The Difference Between 2011 Lexus IS 350 and 2011 Volvo S60

2011 Lexus IS 350 vs 2011 Volvo S60

Both the Lexus IS 350 and the Volvo S60 are the two best examples of 2011 luxury cars. They are both four-wheel drive vehicles that offer the best in design, safety, functions and a smooth drive for those who use them.

Take a look at the 2011 Lexus IS 350

The engine of the 2011 Lexus IS 350 is what has really brought this car into the limelight because it is so powerful, yet efficient. The efficiency of the engine is due to the dual injection system. With the direct injection, the car gets more mileage per gallon of gas and with the port injection system there is reduced noise inside the car. With these innovative features, the Lexus IS 350 has a good acceleration with a 306 hp output with 6400 rpm. It also features the Mark Levinson sound system making the car very quiet when the engine is idling.

The additional features that make the 2011 Lexus IS 350 so desirable are its traffic data system, live sports scores and stick exchange information, weather charts and a easy to use manual gear system. The car is one of a kind in the Lexus cars with its sports mode. When you are driving in very hilly areas, you can drive faster because of the engine’s ability to run at about 4000 rpm under such driving conditions. The shift paddles are attached to the steering wheels making it very comfortable for the driver.

Take a look at the 2011 Volvo S60

A 300 hp engine and a six-speed automatic transmission are just two of the exciting features of the 2011 Volvo S60. It is a very user-friendly luxury car with a V-6 engine that has a 3.0 liter turbocharge. One of the main safety features of this car is its pedestrian detection system, the first car in the world to have such a feature. The interior of the car may seem a bit weird, but it is stylish. The power steering is very smooth and adjustable and overall the car provides users with a good ride. It is an all-wheel drive vehicle that is very fuel efficient.

Comparative look at both vehicles

–          The price of the 2011 Lexus IS 350 is about $38, 570, but the 2011 Volvo S60 is only $1200 less at $37,700.

–          Both vehicles have unique specialty features:

  1. The Lexus IS 350 has a dual injection system
  2. The Volvo S60 has a passenger detection system

–          The 2011 Volvo S60 has automatic transmission. Although the 2011 Lexus IS 350 has a manual transmission all the paddles for shifting gears are attached to the steering wheel.

Recommendation

Since both luxury cars have unique features, either one of them would be a great choice. It really depends on the interests of the buyer.

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