear wiper/washer -inc: automatic function in reverse when front wipers on
  • Pwr glass moonroof w/sliding sunshade, auto-open
  • Tinted rear seat, cargo area windows
  • Active dual xenon headlights
  • 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
    • Accessory prep cable
    • Volvo premium sound system
    • Navigation system w/real time traffic

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