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2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs. 2020 Volvo V60 Review

New 2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

2019 Volkswagen
Golf Alltrack

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New 2020 Volvo V60

2020 Volvo
V60

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MSRP*
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$26,895 to $34,995
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$39,650 to $45,400
Invoice* $25,819 to $33,595 $37,271 to $42,676
MPG - City 21 23
MPG - Hwy 30 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 6 years/72,000 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
The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volvo V60. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack and the Volvo V60 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Volvo V60 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, 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). Based on MSRP, the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is clearly a better financial choice over the Volvo V60. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volvo V60.

Dimensions
Since the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is much slimmer than the Volvo V60, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is slightly shorter than the Volvo V60, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack has much less torque than the Volvo V60, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack has about the same turning radius as the Volvo V60, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is significantly less powerful than the Volvo V60. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack and the Volvo V60. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo V60.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack than that of the Volvo V60.