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2020 Dodge Charger vs. 2020 Volvo S60 Review

New 2020 Dodge Charger

2020 Dodge
Charger

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New 2020 Volvo S60

2020 Volvo
S60

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MSRP*
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$29,995 to $69,995
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$36,050 to $47,400
Invoice* $29,481 to $67,746 $33,887 to $44,556
MPG - City 12 - 19 21 - 23
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 32 - 34
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Charger than the Volvo S60. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Dodge Charger and the Volvo S60 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Volvo S60 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Dodge Charger, 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). Whether you pick the Dodge Charger or the Volvo S60, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Dodge Charger is much higher than that for the Volvo S60.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Charger is much wider than the Volvo S60, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Charger, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo S60.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Dodge Charger does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volvo S60.

Handling
The Dodge Charger has about the same turning radius as the Volvo S60, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Charger has a much more powerful engine than the Volvo S60. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Charger is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volvo S60.