2013 Volvo XC70

Base FWD 4-Dr Wagon I6 auto trans

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2013 Volvo XC70
2013 Volvo XC70

New For 2013

Keyless Drive, rain-sensing windshield wipers, tunnel-detecting headlights, and headlight washers are standard for 2013, as is a new, illuminated gearshift lever. Technology-package-equipped cars now have road-sign information and automatic high-beams. There are two new exterior colors: magic blue metallic and twilight bronze metallic.

Overview

Volvo has traditionally been known for two things: very safe cars and ultrareliable wagons. Sadly, with the recent departures of the V50 and the V70, Volvo appears to be relegating its wagons (at least in the U.S. market) to the dustbin of history. The XC70 is the last Volvo that resembles a wagon, but Volvo qualifies it as a crossover that slots between the XC60 and the XC90. The XC70’s wagon roots shine through the crossover moniker, however, with its long, low body and the availability of a front-wheel-drive model powered by the base 3.2-liter in-line six. The same turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder that makes an appearance elsewhere in Volvo’s lineup (S60, S80, XC60) is mated to a four-wheel-drive system. The XC70’s interior includes a large screen for the infotainment system, as well as a center console similar to the one in the S60 sedan. Volvo’s City Safety system automatically applies the brakes if it senses a collision. A slew of other active and passive safety features are included, and blind-spot monitoring is optional. The XC70 is a family-friendly vehicle with available rear-seat DVD screens and integrated booster seats that can be raised to two different heights for children of all sizes.

Safety

Front, side, and side curtain air bags; ABS; traction and stability control; a tire-pressure monitoring system; and the City Safety crash-avoidance system are standard. Adaptive cruise control, a pedestrian-detection system, lane-departure warning, and blind-spot monitoring are optional.

You'll like:

  • Attractive, high-quality interior
  • Crossover capability without crossover size

You won't like:

  • Unintuitive nav controls

Key Competitors For The 2013 Volvo XC70

  • Audi Q5
  • BMW X3
  • Lincoln MKX
  • Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
Volvo V40 Cross Country Front Three Quarters
Volvo is showing off two new versions of its V40 compact station wagon at the Paris Motor Show: the sporty Volvo V40 R-Design, and the rough-and-tumble V40 Cross Country.

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Certified Pre-Owned 2013 Volvo XC70 Pricing

Certified Pre Owned Price
$27,950

Used 2013 Volvo XC70 Values / Pricing

Suggested Retail Price
$33,600

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19 MPG City | 25 MPG Hwy
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2013 Volvo XC70
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Base FWD 4-Dr Wagon I6
240hp
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Base FWD 4-Dr Wagon I6
240hp

2013 Volvo XC70 Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
3.2L I6Engine
Fuel economy City:
19 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
25 MPG
Horsepower:
240 hp @ 6200rpm
Torque:
236 ft lb of torque @ 3200rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
50,000 miles / 60 months
Powertrain
50,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 144 months
Roadside
Unlimited miles / 60 months
Maintenance
50,000 miles / 60 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
Summary
Volvo is recalling certain model year 2013 S80 and XC70 vehicles. A software error within the Central Electronic Module (CEM) will result in the "TPMS Service Required" message appearing after approximately 15 minutes of accumulated driving over 25 mph. The error will prevent the Tire Pressure Monitoring System from warning the driver that a tire needs air. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 138, "Tire Pressure Monitoring System."
Consequences
A malfunctioning TPMS cannot warn a driver that a tire is underinflated. Underinflated tires can result in tire overloading and overheating, which could lead to a blowout and possible crash.
Remedy
Volvo will notify owners and dealers will reprogram the vehicle's TPMS. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on October 12, 2012. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
Potential Units Affected
286
Notes
Volvo Cars of N.A., LLC


NHTSA Rating Front Driver
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Side
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
N/R
NHTSA Rating Overall
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rollover
N/R
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
N/R
IIHS Overall Side Crash
N/R
IIHS Rear Crash
N/R
IIHS Roof Strength
N/R
IIHS Front Small Overlap
N/R

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5-Year Total Cost to Own For The 2013 Volvo XC70

Depreciation
36.5%
Loss in Value + Expenses
= 5 Year Cost to Own
Depreciation
$14,747
36.5%
Insurance
$6,060
15%
Fuel Cost
$11,754
29.1%
Financing
$3,182
7.9%
Maintenance
$2,514
6.2%
Repair Costs
$1,693
4.2%
State Fees
$430
1.1%
Five Year Cost of Ownership: $40,380 What's This?
Value Rating: Below Average