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2013 Volvo C70
T5
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,429
16 listings nationwide

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2011 Volvo S40
T5
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,318
19 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2013 Volvo C70
T5
Patricia Mayo Preview:

On the heels of a 2011 refresh, the remarkably practical 2012 Volvo C70 hard-top convertible you know and love carries over into 2013 with newly standard headlight washers and rain-sen...

2011 Volvo S40
T5

Since Volvo has had problems differentiating its sedan models, it has dropped the base trim of the 2011 Volvo S40, meaning each of the new trims starts with more options. Beginning wi...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2013 Volvo C70
T5
20
Kathyann15 writes:
Small backseat with limited leg room. No trunk space when the top was down.
Tlbt10 writes:
Fine auto. Not up to date nav.
GuruPLRBB writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2013 Volkswagen Eos Executive SULEV worse.
"Yes"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2013 Volkswagen Eos Executive SULEV worse.
"Neither has much."
2011 Volvo S40
T5
75
Venolc1 2011 Volvo S40 T5Review:

It Is A Very Fun Car To Drive. The Performance Is Just Right — this car as i said is one that demands to be driven hard.it is not bad on gas,there is not much nois...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2013 Volvo C70
T5
2011 Volvo S40
T5
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
5 cylinders
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
9:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.67 in
3.27 in x 3.67 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.6 in
Back Legroom 33.9 in 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.8 cu ft 12.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,087 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 181.7 in 176.2 in
Width 72.3 in 69.7 in
Height 55.1 in 57.2 in
Wheelbase 103.9 in 103.9 in

Available Options

2013 Volvo C70
T5

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Black Stone
  • Caspian Blue Metallic
  • Celestial Blue Metallic
  • Electric Silver Metallic
  • Ember Black Metallic
  • Flamenco Red Metallic
  • Ice White

Option Packages

  • Inscription PKG
  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)
  • Climate PKG
  • Dynamic PKG
2011 Volvo S40
T5

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