Compare the XC60 and XC90 in Fort Collins, CO

Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC90: Which Model is Right for You

It's often difficult to compare vehicles from the same automaker. There are certain parameters collectively comprising hallmarks of the entire brand itself.

At Pedersen Volvo Cars, there are two Volvo luxury SUVs that have been found in high demand throughout Loveland. The Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC90 luxury SUVs possess the same Volvo Cars' standards but differ only slightly. Though, in all, you'll find cemented those unrivaled Volvo safety features lending protection for all journeys.

Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC90 Differences, Similarities

With the Volvo XC60, you'll have seating for five. However, given the roomier interior of the XC90, seating up to 7 comfortably, drivers looking for more seating and cargo room might choose the XC90.

Speaking of interiors, each Volvo luxury SUV treats occupants to leather seating and adjacent inlays of fabric-lining. A panoramic roof for each model allows for a sublime view of the Colorado landscape when traveling through Greeley. Ventilated front seats help imbue a Swedish spa experience, ideal for long or short drives to Cheyenne, WY.

Both Volvo luxury SUVs offer connected essentials at-the-ready. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration is seamless, and displayed upon a centralized touchscreen. Drive choice is handled through the selection of modes appropriate to the road. Active air suspension will raise or dampen both SUVs in real time.

Volvo XC60 Inscription pictured

Performance Values Distinguished

The Volvo XC90 will see a slightly better fuel economy, earning up to 30 mpg, while the Volvo XC60 affords 29 mpg. Horsepower between the two luxury SUVs is rated the same at 316, given both SUVs harbor the same engines of a 2L, four-cylinder displacement.

Volvo XC90 Inscription pictured

Cargo Capacities of Each Volvo Luxury SUV

Cargo capacities differ slightly, while premised upon the larger dimensions of the XC90. The Volvo XC90 houses cargo spacing of 85.7 cu.-ft., while the Volvo XC60 cargo area is measured to 63.3 cu.-ft. Towing capabilities also compare with the XC90 towing 4,000-lbs. while the XC60 can tow. Interior room measurements for legs and head are all comparable.

Safety Features All Are Standard

When it comes to safety, nothing is overlooked. So, Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC90 luxury SUVs both exhibit the same Volvo proprietary safety and driver-assistance features to-date. For example, blind-spot monitoring and cross traffic alerting actively sense potential danger.

Keeping your lane is as simple as a subtle vibration reminder sent through the steering wheel. Intelligent driver technology furthers the safety suite by employing sensors to detect imminent collisions with other vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists or large animals. And cloud-based communication apprises the driver of real-time events and weather up ahead in Windsor, CO.

Volvo XC60 Recharge and Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrids

Indeed, Volvo luxury SUVs have hybridized cousins. Distinctions may be seen slightly in Volvo XC60 Recharge's 19-mile, all-electric driving radius compared with Volvo XC90 Recharge's 18-miles of pure-electric roaming. Fuel economy for both is rated roughly the same, from 57 mpge to 55 mpge. In all, there's a lessened need of fuel and reduced tailpipe emissions. Electric motors also add power to fuel-fired engines, when needed.

XC60 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid pictured

The Electric Vehicle Federal Tax Credit

When acquiring the Volvo XC60 Recharge or Volvo XC90 Recharge, you're afforded a federal tax credit of up to $7,500.

In addition to the cash saved on fuel costs, this tax credit may wipe free or seriously reduce your federal tax bill in the year of acquisition. Colorado and Wyoming state incentives may also apply when selecting Volvo XC60 Recharge and Volvo XC90 Recharge over their fuel-powered cousins.

XC90 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid pictured

Pedersen Volvo Cars - Your Dedicated Colorado Spot for Volvo Luxury SUVs

Visit our local Fort Collins, CO, area dealership today for more information on these exquisite luxury Volvo SUVs. Find your perfect fit by test driving them today near Windsor.


Pedersen Volvo Cars

4455 South Mason Street
Directions Fort Collins, CO 80525

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