Comparison: 2019 Volvo XC90 vs 2019 Audi Q7

Comparison: 2019 Volvo XC90 vs 2019 Audi Q7

The 2019 Volvo XC 90 and 2019 Audi Q7 are both versatile and intuitive SUV's, but if you read the below comparison, you will see why the Volvo XC 90 is the most awarded luxury SUV of the century. Take the next step and visit Capital Volvo of Albany for a test drive.

Performance

2019 Volvo XC 90

The 2019 Volvo XC 90 is offered in three different gasoline engine trims each paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drivetrain. The base model is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder direct-injected turbocharged engine which generates 250-horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque and has an estimated fuel economy of 28 mpg highway and 22 mpg in the city. The higher trims are equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder direct injected turbocharged and supercharged engine which pumps out 316-horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque and has an estimated EPA rating of 27 mpg highway and 20 mpg city.

2019 Audi Q7

The 2019 Audi Q7 is available in three separate trims equipped with two different powertrains, both mated to an eight-speed transmission with quattro® all-wheel drive. The 45 TFSI® 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine produces 248-horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque, and the 55 TFSI® 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine makes 329-horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque. The estimated EPA-rating is 25 mpg highway and 19 mpg city.

Comfort and Technology

2019 Volvo XC 90

Added comfort is provided by the available leather upholstery, a massage option in the driver and passenger seats, the slide and recline feature of all three seats in the second-row, class-leading legroom in the third row, and the raised second- and third-row seats above the front seats to deliver a clearer-view ahead for the rear passengers. The 9-inch Sensus touchscreen with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility and voice recognition lets you control functions such as your phone, media, climate control, and navigation. Optional are a head-up display to project important vehicle details and a 19-speaker Bowers & Wilkins sound system.

2019 Audi Q7M

Leather upholstery with heated and cooling front seats and an available massage function offer extra comfort. Audi Connect® with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ interface, navigation, MMI® all-in-touch handwriting feature, and the optional 12.3-inch virtual cockpit bring technology to your fingertips. You will enjoy listening to your favorite music through the available 23-speaker Bang & Olufsen® advanced sound system.

Safety

2019 Volvo XC 90

City Safety Collision Avoidance technology helps mitigate a collision, run-off-road mitigation, lane keeping aid, road sign information, and oncoming lane mitigation all come standard. Available safety features include Pilot Assist Semi-Autonomous technology, Park Assist Pilot, active bending lights, and a 360-degree surround view camera.

2019 Audi Q7

Standard safety features include Audi pre sense® basic which can prepare the vehicle for impact, and Audi pre sense® front which helps detect other vehicles and pedestrians. Optional are adaptive cruise control, collision avoidance assist, rear cross-traffic assist, and turn assist.

Pricing

2019 Volvo XC 90

Starting at $47,700 MSRP

2019 Audi Q7

Starting at $53,550 MSRP

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