2014 volvo XC70 is a mid size five door station wagon manufactured by Volvo Cars since 1997. The XC70 is available only as a front and all wheel drive station wagon, the latter marketed initially as the Cross Country XC and subsequently as the XC70. It has been marketed since 2008 as the V70 and the XC70, an all wheel drive model.The name XC70 combines the letter V, standing for versatility,and 70, denoting relative platform size.The front seats and the rear bench are of orthopedic design. Dolby Pro Logic systems and sub woofers are also available as upgrades to the standard audio system.2014 Volvo XC70 options include DVD navigation with map data and remote control, a rear seat DVD entertainment system with two headrest monitors, headlamp washers, integrated child booster seats, an integrated home link remote control garage door opener, rear door child safety locks, rear park assist, power adjustable passenger seats with 3 position memory and lumbar support, heated front seats, an integrated grocery bag holder, a rear view mirror compass, an integrated sunglass holder, an auto dimming rearview mirror, a power glass moonroof, 12 volt power outlets, leather seats, rear tinted windows, and a rain sensor.
2014 Volvo XC70
Other standard features for 2007 include Volvo on call roadside assistance for four years, rear window deactivation, safe approach and home safe lighting.As standard, the vehicle is equipped with driver, passenger, side and curtain airbags.As is typical for Volvos, all models feature daytime running lights to improve driver visibility and safety throughout the day.The latest revision of the XC70 includes DSTC Dynamic Stability and Traction control, which combines the functions otherwise known as Electronic Stability Programme and traction control.
2014 Volvo XC70 Interior
The car received one of two points available in the pole test. The V70 was granted an additional two points for seat belt reminders of three available in this category.2014 Volvo XC70 is granted the IIHS’s highest rating of good in front, side, rear and roof strength tests and has Electronic Stability Control as standard equipment to receive the award.Among other challenges, this test has allowed to experience the all electric range at low temperatures, which has been a disadvantage of plug in vehicles.
2014 Volvo XC70 T6
TheXC70 test car uses a 11.3 kWh lithium ion battery pack. The demonstrators were built with a button to allow test drivers to manually choose between electricity or diesel engine power at any time.2014 Volvo XC70 among the key findings of the first phase are .After the test several of them changed their opinion and said that this issue was less of a problem than expected.Volvo announced in 2009, and confirmed in 2010, the launching of series production diesel electric plug in hybrids as early as 2012.