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What's new: 2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 AWD

What's new:  2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 AWD


Completely new third-generation for 2008 redefines the "crossover" segment


XC70 3.2 AWD Highlights

  • Available world first height-adjustable integrated child booster cushion
  • New more dynamic, elegant and luxurious appearance
  • Breakthroughs in safety technology
  • New, stronger side structure
  • Scandinavian luxury interior with super-slim center console
  • New 3.2-liter 24-valve in-line 6-cylinder normally aspirated engine with 235 horsepower and 236 lb.-ft. of torque
  • New 6-speed "Geartronic" automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive with Instant TractionTM
  • Volvo first Hill Descent Control (HDC)
  • 17-inch "Cecina" alloy wheels with 215/65R-17 tires
  • High performance sound system with CD player, AUX input, MP3 capability, 160-watt amplifier and eight speakers
  • Optional Dynaudio® Premium Sound system with 6-CD changer, AUX input, MP3 capability, 650-watt amplifier, Dolby Pro-Logic II Surround Sound and 12 Dynaudio speakers
  • Refined Side Impact Protection System (SIPS)
  • Next generation Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS)
  • Optional Adaptive Cruise Control with collision warning and brake support
  • Available Personal Car Communicator (PCC) includes keyless drive, two-way car communication and heartbeat sensor
  • Optional Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)
  • Optional power tailgate




Premium Package

Auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass

Homelink remote garage door opener

Power glass moonroof

Leather seating surfaces

Leather gearshift knob with wood inlay

Power passenger seat

Real wood inlays


Convenience Package

Grocery bag holder

12-volt power outlet in cargo area

Humidity sensor for Electronic Climate Control

Interior Air Quality System (IAQS)

Front and rear park assist

Power tailgate

Private locking

Sunglass holder

Dark tint rear windows


Climate Package

Heated front seats

Heated rear seats

Headlamp washers

Heated windshield washer nozzles

Rainsensor windshield wipers


Audio Package

Premium Sound Dynaudio with 6-CD changer, AUX input, MP3 capability, 650-watt amplifier, Dolby Pro-Logic II Surround Sound and 12 Dynaudio speakers

Rear seat headphone jacks

SiriusTM Satellite Radio


Stand Alone Options

Metallic paint

Electric Silver paint

17-inch "Sargas" alloy wheels

Dual outboard two-stage child booster seats with adaptive seatbelts and power child rear door locks

Volvo Navigation System with DVD map data and remote control

Dual screen rear seat entertainment system

Adaptive cruise control with collision warning and brake support

Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)

Personal Car Communicator (PCC) includes Keyless Drive, two-way car communication and heartbeat sensor

Satellite Radio prep

2008, XC70 (2008-2016)
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