The fuel economy is considerably to Volvo's advantage. This automobile burns 27 percent less diesel in the mixed cycle when compared with the Ssangyong Korando III SUV 2.0i 150HP manual. Note that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the compact SUV segment, in which the Volvo XC60 is classified, is 7.5 l while the Volvo needs by 25 % less fuel than the average.
The Volvo XC60 SUV has 85 % more torque when compared to the Ssangyong. Even though most of drivers do not appreciate the maximum torque when buying a vehicle, it shows the best how a car is speeding up. As far as these two vehicles are cars the difference is substantial thus the Volvo XC60 will deliver you better feeling of driving.
The Volvo XC60 SUV burns up of 29 % oil less in the urban cycle compared to the Ssangyong Korando III SUV 2.0i 150HP manual. The Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 D3 136HP manual, as a representative of small off-road 4x4 class, uses 2.7 l/100Km less than the medium level in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “mini 4x4” class is 9.6 l per 100 km.
The boot of the Volvo is only 2 % bigger than the Ssangyong. However, the difference is not significant and it would be fair to say that both cars have similar trunk space.
The top speed of the Volvo is greater compared with this of the Ssangyong Korando III by 17, which allows the Volvo XC60 to overcome quicker large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 27 km/h is small and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range as well as a lower value of rotations at which the maximum torque is reached determines an engine’s performance. However, in order to have a full perspective on a car’s engine performance, it is always recommended to see a torque graph.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Volvo XC60 SUV is 3 % wider in comparison to the Ssangyong Korando III. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a car means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of better vehicle's weight distribution. Volvo XC60 SUV has 5 % longer wheelbase distance than Ssangyong. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Volvo XC60 SUV should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Ground clearance is a crucial factor in many relevant parameters of a vehicle. Clearance is the most important in SUV cars though all cars appreciate the higher suspension. The Volvo XC60 has 30 percent higher clearance than the Ssangyong. Apart from easier mobility in rough terrain, the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 D3 136HP manual will also be easier to overcome city obstacles like large curbs, for example.
The Volvo is 223 millimeters longer in relation to the Ssangyong. Long cars are more spacious and usually provide plenty of trunk space. While the Volvo XC60 occurs to be better for families or those who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Ssangyong Korando III may be more appropriate to women because it will not cause troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 D3 136HP manual, which is by 38 millimeters higher than the Ssangyong Korando III SUV 2.0i 150HP manual, is appropriate option for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.