2012 LR2 Base Sport Utility & Volvo XC60 2012 Model

May 9, 2012 at 10:47

As Land Rover is usually named the best at Sport Utility vehicles producer, it is always interesting to look at its most recent models in the light of similar competition. Even though it is quite hard to get a purely direct competition to Land Rover LR2 2012 model, the most similar car available on the market, which strives hard to bring tough times to the Land Rover LR2 is Volvo XC60.

Land Rover 2012 LR2 Base Sport Utility Image

Land Rover 2012 LR2 Base Sport Utility Image

So from the very beginning it can be said that Land Rover LR2 is again a quite pricy competitor, asking for $35,700 for MSRP. While Volvo XC60 2012 model starts from $33,300, which is less than $2,400. However, with this model Land Rover made everything to get the best fuel economy. Land Rover 2012 LR 2 has 15 mpg in the city and 22 mpg in the highway. Volvo in tern cannot get close enough to that fuel economy level, and needs 18mpg in the city and 25 mpg in the highway. Both models are equipped with the same standard engine model, which is 3.2L 230hp I6, and have similar horse power, Land Rover LR2 – 230 @ 6300 RPM, and Volvo XC60 – 240 @ 6200 RPM. Both offer strut front suspension and multi-link rear suspension.

Photo of Volvo XC60 2012 Model

Photo of Volvo XC60 2012 Model

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