1998 Volvo S70 Specifications

4-Door Sedan Automatic
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan Automatic
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 20 mpg City/28 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I5, 2.4L
EPA Class Midsize
Style Name 4dr Sdn Auto
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3206
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 104.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.7
Length, Overall (in) 185.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.1

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28

Performance Specs

Engine
Displacement 2.4L/148.6
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4700
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas I5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 6100
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.61
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.74
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.95
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5" x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0" x - TBD -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Delta Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system...
Side impact protection system-inc: front airbags seat mounted...
Driver front passenger knee bolsters
3-point seat belts & padded head restraints for all seating...
Front automatic seat belt height adjustment & pretensioners
Overhead mounted seatbelt reminders
Daytime running light system
Rear fog light
LED center mounted rear stop lamp
"Open door" traffic warning lights on doors
Childproof rear door safety locks
5 mph front/rear bumpers (2.5 mph California)
Safety cage passenger compartment construction

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 8

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
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