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2020 Nissan Armada vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Review

New 2020 Nissan Armada

2020 Nissan
Armada

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New 2021 Volvo XC60

2021 Volvo
XC60

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MSRP*
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$47,500 to $63,930
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$41,700 to $55,000
Invoice* $44,040 to $59,256 $39,198 to $51,700
MPG - City 13 - 14 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 18 - 19 27 - 29
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 8 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
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 Destination Charge for the Nissan Armada is much higher than that for 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 significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60, making it much 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. When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Armada greatly out-muscles 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.