Volkswagen Golf 2012 vs Volvo V60 2013

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Volkswagen Golf
2012 - 2017
Volvo V60
2013 - 2018
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Engines: 1.0 - 2.01.5 - 3.0


Power: 85 - 184 HP115 - 367 HP
Torque: 160 - 380 NM220 - 500 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 7.9 - 12.6 seconds4.8 - 12.7 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 3.9 - 5.33.8 - 10.2
Volkswagen Golf petrol engines consumes on average 2.7 litres less fuel per 100 km than Volvo V60. On average, Volkswagen Golf equipped with diesel engines consume 0.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volvo V60.
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Ground clearance: 131 - 140 mm (5.2 - 5.5 inches)136 mm (5.4 inches)


Length: 4.56 m4.63 m
Width: 1.80 m1.85 m
Height: 1.48 m1.48 m
Volkswagen Golf is smaller.
Volkswagen Golf is 7 cm shorter than the Volvo V60, 6 cm narrower the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 605 litres430 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1620 litresno data
Volkswagen Golf has more luggage capacity.
Even though the car is shorter, Volkswagen Golf has 175 litres more trunk space than the Volvo V60. The Volvo V60 may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers.
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters13.6 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Golf is 2.7 metres less than that of the Volvo V60, which means Volkswagen Golf can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`917~ 2`168
Safety: no datano data
above average

Average price (€): 960013 600
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Golf has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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