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2015 Volvo XC60 vs. 2014 Toyota 4Runner Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo XC60 than in the Toyota 4Runner. The Toyota 4Runner offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC60, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Volvo XC60 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota 4Runner, 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 Volvo XC60 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota 4Runner. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volvo XC60 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Toyota 4Runner.

Dimensions
The Volvo XC60 is a little narrower than the Toyota 4Runner, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Volvo XC60 is slightly shorter than the Toyota 4Runner, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Volvo XC60 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota 4Runner.

Handling
The Volvo XC60 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota 4Runner, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota 4Runner is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 for pulling heavy loads. The Volvo XC60 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota 4Runner.

Utility
The Volvo XC60 has less seating than the Toyota 4Runner, making the Toyota 4Runner the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Volvo XC60 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota 4Runner.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Volvo XC60 than that of the Toyota 4Runner.

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2015 Volvo
XC60

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MSRP*: $35,750 - $49,800

2014 Toyota
4Runner

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MSRP*: $32,820 - $43,400
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.44%
City MPG: 17 - 24 17
Highway MPG: 24 - 31 21 - 22
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 7
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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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $33,605 - $46,812 $30,193 - $39,928

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