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What's new: 2005 Volvo XC70


  • Stone gray bumpers and lower side trim replace the Slate Blue bumpers and trim
  • New brushed aluminum roof rails
  • Blind Spot Information System (late availability)
  • New aluminum front and rear skid plates
  • New "Eggcrate" front grille with more powerful character
  • New headlamps and tail lamps with transparent lenses
  • Headlamp washers with high pressure, fixed nozzles replace headlamp wiper/washer
  • Next generation of Volvo front seats with improved adjustments
  • Cruise control – new driver interface
  • New flat blade windshield wipers and easier to operate optional Rainsensor
  • New tunnel console and center stack
  • New standard rear armrest and cup holders
  • Trip computer is standard
  • Real wood inlays replace simulated wood inlays in the Premium Package
  • HU-850 radio/6 CD with Dolby Surround Sound Generation II replaces HU-803 radio/4 CD as a stand-alone option
  • Integrated booster seats and rear facing 3rd row seat become stand-alone options
  • 40/20/40 rear seat offered as a stand-alone option
  • Wood steering wheel added as a stand-alone option
  • Park Assist, Rear, available as a stand-alone option
  • Satellite radio preparation available as a stand alone option
  • New standard Occupant Weight Sensor in passenger seat
  • Barents Blue replaces Nautic Blue
  • Lava Sand is a new exterior color


Premium Package

Power glass moonroof

Leather seating surfaces

Power passenger seat

Real wood inlays


Convenience Package

HomeLink transmitter

Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Grocery bag holder

Cargo protection net

12-volt power outlet in cargo area


Climate Package

Heated front seats

Headlight washers

Rainsensor windshield wipers


Other Options

Metallic paint

Power glass moonroof

Leather seating surfaces

Blind Sport Information System (late availability)

6-CD Dolby Pro-Logic surround sound stereo

16-inch "Xenia" alloy wheels

Bi-Xenon gas-discharge headlights

Integrated child booster seats

Navigation system


Rear facing third row seat

40/20/40 split folding rear seat

Wood steering wheel

Rear Park Assist

Interior Air Quality System (IAQS)

Satellite radio preparation

XC70 (2007), 2005
Descriptions and facts in this press material relate to Volvo Cars' international car range. Described features might be optional. Vehicle specifications may vary from one country to another and may be altered without prior notification.