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VOLVO XC70 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 3
First production year: 2000
Engines: Diesel, Gasoline
Body style: Wagon (station wagon, estate, combi, touring)
 

2007 - 2016

Volvo unveiled the third generation of the XC70, a model that started as an experiment and ended up being the most waited model from the Swedish carmaker stable. Volvo was still under Ford's ownership when it introduced the third generation of the V70 and followed the big carmaker rules when it introduced the new vehicle lineup. It was built on the P3 platform, which other brands from th...

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gasoline engines:

  VOLVO XC70 3.0L T6 AWD 6AT (304 HP)

  VOLVO XC70 3.2L AWD 6AT (238 HP)

  VOLVO XC70 3.2L FWD 6AT (238 HP)

2004 - 2007

Aware of the 2005 European emission standards, Volvo found itself in the position to update their engines for lower emissions. As such, the old 2.4-liter unit was dropped and the 2.5-liter engine was updated, becoming available with different specifications: one producing 163 hp and the more powerful version of it, 180 hp. While EU also imposed certain safety features, the XC70 had alrea...

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gasoline engines:

  VOLVO XC70 2.5L T 5AT AWD (210 HP)

  VOLVO XC70 2.5L T 5MT AWD (210 HP)

2000 - 2004

The first generation of the XC70 Cross Country was a huge success for the Swedish carmaker, and it tried to make a worthy sequel for it. Volvo introduced the second generation of the XC70 in 2000. While it wasn't as big or luxurious as the Audi A6 Allroad, it offered a similar performance level, good comfort, and, most importantly, a lower price. After all, it was still a premium brand, ...

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