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2014 Mazda Mazda5 vs. 2015 Volvo V60 Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda Mazda5 than the Volvo V60. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda Mazda5 and the Volvo V60 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Volvo V60 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mazda Mazda5, 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). Based on MSRP, the Mazda Mazda5 is clearly a better financial choice over the Volvo V60. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda Mazda5 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volvo V60.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda Mazda5 is much slimmer than the Volvo V60, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Mazda Mazda5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo V60.

Drivetrain
The Mazda Mazda5 has much less torque than the Volvo V60, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Mazda Mazda5 has about the same turning radius as the Volvo V60, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda5 is significantly less powerful than the Volvo V60. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Mazda Mazda5 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo V60, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Mazda Mazda5 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo V60.

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2014 Mazda
Mazda5

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MSRP*: $20,140 - $24,670

2015 Volvo
V60

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MSRP*: $35,300 - $47,300
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City MPG: 21 - 22 19 - 25
Highway MPG: 28 28 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, Inline-5, Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 6 - 6 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $19,263 - $23,593 $33,182 - $44,462

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