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1998 Volvo V70 specs & colors

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1998 Volvo V70

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Light Taupe

Light Beige


Torch Red / Black



EPA Classification Midsize
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 15" x 6.5" in
Spare Wheel Size Compact in
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 15" x 6.5" in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520
Engine Type Gas I5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 6100
Displacement 2.4L/148.6
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4700
Cruising Range - City 370.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 29 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 536.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 20 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.99
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.00
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.07
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Delta Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.5" x -TBD- in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.0" x -TBD- in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 18.5 gal
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall Not Available ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 33.5 ft
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P195/60R15
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 3300 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3259 lbs
Track Width, Front 59.8 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings N/A in
Second Shoulder Room 56.3 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height N/A in
Front Leg Room 41.4 in
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Height, Overall 56.2 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 37.1 ft³
Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Track Width, Rear 57.8 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 N/A in
Passenger Volume 93.6 ft³
Min Ground Clearance 5.5 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 N/A in
Length, Overall 185.9 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 Not Available in
Liftover Height N/A in
Front Shoulder Room 57.1 in
Front Head Room 39.1 in
Second Leg Room 35.2 in
Wheelbase 104.9 in
Second Head Room 37.9 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 67.0 ft³
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 69.3 in
Second Hip Room 55.2 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room 55.2 in
Pwr remote fuel lid/tailgate release Standard
Delta-link semi-independent rear suspension w/coil springs, gas charged shocks, rear wheel steering links Standard
Cruise control Standard
Driver/front passenger knee bolsters Standard
Color keyed bumpers/spoilers/side skirts/side moldings/mirrors Standard
Anti squat/dive suspension Standard
5-passenger seating capacity Standard
TLEV (Transitional Low Emission Vehicle) Certification Standard
AM/FM stereo w/full logic cassette "large format" (SC 813), Volvo CD changer compatibility, anti-theft LED, Dolby, 4x25 watt amplifier w/6 speakers Standard
16mm rear stabilizer bar Standard
Rear fog light Standard
3-channel (Mark 20) electronically controlled anti-lock brake system Standard
Warning/indicator lamps-inc: rear tailgate, windshield washer/low fuel/ coolant level, rear fog lamp, high beam, bulb failure, SRS, battery, low oil pressure, brakes, ABS, gear change, check engine, lambdasond (emissions control), service reminder Standard
Daytime running light system Standard
3-point seat belts & padded head restraints for all seating positions Standard
Seat back storage pockets Standard
Wiring for front fog lights Standard
Pwr windows w/driver side "auto-down" & rear window lockout Standard
4 front/rear reading lights Standard
Bright vertical grille Standard
Central pwr door locking system w/2-step unlock feature Standard
18.5 gallon fuel tank Standard
2.4L DOHC 20-valve all aluminum (B5254 S) 168hp, 162 ft/lbs torque in-line 5-cyl engine Standard
Replaceable dust/pollen filter for interior Standard
Coin compartment Standard
60/40 split rear folding bench seat Standard
Remote keyless entry w/2-step unlock, tailgate release & panic button Standard
City 20/hwy 29 (2.4L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Bodyside protective molding Standard
Illuminated ignition key location Standard
195/60R15 all-season Michelin SBR tires Standard
Pre-wired for security system Standard
4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
Front mud flaps Standard
5 mph front/rear bumpers (2.5 mph California) Standard
Dual illuminated sunvisor vanity mirrors Standard
Safety cage passenger compartment construction Standard
15" x 6.5" steel wheels Standard
Separate self adjusting drum parking brake Standard
Front 8-way manual adjustable driver bucket seat Standard
Integrated window antenna w/amplifier Standard
Daytime running light system Standard
Front center armrest w/cupholder Standard
2 front door footwell entry lights Standard
Childproof rear door & tailgate safety locks Standard
Tool kit Standard
100 amp alternator Standard
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) Standard
Pwr antenna Standard
5 mph front/rear bumpers (2.5 mph California) Standard
Bosch Motronic 4.4 engine management system Standard
Rear fog light Standard
Pwr-assisted 4-wheel disc brakes w/ventilated front & solid rear Standard
"Open door" traffic warning lights on doors Standard
Front passenger bucket seat w/side bolsters & tilt & fold feature Standard
Luggage compartment light Standard
Tilt/telescopic steering column Standard
Interior courtesy lights w/delay dim down & auto brighten up Standard
Side impact protection system-inc: front seat mounted airbags & anti-intrusion beams Standard
Air conditioning w/dual controls Standard
Overhead mounted seatbelt reminders Standard
8-pole accessory connection Standard
Pwr-assisted variable rack & pinion steering Standard
Front/rear floor mats Standard
Front automatic seat belt height adjustment & pretensioners Standard
Compact spare tire Standard
Dual pwr heated mirrors w/automatic timer Standard
520 amp battery Standard
Tinted windows Standard
Digital ambient temperature gauge Standard
Front wheel drive w/equal length halfshafts Standard
MacPherson hydraulic strut front suspension w/asymmetrically-mounted coil springs on separate isolated subframe w/20mm stabilizer bar Standard
Halogen headlights w/replaceable bulb Standard
LED center mounted rear stop lamp Standard
Instrumentation-inc: 140-MPH speedometer/trip meter/odometer/fuel & coolant temp gauges/7000 RPM tachometer, digital clock Standard
Rear window defroster w/automatic timer Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard

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