Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5: Interior, Engine Specs & Dimensions

Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5

The midsize luxury SUV segment has much to offer, and Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5 SUVs stand at the top of the pack. But one stands for excellence and thoughtful engineering across the board: the Volvo XC60. The Audi Q5 is an impressive SUV, but as you explore the Volvo XC60, you'll find a powerful, efficient, confidence-inspiring, spacious, and beautiful difference that sets her apart from the competition.

See how the Volvo XC60 and Audi Q5 compare across the key areas that enhance your daily drive and visit our Volvo dealership to experience the Volvo XC60 for yourself.

Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5 Interior Style & Benefits

Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5 interiors are luxurious spaces, but both have unique focuses.

The Audi Q5 arguably takes a trend-focused approach; its interior is styled with sharp, angular lines and packed tight with buttons and switches. Its 10.1-inch infotainment screen brazenly sticks out from the dashboard, and analog gauges flank its standard 7-inch digital driver display.

The Volvo XC60 seamlessly blends timeless tradition and modernity into one stylish interior. Sleek lines wrap around you. Rather than clutter the cabin with controls, intuitive user-friendliness lets the space be filled with exclusive trim like genuine limewood.

Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5 interior style is subjective, but their technology is objective. The Volvo XC60 gives advanced readouts with a standard 12.3-inch digital driver display, and her beautifully integrated 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system uses Google’s built-in services for next-level connectivity.

In a Volvo XC60, you'll find a standard wireless smartphone charger and a panoramic moonroof with an automatic temperature-detecting sunshade to maintain cabin comfort; the Audi Q5 has an optional sunroof and wireless smartphone charger.

With Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5 safety features, you'll find that the Volvo XC60 goes above and beyond. She offers a standard rearview camera, a rear parking assist, a blind-spot monitor, whiplash-mitigating seats, road-sign readouts, hill descent control, oncoming collision mitigation, a lane-keeping assist, and more.

2022 Volvo XC60
Engine 2.0L I4 Turbocharged MHEV
Horsepower 260 hp
Torque 258 lb-ft
MPG (combined, city, highway 26 / 23 / 30
0-60 MPH time 6.6 seconds
2022 Audi Q5
Engine 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder"
Horsepower 201 hp
Torque 236 lb-ft
MPG (combined, city, highway 25 / 23 / 29
0-60 MPH time 6.8 seconds

Volvo XC60 vs. Q5 Specs & Performance

Can an SUV be more powerful and more efficient? When choosing a Volvo XC60 or Audi Q5, you'll find that the Volvo XC60 can be both.

Either model will provide a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine as the standard choice. But, in the Volvo XC60, this engine makes 260 horsepower while the Audi Q5 puts out 201 horsepower.

The Audi Q5 includes all-wheel drive (AWD) in every configuration but a higher starting price; choose the advanced Volvo XC60 AWD system, and find a nearly equal starting price.

With standard configurations, the Audi Q5 accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in about 6.8 seconds, while the Volvo XC60 makes the sprint in around 6.6 seconds.

Like all the new Volvo cars, the Volvo XC60 offers competitive efficiency; she delivers up to an EPA-estimated 26 MPG combined1 while the Audi Q5 delivers up to an EPA-estimated 25 mpg combined1.

The gas-powered Audi Q5 can reach 261 horsepower, and the gas-powered Volvo XC60 can soar to 308 horsepower.

An Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid offers 362 horsepower; the Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid provides up to 455 horsepower.

The efficient and smooth thrills of your Volvo XC60 compared to Audi Q5 SUVs get better with the spacious advantages.

2022 Volvo XC60
# of Passengers 5
Length 184.6 inches
Width 74.9 inches
Height 65.3 inches
Interior Passenger Volume 102.9 cu. ft
Maximum Cargo Volume 63.3 cu. ft.
2022 Audi Q5
# of Passengers 5
Length 184.3 inches
Width 74.5 inches
Height 65.5 inches
Interior Passenger Volume N/A cu. ft
Maximum Cargo Volume 54 cu. ft.

Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5 Dimensions

When measuring up Audi Q5 vs. Volvo XC60 SUVs, you'll find that the Volvo XC60 is mostly larger on the outside.

The 2022 Audi Q5 is 0.3-inches shorter, 0.4-inches narrower, and 0.2-inches taller than the Volvo XC60.

The cargo space comparison is clear; the Volvo XC60 provides a maximum cargo volume of 63.3 cubic feet, while the Audi Q5 only offers 54 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume.

Five occupants can fit in either SUV, but attractively spacious measurements line the Volvo XC60.

The 2022 Audi Q5 has 40.9-inches of front legroom and 38-inches of rear legroom; The 2022 Volvo XC60 provides 41.5-inches of front legroom and 38-inches of rear legroom.

Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5 headroom is a similar story. The Audi Q5 has 38.1-inches of front headroom and 37.7-inches of rear headroom with a sunroof. With her standard moonroof, the Volvo XC60 offers 38-inches of front and rear headroom.

Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5: Discover the Winner at Bayway Volvo Cars

There's a spectacular assortment of advantages to a Volvo XC60 that we haven't touched on here; a 360-degree camera system and innovative interior air purifier are only the beginning. Visit us today to discover all the benefits with a test drive, and see how we make it easy to finance your Volvo XC60.

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