Compare 2010 Volvo XC60 vs 2008 Acura RDX

2010 Volvo XC60
2008 Acura RDX
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AWD 4-Door 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 3.2L 16 22 $30,451 $32,395
AWD 4-Door w/Moonroof 3.2L 16 22 $30,451 $32,395
FWD 4-Door 3.2L 18 27 $30,451 $32,395
FWD 4-Door w/Moonroof 3.2L 18 27 $30,451 $32,395
AWD 4-Door 3.0T 16 21 $34,968 $37,200
AWD 4-Door w/Moonroof 3.0T 16 21 $34,968 $37,200
AWD 4-Door w/Moonroof 3.0T R-Design 16 21 $39,057 $41,550
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4WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 17 22 $30,521 $33,195
4WD 4-Door Tech Pkg 17 22 $33,731 $36,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,451
$30,521
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,395
$33,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$540 / month
$553 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Volvo XC60 brings unexpected style and a heavy dose of safety technology to families with all-weather needs. The 2008 Acura RDX gets its edge from turbo power and crisp handling, but it can feel a little nervous and cramped.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 37.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 101.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.3 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
9.1 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 180.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
45.9 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.4 65.2
Liftover Height (in)
29.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.2 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
31.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
70.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.4 60.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.3 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.8 28.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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)
11.9 x - TBD - 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 39.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.76
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
- TBD - P235/55R18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T165/80D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
- TBD - P235/55R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
495 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4174 3924
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 440
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 105
Engine
Displacement
3.2L/195 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 6200 240 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
236 @ 3200 260 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.07
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.61
Trans Description Cont. Again
Geartronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.75 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 2.70
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo XC60 Acura RDX
Body Style
5 Door Wagon 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multilink
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 -

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