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2020 Audi Q7 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Review

New 2020 Audi Q7

2020 Audi
Q7

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New 2021 Volvo XC90

2021 Volvo
XC90

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MSRP*
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$54,800 to $60,800
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$49,000 to $63,750
Invoice* $51,512 to $57,152 $46,060 to $59,925
MPG - City 17 - 19 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 28 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 6 - 7
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 XC90. 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 XC90.

Convenience
The Volvo XC90 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q7 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC90. 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 XC90 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi Q7 is a little narrower than the Volvo XC90, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Audi Q7, which is slightly longer than the Volvo XC90.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Audi Q7 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo XC90.

Handling
The Audi Q7 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC90, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Volvo XC90, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Audi Q7. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q7 has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC90.

Utility
The Audi Q7 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC90, 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 XC90.

Warranty
The Audi Q7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90.