The Volvo consumes 42 percent less amount of fuel in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Mitsubishi Diamante I Estate 2.0 i V6 24V 145HP manual. The difference at the level of 3.2 l will be very appreciable in everyday usage of the car. In the long period of time it would give a considerable reduction of costs.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Volvo V60 is 5 % wider in comparison to the Mitsubishi Diamante I. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Volvo V60 Estate Facelifting has 2 % longer wheelbase in comparison to Mitsubishi Diamante I. Therefore the Volvo is more safe and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable traveling.
Number of doors
A 5-door car usually means a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and as a result the Volvo V60, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats making more room, has an advantage over the 4-door Mitsubishi which in turn has a smaller trunk cut off from the passenger compartment.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the Volvo V60 Estate Facelifting, which is by 74 mm higher than the Mitsubishi Diamante I Estate 2.0 i V6 24V 145HP manual, is better pick for you. However, compared cars do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much noticeable.