Volvo XC90 Competitive Comparison

2020 Volvo XC90

2020 Audi Q7

2020 BMW X5

2020 Mercedes GLE 350

Base MSRP$48,350$54,800$58,900$53,700
7-SeaterStandardStandard$2,200 1$2,100
4-Zone ACCStandard$4,000 1$1,050$860
Laminated Panoramic RoofStandardGlassGlassGlass
Remote Engine StartStandard 2Not Available$300Standard 1
Lane Keeping AidStandard$4,150 1$2,750 1$2,250 1
Road Sign InformationStandard$4,150 1Standard$295
Auto-Dimming Exterior MirrorsStandard$1,200Driver OnlyDriver Only
SiriusXMStandard 3Standard 3$1,050 (1 yr.)$1,850 (6 mo.)
Spare TireStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
(with and without mirrors)
84.3 / 79.187.1 / 77.587.3 / 78.984.9 / 76.6
Headroom (F/R)38.9 / 38.5 / 36.339.9 / 38.8 / 35.940.7 / 39.440.5 / 36.6
Legroom (F/R)40.9 / 37.0 / 31.941.7 / 38.8 / 29.239.8 / 37.440.3 / 40.9
Shoulder Room (F/R)57.7 / 56.5 / 46.959.5 / 58.5 / 49.460.0 / 58.159.3 / 58.3
Curb Weight4,3744,7844,758N/A
MPG (City/Hwy/Combined)21 / 30 / 2517 / 21 / 1821 / 26 / 2320 / 27 / 22

Compare the Volvo XC90 vs. Audi Q7, BMW X5, & Mercedes-Benz GLE

With so many SUVs for sale in Washington DC, there can be difficulty in choosing which to bring home. When you take the time to Compare Luxury SUVs in Fairfax, VA, you'll get more information about which will fit your lifestyle the best. Comparing the Volvo XC90 and the Audi Q7, BMW X5, and Mercedes-Benz GLE is a great way to decide if one is better for you. Which will you choose?

Volvo XC90 vs. Audi Q7

For performance, which Luxury SUV has what it takes to impress even your toughest passengers? The Audi Q7 SUV comes standard with 248 horsepower, while the Volvo XC90 provides a standard 250 horsepower. An available T6 2.0 turbo/supercharged 4-cylinder engine gives the XC90 near Chantilly VA 316 horsepower, and the Q7 maxes out at 335 horsepower. The most powerful Volvo engine gives the XC90 400 horsepower - and it's a hybrid system, which means it's also more efficient.

These two SUVs are equal in offering safety features, offering available post-collision automatic braking systems, rearview cameras, lane departure warning systems, crash mitigating brakes and available around-view monitors. Still, the Audi Q7 received 4 Stars Overall from the NHTSA while the Volvo XC90 scored a rating of 5 Stars. Both of these models offer AWD.

Volvo XC90 vs. BMW X5

The BMW X5 SUV offers AWD, just as the Volvo XC90 does, but Springfield, VA drivers won't get the optional built-in child seat with a BMW SUV. The MSRP for the X5 is higher than the XC90, and the BMW SUV doesn't offer the same standard features. The fuel economy in the X5 isn't up to the same level as the Volvo XC90. One thing that the X5 offers that isn't offered in the XC90 is heated armrests, but the Volvo SUV offers 85.7 cubic feet of cargo space. In the BMW X5, you'll only get up to 72.3 cubic feet of cargo space.

Despite having many safety features in common, the BMW SUV scored 4 Stars Overall, while the Volvo SUV received 5 Stars Overall. Despite the difference in safety ratings, these SUVs offer available around-view monitors, crash mitigating brakes, post-collision automatic braking systems, lane departure warning systems, blind-spot warning systems, rearview cameras, and rear cross-path warning.

Volvo XC90 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE

Both the Volvo XC90 SUV and Mercedes GLE offer Woodbridge VA drivers a lot of great features and luxury interior materials. Seating for six or seven has never looked so good, but both models are not identical. The Mercedes GLE SUV can't offer a built-in child seat, which is an option on the Volvo XC90. The Volvo SUV also offers standard Automatic Braking After Collision, while the Mercedes-Benz SUV does not. Since both models offer a hybrid option, you know you can count on them to give you optimum efficiency. With the XC90 hybrid, you have a system that provides up to 400 horsepower. The Mercedes-Benz GLE hybrid option can only get you up to 316 horsepower.

These two SUVs have scored high in crash test ratings, and they can both offer available rear cross-path warning, rearview cameras, blind-spot warning systems, and driver alert monitors. Both of these exquisite SUVs offer the option of AWD, though in the Mercedes-Benz GLE, it's called 4MATIC® all-wheel drive. They both also provide Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.

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Information sourced from Autoplanner for XC90.
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1 Requires additional Packages and/or Trim Level Bump
2 Remote Engine Start - Standard connectivity includes 4-year free trial of the Volvo On Call app for new vehicles. Volvo On Call permissions do not affect any emergency services in event of an accident. Vehicle immobilization available in some states.
3 3-month trial of SiriusXM Satellite Radio. All SiriusXM services require a subscription, sold separately by SiriusXM after trial period.  Fees and taxes apply.  See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at All fees and programming subject to change.  SiriusXM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.