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2012 Volvo C70 Incscription

At a Glance

Pricing $40,990 - $48,690
Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.5l I5 T
Transmissions A5
Fuel Economy 19 (city), 28 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 60

Overview Information

The innovative Volvo C70 was one of the first of a new breed of hardtop convertibles. The two-door, four-passenger C70 has a power-operated hardtop convertible roof that splits in to three pieces and stores out of sight under the rear deck lid. The hard top convertible allows for year round use and more security than a cloth roof. The current generation C70 was introduced in 2006, but has seen recent changes. The current model is powered by a unique five-cylinder turbo rated at 227-bhp. The C70 is front-wheel-drive. With prices starting at around $41,000, the C70 isn't inexpensive. Fortunately the C70 carries a level of standard equipment befitting a premium price.

Official Word:

Fresh air invigorates the spirit and renews the soul. Whether it's a majestic drive along a rocky coastline or the rigors of a daily commute, the Volvo C70 hardtop convertible turns any road into an outdoor adventure. At the touch of a button, the three-piece retractable hardtop of this turbocharged coupe magically disappears into the trunk revealing panoramic vistas and ear-to-ear grins. For 2013, customers can select the well-appointed C70, which gains standard rain sensor windshield...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
C70 T5 2.5l I5 T (227-bhp) A5 FWD 19/28/23 58 $40,990
C70 T5 Premier Plus 2.5l I5 T (227-bhp) A5 FWD 19/28/23 58 $42,190
C70 T5 Platinum 2.5l I5 T (227-bhp) A5 FWD 19/28/23 58 $44,790
C70 T5 Inscription 2.5l I5 T (250-bhp) A5 FWD 19/28/23 60 $44,890
C70 T5 Inscription Premier Plus 2.5l I5 T (250-bhp) A5 FWD 19/28/23 60 $46,090
C70 T5 Inscription Platinum 2.5l I5 T (250-bhp) A5 FWD 19/28/23 60 $48,690