Audi Q5 2008 vs Volvo XC60 2009

Audi Q5
2008 - 2012
Volvo XC60
2009 - 2013
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 3.0 Diesel2.4 Diesel


Power: 240 HP175 HP
Torque: 500 NM420 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.5 seconds10.2 seconds
Audi Q5 is more dynamic to drive.
Audi Q5 engine produces 65 HP more power than Volvo XC60, whereas torque is 80 NM more than Volvo XC60. Thanks to more power Audi Q5 reaches 100 km/h speed 3.7 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.56.9
Real fuel consumption: 9.2 l/100km6.9 l/100km
The Volvo XC60 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Audi Q5 consumes 0.6 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volvo XC60, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Audi Q5 could require 90 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Audi Q5 consumes 2.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volvo XC60.
Fuel tank capacity: 75 litres70 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1000 km in combined cycle1010 km in combined cycle
1130 km on highway1250 km on highway
810 km with real consumption1010 km with real consumption

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)4x4 - AWD (all-wheel-drive)
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: 11.6 meters11.9 meters
The turning circle of the Audi Q5 is 0.3 metres less than that of the Volvo XC60.
Gross weight (kg): 2`4452`505

above average
Audi Q5 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volvo XC60 has serious deffects in 25 percent more cases than Audi Q5, so Audi Q5 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 11 4009400
Pros and Cons: Audi Q5 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
Volvo XC60 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • higher ground clearance
  • lower price
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