What does the W mean on a Volvo transmission?

What does the W mean on a Volvo transmission?

What does the W mean on a Volvo transmission?

The ‘W’ stands for ‘Wet’. This can be used when you are on rainy roads. It mainly helps when you are in a stopped position such as a red light. When you are in the ‘W’mode the transmission is adjusted so that when you are accelerating from a stopped position you do not spin your wheels.

Is a 2006 Volvo XC70 a turbo?

Only one engine is offered, a 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder. It’s rated at 208 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque and sends power to all four wheels in varying degrees, depending on available traction.

How much is a Volvo XC70 worth?

2016 Volvo XC70 Value – $15,259-$27,643 | Edmunds.

What does the STC button do in a Volvo?

It’s the car’s traction control system. I believe it stands for Stability Traction Control. When on, it keeps the wheels from spinning by retarding some of the engine power when slip is detected. Also helps if the car starts to slide.

What does W mean on automatic gearbox?

The W is for winter driving. When used, the vehicle starts out in 2nd gear, supposedly more traction. S is for summer driving, vehicle starts out in 1st gear. P.

What engine is in a 2006 Volvo XC70?

2.5 L 5-cylinder2006 Volvo XC70 / Engine

What kind of oil does a 2006 Volvo XC70 take?

SAE 5W-30
Engine Oil SAE 5W-30 is preferred.

Is the Volvo XC90 an AWD?

The XC90 can be had in three versions, all of them riffs on the theme of Volvo’s 2.0-liter turbo four. The 250-hp turbocharged engine (T5 designation) is the only one that pairs with front-wheel drive, but it’s also compatible with all-wheel drive, which is standard on every other model.

What is tracs Volvo?

A – TRAction Control System (TRACS) – option. TRACS is a system designed as an aid when starting/driving off if one of the drive wheels has poor traction due to weather conditions or the road surface and is connected to the ABS control module. TRACS is switched on manually with a button on the dashboard.