Volvo 245 1978 Owners Manual PDF | Page 91

1978 Volvo 242 244 245
1 9 7 8
VOLVO
242, 244, 245
pg. 81 Specifications
Dimensions and weights 242 244 245
Length 192.1" (488 cm) 192.1" (488 cm) 192.1" (488 cm)
Width 67.3" (171 cm) 67.3" (171 cm) 67.3" (171 cm)
Height, curb weight 56.3" (143 cm) 56.3" (143 cm) 57.5" (146 cm)
Wheelbase 104.0" (264 cm) 104.0" (264 cm) 104.0" (264 cm)
Ground clearance (full
load)
4.7" (12 cm) 4.7" (12 cm) 4.7" (12 cm)
Track, front 56.3" (143 cm) 56.3" (143 cm) 56.3" (143 cm)
Track, rear 53.5" (136 cm) 53.5" (136 cm) 53.5" (136 cm)
Turning circle (between
curbs)
32.5' (9.8 m) 32.5' (9.8 m) 32.5' (9.8 m)
Curb weight (depending
on type)
2891-2969 lbs (1311-
1347 kg)
2943-3033 lbs (1335-
1376 kg)
3091-3141 lbs (1402-
1425 kg)
Gross vehicle weight
(GVW)
4030 lbs (1830 kg) 4030 lbs (1830 kg) 4300 lbs (1950 kg)
Capacity weight 920 lbs (420 kg) 920 lbs (420 kg) 1120 lbs (520 kg)
Permissible axle weight,
front
1885 lbs (855 kg) 1885 lbs (855 kg) 1885 lbs (855 kg)
Permissible axle weight,
rear
2180 lbs (990 kg) 2180 lbs (990 kg) 2600 lbs (1180 kg)
Max. trailer weight 2000 lbs (908 kg) 2000 lbs (908 kg) 2000 lbs (908 kg)
Max. hitch load 200 lbs. (90 kg) 200 lbs. (90 kg) 200 lbs. (90 kg)
Cargo Space 245
Length with rear seat up 44.5" (113 cm)
Length with rear seat down 74.0" (188 cm)
Maximum width 53.1" (135 cm)
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Volvo 245 1978 Owners Manual Summary of Content

1978 Volvo 242 244 2451 9 7 8 VOLVO 242, 244, 245 pg. 81 Specifications Dimensions and weights 242 244 245Length 192.1" (488 cm) 192.1" (488 cm) 192.1" (488 cm) Width 67.3" (171 cm) 67.3" (171 cm) 67.3" (171 cm) Height, curb weight 56.3" (143 cm) 56.3" (143 cm) 57.5" (146 cm) Wheelbase 104.0" (264 cm) 104.0" (264 cm) 104.0" (264 cm) Ground clearance (full load) 4.7" (12 cm) 4.7" (12 cm) 4.7" (12 cm) Track, front 56.3" (143 cm) 56.3" (143 cm) 56.3" (143 cm) Track, rear 53.5" (136 cm) 53.5" (136 cm) 53.5" (136 cm) Turning circle (between curbs) 32.5' (9.8 m) 32.5' (9.8 m) 32.5' (9.8 m) Curb weight (depending on type) 2891-2969 lbs (1311-1347 kg) 2943-3033 lbs (1335-1376 kg) 3091-3141 lbs (1402-1425 kg) Gross vehicle weight (GVW) 4030 lbs (1830 kg) 4030 lbs (1830 kg) 4300 lbs (1950 kg) Capacity weight 920 lbs (420 kg) 920 lbs (420 kg) 1120 lbs (520 kg) Permissible axle weight, front 1885 lbs (855 kg) 1885 lbs (855 kg) 1885 lbs (855 kg) Permissible axle weight, rear 2180 lbs (990 kg) 2180 lbs (990 kg) 2600 lbs (1180 kg) Max. trailer weight 2000 lbs (908 kg) 2000 lbs (908 kg) 2000 lbs (908 kg) Max. hitch load 200 lbs. (90 kg) 200 lbs. (90 kg) 200 lbs. (90 kg) Cargo Space 245 Length with rear seat up 44.5" (113 cm) Length with rear seat down 74.0" (188 cm) Maximum width 53.1" (135 cm) file:///K|/ownersdocs/1978/1978_242_244_245/78242244245_04.htm (1 of 8)12/22/2006 10:11:30 PM