When we compare the Volvo V70's and the Volvo XC60's specifications and ratings, the Volvo V70 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Volvo V70 and Volvo XC60 have the same fuel efficiency base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Volvo V70's and the Volvo XC60's specifications and ratings, the Volvo V70 is a better car than the Volvo XC60.
Volvo V70 vs. Volvo XC60 Pricing
A used 2010 Volvo V70 ranges from $3,569 to $14,840 while a used 2010 Volvo XC60 is priced between $5,114 to $12,615.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the Volvo V70 and the Volvo XC60 makes 235 horsepower. Both the V70 and the XC60 are rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 500 miles. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Volvo V70 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, and cargo space. The Volvo XC60 has the advantage in the area of rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Volvo XC60 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.