Volvo S60 vs the Competition

2018 Volvo S60 Sedan

The Volvo S60 Vs the Competition

How Does the new Volvo S60 Stack Up Against Some of its Top Competitors?

Searching for a new sedan model in the areas of Milford, CT can become a daunting task when comparing new car models between multiple dealerships to see which vehicle best suits your driving needs and personality. If you're looking for a new Volvo model like the Volvo S60, rest easy because we've researched everything for you. See just how this Volvo S60 is the better choice for your future vehicle purchase with a side-by-side comparison up against some of its top rivals on today's auto market.

 

Volvo S60 Vs. the Acura TLX

The S60 offers plenty of punctual power on top of stylish looks and a redefined luxury interior that provides spacious comfort for all your passengers. Here are a few other differences you'll find between the Volvo S60 and Acura TLX.

  • Drivers will experience more efficiency with a combined 29 MPG compared to the Acura TLX 27 MPG and has a larger fuel tank by .06 gallons, making the Volvo the better option for your daily work commute and weekend travels.
  • The Volvo S60 received the Top Safety Pick for Midsize Luxury Cars from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
  • The S60 is capable of towing up to 3500 lbs and has a curb weight of 3571. The Acura TLX does not provide towing capabilities and is slightly heavier at 3,765-lbs.
  • Drivers will have more space within the first and second-row headroom of the S60 at 38.6/37.6-inches compared to the TLX model's 37.2/36.7-inches.

 

Volvo S60 Vs. the Audi A4

If you're looking for high-performance luxury at an affordable starting price, the S60 is significantly lower with an MSRP starting at $34,100 whereas the Audi A4 kicks off at $36,000. Other key factors that make the Volvo a better buy for your money consist of the following:

  • Enjoy optimized performance and power with the S60 model's 240-horsepower engine which dwarfs the meager 190-horsepower engine
  • Look forward to a larger fuel tank capacity and go the distance with the Volvo S60 model's 17.8 Gallon fuel tank, which is exactly two gallons more than what's equipped with the Audi A4.
  • There is more space for drivers and their passengers inside the S60 with a total passenger volume of 93.0 cu.ft compared to the 92.0 cu-ft in the Audi A4.
  • Increased acceleration speed in the Volvo S60 turbocharged engine that reaches 0-60MPH in 6 seconds. The Audi A4 hits 60MPH at 7.1 seconds.
  • The S60 has larger and more stylish 18-inch wheels which add sleekness and a sportier look compared to the 17-inch wheels the Audi provides for the A4 base model.

 

Volvo S60 Vs. the BMW 3 Series

Both of these luxury sports sedans offer plenty of comfort and agility for your everyday commute through Milford, but if you're in the market for prowess and innovation, the Volvo S60 is the perfect fit for you. Here's what prospecting drivers can look forward to experiencing when choosing the new S60 over the BMW 3 Series.

  • The price tag is close in numbers, but at a base trim level, drivers will pay less with the Volvo S60 at $34,100 compared to the 3 Series MSRP of $34,900.
  • Connecticut drivers will have increased performance with the standard 240-horsepower 2.0 Liter engine whereas you will experience sluggish performance with the 3 Series 180-horsepower engine.
  • Look forward to spending less time at the fuel pump with the Volvo S60 model's combined 29 MPG, compared to the estimated 27-28MPG presented by the 3 Series model. Go the extra mile as well with a larger fuel tank in the S60 which is a two-gallon increase compared to the 15.8-gallon fuel tank installed within the BMW three Series.
  • Some other features that the BMW 3 Series fails to provide but are conveniences within the new S60 are the standard HID/Xenon headlights, 60/40 split bench rear seat, and a standard voice-operated system.

 

Volvo S60 Vs. the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

When it comes to these two luxury sedans, affordability is definitely in favor of the Volvo S60. At an MSRP of $40,250 for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, you'll save significant money when choosing the Volvo S60 while having luxury and performance that closely competes with the Mercedes-Benz brand.

  • When it comes to fuel efficiency, Volvo S60 drivers will save greatly when compared to the combined fuel mileage of 27 MPG provided by the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
  • Drivers and their passengers also have more room to stretch out on those long-distance road trips with 93.0 cu.ft of passenger volume. The C-Class is slightly cramped with only 90 cu.ft.
  • Internet Radio App within the S60 contains features like Pandora, Gracenote, Stitcher, and TuneIn and SiriusXM radio is standard. The C-Class charges more for these optional features.
  • The turning radius of the S60 is 37.1-ft which is ideal for making u-turns in short driveways or tight city streets. The C-Class turning radius is limited to 36.8-ft.

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