2020 Land Rover Range Rover vs. 2020 Volvo XC60

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Safety

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To provide maximum traction and stability on all roads, All-Wheel Drive is standard on the Range Rover. But it costs extra on the XC60.

Both the Range Rover and the XC60 have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front and rear seatbelt pretensioners, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, crash mitigating brakes, daytime running lights, lane departure warning systems, rearview cameras, available blind spot warning systems, around view monitors, rear cross-path warning and driver alert monitors.

The Land Rover Range Rover weighs 866 to 1823 pounds more than the Volvo XC60. The NHTSA advises that heavier vehicles are much safer in collisions than their significantly lighter counterparts.

Reliability

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To reliably start during all conditions and help handle large electrical loads, the Range Rover has a standard 1600-amp battery. The XC60’s standard 800-amp battery and largest (T8) 850 amp battery aren’t as powerful.

Engine

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The Range Rover has more powerful engines than the XC60:

Horsepower

Torque

Range Rover P360 3.0 DOHC 6 cyl. hybrid

355 HP

365 lbs.-ft.

Range Rover P400 3.0 DOHC 6 cyl. hybrid

395 HP

406 lbs.-ft.

Range Rover P400e 2.0 turbo 4 cyl. hybrid

398 HP

472 lbs.-ft.

Range Rover P525 5.0 supercharged V8

518 HP

461 lbs.-ft.

Range Rover SVAutobiography 5.0 supercharged V8

557 HP

516 lbs.-ft.

XC60 T5 2.0 turbo 4 cyl.

250 HP

258 lbs.-ft.

XC60 T6 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl.

316 HP

295 lbs.-ft.

XC60 T8 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl. hybrid

400 HP

472 lbs.-ft.

XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl. hybrid

415 HP

494 lbs.-ft.

The Range Rover’s 3.0 turbo V6 diesel produces 4 more horsepower (254 vs. 250) and 185 lbs.-ft. more torque (443 vs. 258) than the XC60 T5’s standard 2.0 turbo 4 cyl. The Range Rover’s 3.0 turbo V6 diesel produces 148 lbs.-ft. more torque (443 vs. 295) than the XC60 T6’s standard 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl.

As tested in Car and Driver the Range Rover SVAutobiography 5.0 supercharged V8 is faster than the XC60 T6 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl.:

Range Rover

XC60

Zero to 60 MPH

5.2 sec

6.1 sec

Zero to 100 MPH

12.7 sec

15.7 sec

5 to 60 MPH Rolling Start

5.8 sec

6.8 sec

Quarter Mile

13.8 sec

14.6 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

104 MPH

97 MPH

Top Speed

136 MPH

131 MPH

As tested in Motor Trend the Range Rover P525 is faster than the XC60 T6 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl.:

Range Rover

XC60

Zero to 30 MPH

1.7 sec

2.2 sec

Zero to 60 MPH

4.6 sec

6.6 sec

Zero to 80 MPH

7.4 sec

10.8 sec

Passing 45 to 65 MPH

2.3 sec

3.5 sec

Quarter Mile

13.1 sec

15 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

108.3 MPH

89.9 MPH

As tested in Motor Trend the Range Rover P525 is faster than the XC60 T5 2.0 turbo 4 cyl.:

Range Rover

XC60

Zero to 30 MPH

1.7 sec

2.3 sec

Zero to 60 MPH

4.6 sec

7.3 sec

Zero to 80 MPH

7.4 sec

12.5 sec

Passing 45 to 65 MPH

2.3 sec

4 sec

Quarter Mile

13.1 sec

15.5 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

108.3 MPH

86.1 MPH

Fuel Economy and Range

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The Range Rover Td6’s maximum driving range in pure electric mode is 31 miles, 63% further than the XC60 T8’s 19 mile range.

Regardless of its engine, regenerative brakes improve the Range Rover’s fuel efficiency by converting inertia back into energy instead of wasting it. Volvo only offers a regenerative brake system on the XC60 T8.

The Range Rover Diesel’s standard fuel tank has 4.2 gallons more fuel capacity than the XC60 Hybrid’s standard fuel tank (22.7 vs. 18.5 gallons), for longer range between fill-ups. The Range Rover P400e Hybrid’s standard fuel tank has 5.6 gallons more fuel capacity than the XC60 Hybrid’s standard fuel tank (24.1 vs. 18.5 gallons). The Range Rover’s standard fuel tank has 8.8 gallons more fuel capacity than the XC60’s standard fuel tank (27.6 vs. 18.8 gallons).

Brakes and Stopping

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For better stopping power the Range Rover’s brake rotors are larger than those on the XC60:

Range Rover Td6

Range Rover Gas

XC60 T5

XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered

Front Rotors

13.7 inches

15 inches

12.7 inches

14.6 inches

Rear Rotors

12.8 inches

14.4 inches

11.9 inches

12.6 inches

The Range Rover stops much shorter than the XC60:

Range Rover

XC60

60 to 0 MPH

118 feet

131 feet

Motor Trend

Tires and Wheels

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For better traction, the Range Rover’s optional tires are larger than the largest tires available on the XC60 (275/45R21 vs. 265/35R22).

For better ride, handling and brake cooling the Range Rover has standard 19-inch wheels. Smaller 18-inch wheels are standard on the XC60. The Range Rover’s optional 22-inch wheels are larger than the 21-inch wheels optional on the XC60.

The Range Rover offers an optional full size spare tire so a flat doesn’t interrupt your trip. A full size spare isn’t available on the XC60, it requires you to depend on a temporary spare, which has mileage and speed limitations, or roadside assistance and a tow-truck.

Suspension and Handling

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The Range Rover V8 has active sway bars, which help keep it flat and controlled during cornering, but disconnect at lower speeds to smooth the ride and offer greater off-road suspension articulation. This helps keep the tires glued to the road on-road and off. The XC60 doesn’t offer an active sway bar system.

The front and rear suspension of the Range Rover uses air springs for a smoother, controlled ride than the XC60, which uses coil springs in front and transverse leafs springs in the rear. Air springs maintain proper ride height and ride more smoothly.

The Range Rover’s drift compensation steering can automatically compensate for road conditions which would cause the vehicle to drift from side to side, helping the driver to keep the vehicle straight more easily. The XC60 doesn’t offer drift compensation steering.

For a smoother ride and more stable handling, the Range Rover’s wheelbase is 2.2 inches longer than on the XC60 (115 inches vs. 112.8 inches).

For better handling and stability, the average track (width between the wheels) on the Range Rover is 1.5 inches wider in the front and 1.1 inches wider in the rear than the average track on the XC60.

The Range Rover P525 HSE executes Motor Trend’s “Figure Eight” maneuver quicker than the XC60 T5 AWD Momentum (26.7 seconds @ .71 average G’s vs. 27.2 seconds @ .64 average G’s).

For greater off-road capability the Range Rover has a 3.1 inches greater minimum ground clearance than the XC60 (11.6 vs. 8.5 inches), allowing the Range Rover to travel over rougher terrain without being stopped or damaged.

Chassis

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The front grille of the Range Rover Diesel uses electronically controlled shutters to close off airflow and reduce drag when less engine cooling is needed. This helps improve highway fuel economy. The XC60 doesn’t offer active grille shutters.

Passenger Space

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The Range Rover has 12 cubic feet more passenger volume than the XC60 (115 vs. 103).

For enhanced passenger comfort on long trips the Range Rover’s rear seats recline. The XC60’s rear seats don’t recline.

Flexibility is maximized at the game, campground or a drive-in theatre in the Range Rover SVAutobiography Long Wheelbase when its optional tailgating rear seats are deployed, allowing people to sit facing out of the tailgate. (Do not use while vehicle is in motion.) The XC60 doesn’t offer tailgating seats.

Cargo Capacity

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The Range Rover has a much larger cargo volume with its rear seat up than the XC60 with its rear seat up (31.8 vs. 30.2 cubic feet). The Range Rover has a much larger cargo volume with its rear seat folded than the XC60 with its rear seat folded (68.6 vs. 63.3 cubic feet).

The Range Rover SVAutobiography’s optional sliding cargo floor makes loading and unloading cargo easier and safer. The XC60 doesn’t offer a sliding load floor.

The Range Rover’s cargo area is larger than the XC60’s in every dimension:

Range Rover

Range Rover LWB

XC60

Length to seat (2nd/1st)

42.8”/78”

43.3”/81.6”

37.8”/68.7”

Max Width

50.8”

50.8”

43.5”

Min Width

44”

44”

39.8”

Height

36.9”

36.9”

30.6”

Pressing a switch automatically lowers or raises the Range Rover’s rear seats, to make changing between cargo and passengers easier. The XC60 doesn’t offer automatic folding seats.

The Range Rover’s rear cargo window opens separately from the rest of the tailgate door to allow quicker loading of small packages. The XC60’s rear cargo window doesn’t open.

Towing

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The Range Rover’s standard towing capacity is much higher than the XC60’s (7716 vs. 3500 pounds).

Servicing Ease

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The engine in the Range Rover is mounted longitudinally (North-South), instead of sideways, as in the XC60. This makes it easier to service and maintain, because the accessory belts are in front.

Ergonomics

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The Range Rover’s standard easy entry system raises the steering wheel and glides the driver’s seat back, making it easier for the driver to get in and out. The XC60 doesn’t offer an easy entry system.

The Range Rover’s front and rear power windows all open or close fully with one touch of the switches, making it more convenient at drive-up windows and toll booths, or when talking with someone outside the car. The XC60’s rear power window switches have to be held the entire time to open or close them fully.

Manual rear side window sunshades are available in the Range Rover to help block heat and glare for the rear passengers. The XC60 doesn’t offer rear side window sunshades.

Optional air-conditioned front and rear seats keep the Range Rover’s passengers comfortable and take the sting out of hot leather in summer. The XC60 doesn’t offer air-conditioned seats in the rear.

The Range Rover offers an optional 115-volt a/c outlet on the center console, allowing you to recharge a laptop or run small household appliances without special adapters that can break or get misplaced. The XC60 doesn’t offer a house-current electrical outlet.

Economic Advantages

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Insurance will cost less for the Range Rover owner. The Car Book by Jack Gillis rates the Range Rover with a number “5” insurance rate while the XC60 is rated higher at a number “10” rate.

According to The Car Book by Jack Gillis, the Range Rover is less expensive to operate than the XC60 because it costs $36 less to do the manufacturer’s suggested maintenance for 50,000 miles. Typical repairs cost much less on the Range Rover than the XC60, including $110 less for a water pump, $23 less for a muffler, $39 less for front brake pads, $228 less for a fuel pump and $358 less for a power steering pump.

Recommendations

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J.D. Power and Associates rated the Range Rover first among large premium suvs in owner reported satisfaction. This includes how well the vehicle performs and satisfies its owner’s expectations. The XC60 was rated third in its category.

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