Volvo XC90 2010 vs Volvo XC60 2009

Volvo XC90
2010 - 2011
Volvo XC60
2009 - 2013
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.4 Diesel2.4 Diesel


Power: 163 HP175 HP
Torque: 340 NM420 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 11.8 seconds10.2 seconds
Volvo XC60 is a more dynamic driving.
Volvo XC90 engine produces 12 HP less power than Volvo XC60, whereas torque is 80 NM less than Volvo XC60. Due to the lower power, Volvo XC90 reaches 100 km/h speed 1.6 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 8.56.9
The Volvo XC60 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Volvo XC90 consumes 1.6 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volvo XC60, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Volvo XC90 could require 240 litres more fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 68 litres70 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 800 km in combined cycle1010 km in combined cycle
970 km on highway1250 km on highway
Volvo XC60 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)4x4 - AWD (all-wheel-drive)
Ground clearance: 218 mm (8.6 inches)230 mm (9.1 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, Volvo XC60 can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds.


Length: 4.81 m4.63 m
Width: 1.91 m1.89 m
Height: 1.78 m1.71 m
Volvo XC90 is larger.
Volvo XC90 is 18 cm longer than the Volvo XC60, 2 cm wider, while the height of Volvo XC90 is 7 cm higher.
Seats: 7 seats5 seats
Trunk capacity: 249 litres495 litres
Trunk capacity with 7 seats: 249 litresno data
Trunk capacity with 5 seats: 613 litres495 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1837 litres1455 litres
In 5-seat version Volvo XC90 has more luggage space (by 118 litres). The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volvo XC90 (by 382 litres).
Turning diameter: 12.5 meters11.9 meters
The turning circle of the Volvo XC90 is 0.6 metres more than that of the Volvo XC60, which means Volvo XC90 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`6802`505
Safety: no data

Average price (€): 88009200
Rating in user reviews: 8.9/10 7.6/10
Pros and Cons: Volvo XC90 has
  • higher ratings in user reviews
Volvo XC60 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • higher ground clearance
  • fewer faults
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