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Volvo XC70 (2015)

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Volvo XC70 (2015) review: 30 facts and highlights

Volvo XC70 (2015)
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Volvo XC70 (2015)

Why is Volvo XC70 (2015) better than the average?

  • Better fuel economy (city)
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    9.8l/100 kmvs14.1l/100 km
  • Height
    917mmvs1.73m
  • Greater cargo volume (seats down)
    ?

    2041lvs2033.43l
  • Greater cargo volume
    ?

    943lvs641.69l
  • Width
    1.88mvs1.93m
  • Longer wheelbase
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    2.81mvs2.81m
  • Smaller turn radius
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    11.5mvs11.68m
  • Better fuel economy (combined)
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    8.5l/100 kmvs10.69l/100 km

General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
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Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.

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2. smaller turn radius
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The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

Best

Suzuki Jimny (2014)

9.8m

11.5m

3.Has front-wheel drive
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Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

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4.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Volvo XC70 (2015)
5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Volvo XC70 (2015)

Dimensions

1.height
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Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

917mm

2. greater cargo volume (seats down)
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

3429l

2041l

3. greater cargo volume
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Ford Explorer (2017)

2313.5l

943l

4.width
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Best

Suzuki Jimny (2014)

1.6m

1.88m

5. more headroom (front)
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More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

1.09m

985mm

6. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

3.3m

2.81m

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3l/100 km

9.8l/100 km

2.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

850Nm

258Nm

3. more horsepower
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Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Faraday Future FF 91

1050hp

240hp

4. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

117l

70l

5.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Volvo XC70 (2015)
6. better fuel economy (combined)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A higher fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3.3l/100 km

8.5l/100 km

Features

1.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

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2.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

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3.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

5

1

4.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

Volvo XC70 (2015)

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