Volvo XC70 2004 vs Nissan X-Trail 2003

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Volvo XC70
2004 - 2007
Nissan X-Trail
2003 - 2007
Body: Estate car / wagonCrossover / SUV
Crossovers and SUVs have better off-road capabilities (higher ground clearance, can have 4x4 drive), they are preferable for driving on unpaved roads and rural areas. Also, the driver's seating position is higher in a crossover or SUVs, which provides better visibility also in city. This usually comes at the cost of higher fuel consumption, increased weight and higher maintenance costs.
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)Front wheel drive (FWD) / All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Volvo XC70 is available only with four wheel (4x4) drive, while Nissan X-Trail can be equipped with front wheel drive and four wheel (4x4) drive. All-wheel drive models tend to consume more fuel, so if you don't need off road capabilities, Nissan X-Trail also offers 2-wheel drive versions for fuel economy. 2WD versions also have lower maintenance costs.
Engines: 2.4 - 2.52.0 - 2.5


Power: 163 - 210 HP136 - 165 HP
Torque: 320 - 400 NM192 - 314 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.1 - 11.5 seconds9.9 - 13.1 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.6 - 11.17.1 - 10.0
Volvo XC70 petrol engines consumes on average 1.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than Nissan X-Trail. On average, Volvo XC70 equipped with diesel engines consume 0.9 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Nissan X-Trail.
This comparison does not take engine capacity into account, so to compare the fuel consumption of specific engines, select the car version!


Length: 4.73 m4.51 m
Width: 1.86 m1.76 m
Height: 1.56 m1.70 m
Volvo XC70 is larger, but lower.
Volvo XC70 is 22 cm longer than the Nissan X-Trail, 10 cm wider, while the height of Volvo XC70 is 14 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 485 litres410 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1641 litres1841 litres
Volvo XC70 has 75 litres more trunk space than the Nissan X-Trail. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Nissan X-Trail (by 200 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.6 meters10.6 meters
The turning circle of the Volvo XC70 is 1 metres more than that of the Nissan X-Trail, which means Volvo XC70 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 2`220~ 2`009
Safety: no datano data
below average

Average price (€): 42003000
Rating in user reviews: 8.0/10 7.1/10
Pros and Cons: Volvo XC70 has
  • roomier boot
  • higher ratings in user reviews
Nissan X-Trail has
  • also available in 2WD
  • lower fuel consumption
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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