Volvo V60 vs rivals - specifications

Check out the full specs of Volvo V60 vs its rivals.

 Mercedes C250BMW 3-SeriesAudi A4 AvantVolvo V60
On the road price/total as tested£32,135/£33,770£30,390/£34,115£30,620/£33,680£30,010/£30,910
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£13,657/42.5%£12,642/41.6%£12,064/38.6%£11,464/38.2%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,350/£2,699£1,094/£2,188£1,227/£2,454£1,200/£2,401
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,855/£3,092£1,941/£3,235£1,791/£2,985£2,469/£4,115
Insurance group/road tax band/cost37/F/£12529/D/£9026/F/£ 125N/A/E/£110
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£272/£401/£272£300 (5yrs/60k)£900 (3yrs/30k)£1,260 (4yrs)
     
Length/wheelbase4,596/2,760mm4,527/2,760mm4,703/2,808mm4,628/2,776mm
Height/width1,444/1,770mm1,418/1,817mm1,436/1,826mm1,484/1,899mm
Engine4cyl in/2,143cc4cyl in/1,995cc4cyl/1,968cc5cyl/1,984cc
Peak power201/4,200 bhp/rpm181/4,000 bhp/rpm168/4,200 bhp/rpm161/2,900 bhp/rpm
Peak torque500/1,600 Nm/rpm380/1,900 Nm/rpm350/1,750 Nm/rpm400/1,400 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd man/rwd6-spd man/rwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
     
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel66 litres/sp. saver61 litres/run-flats65 litres/sp. saver68 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down)485/1,500 litres460/1,385 litres490/1,430 litres430/1,241 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,675/540/1,800kg1,580/540/1,600kg1,525/570/1,600kg1,632/548/1,600kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.8 metres/N/A11.0 metres/0.28Cd11.4 metres/N/A11.3 metres/0.29Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/4yrs3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs3yrs (60k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers15,500 miles/136Variable miles/154Variable miles/13518,000 miles/136
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.9th/12th10th/17th12th/18th16th/20th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars82/70/30/55/4/1/78*93/84/39/5N/A
     
0-60/30-70mph7.6/7.1 secs7.9/7.4 secs8.9/8.1 secs9.6/9.4 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th3.3/4.7 secs3.5/5.5 secs3.8/6.1 secs3.7/6.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th5.5/7.6 secs6.7/9.4 secs7.2/9.9 secs7.4/9.5 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph148mph/1,800rpm145mph/1,900rpm140mph/2,000rpm137mph/1,800rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph54.1/39.7/10.0m53.7/39.0/9.7m51.7/37.1/9.1m54.7/39.6/10.1m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph70/45/59/66dB67/49/62/67dB69/45/63/66dB66/44/57/65dB
Auto Express economy/range36.2mpg/526 miles34.6mpg/464 miles37.5mpg/536 miles27.2mpg/407 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined42.2/62.8/53.3mpg47.1/68.9/58.9mpg42.2/60.1/51.4mpg39.2/67.3/53.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket209/145g/km/21%219/128g/km/18%202/144g/km/20%278/139g/km/20%
     
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSeven/yes/yesSix/yes/yesSix/yes/yesSix/yes/£275
Air-con/leather/heated seatsYes/£1,315/£320Yes/£1,025/£295Yes/£825/£280Yes/yes/£265
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control£1,490/yes/£145£1,495/yes/yesNo/yes/yes£1,450/yes/yes
Met paint/xenons/powered tailgate£630/£725/yes£595/£690/no£615/yes/£220£625/yes/no
Sat-nav/aux-in/Bluetooth connection£2,185/yes/yes£1,565/yes/£245£1,620/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
 

Recommended

Baby electric Volvo SUV likely to be built in China
Volvo XC20 - front (watermarked)
Volvo

Baby electric Volvo SUV likely to be built in China

Volvo's upcoming compact electric SUV edges closer, but is unlikely to be named 'XC20'
23 Jul 2021
New Volvo Concept Recharge previews firm’s all-electric future
Volvo Concept Recharge - front
Volvo

New Volvo Concept Recharge previews firm’s all-electric future

The new Volvo Concept Recharge gives a glimpse at the Swedish brand's design language inside and out
30 Jun 2021
Volvo announces new infotainment and safety plans
Volvo future infotainment 2
Volvo

Volvo announces new infotainment and safety plans

Volvo will adopt a new infotainment system and store data from drivers to promote safety
30 Jun 2021
Volvo targets range of 621 miles for EVs by 2030
Volvo battery tech
Volvo

Volvo targets range of 621 miles for EVs by 2030

Rapid-charging tech in Volvo models will be twice as fast by the middle of the decade, brand claims
30 Jun 2021

Most Popular

New 2021 Audi RS 3: 395bhp mega hatch priced from £50,900
Audi RS 3 Sportback - front
Audi RS3

New 2021 Audi RS 3: 395bhp mega hatch priced from £50,900

Full exterior and interior reveal for Audi RS 3, with aggressive styling and racy cabin to match strong performance
19 Jul 2021
New 2021 Kia EV6 boasts up to 328 miles of range
Kia EV6 - front
Kia EV6

New 2021 Kia EV6 boasts up to 328 miles of range

Kia reveals more specs for its bespoke electric car, with the EV6 offering long range and an 18-minute 80 per cent rapid recharge time
21 Jul 2021
New MG 5 EV 2021 review
MG 5 EV - front
MG MG5 Hatchback

New MG 5 EV 2021 review

The MG 5 EV has been updated with a bigger battery, meaning it now boasts a 250-mile range
21 Jul 2021