Under the Hood

Under the Hood  - 2005 Volvo XC70 Review - Reviews - Volvo XC70

The XC70's turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-five-cylinder delivers 208 horsepower and 236 pounds-feet of torque. Volvo's standard Geartronic five-speed-automatic transmission has a feature that permits manually selected gear changes.

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    Unleaded fuel
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