2011 Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
vs. 2012 Volvo
XC60 T6

2012 Volvo XC60 T6

10.0

Winner

Volvo XC60 T6

starting from

$39,825

Reasons to buy the Volvo XC60 T6

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Good ground clearance for rough terrain
9.1"
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Limited cargo space
67.4 ft3
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Turbocharged engine improves performance
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Quite powerful
300 HP @ 5,600 RPM
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX

9.4

starting from

$30,800

Reasons to buy the Honda Accord Crosstour EX

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Good highway fuel efficiency
27 mpg
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Average range on the highway
500 miles
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Average-sized front seats
55.8 ft3
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Very inexpensive
$30,800
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 8.9
2012 Volvo XC60 T6 Winner: XC60 T6
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  • Leather comes standard on the XC60 T6; the Accord Crosstour EX only offers cloth seats
Cost 10.0 vs 10.0
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Safety Features - vs 10.0
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Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
Performance - vs 10.0
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  • Both provide sporty handling
Practicality - vs 10.0
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  • Both have very limited cargo room
  • Few seats
Entertainment System - vs 10.0
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Road Tests 10.0 vs -
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  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times
Overall 10.0 vs 9.4

Luxury Features

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XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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moon roof Standard vs Standard Both come standard with sun roofs
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Not Available Leather comes standard on the XC60 T6; the Accord Crosstour EX only offers cloth seats

Cost

Volvo
XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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MSRP $39,825 vs $30,800 The Accord Crosstour EX has a great price and the XC60 T6 is pretty reasonable
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In-city gas mileage 17 mpg vs 18 mpg Both get OK mileage in the city
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basic warranty miles 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile The XC60 T6's %s warranty covers lots of miles, but the Accord Crosstour EX's doesn't cover many
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basic warranty years 4 year vs 3 year The XC60 T6's basic warranty is long lasting, but the Accord Crosstour EX's is very short

Safety Features

Volvo
XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Unknown vs Yes
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Airbags 5 vs 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Crash Test Ratings

Volvo
XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs 4 stars Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Front driver crash test 5 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Performance

Volvo
XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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Horsepower 300 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM The XC60 T6 is fairly powerful, but the Accord Crosstour EX is not far behind
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Number of gears 6 vs 5 The XC60 T6 has more gears and the Accord Crosstour EX is OK, too
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Transmission Semi-automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission The XC60 T6's semi-automatic transmission is rare for this class of vehicle
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paddle shifters Unknown vs Not Available
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Air compressor Turbocharger vs None The XC60 T6's Turbocharger lets it maximize power output, quite rare for this class of vehicle
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Power-to-weight ratio 14.1 lb/hp vs 14.2 lb/hp Both provide sporty handling
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Drivetrain type all-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive The XC60 T6 has a good drivetrain for off-road and poor weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 38.4 ft vs 40.2 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Practicality

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XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Few seats
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Cargo space 67.4 ft3 vs 51.3 ft3 Both have very limited cargo room
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front seats 51.4 ft3 vs 55.8 ft3 The Accord Crosstour EX has average-sized front seats, while the XC60 T6 is very cramped
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Base payload capacity Unknown vs 850 lb
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Not Available The XC60 T6 offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Accord Crosstour EX
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Cupholders Unknown vs 6
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Entertainment System

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XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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Number of speakers Unknown vs 7
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Has speed sensitive volume Unknown vs Yes
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Optional vs Not Available Like your tunes? In the XC60 T6, you can upgrade to satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Unknown vs Yes
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Has subwoofer Unknown vs Yes
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entertainment system Standard vs Not Available If you want to keep the kids occupied with an entertainment system, it comes standard in the XC60 T6; no amount of money can buy it on the Accord Crosstour EX

Road Tests

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XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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0-60 mph 7.4 seconds vs 7.4 seconds Both vehicles have good 0-60 times
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Braking distance at 60mph 132 ft vs 139 ft Both have average braking ability for this class of vehicle
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1/4 mile 15.8 s @ 92 mph vs 15.9 s @ 91 mph Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times
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Lateral acceleration 0.81 g vs 0.79 g The XC60 T6 has good cornering abilities compared to the merely average Accord Crosstour EX
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Top speed 130 mph vs Unknown

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2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L 2011 Toyota Venza Accord Crosstour EX-L vs Venza
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX 2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited Accord Crosstour EX vs Outback 2.5i Limited
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L 2012 Ford Fusion SEL Accord Crosstour EX-L vs Fusion SEL
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2012 Volvo XC60 T6 2011 Honda CR-V EX-L XC60 T6 vs CR-V EX-L
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