Audi Q5 2008 vs Volvo XC60 2008

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Audi Q5
2008 - 2012
Volvo XC60
2008 - 2013
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)Front wheel drive (FWD) / All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Audi Q5 is available only with four wheel (4x4) drive, while Volvo XC60 can be equipped with front wheel drive and four wheel (4x4) drive. All-wheel drive models tend to consume more fuel, so if you don't need off road capabilities, Volvo XC60 also offers 2-wheel drive versions for fuel economy. 2WD versions also have lower maintenance costs.
Engines: 2.0 - 3.22.0 - 3.0


Power: 170 - 270 HP163 - 285 HP
Torque: 320 - 500 NM300 - 440 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.5 - 9.5 seconds7.5 - 10.9 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.7 - 9.36.0 - 11.9
Audi Q5 petrol engines consumes on average 0.8 litres less fuel per 100 km than Volvo XC60. On average, Audi Q5 equipped with diesel engines consume 0.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volvo XC60.
This comparison does not take engine capacity into account, so to compare the fuel consumption of specific engines, select the car version!
Ground clearance: 200 mm (7.9 inches)230 mm (9.1 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, Volvo XC60 can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds.


Length: 4.63 m4.63 m
Width: 1.90 m1.89 m
Height: 1.65 m1.71 m
Audi Q5 and Volvo XC60 are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 540 litres495 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1560 litres1455 litres
Audi Q5 has more luggage capacity.
Audi Q5 has 45 litres more trunk space than the Volvo XC60. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Audi Q5 (by 105 litres).
Turning diameter: 12 meters12.1 meters
The turning circle of the Audi Q5 is 0.1 metres less than that of the Volvo XC60.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 2`353~ 2`499

Average price (€): 11 4009600
Pros and Cons: Audi Q5 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
Volvo XC60 has
  • also available in 2WD
  • higher ground clearance
  • lower price
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