2018 Volvo XC90 vs. 2018 Audi Q7

There are many different car brands out there that can just battle it against each other when it comes to making sure that patrons will go for their respective car models. If Volvos and Audis are your thing, you will definitely come across the head to head battle of the 2018 Volvo XC90 and that of the 2018 Audi Q7. Don't wait any longer. Discover more about these two through this comparison.

Design & Style

The stunning Swedish design in the 2018 Volvo XC90 is reflective on its boxed-type, rugged, yet modern exterior. The sleek lines on the outside, together with its overall polished look is a picture of its sturdiness. Inside this SUV, you will discover how much effort the maker has placed in order to come up with a stunning design that more than just meets the eye. The cabin is gifted with generous space too thus making it a real winner along with the lines of design and style, comfort included.

The rugged and modern exterior of the 2018 Audi Q7 places it on equal footing with the XC90, at least from the outside. Additionally, it has also been crafted using great quality materials. Despite an effort to add in space inside the Q7, it cannot be denied that the level of comfort is not achieved. The legroom, especially on the rear seat, is too tight.

Technology & Safety

For those of you who are looking for a combination of safety and technology features in one car, the 2018 Volvo XC90 is a sure winner. This has been gifted with a navigation system that matches the requirements of the infotainment interface. Controls are handy and functional for these technologies. Safety-wise, you will find enthralling sets of driver aids including collision warning, blind spot monitoring, and pedestrian detection, among others.

The 2018 Audi Q7 has a dependable MMI infotainment system too. Add to that, it has been gifted with an 8.3-inch touchscreen display. However, clear graphics are hard to find with this size of a display. Despite offering safety aids as well, you also need to pay a price for features that are already bundled in the basic trim for the XC90.


Turbocharging the 2018 Volvo XC90 is a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. This one is capable of providing it enough torque for 258lb-ft and power for 250 horses. As for the 2018 Audi Q7, you will expect that the V6, 3.0-liter engine will produce higher results. Your presumption is true because it reaches up to 333 horsepower and 325lb-ft. However, problems with quick response time arise once you apply the brakes.

The Bottom Line

Now that you have read this comparison, what have you discovered? We are sure you found out that the 2018 Volvo XC90 is a better investment when compared to the 2018 Audi Q7.

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