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It's easy to make a mistake when shopping for brakes on a Volvo as almost every model could be had with multiple combinations of brake rotor sizes. Whether the varying sizes were intended for performance or police applications, there is always some sort of brake upgrade available. Even if you are not interested in upgrading and want to replace with the exact parts, it's important to know your size and how to order based on measurements.

Need to determine what size rotors your Volvo has?

Use our "My Garage" tool to ensure the right size rotor for your vehicle.

 

1993-2004 Volvo P80 Vehicles

Two sizes of front brakes were offered for the Volvo 850, S70, V70, & C70.

  • 280mm (~11")
  • 302mm (~11.8")

The 302mm upgrade is achieved by installing the appropriate caliper mounting brackets and rotors. Calipers and pads remain the same.

 

2001-2009 Volvo P2 Vehicles

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The P2 chassis encompassed smaller vehicles like the FWD S60, all the way up to the AWD behemoth known as the XC90 SUV, and used front brake sizes. Though they shared the same platform, different sized brakes were needed to meet the needs of a widely-varying vehicle lineup.

  • 286mm (~11.2")
  • 305mm (12")
  • 320mm (12.6")
  • 330mm (13" R-Fitment)

 

We also have brakes for:

Volvo P1 Vehicles
  • 2004-2011 - C30, S40, V50, C70

2010-volvo-convertible

 
Volvo P3 & SPA vehicles
  • 2007-Current - S60, V60, XC60, V70, XC70, S80, S90, V90, V90XC, XC90

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If you're really stuck and still have questions, feel free to contact our Customer Service team—we'd be happy to help. 

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Written by :
Jay VanGorden

Jason has been with the company since 2011. He's been in the automotive industry for over 15 years and brings a great amount of automotive experience to FCP. He graduated from Universal Technical Institute of Exton PA. in 2005 and then went on to graduate from the Volvo S.A.F.E program in 2006. From there he worked at a Volvo dealership achieving his ranking as a Certified Volvo Technician in just 2 years, and a Master Volvo Technician in only 4 years. Jay VanGorden (Dr. Jay) is a Master Volvo Technician and Volvo Catalog Manager at FCP Euro. He can be reached at jasonv1@fcpeuro.com


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