Comparison: 2018 Volvo XC60 T6 Momentum VS. Audi Q5

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For drivers in Overland Park looking for their next vehicle, they need look no further than the 2018 Volvo XC60. This crossover boasts excellent performance, with exceptional features making it a great driving experience.

Take a read through this comparison between the 2018 Volvo XC60 VS. 2018 Audi Q5 and then come down to Premier Volvo Cars in Overland Park and take the 2018 Volvo XC60 for a test drive!


When it comes to Crossovers, people want a perfect combination of power and performance, and the 2018 Volvo XC60 delivers in full force. The 2018 Volvo XC60 comes with a turbocharged and supercharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine churning out 316 horsepower with 295 lb-ft of torque. It also has a plug-in hybrid variant which increases the horsepower to 400 with an increase to 472 lb-ft of torque. While the 2018 Audi Q5 uses a similar engine, it has a less impressive 252 horsepower with 273 lb-ft of torque. This gives the 2018 Volvo XC60 an edge of 64 horsepower and 199 lb-ft of torque over the 2018 Q5. The XC60 and Q5 have similar MPG estimates with the XC60 coming in at 22 MPG city and 28 MPG highway and the Q5 getting 23 MPG city and 27 MPG highway.

Entertainment and Safety Features

The 2018 Volvo XC60 is well equipped to suit the driver. It comes with a 9” infotainment interface compared to the 7” system on the Q5, 10-speaker audio, music capabilities of Apple CarPlay and Android auto, as well as Bluetooth with audio streaming.

Safety on the road is one of the most critical aspects of a vehicle. The 2018 Volvo XC60 doesn’t take this lightly and come standard with its City Safety package. This suite of features includes Active Bending Lights with automatic high beams, Blind Spot Information System with Steer Assist and Cross Traffic Alert, Adaptive Cruise Control with Pilot Assist, Oncoming Lane Mitigation, Lane Keeping Aid, Oncoming Lane Mitigation, Driver Alert Control, Road Sign Information, Rear Collision Warning, and automatic braking after collision features. The entire package is designed to smoothly and efficiently incorporate top safety technology to create the most comfortable and safe ride imaginable. The 2018 Audi Q5 comes standard with a forward-collision warning, front automated emergency braking, and a power lift-gate.

The 2018 Volvo XC60 is a Crossover fan’s dream. Well designed to handle the performance desires as well as keep the driver safe regardless of the situation. Come down to Premier Volvo Cars in Overland Park and find out for yourself what makes this vehicle so awesome!


2018 Volvo XC60

Starting at $39,200 MSRP

2018 Audi Q5

Starting at $41,500 MSRP

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