Compare 2014 Subaru Outback vs 2014 Volvo XC60

2014 Subaru Outback
2014 Volvo XC60
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4-Door Wgn H4 Automatic 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Automatic 2.5i 24 30 $23,040 $24,495
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Automatic 2.5i Limited 24 30 $27,281 $29,095
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Automatic 2.5i Limited PZEV 24 30 $27,589 $29,395
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV 24 30 $23,349 $24,795
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium 24 30 $25,208 $26,795
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium PZEV 24 30 $25,520 $27,095
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Manual 2.5i 22 29 $22,123 $23,495
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Manual 2.5i PZEV 22 29 $22,431 $23,795
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Manual 2.5i Premium 22 29 $24,289 $25,795
Outback 4-Door Wgn H4 Manual 2.5i Premium PZEV 22 29 $24,602 $26,095
Outback 4-Door Wgn H6 Automatic 3.6R Limited 17 25 $30,034 $32,095
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AWD 4-Door 3.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L 17 24 $39,057 $41,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L Platinum 17 24 $42,817 $45,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L Premier Plus 17 24 $40,279 $42,850
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L R-Design 17 24 $43,052 $45,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L R-Design Platinum 17 24 $46,812 $49,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L R-Design Premier Plus 17 24 $44,274 $47,100
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L 18 25 $34,639 $36,850
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L PZEV 18 25 $34,639 $36,850
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier 18 25 $37,553 $39,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 25 $37,553 $39,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus 18 25 $38,775 $41,250
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 18 25 $38,775 $41,250
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L 18 26 $32,759 $34,850
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L PZEV 18 26 $32,759 $34,850
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum 18 26 $39,433 $41,950
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 26 $39,433 $41,950
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier 18 26 $35,673 $37,950
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 26 $35,673 $37,950
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus 18 26 $36,895 $39,250
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 18 26 $36,895 $39,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,040
$39,057
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,495
$41,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$408 / month
$693 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Above all else, the 2014 Subaru Outback remains an eminently practical and capable vehicle, with generous interior space both for people and their gear. The 2014 Volvo XC60 keeps in sync with Volvo's reputation for safe, luxurious wagons–just in a taller crossover package.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 98.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 54.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 38
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.8 67.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
107.9 109.2
Liftover Height (in)
28 29.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 9.1
Length, Overall (in)
189 182.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.3 67.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
41.1 38.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34.3 30.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.9 44.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
70.5 70.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.3 30.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
44.9 45.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
29.1 31.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 12.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 3300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 3300
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2700 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 330
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 330
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3459 4225
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 180
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
174 @ 4100 325 @ 2100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 3.0 L/180
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
173 @ 5600 300 @ 5600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.75
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.39
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 - 0.62 4.15
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.56
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.16
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Outback Volvo XC60
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 9.2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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