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What's new: 2005 Volvo V70



V70 2.4

  • New headlamps with transparent lenses
  • New rear lamps with transparent lenses
  • Color-coordinated side moldings and lower sill moldings are standard
  • New "Waterfall" front Grille
  • New Flat Blade windshield wipers
  • HU-650 single disc CD stereo replaces HU-613 as standard
  • Next generation of Volvo Front Seats with improved adjustments
  • New Tunnel Console with Shutter Blind and Multifunctional Armrest
  • Real wood inlays replace simulated wood inlays in the Premium Package
  • Run Flat Tire Package
  • New headlamp washers with high-pressure
  • Trip Computer is standard equipment
  • Park Assist, Rear
  • Satellite radio preparation available as a stand alone option
  • Barents Blue replaces Nautic Blue


V70 2.5T


Includes changes listed for the previous variant except where additions/exceptions are noted

  • Color coordinated bumpers with chrome inserts are standard
  • Geartronic Transmission is standard
  • Front fog lights are standard
  • Genuine wood inlays added to the Premium Package
  • HU-850 stereo with 6-CD in-dash changer and Dolby Surround Sound Generation II replaces HU-803 4-CD unite as a stand-alone option
  • Wood Steering Wheel added as a stand-alone option
  • 17-inch "Thor" alloy wheel added as stand-alone option
  • V70 2.5T AWD has been discontinued for 2005


V70 T-5


Includes changes listed for the previous variant except where additions/exceptions are noted

  • Improved engine performance (257 Horsepower / 258 lb. ft. at 1,800 RPM)
  • Speed Sensitive Steering is standard
  • Black Mesh Inlays replace Aluminum Inlays in the Premium Package


Premium Package

Power glass moonroof

Leather seating surfaces

Power driver's seat with 8-way memory (2.4 only)

Electronic climate control (2.4 only)

Genuine wood inlays

Black mesh inlays (T5 only)


Convenience Package

HomeLink garage door transmitter (standard on T5)

Auto dimming rear view mirror (standard on T5)

Grocery bag holder

Cargo protection net

12-volt outlet in cargo area

Power child locks

Roof rails


Run Flat Package

Self-supporting tires

Tire pressure monitoring system

17-inch "Orestes" alloy wheels

DSTC (standard on T5)


Sport Package (T5 only)

17-inch "Thor" alloy wheels

Roof spoiler


Climate Package

Heated front seats

Headlamp washers

Rainsensor windshield wipers


Stand Alone Options

Metallic Paint

Power glass moon roof

Leather seating surfaces

Bi-Xenon headlamps

HU-850 6-CD in-dash changer with Dolby Pro Logic II

Volvo DVD-based navigation system

Integrated rear child booster seats

Rear facing third row seat

Rear Park Assist

Interior Air Quality Sensor (IAQS)

Satellite radio preparation


Wood steering wheel

17-inch "Thor" alloy wheels

16-inch "Mimas" alloy wheels

V70 (2007), 2005
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