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2004 Volvo V70 T5

2004 Volvo V70

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With the exception of (perhaps) the new Cadillac SRX, there's isn't a wagon around that can come close to matching the performance ability of the all-new Volvo V70 R model. Lurking under its hood is a 300-horsepower engine that will get you where you want to go faster than you thought possible.

The new R concept is one that finds its way into a few other Volvo models for 2004. It opens up a whole new realm to Volvo, merging high functionality and safety with pure, heart-racing performance. Quite a merger of styles, with the fruits all landing in the buyer's lap.

Even though it is a wagon, the V70 is still a driver's car. Large, distinct analog gauges and instruments provide quick and easy access to information, while all controls lie within a natural and comfortable range of the hands and fingers.

Available Models
The 2004 Volvo V70 is offered in four trims: 2.4, 2.5T, T5 and R. 2.4 and 2.5T models are covered separately.

Interior Features
For 2004, the interior of the V70 wagon has been upgraded for a more refined look and feel. V70 models now feature a charcoal-colored trim and watch-bezel-style instrument surrounds.

The V70 is highly functional, as a wagon should be. It has two-position, split 60/40-fold down rear seats. The front passenger seat also folds down, creating up to 71.4 cu. ft. of carpeted cargo area.

Both models have a tilt/telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel with radio controls, cruise control, air conditioning with dual-zone automatic climate controls and much more.

Exterior Features
The new R has a rear spoiler that hints at what it can do.

The 2004 Volvo V70 T5 is no longer the performance king in the V70 family. However, its 2.3-liter turbocharged inline 5-cylinder engine still generates 247 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 243 lb-ft of torque at 2400 rpm.

The new 2004 Volvo V70 R is equipped with a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline 5-cylinder engine. A 6-speed manual gearbox is standard, while 5-speed automatic is optional. The result: 300 horsepower at 5250 rpm and 295 lb-ft of torque at 1950 rpm (258 lb-ft of torque with automatic transmission).

In addition to power, the R model also uses the Volvo Four C (Continuously Control Chassis Concept). It compensates for road variances using a sophisticated network of sensors, Volvo's Haldex all-wheel-drive system and the DSTC (Dynamic Stability and Traction Control) system.

Safety and Security
The safety features for 2004 include front side airbags, curtain side airbags, traction control, an antiskid system, front-seat active head restraints and antilock 4-wheel disc brakes.

New for the 2004 Volvo V70

A 2.5-liter turbocharged engine producing 208-bhp at 5,000 rpm and 236 lb.-ft. of torque from 1,500-4,500 rpm replaces last year's 2.4T engine
V70 line now includes: 2.4, 2.5T, 2.5T AWD and T5 variants
Integrated keyless remote with flip-and-fold key
ZF rack and pinion steering
Chrome bezel instrument rings
Redesigned exterior mirrors
Optional Bi-Xenon headlamps

Fast Stats
5 - Standard
7 - Optional
MSRP from
2.3L I5 turbo
2.4L I5
2.5L I5 turbo
247 @ 5200
168 @ 5900
208 @ 5000
5-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
18 / 25
22 / 30
20 / 27

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