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V70

Chapter 9 - Specifications

pg. 159 Specifications


Label information 160
Dimensions and weights 161
Engine specifications 163
Oil/fluid specifications and volumes 164
Fuel system, Distributor ignition system, Suspension 165
Electrical system 166
Volvo On Call Roadside Assistance 167

pg. 160 Label information

1 Vehicle Emission Control Information
Your Volvo is designed to meet all applicable emission standards, as evidenced by the certification label on the underside of the hood. For further information regarding these regulations, please consult your Volvo retailer.

2 Vacuum hose routing
(underside of hood)

3 Loads and Tire Pressures
(on inside of fuel filler door): Canadian models only.

4 Model plate
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Codes for color and upholstery, etc. The plate is located in the engine compartment, on the inside of the left front fender.

5 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) *
The VIN plate is located on the top left surface of the dashboard. The VIN is also stamped on the right hand door pillar.

6 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) specifications (USA) and Ministry of Transport (CMVSS) standards (Canada)
Your Volvo is designed to meet all applicable safety standards, as evidenced by the certification label on the facing side of the driver's door. For further information regarding these regulations, please consult your Volvo retailer.

7 Child safety latch label

8 Loads and Tire Pressures - U.S. models only
Certain models will only have one decal, depending on the specifications of the vehicle.


* The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) should always be quoted in all correspondence concerning your vehicle with the retailer and when ordering parts.

All specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

pg. 161 Dimensions and weights

Dimensions

Length 185.4 in. (471 cm), XC70 -186.3 (473 cm)

Width 71 in. (180 cm), XC70 - 73.2 in. (186 cm)

Height 57.7 in. (147 cm), V70 AWD - 58.7 in. (149 cm)
XC70 - 61.5 in. 156 cm)
V70R - 57.6 in (146 cm)

Wheelbase 108.5 in. (276 cm), XC70 - 108.8 in. (276 cm)

Track, front 61.5 in. (156 cm), XC70 - 63.4 in. (161 cm)
V70R - 61.3 in. (155 cm)

Track, rear 61.4 in. (156 cm), XC70 - 60.9 in. (155 cm)
V70R - 60.7 in. (154 cm)

Turning circle (between curbs) 35.8-39 ft. (10.9-11.9 m)
V70R 43.3 ft. (13.2 m) Cargo capacity - 17.1 cu. ft. (0.48 m3 )1
- 26.3 cu. ft. (0.74 m3 )2
- 58.0 cu. ft. (1.64 m3 )3

1) Rear seat backrest up, load height - upper edge of backrest
2) Rear seat backrest folded down, load height - upper edge of front seat backrests/lower edge of rear window
3) Rear seat backrest folded down, load height - head lining (ceiling)

All specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

pg. 162 Dimensions and weights

Weights USA Canada
Gross vehicle weight (GVW)*
V70 man. 4630 lbs 2100 kg
V70 aut. 4690 lbs 2130 kg
V70 Turbo man. 4710 lbs 2140 kg
V70 Turbo aut. 4730 lbs 2150 kg
V70 AWD 4890 lbs 2220 kg
V70 AWD-R man. 4890 lbs 2220 kg
V70 AWD-R aut. 4890 lbs 2220 kg
XC70 4890 lbs 2220 kg
Capacity weight 930 lbs 420 kg
Curb weight
V70 3400-3620 lbs 1540-1645 kg
V70 AWD 3690-3730 lbs 1675-1690 kg
V70 AWD-R 3820-3880 lbs 1750-1765 kg
XC70 3760-3800 lbs 1710-1725 kg
Permissible axle weight, front*
V70 man. 2290 lbs 1040 kg
V70 aut. 2330 lbs 1060 kg
V70 Turbo man. 2320 lbs 1050 kg
V70 Turbo aut. 2360 lbs 1070 kg
V70 AWD 2400 lbs 1090 kg
V70 AWD-R man. 2380 lbs 1080 kg
V70 AWD-R aut. 2400 lbs 1090 kg
XC70 2490 lbs 1130 kg
Permissible axle weight, rear*
V70, V70 Turbo 2470 lbs 1120 kg
V70 AWD 2580 lbs 1170 kg
V70 AWD-R 2580 lbs 1170 kg
XC70 2620 lbs 1190 kg
USA Canada
Max roof load 220 lbs 100 kg
Max trailer weight (w/o brakes) 1650 lbs 750 kg
Max trailer weight**
- (with brakes, 2" ball) 3300 lbs 1500 kg
- (with brakes, 1 7/8" ball) 2000 lbs 900 kg
Max tongue weight *** 165 lbs 75 kg

WARNING!
When adding accessories, equipment, luggage and other cargo to your vehicle, the total loaded weight capacity of the vehicle must not be exceeded.


* The max permissible axle loads or the gross vehicle weight must not be exceeded.

** When driving for prolonged periods at temperatures above 86° F (30° C), the maximum recommended weight is 2000 lbs (900 kg).
***See also section "Trailer towing"

pg. 163 Engine specifications

Engine specifications
Designation: Volvo B 5244 T5

Output 257 hp at 5500 rpm (191 kW/92 rps)
Max. torque 258 ft. lbs. at 2100-5000 rpm (330 Nm/42-87 rps)
Number of cylinders 5
Bore 3.19" (81 mm)
Stroke 3.67" (93.2 mm)
Displacement 2.4 liters
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Number of valves 20

Designation: Volvo B 5254 T2
Output 208 hp at 5000 rpm (154 kW/83 rps)
Max. torque 236 ft. lbs. at 1500-4500 rpm (320 Nm/25-75 rps)
Number of cylinders 5
Bore 3.27" (83 mm)
Stroke 3.67" (93.2 mm)
Displacement 2.5 liters
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Number of valves 20

Designation: Volvo B 5244 S
Output 165 hp at 6000 rpm (123 kW/100 rps)
Max. torque 166 ft. lbs. at 4500 rpm (225 Nm/75 rps)
Number of cylinders 5
Bore 3.27" (83 mm)
Stroke 3.54" (90 mm)
Displacement 2.4 liters
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Number of valves 20

Designation: Volvo B 5254 T4
Output 300 hp at 5500 rpm* (220 kW/92 rps)*
Max. torque 295 ft. lbs. at 1950-5250 rpm** (400 Nm/31-95 rps)**
Number of cylinders 5
Bore 3.27" (83 mm)
Stroke 3.67" (93.2 mm)
Displacement 2.5 liters
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Number of valves 20

* Automatic transmission: 300 hp at 6000 rpm, 220 kW at 100 rps
** Automatic transmission: 258 ft. lbs at 1850-6000 rpm, 350Nm at 32-100 rps

Charge air cooler (Intercooler)
Turbocharged engines employ a turbo-compressor to force air into the engine inlet manifold and a charge air cooler to cool the compressed inlet air. The resulting increase in air flow raises pressure in the intake manifold and increases engine power over that developed by A normally-aspirated engine. The charge air cooler (which resembles a radiator) is located between the turbo-compressor and inlet manifold.

pg. 164 Oil/fluid specifications and volumes

Engine Oil
Meeting or exceeding ILSAC specification GF-2, including ACEA A1, API SJ, SJ/CF, and SJ/Energy Conserving.

Oil additives must not be used.

Volume:
Capacity (including oil filter):
Non-turbo models: 5.8 US qts. (5.5 liters)
Turbo models (not V70R) 6.1 US qts. (5.8 liters)
V70R: 5.5 US qts (5.2 liters)

Manual transmission oil
Type: MTF 97309
M56 (five speed): 2.2 US qts. (2.1 liters)
M66 (6 speed): 2.1 US qts. (2.0 liters)

Automatic Transmission Fluid
AW5: JWS 3309. Do not mix with other oils.
Volume: 7.6 US qts (7.2 liters)

Cooling system
Type: Positive pressure, closed system. The thermostat begins to open at 194 °F (90 °C)

Coolant: Volvo original coolant/antifreeze

Power steering fluid
Volvo synthetic power steering fluid (Pentosin CHF 11S) P/N 1161529 or equivalent.
Volume: 0.95 US qts (0.9 liters)

Brake fluid
DOT 4+ boiling point >536°F(280°C), P/N 9437433
Volume: 0.64 US qts (0.6 liters)

Climate control system - refrigerant (R 134a)
Oil: PAG
Volume: 2.2 lbs (1,000 g) R134a

Fuel
Minimum octane requirement - AKI 87 (RON 91)
Fuel tank volume:
Front wheel drive, non-turbo models - 18.5 US gal. (70 liters)
All turbo models - 18 US gal. (68 liters)

Washer fluid reservoir
Volume: 6.8 US qts (6.4 liters) or 4.8 US qts (4.5 liters) on the V70 R.

All specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

pg. 165 Fuel system, Electronic ignition system, Suspension

Fuel system
The engine is equipped with a multiport fuel injection system.

Distributor ignition system
Firing order: 1-2-4-5-3
Electronic ignition setting: Not adjustable
Spark plugs: Champion RC8PYP 8 (or equivalent)
Spark plug gap: 0.028-0.032" (0.7-0.8 mm)
Tightening torque: 18.4 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)

WARNING!
The ignition system operates at very high voltages. Special safety precautions must be followed to prevent injury. Always turn the ignition off when:

  • Replacing ignition components e.g. plugs, coil, etc.
  • Do not touch any part of the ignition system while the engine is running. This may result in a shock and bodily injury.

  • Front suspension
    Spring strut suspension with integrated shock absorbers and control arms linked to the support frame. Power-assisted rack and pinion steering. Safety type steering column. The alignment specifications apply to an unladen car but include fuel, coolant and spare wheel.

    Rear suspension
    Individual rear wheel suspension with longitudinal support arms, double link arms and track rods.

    All specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

    pg. 166 Electrical system

    Electrical system
    12 Volt, negative ground.
    Voltage-controlled generator. Single-wire system with chassis and engine used as conductors. Grounded on chassis.

    Battery
    Voltage: 12 Volt, capacity: 600 A/115 min reserve capacity.
    The battery contains corrosive and poisonous acids. It is of the utmost importance that old batteries are disposed of correctly. Your Volvo retailer can assist you in this matter.

    Generator
    Rated output: max. current: 140 A

    Starter motor:
    Output: 1.7 kW

    Bulbs
    Bulb Type Socket
    1. High beam 65W H9
    2. Low beam 55W H11
    3. Bi-Xenon headlight (option) 35W D2R
    4. Front foglights 55W H1
    4. Front foglights (V70 R) 55W H3
    5. Front parking lights, front side marker lights, rear footwell lighting, license plate lighting W5W W2.1x9.5d
    6. Front/rear turn signals PY21W BAU 15s
    7. Side turn signals (amber) WY5W W2.1x9.5d
    8. Brake lights, backup lights P21W BA15s
    9. Rear foglight, parking light P21/4W BAZ15d
    10. Rear parking light R5W BA15s
    11. Front footwell lighting, cargo area Lighting C5W SV8.5
    12. Vanity mirror 1.2W SV5.5

    WARNING!
    Bi-Xenon headlights (option) - due to the high voltage used by these headlights, these bulbs should only be replaced by an authorized Volvo service technician.

    All specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

    pg. 167 On Call Roadside Assistance


    Volvo On Call Roadside Assistance

    Your new Volvo comes with a four-year On Call Roadside Assistance program. Additional information, features, and benefits are described in a separate information package in your glove compartment.

    If you have misplaced your package, dial:
    In the U.S.A.
    1-800-63-VOLVO (1-800-638-6586)
    In Canada:
    1-800-263-0475

    Technician certification

    In addition to Volvo factory training, Volvo supports certification by the National Institute for Automotive Excellence (A.S.E.). Certified technicians have demonstrated a high degree of competence in specific areas. Besides passing exams, each technician must also have worked in the field for two or more years before a certificate is issued. These professional technicians are best able to analyze vehicle problems and perform the necessary service procedures to keep your Volvo at peak operating condition.

    pg. 168

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