The Volvo XC60 vs. The Acura RDX: A Battle of the Luxury Crossovers

When it comes to luxury SUVs, there are a few key items a driver must consider: performance, functionality, efficiency, and design. If you're caught between popular options like the Volvo XC60 and the Acura RDX, it can sometimes be hard to compare what matters--so we have done that for you. Read below for a breakdown of the two vehicles:

Volvo XC60 Performance & Efficiency vs. Acura RDX

When it comes to performance and efficiency, the Volvo XC60 has almost no rival. The T8 eAWD plug-in hybrid comes with a turbocharged 2L inline 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor that allow it to deliver up to an impressive combined 400 horsepower and 472 lb-ft of torque. By comparison, the Acura RDX can only deliver up to 272 horsepower.

Drivers can also expect a combined gas and electric range of up to 59 MPGe with the Volvo XC60 where the Acura RDX can only offer up to 24 mpg of combined city and highway driving.

Volvo XC60 Functionality & Design vs. Acura RDX

Both the Volvo XC60 and the Acura RDX can fit up to 5 passengers, though the XC60 wins again when it comes to cargo space as it can offer up to 63.3 cubic feet where the Acura RDX can only offer 58.9 cubic feet with the seats down. The Volvo XC60 can also tow over three times as much weight at 3,500 pounds and comes in more colors and three distinct trim levels to choose from: the Volvo XC60 Momentum, the Volvo XC60 R-Design, and the Volvo XC60 Inscription.

Aesthetically speaking, both the Volvo XC60 and the Acura RDX are marvels of design. With the Volvo XC60, however, drivers can stand out from the pack with a more angular body complete with sharp, chiseled speed lines, and a shallow, aerodynamic front and grille.

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