Compare 2012 Volvo S60 vs 2012 Acura TSX

2012 Volvo S60
2012 Acura TSX
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FWD 4-Door Sedan T5 w/Moonroof
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sedan T5 20 30 $29,422 $31,300
FWD 4-Door Sedan T5 w/Moonroof 20 30 $29,422 $31,300
AWD 4-Door Sedan T6 18 26 $36,143 $38,450
AWD 4-Door Sedan T6 w/Moonroof 18 26 $36,143 $38,450
AWD 4-Door Sedan T6 R-Design 18 26 $40,373 $42,950
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4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 31 $28,256 $30,010
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic Special Edition 22 31 $29,181 $31,010
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual Special Edition 21 29 $29,181 $31,010
5-Door Sport Wagon I4 Automatic 22 30 $29,505 $31,360
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic Tech Pkg 22 31 $31,125 $33,110
5-Door Sport Wagon I4 Automatic Tech Pkg 22 30 $32,883 $35,010
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 28 $33,383 $35,550
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic Tech Pkg 19 28 $36,252 $38,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,422
$28,256
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,300
$30,010
Monthly Payment Estimate
$522 / month
$500 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Volvo S60 family shows that sport sedans can feel edgy without giving up their leading edge in safety, design, and interior interior comfort. With attractive designs and a light, efficient driving feel, the 2012 Acura TSX lineup strikes an ideal balance for a front-wheel-drive sport sedan or sport wagon.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 34.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 57.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92 94.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 185.6
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 106.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 14.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.1 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.8 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 13.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Speed Sensitive Electric Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45R17 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45R17 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
331 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
496 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3548 3470
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 105
Engine
Fuel System
EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 1800-4800 170 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/154 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5000 201 @ 7000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I5 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.82 2.65
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.08
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 0.57
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.28 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 1.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.93/2.68 4.44
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo S60 Acura TSX
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multilink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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