Jaguar XF Sedan 3.0 V6 238HP automatic vs Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual

Jaguar XF Sedan 3.0 V6 238HP automatic

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12 reasons for

Jaguar XF Sedan, model available from 2008.
It has 3.0 V6 238HP ic petrol engine produced from 2008 to 2011.
Drive has automatic, 6 speed gearbox.

11 reasons for

Volvo S60 II Sedan, model available from 2010.
It has 2.4 D5 215HP diesel engine produced from 2010 to 2013.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual
Jaguar

12 reasons for Jaguar XF Sedan 3.0 V6 238KM automat in comparison to Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual

Reasons for
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Maximal power

238 > 215 hp
The horsepower of the Jaguar XF Sedan is by 11 % bigger in comparison to the Volvo. While the difference is little it should not affect the car performance largely.
38

Trunk capacity

540 > 380 l
With more trunk space the Jaguar XF will have much more room for loading things and be more usefull car compared with the Volvo. If the size of the boot is what does appeal to you, the Jaguar will be better to choose as it is around 160 l larger than the trunk of its competitor.
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Top speed

237 > 230 km/h
The top speed of the Jaguar XF Sedan is higher as compared to this of the Volvo S60 II Sedan which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 3 % is small and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
15

Wheelbase

2,900 > 2,771 mm
The Jaguar XF Sedan 3.0 V6 238HP automatic has 129 millimeters longer wheelbase in comparison to Volvo. Consequently the Jaguar XF Sedan is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable riding.
14

Cylinders

6 > 5
8

Engine capacity

2,968 > 2,401 cc
The Jaguar has 567 cc larger engine displacement in relation to the Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual. As the difference is little, the Jaguar should accelerate only a bit faster, assuming that other paramerters are does not play a role.
8

Maximum load capacity

525 > 520 kg
6

Length

4,964 > 4,628 mm
The Jaguar is 336 millimeters longer when compared to the Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual. Long vehicles are more spacious and in most cases provide plenty of trunk space. While the Jaguar XF Sedan 3.0 V6 238HP automatic seems to be better pick for families or those who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual may appeal to singles because it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
0

Transmission

automatic > manual
For a comfortable travelling around town, it is good to have an automatic however the choice of transmisison may have a big effect on fuel consumption. Automatics may consume around from 5 to 10% more than manuals.
0

Payload

2,220 > 2,091 kg
0

Valves

24 > 20
0

Curb weight

1,694 > 1,568 kg

Volvo

11 reasons for Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215KM manual in comparison to Jaguar XF Sedan 3.0 V6 238HP automatic

Reasons for
112

Average consumption

4.6 > 10.5 l
The Volvo uses 5.9 l less oil in the combined cycle than the Jaguar XF Sedan. The difference in the amount of 5.9 l is quite appreciable and using the Volvo will result in saving a considerable amount of money. Moreover, fuel efficiency allows to release less pollution emissions.
59

Maximal torque

420 > 291 Nm
The Volvo S60 II has 44 % more torque in comparison to the Jaguar. The difference at this level is quite big, so that the Volvo S60 II will be seeding up perceptibly better.
56

Urban consumption

5.8 > 15.8 l
The Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual uses 63 % less fuel in urban cycle than the Jaguar XF Sedan. The difference at the level of 63 % will be very significant in daily use of car. Additionally, during several years it may generate real and noticeable cost savings. Moreover keep in mind that presented results of the average fuel efficiency can be considerably raised if you ride dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the cars compared by you is so huge that you should consider to choose vehicles with similar engines. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
50

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

7.7 > 8.3 s
The Volvo accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h in 7.7 s, which is 0.6 s less in comparison to the Jaguar XF Sedan 3.0 V6 238HP automatic. But the difference is not as much big to be taken into account when buying a vehicle.
30

Maximal torque RPM

1,500 > 4,100 revolutions/minute
This huge difference stems from the fact that both compared vehicles are equipped with different engines. The Volvo S60 II Sedan has the diesel engine and the Jaguar is equipped with the petrol engine. In case of different kinds of engines, comparing this characteristic seems to be pointless.
24

Extra-urban consumption

4.1 > 7.7 l
4

Rear track

1,583 > 1,572 mm
1

Model release date

2010 > 2008
Given that the Jaguar XF Sedan 3.0 V6 238HP automatic was introduced only 2 years earlier than the Volvo S60 II Sedan, the distance in technology applied in both cars is not really huge, however, the Volvo S60 II Sedan may have slightly more modern solutions used in it.
1

Height

1,483 > 1,458 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of putting massive amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 2 percent to the advantage of the Volvo is insignificant and does not matter much.
0

Maximal power RPM

4,000 > 6,800 revolutions/minute
0

Front track

1,588 > 1,559 mm

Cars specifications

Jaguar XF Sedan 3.0 V6 238HP automatic Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual
    Gross trailer weight - 1,605 kg
    Price range luxury luxury
    Model release date 2008 2010
    Facelifting no no
    Class E E
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