2020 Volvo XC60 vs the Audi Q5

Whether you're in the market for a powerful SUV for your commute to Broomfield or you're looking for a family SUV with plenty of tech and comfort features, drivers can look to the Volvo XC60 with confidence. The latest model year version of the XC60 comes to drivers with four trim options, three engine options, and an array of comfort and tech options. Comparatively, the Audi Q5 is available in three trim variants, a single engine option, and a host of tech and comfort features. While the Volvo XC60 and the Audi Q5 are both luxury vehicles, Boulder drivers will be hard-pressed to find an area that the Volo XC60 ranks second in.


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Volvo XC60 Power & Performance

The Volvo XC60 offers Broomfield drivers the choice of match any of the three engine options with any of the three trim options (the Polestar trim is only available with the T8 engine). In stark contrast, the Audi Q5 features a single engine option across all three trims. While the Audi Q5 comes standard with all-wheel drive, the Volvo XC60 features front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. The V6 and T8 engine options feature standard all-wheel drive, regardless of the trim selected. The Volvo XC60 boasts an array of configurations for drivers to consider, while the Audi Q5 features a solid, if less configurable, powertrain and drivetrain selection. Additionally, any Denver or Westminster, CO drivers looking for a hybrid SUV can consider the XC60 T8 offerings.

  • (T5) 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine: 250 horsepower/ 258 foot-pounds of torque; estimated fuel economy: 22/29 city/highway miles per gallon
  • (T6) 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 engine: 316 horsepower/ 295 foot-pounds of torque; estimated fuel economy: 19/27 city/highway miles per gallon
  • (T8) 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged hybrid engine: 400 horsepower/ 495 foot-pounds of Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive/ available all-wheel drive

Audi Q5 Power & Performance

  • 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine: 248 horsepower/ 273 foot-pounds of torque; estimated fuel economy: 22/28 city/highway miles per gallon
  • Seven-speed dual-clutch transmission
  • All-wheel drive

Comfort & Tech

Both the Volvo XC60 and the Audi Q5 offer seating for five passengers along with a long list of interior comfort options. The Volvo XC60 touts a robust set of standard interior features that range from leather-clad seats to iron ore aluminum décor inlays, dual-zone automatic climate control, a panoramic moonroof, and comfort seat padding. Moving up the trim lineup allows Broomfield drivers to opt for even more luxurious comfort options, such as quad-zone automatic climate control and driftwood inlays. Tech features on the XC60 include a standard 12.3-inch driver display, a Harman/Kardon premium audio system, and a standard nine-inch infotainment display. The Audi Q5 also features a 12.3-inch driver display along with a standard touch screen infotainment display.

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