Volvo V70 2013 vs Volkswagen Passat 2014

Volvo V70
2013 - 2016
Volkswagen Passat
2014 - 2019
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.0 Diesel2.0 Diesel


Power: 136 HP240 HP
Torque: 350 NM500 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.6 seconds6.3 seconds
Volkswagen Passat is a more dynamic driving.
Volvo V70 engine produces 104 HP less power than Volkswagen Passat, whereas torque is 150 NM less than Volkswagen Passat. Due to the lower power, Volvo V70 reaches 100 km/h speed 4.3 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.95.4
Real fuel consumption: 6.8 l/100km7.7 l/100km
The Volvo V70 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Volvo V70 consumes 0.5 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Passat, which means that by driving the Volvo V70 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 75 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volvo V70 consumes 0.9 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Passat.
Fuel tank capacity: 70 litres66 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1420 km in combined cycle1220 km in combined cycle
1620 km on highway1400 km on highway
1020 km with real consumption850 km with real consumption
Volvo V70 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Length: 4.81 m4.77 m
Width: 1.86 m1.83 m
Height: 1.55 m1.48 m
Volvo V70 is larger.
Volvo V70 is 5 cm longer than the Volkswagen Passat, 3 cm wider, while the height of Volvo V70 is 7 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 575 litres650 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1580 litresno data
Volkswagen Passat has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Volvo V70 has 75 litres less trunk space than the Volkswagen Passat. This could mean that the Volvo V70 uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 11.2 metersno data
Gross weight (kg): 2`3102`310
Safety: no data
above average

Volvo V70 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Passat has serious deffects in 10 percent more cases than Volvo V70, so Volvo V70 quality is probably slightly better
Average price (€): 880014 600
Pros and Cons: Volvo V70 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Volkswagen Passat has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • has 4x4 drive
  • roomier boot
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