The XC70 is an all-wheel drive crossover that seats five-passengers standard, or seven-passengers when properly equipped. It has a ground clearance of 8.2-inches that sets it apart from other SUV/wagons. It is powered by a 208 hp turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-five cylinder. It comes with a five-speed automatic Geartronic transmission with manual gear select. Standard safety features include Volvo's Whiplash Protection Seating System, all-disc antilock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution, and side-impact and side curtain airbags.For 2006, the Volvo XC70 receives a new all-wheel drive with Instant Traction.