Compare the 2019 Volvo XC60 vs. 2019 Subaru Forester

If you've ever stopped to wonder what makes an SUV so popular, you've probably never been behind the wheel of a luxury SUV like the 2019 Volvo XC60. This is an SUV that gives all others a run for their money, and today, you can bring it home on your terms. With so many options in the SUV segment these days, it's no wonder so many drivers visit us confused as to which they should bring home. The 2019 Subaru Forester is one SUV that many drivers consider before picking the XC60, and we're ready to show you why these models are drastically different.

Both of these models offer all-wheel drive, but which one can stand out and perform for you when you need it most? Which of these SUVs can you rely on for all of your everyday driving needs and help support you on those long adventures with family and friends? Read on to see how these models differ where it counts the most to you.

Performance & Efficiency

In the 2019 Subaru Forester, you're limited to 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque, but the 2019 Volvo XC60 offers Trevose drivers 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The XC60 also offers an optional 2.0-liter engine with 316 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, while the Forester only has the one engine. In the 2019 XC60, you can also enjoy a Geartronic 8-speed manually interactive automatic transmission with overdrive, but the 2019 Forester only offers a Lineartronic 7-speed Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission with Overdrive.

With the 2019 Volvo XC60, you'll have an option to select a hybrid engine with 313 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, but the Forester has no hybrid option. In the 2019 Subaru Forester, you'll tow up to 1,500 pounds if you have it properly equipped, but on the 2019 Volvo XC60, you'll enjoy up to 3,500 pounds of maximum towing capacity.

Interior & Exterior Specs

The Volvo XC60 is longer and wider than the Forester, and it also offers Philadelphia drivers heated exterior mirrors on the lowest trim level, while the Forester charges you more to equip this feature. Heated seats are optional on the base XC60 trim, but not available on the Forester base trim, and neither is leather-trimmed upholstery. A power moonroof gives you and your passengers a better view of your surroundings and lightens things up, which is why the XC60 offers it on the base trim, yet the Forester charges significantly more for this feature.

For coverage, you'll get 48 months of a basic warranty in the Volvo XC60, but in the Subaru Forester, you'll get that for only up to 36 months. The basic warranty is also only good for up to 36,000 miles on the Forester, but good for up to 50,000 miles in the XC60. Do you want 144 months of a Rust Perforation Warranty? That's what you get in the 2019 Volvo XC60, while the 2019 Subaru Forester gives you only up to 60 months.

Available Features & Safety

The Volvo XC60 gives you exclusive features like a 9-inch touchscreen, which beats the Forester's smaller touchscreen. Langhorne drivers can also find 12.3-inch Digital Driver Display, which also isn't offered in the Subaru SUV. You won't find City Safety Collision Avoidance Technology or Road Sign Information on the 2019 Subaru Forester, but you will find that available on the 2019 Volvo XC60.

What Next?

Visit us from Bensalem for a test drive in the new 2019 Volvo XC60 and learn how to bring it home today with the right Volvo lease or loan.



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