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Volvo V70 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Volvo V70's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Volvo V70 Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Wagon 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 0 20 80 65 30.6
  flat light light 0 0 20 80 65 31.0
2010 4dr Wagon 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 0 20 80 65 30.8  
  Averages flat light light 0 0 20 80 65 30.8
With the 235-horsepower 3.2L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 30.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Wagon turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 15 5 15 65 81 29.4
2009 4dr Wagon turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 15 5 15 65 81 29.4  
  Averages flat light hvy 15 5 15 65 81 29.4
With the turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 Volvo V70 has been averaging 29.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 81 miles per hour (about 65 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (15 percent), in the suburbs (15 percent), and in the city (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Wagon 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 25 0 25 50 65 19.1
  flat light none 0 0 50 50 65 21.3
  flat light light 25 0 25 50 65 20.6
  flat light light 25 0 50 25 70 18.1
  flat light light 25 0 50 25 70 20.6
2009 4dr Wagon 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 20 0 40 40 67 19.9  
  Averages flat light light 20 0 40 40 67 19.9
With the 235-horsepower 3.2L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 19.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in heavy traffic (20 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Wagon 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 20 80 68 25.8
  flat light none 0 0 20 80 68 26.6
  flat light light 0 0 20 80 68 26.1
  flat light light 0 0 20 80 68 25.0
  flat med light 10 20 30 40 70 21.8
2008 4dr Wagon 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 2 4 22 72 68 25.1  
  Averages flat light light 2 4 22 72 68 25.1
With the 235-horsepower 3.2L I6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 25.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 72 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (22 percent), in the city (4 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat lead light 10 60 20 10 59 17.9
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat lead light 10 60 20 10 59 17.9  
  Averages flat lead light 10 60 20 10 59 17.9
With the turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2007 Volvo V70 has been averaging 17.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 59 miles per hour (10 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light light 5 45 45 5 65 19.0
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light light 5 45 45 5 65 19.0  
  Averages hills light light 5 45 45 5 65 19.0
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (45 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (5 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 3 10 10 76 50 33.3
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 3 10 10 76 50 33.3  
  Averages flat light light 3 10 10 76 50 33.3
With the turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 33.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 50 miles per hour (about 76 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed manual FWD
flat light none 0 5 10 85 47 37.5
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed manual FWD
flat light none 0 5 10 85 47 37.5  
  Averages flat light none 0 5 10 85 47 37.5
With the turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Volvo V70 has been averaging 37.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 47 miles per hour (about 85 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (10 percent), in the city (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 0 0 100 80 28.0
  hills med light 0 75 0 25 75 20.0
  flat med light 5 25 10 60 80 21.5
  flat med light 5 25 10 60 80 20.9
2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 3 31 5 61 79 22.6  
  Averages flat med light 3 31 5 61 79 22.6
With the turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2006 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 22.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 79 miles per hour (about 61 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (31 percent), in the suburbs (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed manual AWD
flat med light 5 20 10 65 70 24.1
  flat med none 0 0 40 60 74 20.8
  flat med light 0 5 20 75 70 24.8
  flat lead hvy 5 5 5 85 80 21.1
2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed manual AWD
flat med light 3 8 19 71 74 22.7  
  Averages flat med light 3 8 19 71 74 22.7
With the turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2006 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 22.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (about 71 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (19 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 9 9 55 27 70 26.0
  flat light none 30 30 20 20 60 17.5
  flat light none 0 0 40 60 65 18.0
  flat v.lt light 30 5 15 50 60 25.6
2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 17 11 33 39 64 21.8  
  Averages flat light light 17 11 33 39 64 21.8
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Volvo V70 has been averaging 21.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 39 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (33 percent), in heavy traffic (17 percent), and in the city (11 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 50 30 20 0 N/A 17.4
  flat med none 30 10 20 40 62 20.5
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 74 26.1
2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 27 13 13 47 68 21.3  
  Averages flat med none 27 13 13 47 68 21.3
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 21.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (27 percent), in the suburbs (13 percent), and in the city (13 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed manual FWD
flat med hvy 6 24 0 71 75 26.0
2006 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed manual FWD
flat med hvy 6 24 0 71 75 26.0  
  Averages flat med hvy 6 24 0 71 75 26.0
With the 168-horsepower 2.4L I5 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 26.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 71 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (24 percent), in heavy traffic (6 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 0 1 1 98 75 29.8
  flat med none 9 18 18 55 60 26.4
  flat light light 20 20 30 30 60 21.4
2006 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 10 13 16 61 65 25.9  
  Averages flat med light 10 13 16 61 65 25.9
With the 168-horsepower 2.4L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Volvo V70 has been averaging 25.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 61 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (16 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed manual AWD
flat v.lt none 0 0 40 60 50 17.4
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed manual AWD
flat v.lt none 0 0 40 60 50 17.4  
  Averages flat v.lt none 0 0 40 60 50 17.4
With the turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 17.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 50 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 36 36 27 60 22.0
  flat v.lt none 25 50 25 0 N/A 19.9
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 70 30.4
  flat light none 0 10 0 90 70 29.7
  flat light none 0 0 5 95 70 29.9
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 5 19 13 62 68 26.4  
  Averages flat light none 5 19 13 62 68 26.4
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 26.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 62 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (19 percent), in the suburbs (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 10 0 10 80 60 26.5
  hills light light 5 15 40 40 60 24.0
2005 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 8 8 25 60 60 25.3  
  Averages hills light light 8 8 25 60 60 25.3
With the 168-horsepower 2.4L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Volvo V70 has been averaging 25.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (25 percent), in heavy traffic (8 percent), and in the city (8 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 9 4 35 53 75 17.9
  flat lead none 10 70 10 10 70 18.0
  flat med light 9 4 35 52 75 18.0
  flat med light 9 4 35 52 75 18.0
  flat med light 14 5 33 48 80 19.0
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 17 30 43 75 18.2  
  Averages flat med light 10 17 30 43 75 18.2
With the turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2004 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 18.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in the city (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed manual AWD
hills med none 15 35 30 20 65 22.1
  hills med none 15 35 30 20 65 22.5
  hills lead light 0 0 20 80 50 21.5
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5
6-speed manual AWD
hills med none 10 23 27 40 60 22.0  
  Averages hills med none 10 23 27 40 60 22.0
With the turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2004 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 22.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5
5-speed manual FWD
flat med hvy 0 40 5 55 80 21.1
  flat med none 1 3 1 95 75 31.0
  flat light light 0 0 13 87 55 37.0
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 0 14 6 79 70 29.7  
  Averages flat med light 0 14 6 79 70 29.7
With the turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2004 Volvo V70 has been averaging 29.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 79 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (14 percent), in the suburbs (6 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 65 31.2
  mtns light none 0 0 0 100 60 32.2
  mtns light none 0 0 4 96 60 30.8
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 70 28.1
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 65 29.0
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light none 0 0 1 99 64 30.3  
  Averages hills light none 0 0 1 99 64 30.3
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2004 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 30.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 99 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (1 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
mtns light none 0 25 0 75 65 28.0
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
mtns light none 0 25 0 75 65 28.0  
  Averages mtns light none 0 25 0 75 65 28.0
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2004 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 28.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on mountainous terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 13 37 50 65 25.6
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 13 37 50 65 25.6  
  Averages flat light none 0 13 37 50 65 25.6
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2004 Volvo V70 has been averaging 25.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (37 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 5 10 10 75 75 19.8
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 5 10 10 75 75 19.8  
  Averages flat light none 5 10 10 75 75 19.8
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2004 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 19.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed manual FWD
flat med hvy 25 25 25 25 75 31.2
  flat med light 10 10 20 60 70 25.0
  flat med light 0 95 0 5 74 22.4
  hills med light 0 10 30 60 70 27.0
  flat light light 0 95 0 5 74 21.4
2004 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 7 47 15 31 73 25.4  
  Averages flat med light 7 47 15 31 73 25.4
With the 168-horsepower 2.4L I5 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2004 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 25.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (31 percent), in the suburbs (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat v.lt light 0 20 70 10 60 25.0
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 30.5
  flat light none 0 0 50 50 60 20.8
2004 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 7 40 53 63 25.4  
  Averages flat light light 0 7 40 53 63 25.4
With the 168-horsepower 2.4L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2004 Volvo V70 has been averaging 25.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light light 25 25 24 27 60 22.0
2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light light 25 25 24 27 60 22.0  
  Averages hills light light 25 25 24 27 60 22.0
With the turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2003 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 22.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 27 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in heavy traffic (25 percent), and in the suburbs (24 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 14 55 32 60 22.0
  flat light light 0 14 54 32 60 22.0
2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 14 55 32 60 22.0  
  Averages flat light light 0 14 55 32 60 22.0
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2003 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 22.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (32 percent), in the city (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 70 10 5 15 60 23.5
2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 70 10 5 15 60 23.5  
  Averages flat med none 70 10 5 15 60 23.5
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2003 Volvo V70 has been averaging 23.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (15 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 22 22 24 33 37 33.3
  flat light none 25 25 25 25 55 23.1
  hills light light 22 22 24 33 37 31.6
2003 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 23 23 24 30 43 29.3  
  Averages hills light light 23 23 24 30 43 29.3
With the 168-horsepower 2.4L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2003 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 29.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 43 miles per hour (about 30 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (24 percent), in heavy traffic (23 percent), and in the city (23 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 5 15 10 70 62 25.3
  flat light light 0 10 23 67 62 24.0
  flat med light 5 15 10 70 56 24.2
  flat light none 0 15 0 85 62 25.1
  flat light light 24 21 26 29 60 22.4
2002 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 7 15 14 64 60 24.2  
  Averages flat light light 7 15 14 64 60 24.2
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2002 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 24.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 64 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in the suburbs (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 20 0 80 68 25.5
2002 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 20 0 80 68 25.5  
  Averages flat light none 0 20 0 80 68 25.5
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2002 Volvo V70 has been averaging 25.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light hvy 10 20 40 30 70 24.5
  flat light hvy 10 20 40 30 60 23.5
2002 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light hvy 10 20 40 30 65 24.0  
  Averages flat light hvy 10 20 40 30 65 24.0
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2002 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 24.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (30 percent), in the city (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 17 21 24 38 47 23.3
  hills light light 30 50 20 0 N/A 12.5
  hills med light 5 25 25 45 70 26.6
2002 4dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.4L I5
5-speed automatic FWD
hills med light 17 32 23 28 59 20.8  
  Averages hills med light 17 32 23 28 59 20.8
With the 168-horsepower 2.4L I5 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2002 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 20.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 32 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 59 miles per hour (28 percent), in the suburbs (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (17 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2001 4dr Wagon turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 16 5 16 63 60 26.0
  flat v.lt none 0 6 2 93 65 27.0
  flat v.lt none 0 20 20 60 65 26.4
2001 4dr Wagon turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat v.lt light 5 10 13 72 63 26.5  
  Averages flat v.lt light 5 10 13 72 63 26.5
With the turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2001 Volvo V70 has been averaging 26.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 72 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (13 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2001 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2001 4dr Wagon turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 74 27.7
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 74 26.1
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 74 27.4
  flat light none 0 20 0 80 74 26.5
2001 4dr Wagon turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 0 5 0 95 74 26.9  
  Averages flat light none 0 5 0 95 74 26.9
With the turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2001 Volvo V70 gas mileage has been averaging 26.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (about 95 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (5 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2001 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2001 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 0 0 75 25 60 20.5
2001 4dr Wagon turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 0 0 75 25 60 20.5  
  Averages hills light light 0 0 75 25 60 20.5
With the turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2001 Volvo V70 fuel economy has been averaging 20.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 Volvo V70s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (25 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2001 Volvo V70 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Volvo V70 MPG

Volvo V70 Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2005 4dr Wagon 168-hp 2.4L I5 5-sp automatic FWD For a heavy car, I am satisfied with 28-30 highway and about 24 overall average.
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD Surprising fuel economy for the 2.5 turbo 208 hp engine. Several road trips with consistent 30 mpg at freeway speeds (70-75 mph). Around the city 22 - 25 mpg in mixed stop and go and freeway trips. The trip computer is usually 2 mpg less than actual.
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD average 23 MPG+ in mixed driving. Approach 30 MPG on hwy
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 30 plus mpg h/w at 70 mph all day long!
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
City it gets decent milage (20ish) and highway (30ish).
Volvo V70 Fuel Economy: Cons
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2010 4dr Wagon turbocharged 281hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Not thrify -- the European diesel model would have been preferred.
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD It can be quite low sometimes around town, but it is still excellent on motorways.
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
too low
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Bit low for such modest power but car is heavy.