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Compare Volvo V70 III [2.0] vs Volvo V50 [1.6D]

Reviews

Neo score
54%
28%
Pros
  • Interesting new inline-6 engines
  • Still many good I5s to choose from
  • Elegant and clean styling
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Clean and simple design
  • Rather reliable drivetrain
  • Manual transmission widely available
  • Wonderful T5 engine
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Not very powerful
  • Stuck with MacPherson strut front suspensions

Price

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Variants

2.0
2.0D
2.0F Ethanol
2.0F Ethanol AT
2.0T
2.0T AT
2.4D 163PS
2.4D 163PS AT
2.4D 175PS
2.4D 175PS AT
2.5FT 200PS
2.5FT 200PS AT
2.5FT 231PS
2.5FT 231PS AT
2.5T 200PS
2.5T 200PS AT
2.5T 231PS
2.5T 231PS AT
3.2 238PS AT
3.2 238PS AWD AT
3.2 243PS AT
3.2 243PS AWD AT
D3
D3 AT
D5 185PS
D5 185PS AT
D5 185PS AWD
D5 185PS AWD AT
D5 205PS
D5 205PS AT
D5 205PS AWD AT
D5 215PS
D5 215PS AT
D5 215PS AWD AT
DRIVe
T4
T4 AT
T4F Ethanol
T4F Ethanol AT
T5
T5 AT
T6 285PS AWD AT
T6 304PS AWD AT
1.6D
1.6
1.8
2.0D
2.4
2.4 AT
2.4i
2.4i AT
T5
T5 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
575 L / 20.3 cu-ft
417 L / 14.7 cu-ft ~ 1307 L / 46.2 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.5 L / 8.0 qt
7.2 L / 7.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.3 L / 4.5 qt
3.7 L / 3.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
686 kg / 1512 lbs
560 kg / 1235 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
195/65 R15
Turning Circle
11.7 m / 38.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
143 mm / 5.6 in
Size | Height
1547 mm / 60.9 in
1452 mm / 57.2 in
Size | Length
4823 mm / 189.9 in
4514 mm / 177.7 in
Size | Width
2106 mm / 82.9 in (mirror unfolded) | 1907 mm / 75.1 in (mirror folded)
1770 mm / 69.7 in
Track Width | Front
1588.0 mm / 62.5 in
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1586.0 mm / 62.4 in
1531.0 mm / 60.3 in
Weight
1574.0 kg / 3470.1 lbs
1340.0 kg / 2954.2 lbs
Wheel Size
15 in
Wheelbase
2816 mm / 110.9 in
2640 mm / 103.9 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
11.3 sec
12.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.7 sec
11.5 sec
Braking | 100 km/h - 0
38.0 m / 124.6 ft
CO2 Emission
206 g/km
132 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.31
Fuel Economy
8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (combined)
5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (combined) | 6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (urban) | 4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
200.0 km/h / 124.3 mph
190.0 km/h / 118.1 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1320 kg / 2910 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Engine
B4204S3
D4164T
Engine | Bore
87.5 mm / 3.4 in
75.0 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.8:1
18.3:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc
1.6 L / 95.2 cu-in / 1560.0 cc
Engine | Power
145.0 hp / 108.1 kW @ 6000 rpm
110.0 hp / 82.0 kW @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Redline
6150 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
72.5 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
70.5 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
83.1 mm / 3.3 in
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
190 Nm / 140.1 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2007 ~ 2010
2005 ~ 2007
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