Volvo XC70 2004 vs Toyota RAV4 2006

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Volvo XC70
2004 - 2007
Toyota RAV4
2006 - 2009
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
Engines: 2.4 - 2.52.0 - 2.4


Power: 163 - 210 HP136 - 177 HP
Torque: 320 - 400 NM194 - 400 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.1 - 11.5 seconds9.3 - 12 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.6 - 11.16.6 - 10.3
Volvo XC70 petrol engines consumes on average 1.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than Toyota RAV4. On average, Volvo XC70 equipped with diesel engines consume 1.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota RAV4.
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Length: 4.73 m4.40 m
Width: 1.86 m1.83 m
Height: 1.56 m1.70 m
Volvo XC70 is larger, but lower.
Volvo XC70 is 33 cm longer than the Toyota RAV4, 3 cm wider, while the height of Volvo XC70 is 14 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 485 litres586 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1641 litres1470 litres
Despite its longer length, Volvo XC70 has 101 litres less trunk space than the Toyota RAV4. This could mean that the Volvo XC70 uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volvo XC70 (by 171 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.6 meters10.2 meters
The turning circle of the Volvo XC70 is 1.4 metres more than that of the Toyota RAV4, which means Volvo XC70 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 2`220~ 2`134
Safety: no data
below average

Average price (€): 40005000
Rating in user reviews: 8.0/10 7.7/10
Pros and Cons: Volvo XC70 has
  • lower price
Toyota RAV4 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
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