2018 Volvo XC60 vs. 2018 Audi Q5

With car models like the 2018 Volvo XC60 and that of the 2018 Audi Q5, you cannot help but wonder which one will be a better choice between these two. You cannot just judge them in terms of design. You also have to consider the technologies that they have been blessed with as well as the engine under their respective hoods. You will find out more about all of those through this comparison.

Design & Style

The 2018 Volvo XC60 is a dashingly handsome car, one that never fails to attract bystanders. It has been impeccably styled from the outside with its grille design and it's crisp yet modern edges that reflect the solidity of its overall construction. It has also been provided with a sunroof, on top of all modern designs in its cabin. It also has ample headroom and legroom to accommodate the needs of passengers of all ages and sizes.

The 2018 Audi Q5 is also a picture of a solid car on the outside. This tough yet elegant car shows an attractive exterior and interior as well. However, while the maker made an effort to make the interior look good, it failed to impress in terms of comfort. Rear seats are cramped up in terms of space.

Technology & Safety

You will appreciate the 2018 Volvo XC60 even more with the updated technologies that it has been gifted with. Topping the list of features along this line is the Bowers and Wilkins audio system which is considered one of the best in its class. The infotainment interface supports smartphone integration as well. You will also appreciate the inclusion of a Pilot Assist together with forward collision warning forming part of the list of safety features for this car.

One of the most remarkable technologies for the 2018 Audi Q5, on the other hand, is its user-friendly infotainment system. You will also find a lot of safety features in this car. Take note though that the stability traction control for this car is too sensitive. It can distract you when driving.


Performance is yet another feature that will leave you mesmerized when you decide to own a 2018 Volvo XC60. Consider the fact that the four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine is just enough to maximize results of up to 258lb-ft of torque and 250 horsepower. As for the 2018 Audi Q5, the four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine maximizes results to reach 252 horsepower and 273lb-ft of torque. Do not be deceived by these numbers though because acceleration response time takes too long for the Audi.

The Bottom Line

With all the great features that the 2018 Volvo XC60, will you still doubt its worth to make it to your list of dream cars? You have already seen what it is worth. It definitely will pass your taste as one of the best cars out there.

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