3671 Pierce Parkway • Billings, MT 59106
2018 Volvo XC60

Volvo XC60

2018 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

2018 Volvo XC60 vs. 2018 Subaru Forester

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Nowadays, compact SUVs are almost as diverse as compact cars. So, it can be difficult to find a model that truly stands out, and offers genuine SUV capability and comfort in a garage-friendly package. At first glance, the 2018 Subaru Forester seemingly meets that description. However, that notion doesn’t last, especially when you compare it to competitors like the 2018 Volvo XC60. The powerful new XC60 promises a comfortable ride, all while capable of towing a small camper or fishing boat through Sheridan, WY. See how it compares to the Forester below!

Performance and Towing

The 2018 Subaru Forester starts off with a 2.5L engine, rated at 170 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. The range-topping Forester 2.0XT Premium is furnished with a 2.0L turbo engine that outputs 250 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, the 2018 Volvo XC60 T5 matches the Forester 2.0XT Premium’s output right off the bat—no trim update required. One of the most important qualities drivers in Bozeman, MT look for in an SUV is towing. Thanks to its stronger outputs, the Volvo XC60 brags a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Meanwhile, the Subaru Forester only manages 1,500 pounds.

Luxury Features

When you think “SUV,” you think comfort and features. The 2018 Volvo XC60 outdoes the 2018 Subaru Forester on both accounts. While both models seat five, the XC60 better accommodates its passengers with interior features and technologies that give it the feel of a much pricier vehicle. Unlike the Subaru Forester, the Volvo XC60 comes standard with the following amenities:

  • Lane Keeping Aid: When traveling with family, distractions are par for the course. That’s why the XC60 includes Lane Keeping Aid—a system that notifies you when you begin to drift from your lane without signaling.
  • Power Front Seats: Thanks to a 10-way power adjustment feature, you and your front passenger are sure to find the perfect seating position.
  • Smartphone Integration: Use Apple CarPlay or Android Auto to pair your smartphone with the infotainment system. These features aren’t available on any of the Forester’s trims.

Check Out the XC60 Today!

When you compare the XC60 vs. Forester or Outback, or even the XC60 vs. Audi Q5, the XC60 is the better-equipped SUV. We invite you to compared the XC60 vs. the XC90, and judge the comfort and performance of the Volvo SUVs on your terms. Contact Underriner Volvo in Billings, MT and schedule a test drive. We’re located at 3671 Pierce Parkway, and offer certified auto service, parts, and financing assistance.

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3671 Pierce Parkway
Billings, MT, 59106 United States
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