Comparison: 2020 Volvo XC60 vs. 2020 Audi Q5

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The 2020 Volvo XC60 and 2020 Audi Q5 luxury compact sport utility vehicles each offer seating for five in a spacious cabin. The Volvo XC60 features unparalleled design, provides excellent functionality, and delivers an engaging driving experience, making it an outstanding choice in the compact SUV category. Premier Volvo Cars Overland Park serves all in Kansas City, Olathe, and Lenexa and welcomes you to see how these vehicles stack up.
 
Performance

2020 Volvo XC60

Trims such as the powerful and stylish Momentum, performance-inspired R-Design, or sophisticated Inscription are your choice in the new XC60. Standard is a T5 FWD 2-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with an 8-speed Geartronic™ automatic transmission that churns out 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. With driving modes including Comfort, Eco, Dynamic, Off-Road, and Individual, you can customize your driving experience. The XC60 offers a towing capacity of 5,291 pounds and earns an estimated 28 mpg highway and 22 mpg city. Available is the T6, a turbocharged and supercharged AWD engine offering 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, along with a turbocharged and supercharged 400-hp T8 with an 87-horsepower electric motor plug-in hybrid on an AWD drivetrain. Also, the Polestar Engineered trim that makes a 415-horsepower version of the T8’s powertrain is optional.
 
2020 Audi Q5

The new Audi Q5 offers three trims, Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige, along with two engine choices. The standard engine is the 45 TFSI Quattro® 2-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 7-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission with all-wheel drive. This puts out 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque and earns an estimated 28 mpg highway and 22 mpg in the city. Also available is the 55 TFSI e Quattro® 2-liter intercooled and turbocharged gas/electric I4 engine on a 7-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission, creating up to 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque.
 
Features

2020 Volvo XC60

Award-winning luxury comes standard with leather seating and steering wheel, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, a panoramic moonroof with power-operated sunshade, and an abundance of head and legroom. Also included are a 12.3-inch driver display, a 9-inch Sensus Connect infotainment touchscreen, integrated Spotify app, smartphone integration, voice control, and the Volvo On Call app to remotely heat and cool your car, lock and unlock doors, or to simply locate your car. Available are Nappa leather seats, massaging and ventilating front seats, heated front and rear seats, backrests that fold down with the push of a button, a head-up display, a hands-free tailgate, and the choice between a 14-speaker Harman Kardon® or 15-speaker Bowers & Wilkins premium sound system.
 
2020 Audi Q5

A 7-inch colored driver information system with voice control and HD Radio™ technology come standard along with Audi Smartphone Interface, a 10-speaker sound system, Bluetooth®, Homelink®, sliding and split-folding 40/20/40 rear adjustable seats, and three-zone automatic temperature control. Available options include a 12.3-inch digital information cluster with classic and infotainment modes, MMI® voice control navigation, an 8.3-inch infotainment screen, Audi Connect® CARE, a Bang & Olufsen® premium sound system, Audi Phone Box with a signal booster and wireless charger, and a panoramic sunroof.
 
Safety

2020 Volvo XC60

Safety begins with ultra-high-strength boron steel making a rigid safety cell around the car. Standard safety features in the XC60 include run-off road protection and mitigation, City Safety collision avoidance technology, lane keeping aid, road sign information, front and rear collision mitigation support, active bending lights, hill-start assist, and descent control. Options include a 360-degree surround-view camera, blind spot information and cross-traffic alert, oncoming lane mitigation, adaptive cruise control, sensors to gauge the size of parking spaces through Park Assist Pilot, and the semi-autonomous driving technology of Pilot Assist.
 
2020 Audi Q5

An advanced airbag protection system with 6 airbags comes standard along with safety belt reminders, and lower anchors and tethers for children in rear seats. Also, a rear-view camera, electronic stability control with off-road mode, secondary collision brake assist, electronic brake pressure distribution, a tire-pressure monitoring system, rain/light sensors for automatic windshield wipers and headlights, and hill descent control are included. Available safety features include Parking System Plus, Audi side assist and pre sense® rear with rear cross-traffic assistance, Audi pre sense® city to detect vehicles and pedestrians, vehicle exit warning, lane and parking assist, and traffic sign recognition.
 
Pricing

2020 Volvo XC60

Starting at $40,150 MSRP
 
2020 Audi Q5

Starting at $43,300 MSRP
 
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