Compare Volvo SUVs to Acura

How Does the New Volvo XC60 and XC90 Compare to the Competition?


When it comes to finding the right luxury SUV, it's important to consider all of your needs. It's not enough to look nice and be comfortable, your luxury SUV should cover all the bases, providing you not only with the utmost style and comfort, but also with a fun driving performance, state of the art technology at every turn, and the versatility to accommodate all of your favorite activities day in and day out. The new Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC90 are both engineered, tested and certified to provide you with a more enjoyable driving experience, regardless of where your adventures take you. To demonstrate the tremendous value and ability of the new lineup of Volvo luxury SUVs, we're going to compare the new Volvo XC60 to the new Acura RDX, and the new Volvo XC90 to the new Acura MDX and allow you to see side by side why Volvo luxury SUVs remain atop the competition.

2018 Volvo XC60 vs. 2018 Acura RDX

  • The new XC60 comes equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 250-horsepower and 258 pounds-foot of torque. The new RDX offers slightly more horsepower in its standard 3.5-liter V6 engine with 279-horsepower, but falls short with 252 pounds-foot of torque, meaning that you can enjoy a quicker acceleration in the new Volvo XC60.
  • The XC60 comes paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, while the RDX comes equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission. This, combined with other performance features, allows the XC60 to achieve up to 22 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway, compared to 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway from the RDX.
  • The new Volvo XC60 offers three athletic engine options to choose from, while the new RDX is only available with its standard engine.
  • The new Volvo XC60 comes equipped with a nine-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, while the RDX comes with a five-inch infotainment system that doesn't offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

2018 Volvo XC90 vs. 2018 Acura MDX

  • The new Volvo XC90 offers up to 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway, while the new Acura MDX falls short with up to 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.
  • The XC90 offers Pilot Assist, a semi-autonomous driving system with adaptive cruise control and other technologies. The new MDX offers no such semi-autonomous driving system.
  • The new XC90 allows you to take in all your surroundings via a standard panoramic sunroof. The new MDX offers an optional panoramic sunroof but it will cost you.
  • For your convenience, the new XC90 offers a hands-free power tailgate while the MDX does not. It also offers standard remote ignition start. The MDX, on the other hand, offers it as an optional feature.

Test Drive A New Volvo XC60 or Volvo XC90 at Star Volvo Cars Greensburg Today!

With so many options to choose from and features to experience, we welcome you to join us at Star Volvo Cars Greensburg to view our entire selection of new Volvo SUVs and test drive a new XC60 or XC90 model today!

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