2019 Volvo XC70 is Coming Back as SUV

In 2016 the XC70 was discontinued. Poor sales and power of crossover class made no sense of developing the next wagon. Now, after few years, the 2019 Volvo XC70 will come with a new body, and as the SUV. This nameplate belonged to the V70 lineup, and it was the special version. Now, as the sole player, the new Volvo XC70 2019 can achieve more than it ever has.

New body and stylings won’t be surprising. The Company has its design language, and they will stick to it even with 2019 Volvo XC70. Interior is luxurious, as it is expected by Swede carmaker. Other details are unknown, but experts are sure that SUV is going to share the same platform as the upcoming Volvo XC90 for next season.

2019 Volvo XC70

2019 Volvo XC70 Drivetrain

The new Volvo XC70 2019 will use petrol and diesel engines. However, the other ones are not going to be available for customers in the US. Also, the brand-new SUV could get a hybrid engine during next season, or leave its launching date for 2020. All in all, the 2019 Volvo XC70 will be a versatile and modern model.

So, the base option will be a petrol engine. But, the company is not going to develop a new powertrain. Some of the existing units will get a tuning to fit the 2019 Volvo XC70. Its smaller sibling XC60 is using a 2.0-liter as the only solution. However, buyers can choose it with turbo- and supercharger. Also, the four-banger is the base for a hybrid model. So, T5 or T6 will be an excellent choice for XC70. With an output of 180-220 hp, it will be enough to be compatible in the class between mid-size and compact.


Of course, there are diesel fans outside the US. They will be happy to get their favorite engine. Unlike the United States, European customers could benefit from a D5 unit. Whichever the 2019 Volvo XC70 uses, it will be a good choice. It is not impossible for the SUV to offer both configurations of a 2.4-liter five-cylinder diesel unit. Weaker one for XC60 can produce 190 horses and 310 lb-ft of torque. Another one is a 215 hp rated mill with twisting power of 325 pound-feet.

2019 Volvo XC70 interior

2019 Volvo XC70 Hybrid

Some experts are confirming that rumors about 2019 Volvo XC70 Hybrid could be true. In the matter of fact, some of them are going even further. These claim that the new Volvo XC70 2019 will have an only hybrid engine. It will replace the XC60 hybrid. Also, the new XC70 will take the system of its sibling and develop it further. In future, this SUV could become PHEV or even all-electric vehicle.

This move has sense. With a mileage of above 35 mpg, it will be one of the most fuel-friendly vehicles in the segment. Also, power is boosted to 400 hp and torque goes over 450 lb-ft. This luxury hybrid SUV will be very capable for off-road adventures.

2019 Volvo XC70 Redesign

With drivetrain coming from the XC60, there are no doubts that 2019 Volvo XC70 will borrow a lot more from this proven SUV. Styling is pretty predictable. We just need to check other crossovers and we will find out what to expect. Traditional grille with the diagonal bar going through a Volvo badge is certain. However, designers could develop new lights and bumpers. If the new Volvo XC70 2019 comes only as a hybrid, then there won’t be big air flow openings.

2019 Volvo XC70 side


We can’t expect anything less but high luxury from the Volvo’s SUV. Leather seats, steering wheel with many functional buttons, modern gauges, and huge infotainment system are just a few of many features inside. Also, the highlight of every Volvo is the safety. The Swedish company is paying a lot of attention to it, and it is recognized by experts and buyers. The 2019 Volvo XC70 is not making difference here.

2019 Volvo XC70 Debut

It is still uncertain if the 2019 Volvo XC70 is coming back. These are just rumors and we are waiting for the carmaker to confirm them. Nevertheless, the XC90 takes the spotlight at the moment. When the popularity and interest of this model start to fade, it will be the right time for the new Volvo XC70 to appear.

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