Compare 2018 Volvo XC60 vs Audi Q5

Specs at a Glance

2018 Volvo XC60

2018 Volvo XC60



Max. Cargo Capacity

  63.3 cu.ft.

2018 Audi Q5

2018 Audi Q5



Max. Cargo Capacity

  60.4 cu.ft.

2018 Volvo XC60 vs 2018 Audi Q5

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Consumers who enjoy riding in luxury and style but still need plenty of room in the cabin often purchase a luxury SUV to drive. The 2018 Volvo XC60 and the Audi Q5 are two popular models that offer high-end features. Both models compare with the performance, style, and safety ratings.


The 2018 Volvo XC60 has a widened and lengthened body that increases the amount of legroom that is available for passengers. It is longer, lower, and wider than its predecessor. The power seats come with cushion extension and adjustable side support with four-way lumbar support. It also offers heating, ventilation, and massage. The dashboard is angled to make it easier to reach the various controls and knobs. The interior setting is sleek and clean with wood decor inlay and chrome features, making for a regal environment.

The Audi Q5 includes leather seats and a quiet cabin, which makes for a relaxing ride. It also comes with supportive and comfortable seating in both rows. An ample amount of cargo space is also included.

Performance and Features

The 2018 Volvo XC60 handles nicely and offers a smooth ride. It delivers good handling without compromising comfort. Different drive models are available, which includes AWD, Pure, Hybrid, Power, and Off-Road. The Audi Q5 allows drivers to choose from two different engines, which include the 4-cylinder engines. You can choose from the 2-liter TSSI or the 2-liter TDI. Both engines are fuel-efficient and have 252-horsepower.

The 2018 Volvo XC60 comes with a screen display on the dashboard that includes apps and a navigation system. It's also constructed with a premium sound system from Bowers & Wilkins and includes 15 speakers in the cabin. You can open the tailgate by waving your foot underneath the bumper or with the remote key. Storage compartments are also available under the backseats where you can place your tablet or laptop while on the go.

The Audi Q5 is built with an entertainment platform with a general operation that is more intuitive than previous models. It comes with Adaptive Cruise Control. The vehicle also has air suspension, which allows the car to adapt to various driving situations.


The 2018 Volvo XC60 has a tight turning circle of 27.4 feet with parking sensors in the front and rear of the vehicle. It has a backup camera built into the car and 360-degree camera with a birds-eye view, making it easy to park. It also comes with a Cross-Traffic Alert that will reduce the risk of accidents. The vehicle will even detect pedestrians, large animals, and objects in the road. It can also help you to steer back into your lane if you begin to drift. The same rules apply for the Blind-Spot Detection that is included.

The Audi Q5 has safety features that include Collision Avoidance System, Turn-Assist, the Exit Warning System, and Traffic Jam Assist. All of the features allow the Adaptive Cruise control to work more efficiently.

Contact us to schedule a test drive of the 2018 Volvo XC60 and see how it compares to the Audi Q5 at Smolich Volvo. We can explain more about the features and also discuss our financing options that are available when you're ready to purchase a new vehicle.

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