Two distinct XC70 models are offered: The 3.2 comes powered by a 3.2L inline-6, which produces 240 hp, while the top-of-the-line T6 utilizes a 3.0L turbocharged inline-6 that delivers 300 hp and 325 ft-lb of torque. A 6-speed Geartronic automatic transmission with manual mode is standard in both models.
Inside, you'll find attractive materials and smart ergonomics, including Volvo's smart "floating" instrument panel and ultra-slim upright console.
Standard features on all XC70s include a 40/20/40 split folding rear seat, power windows, locks and mirrors, adjustable steering wheel with integrated audio and cruise control, heated mirrors, dual-zone climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth and an 8-speaker stereo with 6-CD changer, SIRIUS satellite radio, auxiliary audio jack and a USB/iPod audio interface. The T6 AWD adds a power moonroof, leather seating and woodgrain interior trim.
Optional on the XC70 are a rear parking aid with back-up camera, upgraded stereo system, HID headlights, rain-sensing wipers, power lift gate, heated seats and navigation. Many of these are bundled in to popular packages like the Convenience Package, which also includes a cargo cover and power folding rear head restraints and the Multimedia Package, which features the rear park assist camera.
Standard safety items on all XC70s include traction control and anti-skid, a tire pressure monitor, electronic stability control, 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, a cabin full of airbags and a whiplash protection system.