Volvo V70 owners manuals

Volvo V70

Volvo V70 specs

Model overview

The Volvo V70 is an executive automobile built and sold by Volvo Cars from 1996 through 2016 over three generations. The name V70 links the letter V, holding for versatility, and 70, denoting the platform size.

The first generation (1996–2000) was introduced in 1996 and was based on the P80 platform. The following year a crossover variant named the V70 XC or V70 Cross Country was launched. 

The second-generation (2000–2007) was introduced in 2000 and was based on the P2 platform. For the model year 2003, the crossover was renamed to XC70 while the sedan model was called Volvo S60.

The third generation (2007–2016) was launched in 2007 and was based on the P3 platform and sold as the V70 and the XC70. Making of the V70 and XC70 stopped in 2016.

The Volvo V70 is available in base 3.2 and R-Design trim levels. It comes with 3.2-liter inline-6 that rated at235 hp and 236 pound-feet of torque. All V70s are front-wheel drive and come paired with a standard six-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is by default on the related Volvo XC70 crossover wagon.

Volvo V70 known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Volvo V70 are:

  • Random Shifting or Loss of Transmission Operation
  • Door Lock Assemblies Can Fail and Produce Locking/Unlocking Issues
  • ABS Light On, No Speedometer, Check Engine Light On
  • Front Upper Strut Mounts Can Fail and Produce Noise Over Bumps
  • ABS Control Module Can Fail
  • Oil Leak

Volvo V70 PDF owner manual

On this page you can find the owners manuals for the V70 model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your Volvo V70 to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.
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