Offering comfort to end-users via their spacious seats, the 2019 Volvo XC90, and the 2019 Audi Q5 will not dismay at all. In fact, these are among the top picks of car buyers in Manhattan but it is evident that the XC90 is more popular over the Q5. Why is that so? Here is the comparison that will explain their difference.

Design & Style

Constructed with a solid exterior, the 2019 Volvo XC90 never fails to impress in terms of design and styling on the outside. It is fitted with a pair of LED headlights as well as 18-inch wheels, just enough to carry the weight of those who will use the ride. Inside this car, it is noticeable that the combination of wood and leather trim pieces gives it a lot of elegance. Not to forget that you can choose from variants that can carry up to four or seven adults.

The 2019 Audi Q5, on the other hand, also boasts of a sporty exterior with all the refined edges in the right angles. Inside it, the car has been given upscale materials. Even the upholstery has been stitched to perfection. However, this car only offers up to a five-seating capacity with some problems in terms of legroom and headroom at the rear seats.

Technology & Safety

The 2019 Volvo XC90 boasts of a set of technology features that are truly remarkable. The inclusion of an infotainment system with a nine-inch touchscreen display in this setup makes it capable of carrying its functions flawlessly. Add to that, it is also equipped with a remarkable navigation system and a functional Bluetooth interface. It likewise supports Android Auto. Offering a long list of standard safety features, you will find the Pilot Assist, lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control, among the many driver aids to love in this car.

Equipped with 10-speaker audio, an HD Radio, and support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, there is a lot to look forward to in the 2019 Audi Q5 in terms of technologies. It also has a seven-inch infotainment system display. It comes with physical knobs that may distract you while driving through. Forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and pedestrian detection are the only standard driver features offered by this car.


With the base trim level carrying a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine, the 2019 Audi Q5 spruces up results to achieve 248 horsepower, whereas the Volvo XC90 generates up to 250 horsepower. The XC90 also has a fuel efficiency rating of 29mpg for highway driving, with the Q5 lagging behind at 27mpg for the same criterion.

The Bottom Line

Carrying a lot of attributes that make it stand out in terms of design and style, the 2019 Volvo XC90 is a clear winner over the 2019 Audi Q5. It has wonderful technologies to offer as well, plus a more powerful and fuel-efficient engine to cover those tough terrains for every driver. This will definitely give your money's worth.

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Do you want to see and experience for yourself what this Volvo vehicle has to offer? Visit us at Volvo Cars Manhattan today! Our customer service representatives are knowledgeable and can provide pertinent advice regarding car purchase, servicing, financing, and more. Contact us today and book a test drive for the 2019 Volvo XC90 now!


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