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2011 Volvo V50 Competitors

$29-33k car, designed in Sweden, built in Belgium 21 city / 30 hwy 333-477 mile range, gas engine
227 hp 152 cu. in. 5-cylinder turbo

As well as being compared against other cars, the 2011 Volvo V50 T5 is also often compared to luxury cars, mid-size SUVs, sports cars and minivans. The 2011 Volvo V50 T5's top rivals come from Volvo (such as the V70 3.2 and the S40 T5) and Audi (such as the A4 Premium and the A3 Premium)

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the V50 T5 compared to other car competitors include: it has slightly more cargo space (46.2 ft3 vs 23.8 ft3), has a slightly longer-lasting basic warranty (4 year vs 3 year), has a slightly longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile), has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (turbocharger vs none) and slightly higher top speed (141 mph vs 125 mph).

However, on average it has slightly fewer airbags (4 vs 5), doesn't have roof rails (not available vs standard), doesn't have power outlets (not available vs standard), slightly less ground clearance (5.3" vs 8.3") and lacks rear spoiler.

2010 Volvo V70 3.2

2010 Volvo V70 3.2
$34,400

Significant advantages of the V70 3.2 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Roof rails comes standard
  • Significantly more cargo room: 72.1 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Power outlets comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the V70 3.2 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Fewer cupholders: 2 vs 4

common strengths of the V70 3.2 and V50 T5

  • Lots of cargo room: 72.1 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
  • Longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 4 year
arrow Compare the V70 3.2 vs the V50 T5

2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2012 Ford Focus Titanium
$23,495

Significant advantages of the Focus Titanium (vs the V50 T5)

  • Many more airbags: 6 vs 4
  • Significantly better highway mileage: 38 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Better city mileage: 28 mpg vs 21 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Focus Titanium (vs the V50 T5)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Significantly less cargo room: 23.8 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Significantly shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile

common strengths of the Focus Titanium and V50 T5

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Volvo S40 T5

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$28,625

Significant advantages of the S40 T5 (vs the V50 T5)

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Significant disadvantages of the S40 T5 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much less cargo room: 12.6 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3

common strengths of the S40 T5 and V50 T5

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
  • Longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 4 year
arrow Compare the S40 T5 vs the V50 T5

2012 Volvo XC70 T6

2012 Volvo XC70 T6
$39,475

Significant advantages of the XC70 T6 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • Roof rails comes standard
  • Significantly more cargo room: 72.1 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the XC70 T6 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 30 mpg

common strengths of the XC70 T6 and V50 T5

  • Lots of cargo room: 72.1 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
arrow Compare the XC70 T6 vs the V50 T5

2011 Volkswagen Golf

2011 Volkswagen Golf
$18,765

Significant advantages of the Golf (vs the V50 T5)

  • Power outlets comes standard
  • More airbags: 5 vs 4
  • Rear spoiler

Significant disadvantages of the Golf (vs the V50 T5)

  • Power mirrors not available
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much less cargo room: 15.0 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3

common strengths of the Golf and V50 T5

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Volkswagen Golf vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Mazda 6 i Touring

2011 Mazda 6 i Touring
$23,430

Significant advantages of the 6 i Touring (vs the V50 T5)

  • Power outlets comes standard
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 574 miles vs 477 miles
  • Significantly roomier front seats: 55.5 ft3 vs 51.7 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the 6 i Touring (vs the V50 T5)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much less cargo room: 16.6 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Significantly shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile

common strengths of the 6 i Touring and V50 T5

  • Both have power seats
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda 6 i Touring vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the V50 T5 compared to luxury car competitors include: it costs less ($29,875 vs $46,075), has significantly more cargo space (46.2 ft3 vs 15.9 ft3), has slightly more gears (5 vs continuously variable), slightly tighter turning radius (34.9 ft vs 37.4 ft) and has standard premium radio (standard vs not available).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has significantly fewer airbags (4 vs 6), has worse traction (front-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive) and doesn't have paddle shifters (not available vs standard).

2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Audi A4 Premium
$33,175

Significant advantages of the A4 Premium (vs the V50 T5)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • More airbags: 5 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the A4 Premium (vs the V50 T5)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • : Automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the A4 Premium and V50 T5

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both have lots of cargo room: 34.0 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Audi A4 Premium vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 BMW 328i

2011 BMW 328i
$37,475

Significant advantages of the 328i (vs the V50 T5)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • More airbags: 5 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the 328i (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much less cargo room: 12.0 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • More trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 403 miles vs 477 miles
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the 328i and V50 T5

  • Inexpensive: $37,475 vs $29,875
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 328i vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2012 Audi A3 Premium

2012 Audi A3 Premium
$31,125

Significant advantages of the A3 Premium (vs the V50 T5)

  • Significantly better highway mileage: 42 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Significantly better city mileage: 30 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 613 miles vs 477 miles

Significant disadvantages of the A3 Premium (vs the V50 T5)

  • Sluggish performance: 23.7 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp
  • Power seats not available
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the A3 Premium and V50 T5

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 42 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 30 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Lots of cargo room: 39.0 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
arrow Compare the 2012 Audi A3 Premium vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Audi A6 Premium

2011 Audi A6 Premium
$46,075

Significant advantages of the A6 Premium (vs the V50 T5)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 633 miles vs 477 miles
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 443 miles vs 334 miles

Significant disadvantages of the A6 Premium (vs the V50 T5)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Much less cargo room: 15.9 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Wider turning radius: 39.0 ft vs 34.9 ft

common strengths of the A6 Premium and V50 T5

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $46,075 vs $29,875
arrow Compare the 2011 Audi A6 Premium vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
$61,175

Significant advantages of the C63 AMG (vs the V50 T5)

  • Many more airbags: 6 vs 4
  • Much more powerful: 451 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 227 HP @ 5,000 RPM
  • Much higher top speed: 186 mph vs 141 mph

Significant disadvantages of the C63 AMG (vs the V50 T5)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 19 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Much less cargo room: 12.4 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 331 miles vs 477 miles

common strengths of the C63 AMG and V50 T5

  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Mercedes-Benz E350

2011 Mercedes-Benz E350
$50,275

Significant advantages of the E350 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Many more airbags: 7 vs 4
  • Paddle shifters comes standard
  • Entertainment system comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the E350 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much less cargo room: 15.9 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Less ground clearance for rough terrain: 4.1" vs 5.3"

common strengths of the E350 and V50 T5

  • Inexpensive: $50,275 vs $29,875
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

compared to mid-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the V50 T5 compared to mid-size SUV competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 17 mpg), is significantly more fuel efficient on the highway (30 mpg vs 23 mpg), is slightly sportier (15.7 lb/hp vs 18.7 lb/hp), has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (turbocharger vs none) and significantly tighter turning radius (34.9 ft vs 38.4 ft).

However, on average it has slightly less cargo space (46.2 ft3 vs 67.4 ft3), much less ground clearance (5.3" vs 8.7"), significantly less towing weight (800 lb vs 1,290 lb), has slightly fewer seats (5 vs 7) and has slightly fewer airbags (4 vs 5).

2012 Volvo XC60 T6

2012 Volvo XC60 T6
$39,825

Significant advantages of the XC60 T6 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 9.1" vs 5.3"
  • Significantly more cargo room: 67.4 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • More powerful: 300 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 227 HP @ 5,000 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the XC60 T6 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 38.4 ft vs 34.9 ft
  • Worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 21 mpg

common strengths of the XC60 T6 and V50 T5

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both provide sporty handling: 14.1 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp
  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
arrow Compare the XC60 T6 vs the V50 T5

2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X

2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X
$21,220

Significant advantages of the Forester 2.5X (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.7" vs 5.3"
  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 1,230 lb vs 800 lb
  • Power outlets comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Forester 2.5X (vs the V50 T5)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Significantly shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
  • Sluggish performance: 19.1 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp

common strengths of the Forester 2.5X and V50 T5

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 27 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 34.4 ft vs 34.9 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2012 Volvo XC90 3.2

2012 Volvo XC90 3.2
$39,275

Significant advantages of the XC90 3.2 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.9" vs 5.3"
  • Much more cargo room: 85.1 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Power outlets comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the XC90 3.2 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much wider turning radius: 40.0 ft vs 34.9 ft

common strengths of the XC90 3.2 and V50 T5

  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
  • Let your passengers conveniently adjust their seat with the {better}'s power seats; requires an optional upgrade on the {worse}
  • Both have power seats
arrow Compare the XC90 3.2 vs the V50 T5

2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i

2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i
$48,075

Significant advantages of the X5 xDrive35i (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.3" vs 5.3"
  • Much more cargo room: 75.2 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 1,290 lb vs 800 lb

Significant disadvantages of the X5 xDrive35i (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much wider turning radius: 42.0 ft vs 34.9 ft
  • Much worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 16 mpg vs 21 mpg

common strengths of the X5 xDrive35i and V50 T5

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
  • Let your passengers conveniently adjust their seat with the {better}'s power seats; requires an optional upgrade on the {worse}
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Kia Sportage EX

2011 Kia Sportage EX
$23,990

Significant advantages of the Sportage EX (vs the V50 T5)

  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 6.8" vs 5.3"
  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 1,311 lb vs 800 lb
  • Power outlets comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Sportage EX (vs the V50 T5)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Sluggish performance: 18.7 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Sportage EX and V50 T5

  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 31 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 34.7 ft vs 34.9 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Kia Sportage EX vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the V50 T5 compared to sports car competitors include: it has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (turbocharger vs none), is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 17 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (30 mpg vs 27 mpg), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (334 miles vs 290 miles) and gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (477 miles vs 416 miles).

However, on average it is slightly more sluggish (15.7 lb/hp vs 12.1 lb/hp), has significantly fewer gears (5 vs 6), slightly less towing weight (800 lb vs 850 lb), has slightly fewer airbags (4 vs 5) and lacks a subwoofer, hurting bass in music.

2011 Saab 9-3 Turbo4

2011 Saab 9-3 Turbo4
$32,505

Significant advantages of the 9-3 Turbo4 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Optional CD changer
  • Power outlets comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 9-3 Turbo4 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much less cargo room: 25.4 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the 9-3 Turbo4 and V50 T5

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Lots of cargo room: 25.4 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Both have spacious back seats: 41.4 ft3 vs 41.0 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Saab 9-3 Turbo4 vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR
$34,770

Significant advantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the V50 T5)

  • Sportier performance: 12.1 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp
  • Rear spoiler
  • Speed sensitive volume

Significant disadvantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much less cargo room: 6.9 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 334 miles vs 477 miles
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 30 mpg

common strengths of the Lancer Evolution GSR and V50 T5

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Inexpensive: $34,770 vs $29,875
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Mazda RX-8 Sport

2011 Mazda RX-8 Sport
$27,590

Significant advantages of the RX-8 Sport (vs the V50 T5)

  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5
  • Power outlets comes standard
  • Better road traction: rear-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the RX-8 Sport (vs the V50 T5)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much less cargo room: 7.6 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 30 mpg

common strengths of the RX-8 Sport and V50 T5

  • Inexpensive: $27,590 vs $29,875
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 2
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda RX-8 Sport vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4

2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4
$39,350

Significant advantages of the 9-5 Turbo4 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 610 miles vs 477 miles
  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5
  • Fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 370 miles vs 334 miles

Significant disadvantages of the 9-5 Turbo4 (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much less cargo room: 18.2 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Navigation system not available
  • Keyless entry not available

common strengths of the 9-5 Turbo4 and V50 T5

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 33 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 20 mpg vs 21 mpg
arrow Compare the 2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4 vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2012 Honda Civic Si

2012 Honda Civic Si
$22,975

Significant advantages of the Civic Si (vs the V50 T5)

  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5
  • Higher towing capacity: 850 lb vs 800 lb
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Civic Si (vs the V50 T5)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much less cargo room: 11.7 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 409 miles vs 477 miles

common strengths of the Civic Si and V50 T5

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 31 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $22,975 vs $29,875
arrow Compare the 2012 Honda Civic Si vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2012 Ford Mustang GT

2012 Ford Mustang GT
$30,105

Significant advantages of the Mustang GT (vs the V50 T5)

  • Significantly more powerful: 412 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 227 HP @ 5,000 RPM
  • Sportier performance: 8.7 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp
  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Mustang GT (vs the V50 T5)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much less cargo room: 13.4 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Independent

common strengths of the Mustang GT and V50 T5

  • Inexpensive: $30,105 vs $29,875
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both come standard with satellite radio
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Mustang GT vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

compared to minivan competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the V50 T5 compared to minivan competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 18 mpg), is significantly more fuel efficient on the highway (30 mpg vs 27 mpg), is slightly sportier (15.7 lb/hp vs 21.8 lb/hp), has a significantly longer-lasting basic warranty (4 year vs 3 year) and has a much longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile).

However, on average it has slightly fewer airbags (4 vs 5), has significantly less cargo space (46.2 ft3 vs 148.5 ft3), has slightly less spacious front seats (51.7 ft3 vs 60.5 ft3), has 2 rows of seats (2 vs 3) and costs more ($29,875 vs $19,990).

2012 Mazda 5 Sport

2012 Mazda 5 Sport
$19,990

Significant advantages of the 5 Sport (vs the V50 T5)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Power outlets comes standard
  • Significantly cheaper: $19,990 vs $29,875

Significant disadvantages of the 5 Sport (vs the V50 T5)

  • More cramped back seats: 32.3 ft3 vs 41.0 ft3
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile

common strengths of the 5 Sport and V50 T5

  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Very fuel efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 36.7 ft vs 34.9 ft
arrow Compare the 2012 Mazda 5 Sport vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5

2011 Honda Odyssey EX

2011 Honda Odyssey EX
$32,035

Significant advantages of the Odyssey EX (vs the V50 T5)

  • Much more cargo room: 148.5 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3
  • Much roomier front seats: 60.5 ft3 vs 51.7 ft3
  • Much roomier back seats: 56.8 ft3 vs 41.0 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Odyssey EX (vs the V50 T5)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 27 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 21 mpg

common strengths of the Odyssey EX and V50 T5

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 27 mpg vs 30 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 36.7 ft vs 34.9 ft
  • Both have a smoother suspension than expected for this class of vehicle: Independent vs Independent
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Odyssey EX vs the 2011 Volvo V50 T5