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2015 Volvo S60 vs. 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Volvo S60 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo S60.

Convenience
With the Volvo S60 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Volvo S60 is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Volvo S60 is much higher than that for the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

Dimensions
Since the Volvo S60 is much wider than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Volvo S60, which is slightly longer than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Volvo S60 and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Volvo S60 has a smaller turning radius than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Volvo S60 is somewhat more powerful than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volvo S60 and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Volvo S60 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Volvo S60 than that of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

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2015 Volvo
S60

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MSRP*: $33,300 - $45,700

2014 Mitsubishi
Lancer Evolution

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MSRP*: $34,995 - $38,195
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.74%
City MPG: 19 - 25 17
Highway MPG: 28 - 37 22 - 23
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-5, Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $31,302 - $42,958 $33,518 - $36,584

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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