2009 Volvo V70

At a Glance

Pricing $32,900 - $39,500
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 3.0l I6 T, 3.2l I6
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 15-25 (city), 22-25 (highway)

Midsize wagons are a specialty of Volvo, and the latest V70 is the third iteration of this popular model. Available in FWD or AWD, the V70 is powered by a 235-bhp 3.2L inline-6 engine mated to a 6-speed automatic. Volvo claims a 0-60 MPH time of 7.8 seconds for the V70. Available options include a navigation system, wood trim, power tailgate, adaptive cruise control, front and rear park assist, leather seats, and roof rails. The V70 has a comprehensive set of safety features such as collision warning, lane departure warning, driver alert control, stability control (DSTC), and blind spot information system (BLIS). Cargo capacity with the rear seats folded is 72.1 cu. ft. (33.3 cu. ft. with the seats up). Towing capacity is 3,300 lbs.

What Changed:

A second model is added to the XC70 line. The XC70 T6 AWD features a turbocharged, 3.0L inline six-cylinder engine and larger wheels/tires.

Model/Trim/Package Engine Original MSRP
V70 3.2 3.2l I6 (235-bhp) A6 FWD $32,900
XC70 3.2 3.2l I6 (235-bhp) A6 AWD $37,250
XC70 T6 3.0l I6 T (281-bhp) A6 AWD $39,500