2023 Audi Q8 vs. 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2023 Audi Q8 vs. 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2023 Audi
Q8

MSRP*: $72,800
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2022 Volvo
XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $64,800 to $72,600
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MPG - City 18 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 23 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 60.7 ft3 64.1 ft3
Engine
  • 335-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 328-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 455-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 335 hp 400 - 455 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 196.6 in 195.0 in
Exterior Width 78.5 in 75.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.6 in
Rear 40.2 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.0 in
Head Room Front 37.1 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 38.9 in
Rear 38.5 in

*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 Q8 than in the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi Q8, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

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 Q8 is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q8 is much wider than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Audi Q8 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Audi Q8 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi Q8 has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Audi Q8 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
The Audi Q8 has less seating than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi Q8 has less cargo space than the Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.