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Volkswagen Arteon vs. Volvo S60

When we compare the Volkswagen Arteon to the Volvo S60, the Volkswagen Arteon has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, interior volume and base engine power. The Volvo S60 has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Volkswagen Arteon versus the Volvo S60, the Volkswagen Arteon is a better car than the Volvo S60.

Volkswagen Arteon versus Volvo S60 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Volkswagen Arteon ranges from $26,671 to $37,987 while a used Volvo S60 from the same model year range is priced between $28,149 to $39,883. For a new model, the Volkswagen Arteon's price is between $41,915 and $51,698, with the Volvo S60 priced between $42,152 and $52,698.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Volkswagen Arteon’s base engine makes 300 horsepower, and the Volvo S60 base engine makes 247 horsepower. The Arteon is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 574 miles. The S60 is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 557 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Volkswagen Arteon, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Volvo S60, a compact car, has the advantage in the areas of front leg room and rear head room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Volvo S60 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Volvo S60 has the better rating with a Top Safety Pick+ award compared to the Volkswagen Arteon’s Top Safety Pick award.

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2023 Volkswagen Arteon

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$41,915 - $51,698

Used Asking Price:

$26,671 - $37,987

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

47.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$42,152 - $52,698

Used Asking Price:

$28,149 - $39,883

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

57%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.5 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

10 / 13
13 / 13

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 39
6 / 39

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

SEL R-Line 4Motion, SE R-Line, SEL Premium R-Line 4Motion

Trim Levels

B5 Ultimate Bright Theme, B5 Core Black Edition, B5 Plus Black Edition, B5 Ultimate Black Edition, B5 Core Dark Theme, B5 Plus Dark Theme, B5 Ultimate Dark Theme

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

300 hp @ 5350 rpm

Torque:

295 foot-lbs @ 3600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.082 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

247 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.065 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

25 / 33 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

435 / 574 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

26 / 35 / 30

Range (city/hwy):

413 / 557 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

37 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.7 inches

Cargo Space:

27.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

95.5 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.5 inches

Cargo Space:

11.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

93.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3677 lbs

Width:

73.7 inches

Height:

56.8 inches

Length:

191.5 inches

Wheelbase:

111.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.1 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3777 lbs

Width:

80.3 inches

Height:

56.6 inches

Length:

188.1 inches

Wheelbase:

113.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.6 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P245/45R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

235/45R18