Between a car that has not included any major changes like the 2020 Lexus RX and that of a wagon that has fully redesigned its previous version like the 2019 Volvo V60, which one should you choose? Both boast of a premium cabin and a powerful engine lineup as well. If you are a car buyer in Manhattan, it pays to read on then to see which one is better between these two.

Design & Style

Power adjustable fronts seats define the cabin of the comfortable Volvo V60. On top of that, it has been gifted with an interior designed to combine modern elements for sturdier overall construction. Classy to look at inside, it also has a stunning exterior, highlighted by its grille assembly, headlights, taillights and wheels.

The two-row 2019 Lexus RX 350 has the capacity to seat up to five people on its specially designed NuLuxe synthetic leather upholstery. It comes standard with a power-adjustable front seat. Some other design elements are optional like the semi-aniline perforated leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, and heated, power-folding, and reclining second-row seats, among all others.

Technology & Safety

The 2019 Volvo V60 easily impresses with its dashingly reliable infotainment system. This has been equipped with the nine-inch touchscreen that functions to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as other technologies included in the interface. Safety features like lane keeping assist, lane departure warning, traffic sign recognition Pilot assist, oncoming lane mitigation, and blind-spot monitoring are surely responsive for this ride.

The base RX features an infotainment system with Bluetooth interface, Siri Eyes Free, two USB ports, a satellite radio, nine-speaker stereo, HD Radio, and an 8-inch screen display. As for its safety features, it has several standard driver aids, such as a rearview camera, automatic high beams, rain-sensing windshield wipers, lane keep assist, and adaptive cruise control.


There are two engine versions for the 2019 Volvo V60 One is the standard four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine that is capable of turbocharging it to maximize 250 horsepower. There is also a supercharged T6, for a 316 horsepower result. Carrying a V6, 3.5-liter engine, the RX only reaches up to 295 horsepower. Comparing fuel efficiency figures, the V60 is better with 24 and 36 mpg for city and highway driving. The RX only maximizes a score of 20mpg for city driving and 27mpg for highway driving.

The Bottom Line

The 2019 Volvo V60 is more than a charmer. It has plenty of design qualities that are worth taking note of. Its long list of safety features and technologies make it stand out as a modern car. Not to forget that the powerful engine lineup is fuel-efficient as well. This makes it the winner over the RX.

Ready to Schedule a Volvo V60 Test Drive Today?

Do you want to see and experience for yourself what this Volvo vehicle has to offer? Visit us at Volvo Cars Manhattan today! Our customer service representatives are knowledgeable and can provide pertinent advice regarding car purchase, servicing, financing, and more. Contact us today and book a test drive for the 2019 Volvo V60 now!


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