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Selected Style 2.5L Turbo AWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5L Turbo AWD 19 26 $34,002 $36,135
2.5L Turbo AWD w/Sunroof 19 26 $34,002 $36,135
2.5L Turbo AWD Ocean Race Edition 19 26 $38,326 $40,735
4-Door Sedan 2.3T
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3T 21 29 $31,884 $34,100
4-Door Sedan 2.3T Sport 21 29 $32,869 $35,195
4-Door Wagon 2.3T 21 29 $32,819 $35,100
4-Door Wagon 2.3T Sport 21 29 $33,804 $36,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,002
$31,884
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,135
$34,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$602 / month
$568 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 96.2
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 190.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 61.5 57.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 108.8 106.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 37.4 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 68.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 33.3 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x - TBD - 12.05 x - TBD -
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) 11.4 x - TBD - 11.26 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.3 37.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 215/65R16 235/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 215/65R16 235/45VR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3699 3470
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/154 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 208 @ 5000 260 @ 5300
Engine Type Low-Pressure Turbo Gas I5 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System - TBD - Turbo Charged MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 1500 - 4500 258 @ 1900-4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.98 1.18
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 0.66
Trans Description Cont. Again Geartronic NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03 1.76
Trans Order Code NA MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.66 3.38
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo XC70 Saab 9-5
Body Style 5dr Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multilink Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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