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2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs. 2019 Volvo V90 Cross Country Review

New 2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

2019 Volkswagen
Golf Alltrack

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New 2019 Volvo V90 Cross Country

2019 Volvo
V90 Cross Country

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MSRP*
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$26,895 to $34,995
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$52,550 to $60,500
Invoice* $25,819 to $33,595 $49,397 to $56,870
MPG - City 21 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 30 30 - 31
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** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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 rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Volvo V90 Cross Country with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack and the Volvo V90 Cross Country in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack as you will with the Volvo V90 Cross Country, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 V90 Cross Country. 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 V90 Cross Country.

Dimensions
Since the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is much slimmer than the Volvo V90 Cross Country, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volvo V90 Cross Country.

Drivetrain
The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack has much less torque than the Volvo V90 Cross Country, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volvo V90 Cross Country, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is significantly less powerful than the Volvo V90 Cross Country. 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 V90 Cross Country. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack as you will in the Volvo V90 Cross Country.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack than that of the Volvo V90 Cross Country.