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Selected Style 250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $32,611 $35,065
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 21 27 $34,898 $37,525
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 27 $37,496 $40,320
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $39,787 $42,780
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 30 $39,627 $42,610
350C 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $43,609 $46,890
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $57,430 $61,750
2-Door Convertible T5
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible T5 18 28 $38,728 $41,200
2-Door Convertible T5 w/Inscription Pkg 18 28 $38,728 $41,200
2-Door Convertible T5 Premier Plus 18 28 $39,856 $42,400
2-Door Convertible T5 Premier Plus w/Inscription Pkg 18 28 $39,856 $42,400
2-Door Convertible T5 Platinum 18 28 $42,300 $45,000
2-Door Convertible T5 Platinum w/Inscription Pkg 18 28 $42,300 $45,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,627
$38,728
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,610
$41,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$710 / month
$687 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Volvo C70 is neither a serious sports car nor a high-clout cruiser, but it's a comfortable, upscale convertible that feels luxurious without being too ostentatious.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 43.3 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 53.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.9 83.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.1 36.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 44.7 47.0
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 42.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 53.1
Second Leg Room (in) 25.9 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 182.5 181.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 103.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 72.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.8-2.4 12.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A 39.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6 15.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 38.7
Steering Type Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.16 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P225/45VR17 P235/45VR17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR17 P235/45VR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3806 3858
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4800 236 @ 2300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.5L/154
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 204 @ 6400 227 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I5
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.582 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.538 4.66
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.404 1.98
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.713 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.168 5.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.060 3.03
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.909 2.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.34
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 250C Volvo C70
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.910
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.870
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.7 8.3
 
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