Compare the Volvo XC90 to the Competition

2018 Volvo XC90 SUV

The Volvo XC90 vs. The Competition

When you're looking for a new luxury SUV, we at Volvo Cars of the Woodlands understand that it's important to take in several options into account to make sure you find the best choice for you and your lifestyle. But, we also know that that search can take time and we believe that your car-buying experience should be as easy and stress-free experience. So, to help save you time, we've compared out luxury SUV, the Volvo XC90, against several competitors in matters of performance, interior quality, and safety.


 

The Volvo XC90 vs. The Acura MDX

Volvo XC90 Performance vs. Acura MDX Performance 

  • The Volvo XC90's base model records a better fuel economy than the Acura MDX base model. 
  • The Volvo XC90's engine options offer a higher level of available horsepower than the Acura MDX options. 
  • Both vehicles are available as hybrid models, and with front-wheel and all-wheel drive. 

Volvo XC90 Interior vs. Acura MDX Interior 

  • Inside, the Volvo XC90's base model packs standard navigation in its infotainment system. 
  • Communication-wise, the Volvo XC90 comes standard with its brand-exclusive Volvo Sensus system. 
  • The Volvo XC90's interior is surrounded by standard roof racks and optional premium wheels. 

Volvo XC90 Safety vs. Acura MDX Safety 

  • Safety-wise, both vehicles come with a plethora of airbags and family-focused safety features. 
  • Both vehicles earned a five-star overall crash test rating. 
  • The Volvo XC90 breaks away in the fact that it comes with Volvo On-Call Service and Volvo Sensus Connect Service. 
  

 

The Volvo XC90 vs. Audi Q7

Volvo XC90 Performance vs. Audi Q7 Performance

  • Under the hood, the Volvo XC90's base 2.0-liter Drive-E I4 Turbo engine records a better fuel economy than the Audi Q7's base 2.0-liter I4 Turbo. 
  • The Volvo XC90 is the only one available in multiple hybrid trim levels. 
  • The Volvo XC90 offers a higher maximum towing capability than the Audi Q7.  

Volvo XC90 Interior vs. Audi Q7 Interior

  • Inside, the Volvo XC90 offers slightly more room for its seven passengers than the Audi Q7. 
  • Once again, the Volvo XC90's base infotainment system pulls away with standard navigation. 
  • The Volvo XC90 also comes with brand-exclusive Volvo Sensus systems. 

Volvo XC90 Safety vs. Audi Q7 Safety

  • The Volvo XC90 packs more airbags than the Audi Q7. 
  • The Volvo XC90 earns a five-star overall frontal crash test rating. 
  • The Volvo XC90 breaks away further with Volvo On-Call Service and Volvo Sensus Connect Service.

 

The Volvo XC90 vs. The BMW X5 

Volvo XC90 Performance vs. BMW X5 Performance 

  • Once again, the Volvo XC90 boasts a better fuel economy on its base model than the BMW X5. 
  • If you're looking for a hybrid, the Volvo XC90 is the only one out of the two that is available as a hybrid. 
  • The Volvo XC90 offers a larger wheel base than the BMW X5. 

Volvo XC90 Interior vs. BMW X5 Interior

  • The Volvo XC90 offers more cargo space for more adventure gear than the BMW X5. 
  • The Volvo XC90's bas infotainment system beats the BMW X5 in offering standard premium radio and navigation. 
  • While the BMW X5 comes with BMW Apps, the Volvo XC90 packs Volvo Sensus features. 

Volvo XC90 Safety vs. BMW X5 Safety

  • The Volvo XC90 comes with more airbags than the BMW X5. 
  • While the BMW X5 packs BMWAssist, the Volvo XC90 packs its Volvo On-Call Service and Volvo Sensus Connect Service.
  • While both vehicle go neck and neck in matters of safety ratings, the Volvo XC90 offers these safety levels at a far lower cost than the BMW X5. 

 

The Volvo XC90 vs. The Mercedes-Benz GLE

Volvo XC90 Performance vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Performance

  • Under the hood, the Volvo XC90 reigns supreme in matters of fuel economy. 
  • Both vehicles are available as a hybrid model. 
  • The base model packs an eight-speed automatic geartronic transmission while the Mercedes-Benz GLE packs an Automatic Seven-Speed transmission. 

Volvo XC90 Interior vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Interior

  • The Volvo XC90 offers more cargo space than the Mercedes-Benz GLE. 
  • The Volvo XC90 can fit up to seven people in three rows while the Mercedes-Benz GLE can only fit five passengers in two rows. 
  • The Volvo XC90's basic interior breaks away with standard premium radio, navigation and dual power front seats. 

Volvo XC90 Safety vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Safety

  • Both vehicles come with a plethora of airbags and family-focused features like Child Door Locks. 
  • While the Mercedes-Benz GLE has MBrace Service, the Volvo XC90 comes with Volvo On-Call Service and Volvo Sensus Connect Service. 
  • The Volvo XC90 also earned a five-star overall frontal crash test rating. 

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Experience the Volvo XC90 at our Dealership Today

While it's easy to see the Volvo XC90's superior differences, the only way you can learn about the Volvo XC90's superior driving atmosphere is by getting behind the wheel and experience all it has to offer for yourself. So, test drive the Volvo XC90 at our dealership today. If you have any questions regarding our current inventory of Volvo XC90 vehicles, please feel free to reach out to us directly either by email or over the phone for more information.


  1. Volvo Cars of The Woodlands

    16785A Interstate 45 South
    The Woodlands, TX 77385

    • Sales: (936) 321-6530
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Volvo Cars of The Woodlands

16785A Interstate 45 South
Directions The Woodlands, TX 77385

  • Sales: (936) 321-6530
  • Service: (936) 321-6530
  • Parts: (936) 321-6530

Hours

  • Monday 9:00am - 9:00pm
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  • Thursday 9:00am - 9:00pm
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