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1999 Volvo V70
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A 5-Door Wagon
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A 5-Door Wagon 20 27 $26,672 $28,685
A SR 5-Door Wagon w/Sunroof 20 27 $26,672 $28,685
M 5-Door Wagon 21 29 $26,672 $28,685
M SR 5-Door Wagon w/Sunroof 21 29 $26,672 $28,685
GLT A 5-Door Wagon GLT 20 27 $30,769 $32,940
GLT A SR 5-Door Wagon w/Sunroof GLT 20 27 $30,769 $32,940
T5 A 5-Door Wagon Turbo T5 20 27 $31,805 $34,510
T5 A SR 5-Door Wagon Turbo w/Sunroof T5 20 27 $31,805 $34,510
T5 M 5-Door Wagon Turbo T5 20 28 $31,805 $34,510
T5 M SR 5-Door Wagon Turbo w/Sunroof T5 20 28 $31,805 $34,510
AWD A 5-Door Wagon AWD Turbo 18 25 $32,368 $34,820
AWD A SR 5-Door Wagon AWD Turbo w/SR 18 25 $32,368 $34,820
AWD A 5-Door Wagon AWD XC Turbo XC 18 25 $33,305 $35,995
XC AWD A SR 5-Door Wagon AWD XC Turbo SR XC 18 25 $33,305 $35,995
AWD A SR 5-Door Wagon AWD R Turbo R 18 25 $37,509 $41,395
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 28 $16,214 $17,560
4-Door Sedan SE 20 28 $16,929 $18,560
4-Door Sedan Northeast SE 20 28 $17,285 $18,960
4-Door Wagon Northeast SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Wagon SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Sedan SHO 16 25 $26,323 $29,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,672
$16,214
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,685
$17,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$478 / month
$293 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 36.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.3 101.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
185.9 197.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 55.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 24.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.8 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.9 108.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
70.0 -
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)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.98 x 1.00
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.9 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.8 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 38.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.96
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
195/60R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/60R15 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 125
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 1250
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3307 3237
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520 540
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
162 @ 6100 145 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas I5 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4700 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA 99U
Displacement
2.4L/148.6 3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.95 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.76 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.61 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
5dr Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo V70 Ford Taurus
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
Delta Link Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Struts MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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