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2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid vs. 2014 Volvo XC60 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Highlander Hybrid than in the Volvo XC60. The Toyota Highlander Hybrid 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 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. In this case, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volvo XC60.

Dimensions
The Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a little wider than the Volvo XC60, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, which is slightly longer than the Volvo XC60.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and the Volvo XC60 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Toyota Highlander Hybrid has the same turning radius as the Volvo XC60, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Volvo XC60. The Toyota Highlander Hybrid has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC60.

Utility
The Toyota Highlander Hybrid offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC60, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo XC60.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo XC60.

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2013 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

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MSRP*: $40,170 - $46,370
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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: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 28 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 28 24 - 26
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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*: $36,956 - $42,428 $32,759 - $46,812

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