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Compare 2014 Subaru Outback vs 2014 Volvo XC70

2014 Subaru Outback
2014 Volvo XC70
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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 Wgn 3.0L T6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.0L T6 17 24 $38,493 $40,950
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.0L T6 Platinum 17 24 $42,911 $45,650
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.0L T6 Premier Plus 17 24 $40,373 $42,950
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L 18 25 $34,310 $36,500
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L PZEV 18 25 $34,310 $36,500
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier 18 25 $37,506 $39,900
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 25 $37,506 $39,900
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus 18 25 $38,963 $41,450
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 18 25 $38,963 $41,450
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L 18 26 $32,430 $34,500
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L PZEV 18 26 $32,430 $34,500
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum 18 26 $39,433 $41,950
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 26 $39,433 $41,950
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier 18 26 $35,626 $37,900
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 26 $35,626 $37,900
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus 18 26 $37,083 $39,450
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 18 26 $37,083 $39,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,040
$38,493
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,495
$40,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$408 / month
$683 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
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 XC70 is an upscale option for active families–offering advanced safety technology in a tough, luxurious, utilitarian vehicle.
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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
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 54.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.8 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 97.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
107.9 110.8
Liftover Height (in)
28 27.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
61 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
189 190.5
Height, Overall (in)
65.8 63.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
70.5 73.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.3 33.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
44.9 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
29.1 31.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.3 72.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
41.1 42.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34.3 33.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.9 44.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 12.4
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)
11.3 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 37.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P235/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P235/50VR18
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2700 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 331
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 331
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 3307
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 3307
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3459 4153
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 180
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
174 @ 4100 325 @ 2100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 3.0 L/180
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 20
Transmission
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.33
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.16
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.56
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Wagon
Vehicle Name
Subaru Outback Volvo XC70
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 9.2 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
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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