2012 Volvo
XC60 T6
vs. 2012 Volvo
XC90 3.2

2012 Volvo XC60 T6

10.0

starting from

$39,825

Reasons to buy the Volvo XC60 T6

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Quite powerful
300 HP @ 5,600 RPM
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Turbocharged engine improves performance
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Sporty performance
14.1 lb/hp
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Folding rear seats
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2012 Volvo XC90 3.2

10.0

starting from

$39,275

Reasons to buy the Volvo XC90 3.2

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Good cargo space
85.1 ft3
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More passenger seats
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Rear air conditioning
Standard
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Average-sized front seats
54.9 ft3
Cost 10.0 vs 9.9
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  • Longer basic warranty
  • Longer-lasting basic warranty
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have power seats
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Performance - vs -
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  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class
  • More gears
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  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
Entertainment System - vs -
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  • Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the XC90 3.2
  • Have your pick of music from around the world with the XC90 3.2's satellite radio; in the XC60 T6, too, but it'll cost
Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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Road Tests 10.0 vs -
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Overall 10.0 vs 10.0

Cost

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XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 Volvo
XC90 3.2
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MSRP $39,825 vs $39,275 The XC90 3.2 has a reasonable price, while the XC60 T6 is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 17 mpg vs 16 mpg The XC60 T6 has OK city mileage, while the XC90 3.2 is very inefficient
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basic warranty miles 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile Longer basic warranty
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basic warranty years 4 year vs 4 year Longer-lasting basic warranty

Luxury Features

Volvo
XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 Volvo
XC90 3.2
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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 Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Safety Features

Volvo
XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 Volvo
XC90 3.2
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Unknown vs Unknown
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Airbags 5 vs 4 The XC60 T6 has an OK number of airbags while the XC90 3.2 has very few (missing Rear Curtain)
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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

Performance

Volvo
XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 Volvo
XC90 3.2
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Horsepower 300 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 240 HP @ 6,400 RPM The XC60 T6 is fairly powerful, but the XC90 3.2 is not far behind
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 More gears
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Transmission Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class
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paddle shifters Unknown vs Unknown
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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 19.8 lb/hp The XC60 T6 is a sporty car, but the XC90 3.2 is sluggish
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Drivetrain type all-wheel drive vs front-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 40.0 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Practicality

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XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 Volvo
XC90 3.2
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Passengers 5 vs 7 The XC90 3.2 has lots of passenger seats and the XC60 T6 is OK, too
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Cargo space 67.4 ft3 vs 85.1 ft3 The XC90 3.2 has lots of cargo room and the XC60 T6 is pretty good
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front seats 51.4 ft3 vs 54.9 ft3 The XC90 3.2 has average-sized front seats, while the XC60 T6 is very cramped
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Base payload capacity Unknown vs Unknown
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folding rear seats Standard vs Not Available The XC60 T6's standard folding rear seat will get you extra cargo room; not available on the XC90 3.2
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Optional Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
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Cupholders Unknown vs Unknown
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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
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 Volvo
XC90 3.2
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Number of speakers Unknown vs Unknown
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Has speed sensitive volume Unknown vs Unknown
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Optional vs Standard Have your pick of music from around the world with the XC90 3.2's satellite radio; in the XC60 T6, too, but it'll cost
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Has auxiliary audio input Unknown vs Unknown
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Has subwoofer Unknown vs Unknown
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entertainment system Standard vs Optional Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the XC90 3.2

Crash Test Ratings

Volvo
XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 Volvo
XC90 3.2
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test 5 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Road Tests

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XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 Volvo
XC90 3.2
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0-60 mph 7.4 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 132 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 15.8 s s @ 92.0 mph mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration 0.81 g vs Unknown
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Top speed 130 mph vs Unknown

Other Vehicles to Consider

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2012 Volvo XC60 T6 2012 Volvo XC70 T6 XC60 T6 vs XC70 T6
2012 Volvo XC60 T6 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited XC60 T6 vs Grand Cherokee Limited
2012 Volvo XC60 T6 2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited XC60 T6 vs RAV4 Limited
2012 Volvo XC60 T6 2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited XC60 T6 vs Outback 2.5i Limited
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 2012 Volvo XC70 T6 XC90 3.2 vs XC70 T6
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i XC90 3.2 vs X5 xDrive35i
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 2011 Toyota Highlander SE XC90 3.2 vs Highlander SE
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 2011 Honda Pilot EX XC90 3.2 vs Pilot EX
2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 2011 Mercedes-Benz GL550 XC90 3.2 vs GL550

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