Volvo XC60 Competitive Comparison

2020 Volvo XC60

2020 Audi Q5

2020 BMW X3

2020 Mercedes GLC

Base MSRP$40,150$43,300$41,950$42,500
Panoramic RoofStandard$1,450$1,350$1,500
Remote Engine StartStandard 2Not AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Lane Departure WarningStandardStandard 1$500$1,700
Road Sign InformationStandardStandard 1$500$1,700
SiriusXMStandard 3Standard 3$2,250$500
Spare TireStandardStandard$200$150
Seatbelt Pretensioners5224
(with and without mirrors)
83.3 / 78.784.3 / 74.584.2 / 74.482.5 / 74.4
Headroom (F/R)38.0 / 38.040.2 / 37.741.1 / 39.137.8 / 38.5
Legroom (F/R)41.5 / 38.041.0 / 37.840.3 / 36.440.8 / 37.3
Shoulder Room (F/R)58.2 / 56.357.7 / 56.557.6 / 56.057.3 / 56.5
Curb Weight4,1094,0453,9313,889
MPG (City/Hwy/Combined)22 / 29 / 2422 / 28 / 2425 / 29 / 2722 / 29 / 24

Compare the Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5, BMW X3, & Mercedes-Benz GLC

With so many SUVs on the market these days, it's no wonder drivers are becoming overwhelmed. When you choose to lease or buy a luxury SUV, you open up a new world of options, but the pressure to decide on just one doesn't become any lighter. When our customers Compare Luxury SUVs near Washington DC, it can be difficult to determine how each one stands out and offers you more of what you need. The Volvo XC60 comes out ahead in many ways when compared to the Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Mercedes-Benz GLC. Fairfax VA drivers can see right away how different they are in appearance, but what about on the inside?

Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q5

These two are big names in the automotive world, but which has what you need? Volvo's Luxury SUV provides a 9-inch Sensus Touchscreen and a 12.3-inch Digital Driver Display. The Audi Q5 SUV provides a standard 7-inch MMI Touchscreen display and a standard 7-inch driver display. Chantilly VA SUV drivers also can expect a Bang & Olufsen sound system in the Audi SUV, and a Harman Kardon Premium Sound System in the Volvo XC60.

With the Volvo XC60, you'll enjoy up to 63.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first row. The Audi Q5 offers you up to 53.1 cubic feet behind its front row, and it doesn't provide an optional built-in child seat like the XC60 does. The starting MSRP is also lower in the Volvo XC60 than it is in the Audi Q5, despite offering more standard features.

Volvo XC60 vs. BMW X3

The BMW X3 SUV has a higher MSRP, despite offering less cargo space than the less costly Volvo XC60. The X3 gives you 28.7 cubic feet behind the second row and 62.7 cubic feet behind the first row. The XC60 offers 30.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row, and 63.3 cubic feet behind the first row. Springfield, VA SUV fans will also discover that while both have a comfortable interior, some features are lacking.

For similarities, both of these luxury SUVs offer AWD, and safety features including blind-spot warning systems, around view monitors, post-collision automatic braking systems, and rear cross-path warning systems. What's notable about the Volvo XC60 is that despite having many of the same driver-assist features as the BMW X3, it received the same rating from the NHTSA.

Volvo XC60 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

In the Volvo XC60 SUV, Woodbridge VA drivers can expect a lower starting MSRP than the Mercedes GLC SUV. With the Mercedes-Benz GLC, you'll get a 2.0-liter Turbo engine with 255 horsepower, while the XC60's standard 2.0-liter Turbo engine provides 250 horsepower. The GLC tops out at 316 horsepower on its hybrid engine, while the XC90's hybrid engine produces 400 horsepower.

Both models give you the option of AWD, though the Mercedes-Benz brand calls it 4MATIC. Though both SUVs offer rear cross-path warning, blind-spot warning systems, crash mitigating brakes, and rearview cameras, the GLC doesn't offer available built-in child booster seats like the XC60.

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Information sourced from Autoplanner for XC60.
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1 Audi Convenience Package was made standard and added to MSRP.
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