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2014 Acura TL vs. 2015 Volvo S60 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Acura TL than the Volvo S60. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Acura TL and the Volvo S60 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Volvo S60 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Acura TL, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura TL will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo S60. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura TL and the Volvo S60 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura TL is about the same width as the Volvo S60. If you go with the Acura TL, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo S60.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Acura TL doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo S60.

Handling
The Acura TL has a larger turning radius than the Volvo S60, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura TL has less horsepower than the Volvo S60, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura TL and the Volvo S60. The Acura TL has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Volvo S60.

Warranty
The Acura TL comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo S60.

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2014 Acura
TL

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MSRP*: $36,030 - $39,580

2015 Volvo
S60

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MSRP*: $33,300 - $45,700
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.50% --
City MPG: 18 - 20 19 - 25
Highway MPG: 26 - 29 28 - 37
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, Inline-5, Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $33,828 - $37,113 $31,302 - $42,958

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