Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo XC70 than the MINI MINI-Clubman, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the MINI MINI-Clubman and the Volvo XC70 in the front seats.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the MINI MINI-Clubman as you will with the Volvo XC70, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 MINI MINI-Clubman is clearly a better financial choice over the Volvo XC70. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The MINI MINI-Clubman carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volvo XC70.
Since the MINI MINI-Clubman is much slimmer than the Volvo XC70, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the MINI MINI-Clubman, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volvo XC70.
The MINI MINI-Clubman has much less torque than the Volvo XC70, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The MINI MINI-Clubman has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo XC70, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI MINI-Clubman is significantly less powerful than the Volvo XC70. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
The MINI MINI-Clubman has less seating than the Volvo XC70, making the Volvo XC70 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The MINI MINI-Clubman has significantly less cargo room than the Volvo XC70, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The MINI MINI-Clubman comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC70.
Compare the 2014 MINI MINI-Clubman and the 2014 Volvo XC70.
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MSRP*: $21,400 - $32,300
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MSRP*: $34,500 - $45,650
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|City MPG:||26 - 28||17 - 18|
|Highway MPG:||35||24 - 26|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$19,690 - $29,715||$32,430 - $42,911|
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