The 2020 Volvo S60 offers more engine options for its avid followers, the car buyers in Manhattan. With spacious seats to accommodate five adults comfortably, there are plenty of things to look forward to in this ride.

A midsize 2019 Volkswagen Passat, on the other hand, offers a more simplified trim lineup. Nonetheless, it attracts would-be car owners because of its spacious seats, large trunk, and relaxed ride.

Design & Style

The charming 2020 Volvo S60 easily captivates the hearts of buyers looking for a combo of modern and sporty elements from the inside to the outside. Comfort-wise, there is a side bolstering for the seats, as well as power adjustments for front passengers. With excellent choice of materials for its cabin design, a lot of people even gets more attracted to the ride.

The 2019 Volkswagen Passat, meanwhile, also boasts of a comfortable space to accommodate five passengers. The cabin may look elegant, but the presence of hard plastics makes it look cheaper than expected.

Technology & Safety

Aside from the vertical nine-inch touchscreen which is still part of the Volvo S60's Sensus infotainment system, there is also 12.3-inch digital instrument display as well. There is support provided for smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It has two USB ports, a satellite radio, and dual-zone automatic climate control. A long list of safety features include the rearview camera, pedestrian detection, forward collision warning, road departure mitigation, forward automatic emergency braking, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, traffic sign recognition, oncoming collision mitigation, and automatic high-beam headlights.

The 2019 Passat is gifted with three USB ports. It has the MIB II infotainment system which can be used with its 6.3-inc touchscreen. It supports smartphone integration for Apple and Android. For your safety, there are plenty of features to check, but note that these have been given low safety scores by experts.


The S60 has three engine options. One of which is the base engine in the T5 that yields up to as much as 250 horsepower. The second type is found in the T6. This one generates 316 horsepower. The T8 plug-in hybrid, the last variant, includes an electric motor that allows it to reach up to 400 horsepower. In the case of the Passat, it features a single powertrain, a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine, which yields up to 174 horsepower.

The Bottom Line

Looking at the S60 will surely invite you to give this car a try. As you discover all the features loaded in it, you will see how it easily topples down the Passat. Not to forget how the engine variations can provide the power you need while you drive. This car is everything more than you have expected.

Ready to Schedule a 2020 Volvo S60 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 2020 Volvo S60 now!


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