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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible T5 w/Inscription Pkg
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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 Premier Plus 18 28 $39,856 $42,400
2-Door Convertible T5 Platinum 18 28 $42,300 $45,000
2-Door Convertible T5 w/Inscription Pkg 18 28 $38,728 $41,200
2-Door Convertible T5 Premier Plus w/Inscription Pkg 18 28 $39,856 $42,400
2-Door Convertible T5 Platinum w/Inscription Pkg 18 28 $42,300 $45,000
2-Door Convertible Komfort SULEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SULEV Executive 22 30 $39,793 $41,450
2-Door Convertible SULEV Sport 22 30 $35,515 $36,995
2-Door Convertible SULEV Lux 22 30 $38,011 $39,595
2-Door Convertible SULEV Komfort 22 30 $33,265 $34,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,728
$33,265
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,200
$34,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$687 / month
$578 / 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. Get past the understated look of the 2013 Volkswagen Eos, and you'll find its turbo powertrain, smart handling, and refined, roomy interior to be a delightful combination.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 47.0 41.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.7
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 32.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 41.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.5 77.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 35.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 103.9 101.5
Liftover Height (in) 26.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.6
Length, Overall (in) 181.7 174.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 6.6-10.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.4 10.6 x - TBD -
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) 12.6 x 1.0 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.3 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/40VR18 P235/45H17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40VR18 P235/45H17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3858 3508
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 5000 200 @ 5100
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I5 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 273 @ 2300 207 @ 1700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/154 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.11 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.27 4.06/3.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 0.90
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.66 3.46
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.98 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 0.91
Summary
Body Style Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Volvo C70 Volkswagen Eos
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.870 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.910 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.3 7.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 6
 
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