In comparing the Ford Fusion's and the Volvo S60's specifications and ratings, the Ford Fusion has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, resale value and interior volume. The Volvo S60 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Ford Fusion's and the Volvo S60's specifications and ratings, the Volvo S60 is a better car than the Ford Fusion.
Ford Fusion vs. Volvo S60 Pricing
A used 2020 Ford Fusion ranges from $17,000 to $25,267 while a used 2020 Volvo S60 is priced between $24,482 to $34,983.
Ford Fusion vs. Volvo S60 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Ford Fusion loses 50 percent of its value and the Volvo S60 loses 57 percent of its value. This means the Ford Fusion retains 7.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Volvo S60.
Ford Fusion vs. Volvo S60 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Fusion is 8.3 out of 10 while the Volvo S60's quality rating is 8.5 out of 10. This results in the Ford Fusion being ranked 6 out of 13 Best Midsize Cars and the Volvo S60 being ranked 10 out of 36 Best Luxury Small Cars.
Ford Fusion vs. Volvo S60 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Ford Fusion is 8.4 out of 10. For the Volvo S60 the reliability rating is 8.6 out of 10. This gives the Volvo S60 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Ford Fusion.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Ford Fusion’s base engine makes 175 horsepower, and the Volvo S60 base engine makes 250 horsepower. The Fusion is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 512 miles. The S60 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 493 miles.This gives the Volvo S60 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Ford Fusion the advantage in maximum range. The Fusion uses regular unleaded, and the S60 uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Ford Fusion, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Ford Fusion and the Volvo S60 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.