Volvo XC60 vs Subaru Forester Comparison

    Volvo XC60

    Subaru Forester

    2024 Volvo
    XC60
    vs
    2024 Subaru
    Forester
    Select Variants...

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
    0.0
    7.8
    8.0
    0.0
    Based on the Volvo XC60 ULTIMATE B5 BRIGHT MHEV
    Based on the Subaru Forester 2.5i-S (AWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    71L
    114 to 568 km
    48L - 63L
    322 to 466 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $72,990 - $101,990
    $37,890 - $50,140
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Quiet, comfortable highway ride
    • Solid performance from petrol engine
    • Interior technology is (mostly) very good
    Misses
    • Expensive in Ultimate Bright guise
    • Struggles when the road gets twisty
    • Petrol engine likes a drink
    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Excellent practicality
    • Super easy to live with
    • AWD is standard
    Misses
    • Better value lower in the range
    • A bit thirsty
    • Not a thrilling car to drive

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Colours Available

    The 2022 Volvo XC60 is available in a total of nine exterior finishes:

    • Ice White
    • Crystal White*
    • Onyx Black*
    • Denim Blue*
    • Pine Grey*
    • Fusion Red*
    • Thunder Grey*
    • Platinum Grey*
    • Silver Dawn*

    *Premium finishes cost $1950 extra

    The 2024 Subaru Forester is available in the following exterior paint colours, depending on the variant:

    • Crystal White Pearl
    • Ice Silver Metallic
    • Brilliant Bronze Metallic
    • Crimson Red Pearl
    • Autumn Green Metallic
    • Horizon Blue Pearl
    • Cascade Green Silica
    • Magnetite Grey Metallic
    • Crystal Black Silica
    • Sapphire Blue Pearl

    Specs

    Type
    TUR GASOLINE DIR INJDIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    19691995 - 2498
    Size (L)
    2.0L2.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4FLAT 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    183kW - 233kW110kW - 136kW
    Power RPM
    5400 - 60005800 - 6000
    Torque
    350Nm - 420Nm196Nm - 239Nm
    Torque RPM
    1800 - 30004000 - 4400
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.3 - 10.812.1 - 12.5

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