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2020 Audi Q7 vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Review

New 2020 Audi Q7

2020 Audi
Q7

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New 2021 Volvo XC60

2021 Volvo
XC60

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MSRP*
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$54,800 to $60,800
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$41,700 to $55,000
Invoice* $51,512 to $57,152 $39,198 to $51,700
MPG - City 17 - 19 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 27 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi Q7 than in the Volvo XC60. The Audi Q7 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC60.

Convenience
The Volvo XC60 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi Q7, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi Q7 is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC60. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Audi Q7 and the Volvo XC60 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q7 is much wider than the Volvo XC60, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi Q7, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC60.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi Q7 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC60.

Handling
The Audi Q7 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi Q7 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 for pulling heavy loads. The Audi Q7 has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC60.

Utility
The Audi Q7 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC60, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Audi Q7 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volvo XC60.

Warranty
The Audi Q7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC60.