Volvo launches new D5 engine range

Volvo's new and improved D5 engine range is featured in the new models of V70, XC70 and S80, which will have power as well as efficiency, the Swedish firm has said.

According to the company, the enhanced engine range is set to boost the performance and torque, while reducing the fuel consumption of the vehicles by almost 8%.

The fuel consumption of an S80 D5 now stands at 57.7mpg (129g/km of CO2) with manual gearbox and start/stop, placing it in the 18% BIK category.

Despite large engine sizes the carbon emissions will be relatively less, the carmaker claims.

"We have made these vehicles more enjoyable and as cost efficient as possible to drive," said Selwyn Cooper, Volvo UK's national sales manager.

Upgraded versions of the new models, equipped with the new D5 engine, also feature a new driveline, interior and exterior equipment, such as the Volvo Sensus infotainment system.

All new engines are available to order now with on-road prices starting from £30,100 for the V70, £31,135 for the S80 and £32,765 for the XC70 D5 AWD.

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