Key facts

1998 Volvo V70 T5 information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4710 mm
How heavy?
1680 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2319 cm3
How many cylinders?
5, Straight
How much power?
250 PS / 247 bhp / 184 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
330 Nm / 243 / 33.7 kgm @ 2400-5200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.1 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph


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1998 Volvo V70 T5 technical specifications


The V70 T5 is a front wheel drive estate/station wagon car with a front positioned engine, manufactured by Volvo.
The Volvo V70 T5's engine is a turbocharged petrol, 2.3 litre, double overhead camshaft 5 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 247 bhp (250 PS/184 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 330 N·m (243 lb·ft/33.7 kgm) at 2400-5200 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
Its quoted kerb weight is 1680 kg.
It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).
1998 Volvo V70 T5 data
1998 Volvo V70 T5 data
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2755 108.5
Track/tread (front) 1563 61.5
Track/tread (rear) 1560 61.4
Length 4710 185.4
Width 1804 71
Height 1488 58.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1680 kg 3704 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Volvo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 5
Capacity 2.3 litre
2319 cc
(141.514 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 90 mm
3.19 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output 250 PS (247 bhp) (184 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 106.5 bhp/litre
1.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 330 Nm (243 ft·lb) (33.7 kgm)
at 2400-5200 rpm
Specific torque 142.3 Nm/litre
1.72 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1788.2 kPa (259.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 463.8 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 149.07 PS/g
109.64 kW/g
147.02 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.12 kg/kW
15.24 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle 11.90 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID86900
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Volvo V70 T5 added 2001-08-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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