The 2012 Volvo C70 is a luxury hard-top convertible powered by a 2.5-liter 5-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 227 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. FWD paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission enables the C70 to achieve an EPA estimated 18 mpg city and 28 mpg highway. Features include leather seats, headlight washers, active dual xenon headlights, portable navigation system, hands-free phone system, HD radio, premium sound system, AUX/USB input, electronic climate control, power glass moonroof, and heated front seats. Safety is comprised of intelligent driver information system, roll-over protection system, anti-lock braking, emergency brake assist, dynamic stability control, traction control, front airbags, inflatable curtain, side impact airbags, and side impact protection system. The C70 is backed by a 5-year/50,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
For 2012, Volvo's C70 convertible gets Bluetooth standard across the line, and two new trim levels have been added: Premier Plus and Platinum. Premier Plus consists of a passive entry system, HomeLink connectivity, rear parking assist and an integrated compass. Platinum includes all those features, as well as an upgraded stereo with satellite radio and navigation.
Snug-fitting retractable hardtop; quick, smooth convertible operation; practicality relative to other convertibles; comfortable ride; sharpened appearance inside and out
Simply put, a lot of the C70's value lies in its excellent retractable hardtop roof which allows quiet highway cruising for long-distance trips as well as tight, 4-season insulation. The C70 has just enough of a luxury-car personality to be enjoyable year round, no matter the task, yet with the top down, it feels just sporty enough to make the most of fair-weather cruising. With all the C70's protective measures and on-board technology which includes a blind-spot detection system, safety isn't at all the worry that it might be in some convertible designs. Those who want to load their vehicle with the latest features and gadgets will love the C70's lengthy options list. On the other hand, the C70's moderate price can be rapidly driven up by opting for even a few pricy upgrades.
C70-5 Cyl. Turbo