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2014 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2014 Volvo XC60 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Lexus RX 350 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC60, with comparable head- and legroom. 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus RX 350 as you will with the Volvo XC60, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Lexus RX 350, which is slightly longer than 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 the same turning radius as the Volvo XC60, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volvo XC60 is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. 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 a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volvo XC60.

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

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2014 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*: $39,760 - $47,450
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2014 Volvo
XC60

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MSRP*: $34,850 - $49,800
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.80% --
City MPG: 18 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 24 - 26 24 - 26
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $37,177 - $44,368 $32,759 - $46,812

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