Compare 2018 Subaru Outback vs 2018 Volvo V60

2018 Subaru Outback
2018 Volvo V60
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Outback 2.5i 25 32 $24,360 $25,895
Outback 2.5i Limited 25 32 $30,623 $32,695
Outback 2.5i Premium 25 32 $26,351 $27,995
Outback 2.5i Touring 25 32 $34,111 $36,490
Outback 3.6R Limited 20 27 $33,064 $35,395
Outback 3.6R Touring 20 27 $36,089 $38,690
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Polestar AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
V60 Polestar AWD 20 27 $57,904 $61,600
V60 T5 AWD Dynamic 22 33 $37,835 $40,250
V60 T5 FWD Dynamic 25 36 $35,955 $38,250
V60 T6 AWD R-Design Platinum 22 32 $46,154 $49,100
V60 Cross Country T5 AWD 22 30 $39,339 $41,850
V60 Cross Country T5 AWD Platinum 22 30 $42,958 $45,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,360
$57,904
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,895
$61,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$1027 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Unless you really need three rows of seats, the 2018 Subaru Outback is the sensible SUV alternative. The 2018 Volvo V60 is the practical choice among small luxury cars—and it makes more sense than most SUVs.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 57
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.1 93
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 54.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
189.6 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 62
Wheelbase (in)
108.1 109.3
Liftover Height (in)
27.9 25.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 73.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
32.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73.3 43.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
41.8 38.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
35.5 28
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.5 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
77.7 68.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.5 28
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
46.3 -
Brakes
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)
11.8 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)
12.4 14.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 39
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P245/35YR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P245/35YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2700 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3622 3790
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 20 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 20 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 760
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 210
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
174 @ 4000 347 @ 3100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5800 362 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Turbo/Supercharger Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 - 0.62 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.33
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 4.01
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.95
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.03
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.46
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Wagon
Vehicle Name
Subaru Outback Volvo V60
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 8.0
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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