Compare 2018 Volvo V60 vs 2018 Subaru Outback

2018 Volvo V60
2018 Subaru Outback
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T5 FWD Dynamic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
T5 FWD Dynamic 25 36 $35,955 $38,250
T5 AWD Dynamic 22 33 $37,835 $40,250
T6 AWD R-Design Platinum 22 32 $46,154 $49,100
AWD Polestar 20 27 $57,904 $61,600
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5i 25 32 $24,360 $25,895
2.5i Premium 25 32 $26,351 $27,995
2.5i Limited 25 32 $30,623 $32,695
3.6R Limited 20 27 $33,064 $35,395
2.5i Touring 25 32 $34,111 $36,490
3.6R Touring 20 27 $36,089 $38,690
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,955
$24,360
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,250
$25,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$638 / month
$432 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Volvo V60 is the practical choice among small luxury cars—and it makes more sense than most SUVs. Unless you really need three rows of seats, the 2018 Subaru Outback is the sensible SUV alternative.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Station Wagon Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 40.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 55
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93 108.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 58.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 57.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 55.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 72.4
Liftover Height (in)
25.8 27.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 -
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 66.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 108.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
28 35.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
68.9 77.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
28 35.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.5 41.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
43.8 73.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 46.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 32.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 42.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 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)
11.9 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/40VR18 P225/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/40VR18 P225/65HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 270
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 270
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 2700
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3670 3622
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
760 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5600 175 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 174 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/120 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 3.58 - 0.62
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 -
Trans Type
8 6
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo V60 Subaru Outback
Body Style
Wagon Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 6.3
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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