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2014 Nissan Armada vs. 2015 Volvo XC60 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Armada than in the Volvo XC60. The Nissan Armada 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 Nissan Armada, 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). The Nissan Armada is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC60. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Armada will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Volvo XC60.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Armada is much wider than the Volvo XC60, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Nissan Armada, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC60.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Nissan Armada does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC60.

Handling
The Nissan Armada has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Nissan Armada is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 for pulling heavy loads. The Nissan Armada has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Nissan Armada more than the Volvo XC60, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Nissan Armada, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC60.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Nissan Armada is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo XC60.

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2014 Nissan
Armada

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MSRP*: $37,590 - $52,860

2015 Volvo
XC60

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MSRP*: $35,750 - $49,800
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City MPG: 12 - 13 17 - 24
Highway MPG: 18 - 19 24 - 31
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4, Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $34,617 - $48,661 $33,605 - $46,812

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