2021 Audi Q7 vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2021 Audi Q7 vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 Audi
Q7

MSRP*: $54,950 to $60,800
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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $53,500 to $69,500
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Invoice* $51,653 to $57,152 $50,290 to $65,330
MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 23 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 69.6 ft3 63.6 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 248 - 335 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 4,400 - 7,700 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 199.3 in 184.6 in
Exterior Width 77.6 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 38.8 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 38.8 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q7 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q7 is much wider than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Audi Q7 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q7 has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Audi Q7 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The Audi Q7 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, 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 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The Audi Q7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.