The Volvo V70 has been given a makeover for 2013 to give it a more contemporary look and feel – revisions include a wider proportioned front grille with new ironman badging, revised daytime running lights and chrome detailing. At the rear there is a new bumper, tailpipes and added chrome details as well as redesigned lights.
The engines have been re-worked to provide lower CO2 emissions and better fuel economy.
The new Volvo V70 D2 reports an official combined fuel consumption of 65.7mpg with CO2 emissions of 112 g/km when coupled to the automatic gearbox.
The automatic D3 (136 hp) and D4 (163 hp) versions of the Volvo V70 now have CO2 emissions of 130 g/km and an economy figure of 57.6mpg.
The V70 is now equipped with ‘IntelliSafe’, Volvo's blanket name for all active safety systems - City Safety technology is fitted as standard, and this advanced safety system now works at speeds of up to 31 mph. You can also get Pedestrian Detection with full auto brake, which watches out for people walking into the car's path and automatically brakes the vehicle if there is an impending impact. Road Sign Information supports the driver by displaying road signs on the instrument display.Published 23 February 2013