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Volvo V70 2.4i Kinetic Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volvo V70 2.4i Kinetic Automatic

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2433 cm3 / 148.5 cu in / 148.5 cu in, 125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp @ 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm, 230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed, consumption 9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from2008
ModelV70 2.4i Kinetic AutomaticIssued until
SerieV70Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE,NL

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)485 l / 17.13 cu ft / 17.13 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2520 l / 88.99 cu ft / 88.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1641 l / 57.95 cu ft / 57.95 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4720 mm / 185.8 in / 185.8 inTotal (curb) weight1569 kg / 3459 lb / 3459 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity531 kg / 1171 lb / 1171 lb
Wheelbase2760 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight2100 kg / 4630 lb / 4630 lb
Track frontTowing weight1800 kg / 3968 lb / 3968 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.7 sq ft / 24.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.92 m2 / 9.9 sq ft / 9.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.8 kW / 30.6 hp / 30.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 5 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.92
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2433 cm3 / 148.5 cu in / 148.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity486.95 cm3/cylinder / 29.716 cu in/cylinder / 29.716 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp at 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm
AspirationMax. torque230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.4 kW/l / 1.129 bhp/cu in / 1.129 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.5 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio108.3 kW/ton / 82.1 bhp/ton / 82.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions227 g/km / 365 g/mi / 365 g/mi
  Range769 km / 478 mi / 478 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo V70 2.4i Kinetic Automatic

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