2017 Volvo C70 Performance And Safety Features

The brand new 2017 Volvo C70 will come with a luxurious interior, a retractable convertible hardtop, and a smooth ride, even though the middling performance of the car cannot compete with other pricier competitors. There are a couple of advantages that you can get from this car such as the roomy trunk, luxurious cabin, comfortable quite a ride, and even with the top down. But there some cons that you have to consider from this car such as confusing navigation controls and subpar braking and acceleration. For the 2017 model, there are a couple of more standard features such as headlight washers and automatic wipers.

2017 Volvo C70 Powertrain

2017 Volvo C70

2017 Volvo C70

Talking about the 2017 Volvo C70 engine, this car will be powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline 5-engine which is rated at 227 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. This car also features a five-speed automatic and front-wheel drive transmission which are standard. In performance testing, the 2017 Volvo C70 takes from zero to 60 mph in just 7.8 seconds which is energetic enough but still slow for its segment. Regarding fuel economy, this car gets an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

2017 Volvo C70 Safety Features

2017 Volvo C70 image

2017 Volvo C70 image

The brand new 2017 Volvo C70 will come with standard features such as active front head restraints, an automatically deploying rollover bar, front seat curtain-style airbags, stability and traction control, front-seat-mounted side airbags and antilock which are featured with antilock disc brakes. In the brake testing, the Volvo C70 takes a stop from 60 mph in just 133 feet which are 10 feet longer than average. When it comes to crash tests, the brand new Volvo C70 gets the highest rating for side-impact, frontal-offset and roof strength protection from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety award.