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Volvo XC60 vs. Lexus NX 300h

In comparing the Volvo XC60 to the Lexus NX 300h, the Volvo XC60 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars and base engine power. The Lexus NX 300h has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Volvo XC60 versus the Lexus NX 300h, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Volvo XC60 versus Lexus NX 300h Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Volvo XC60 ranges from $31,948 to $44,990 while a used Lexus NX 300h from the same model year range is priced between $33,382 to $44,813.

Volvo XC60 versus Lexus NX 300h Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Volvo XC60 is 8.2 out of 10 while the Lexus NX 300h's quality rating is 8.5 out of 10. This results in the Volvo XC60 being ranked 4 out of 5 Best Luxury Small SUVs for the Money and the Lexus NX 300h being ranked 2 out of 17 Best Luxury Hybrid SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Volvo XC60’s base engine makes 247 horsepower, and the Lexus NX 300h base engine makes 194 horsepower. The XC60 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 564 miles. The NX 300h is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 444 miles. The XC60 uses premium unleaded, and the NX 300h uses regular unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Volvo XC60 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Lexus NX 300h.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Volvo XC60 and the Lexus NX 300h have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Volvo XC60 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Volvo XC60

2021 Lexus NX 300h

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$48,040 - $64,352

Used Asking Price:

$31,948 - $44,990

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

54.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$33,382 - $44,813

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

39.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.2 / 10

Reliability:

7.9 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.5 / 10

Reliability:

6.3 / 10

Retained Value:

9.2 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 29
5 / 29
11 / 67
14 / 67

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 17
7 / 17

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

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Hybrid

Trim Levels

B5 Ultimate Bright Theme, B5 Plus Bright Theme, B5 Core, B5 Plus Dark Theme, B5 Ultimate Dark Theme, B6 Ultimate Bright Theme, B6 Ultimate Dark Theme

Trim Levels

Base, Luxury, F SPORT Black Line

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

247 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

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

0.061 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

194 hp @ 5700 rpm

Torque:

Not yet available

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

0.046 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

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):

23 / 30 / 26

Range (city/hwy):

432 / 564 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

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

33 / 30 / 31

Range (city/hwy):

488 / 444 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

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:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

N/A

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

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:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

38 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.3 inches

Cargo Space:

37.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

63.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

120.7 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.3 inches

Cargo Space:

16.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

53.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4023 lbs

Width:

83.3 inches

Height:

65.3 inches

Length:

184.6 inches

Wheelbase:

112.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4180 lbs

Width:

83.9 inches

Height:

64.8 inches

Length:

182.3 inches

Wheelbase:

104.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.7 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

235/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

Not yet available

Wheel Type:

Not yet available

Tire Size:

Not yet available