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2017 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2016 Volvo XC60 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus RX 350 than in the Volvo XC60. The Lexus RX 350 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC60.

Convenience
The Volvo XC60 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus RX 350, 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). Whether you pick the Lexus RX 350 or the Volvo XC60, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Lexus RX 350 and the Volvo XC60 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 350 is about the same width as the Volvo XC60. If you go with the Lexus RX 350, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC60.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Lexus RX 350 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC60.

Handling
The Lexus RX 350 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Lexus RX 350 will do just as well as the Volvo XC60, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Lexus RX 350 has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Lexus RX 350 and the Volvo XC60. The Lexus RX 350 has less cargo space than the Volvo XC60, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Lexus RX 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC60.

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2017 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*: $43,020 - $50,320

2016 Volvo
XC60

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MSRP*: $36,600 - $51,300
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% --
City MPG: 19 - 20 17 - 23
Highway MPG: 26 - 27 23 - 31
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*: $40,222 - $47,048 $34,404 - $48,222

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.