The horsepower of the Volvo V60 is 25 hp bigger when compared to the Volvo V50. As the difference is not big this should not affect the car performance in a noticeable way.
The Volvo V60 uses 8 percent fewer in the combined cycle in relation to the Volvo V50. The difference in the amount of 8 % is not very appreciable. At the same time in the long run it would allow you to make a real savings.
The Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual consumes of 1.2 l petrol less in city traffic than the Volvo V50. The Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual, which is classified in executive segment, burns up 3.3 l of fuel for every 100 km fewer than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “upper middle” class is 11.9 l per 100 km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volvo V50 speeds up relatively slower in relation to the Volvo V60 Estate. The
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With more luggage capacity the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual will have much more room for transporting things and be more functional car than the Volvo V50 1.8 125HP manual. If the size of the boot is appeals to you, the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual will be better to choose as it is about 271 l more spacious than the trunk of the Volvo.
The top speed possible to be reached by the Volvo V60 Estate is greater as compared to this of the Volvo which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 3 percent is small and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle affects room in the cabin and also stability while driving. The Volvo V60 is widther by 96 mm in comparison to the Volvo V50 and is not really worth considering. The average for the „E” class equals to 1,826 mm and is by 40 millimeters larger than the same feature of the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual.
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual that can contain 8 l more fuel in comparison to the Volvo V50 1.8 125HP manual. The average fuel container capacity in the executive segment, from which the Volvo V60 Estate comes from, equals 71 liters, whereas in C class (represented by the Volvo V50) it is 52 liters.
Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual has 5 % longer wheelbase than the Volvo V50. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Volvo V60 Estate is 2 percent longer when compared to the Volvo. Long cars have more interior space and usually provide more storage space. While the Volvo V60 occurs to be better option for families or those who love the idea of comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Volvo V50 1.8 125HP manual may be more appropriate to city drivers as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Manufacture of the older car commenced much more earlier than its rival and for this reason man may suspect that this vehicle is equipped with not so modern parts applied.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of loading massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 2 percent to the advantage of the Volvo V60 is little and should not be really noticeable.