Comparison - Renault Koleos Iconic 2019 - vs - Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Renault Samsung QM6

Also called:

XC Classic (China)

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Model: 
Average Price: 
£
27,495
Updated: 
18 Dec 2018
$
60,650
Updated: 
02 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
18.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
universal white
#DCDCDC
meissen blue
#043761
metallic black
#000001
metallic grey
#3D444B
ultra silver
#B9BDC0
mineral beige
#B6A9A0
solid white
#F0F0F0
Color: 
Crystal White Metallic
#CBD0D3
Bursting Blue Metallic
#315785
Electric Silver Metallic
#81888E
Passion Red
#971715
Onyx Black Metallic
#010101
Osmium Grey Metallic
#627C8B

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Pros
• Cabin, load space
• Fuel economy
• Dash presentation

Cons
• Noisy suspension
• Flat seats
• CVT characteristics
The Koleos did what it was intended to do. It gave Renault a foothold in a hitherto unrepresented segment and, more importantly in Australia, it quickly became Renault’s biggest-selling model.If there was a major shortcoming with the second generation Koleos it was the lack of a diesel engine. The newcomer was exclusively powered by a hard-working 2.5-litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine producing a reasonable 126kW/226Nm and returning, in AWD form, a combined fuel consumption average of 8.3L/100km.But that’s all changed now. The long-awaited turbo-diesel option arrived in August 2017 to immediately bring more power and (a lot more) torque. At 130kW/380Nm it’s a true grunter which, at 6.1L/100km, also offers better fuel consumption, plus lower exhaust emissions (150g/km against the petrol version’s 192g/km).

By: 
motoring.com.au

Pros
Noticeably more torque and better fuel economy from the diesel engine
Big size equals excellent second-row space inside
Competitively priced
Good ownership credentials

Cons
Powertrain not as seamless and effortless as the numbers suggest
No quicker than cheaper front-drive petrol Koleos variants
Wieldy SUV to manoeuvre and park
Ho-hum infotainment system
Lower braked towing rating than petrol versions
The diesel clatter is also quite noticeable, though nothing like a deal-breaker, but it does harness the on-demand all-wheel-drive system's tractive talents better and more noticeably than the petrol engine does. And by maintaining fuel economy within a ballpark of its maker’s 6.1 combined cycle claim, it’s markedly more efficient by a couple of litres per hundred, particularly around town.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Pros
Great exterior looks
Nice enough to drive
Good level of equipment

Cons
Doesn't come with a seven-seat option
Prices are a bit high
Manual gearbox isn't the smoothest

By: 
carkeys.co.uk

For 2019, the XC90 has no major powertrain updates but some new standard features and updated option packages. Every model now has updated infotainment software, third-row seating, heated washer nozzles, a 12-volt outlet in the cargo area, and four-zone climate control, among other things. The higher trim levels have a Harman/Kardon premium stereo, navigation, sun shades in the rear side windows, and a tailored dashboard and upper door panels. The headlight washing system and full LED headlights with automatic high-beams are no longer standard on the R-Design and Inscription.

Pros
Astonishingly beautiful,
solid driving dynamics,
safety by Volvo.

Cons
Can approach starter-home prices,
minor powertrain flaws,
base trim lacks the lineup's best features.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Volvo XC90 is a standout effort from the Swedish brand, offering style, luxury, and practicality in a way many other luxury SUVs don’t.

Pros
Svelte Swedish looks
Less-is-more interior
Tablet-like infotainment
Wide variety of models and trims
Standard safety tech

Cons
Not worth six figures at top end
Base powertrain lacks oomph
Rear seats could use more support
Questionable materials in places

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Volvo XC90 ranked #19 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Volvo XC90 has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 35 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Elegant interior quality
Long list of standard safety and tech features
Exceptional passenger space and cargo room

Cons
Underwhelming base engine
Unrefined transmission
Below-average predicted reliability rating

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban / Extra.urban- mpg uk(40.35)/(47.08)
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Diesel
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
280ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
295ft-lbs
at 2 200rpm
Horsepower: 
174hp
at 3 750rpm
316hp
at 5 700rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Cooled front cup holders
Rear armrest with two cup holders
Engine start button
Height and tilt adjustable front headrests
One-touch easy folding rear seat system
Automatic windscreen wipers with rain sensor
Foldable insert key
Remote central locking with Renault Smart Key Card
Electric front and rear windows
Automatic dimming rear view mirror
Electric demisting door mirrors
Electric adjustable folding door mirrors
Rear seat back storage nets
Height and reach adjustable steering wheel
Sun visors with illuminated mirrors
Dark carbon artificial leather upholstery
Satin chrome cabin highlights
Interior cabin trim - Brushed silver
Front centre storage console with sliding armrest
Manual rear seat easy entry
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.90in
194.90in
Width: 
81.20in
79.10in
Height: 
66.00in
69.90in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
10.50in
Front Track: 
60.80in
65.70in
Rear Track: 
61.00in
65.80in
Wheel Base: 
106.40in
117.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
35.07
38.90
Rear Head Room: 
35.50
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
Rear leg room: 
37.00in
Front Hip Room: 
56.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.05in
57.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.87in
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.68cu.ft
85.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.17cu.ft
15.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
27.00degrees
23.80degrees
Angle of Departure: 
31.00degrees
23.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
3421.00lbs
4771.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
Hands-free power tailgate
Rear LED cabin lights
Front LED cabin lights
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Electrically adjustable driver's seat with electric lumbar support
Height adjustable front passenger seat
Height adjustable driver's seat
Heated front seats
One-touch electric driver window with anti-pinch
Cooled front cup holders
Height adjustable front headrests
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Premium Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear armrest with two cup holders
Split folding rear seats 60:40
One-touch easy folding rear seat system
3 Height adjustable rear headrests
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Reclining rear seats
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension: 
Multi Link
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Ventilated front seats
Heated front seats
Adjustable rear air vents
Dual zone climate control air conditioning
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Four Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
12 volt socket - front, rear and boot
R-LINK 2 - Navigation and multimedia system with voice control and custom home screens
Landscape 7" capacitive touchscreen, AUX, 2x USB, and fingertip controls
3D sound by Arkamys with 8x speakers
Bluetooth® phone pairing with audio streaming*
Instrument display with colour 7" TFT screen - with personalised design settings
Welcome sequence with lighting signature illumination
USB connection
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
600 Watts Stereo Output
14 Total Speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(S)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Satin grey roof rails
Front and rear lights with 3D Edge effect
Body coloured door mirrors
Rear privacy glass
Chrome door handles
Chrome window trim
Privacy glass
Speed sensitive wipers
Power glass sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Speed sensitive wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19"
20 X 9.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Full size temporary spare wheel - 17" steel
All season tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated disc
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
ECO Mode
Cruise control with speed limiter
All mode 4x4-i
Wide-view driver side mirror
Height adjustable headlights
Front seatbelts with pretensioners and load limiter
Seat belt warning
ISOFIX child seat fixing points on rear outermost seats
Automatic 'walk away' door locking
Auto-door lock when driving
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
Emergency warning lights activated under heavy braking
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
Electronic parking brake
Easy Park Assist - parking assistance system
Front parking sensors
Cornering function in foglights
Highway indicators - one tap 3-flash indication
LED mirror indicator lights
Height adjustable headlights
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Emergency braking preparation
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Post-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Cornering lights
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp
Self-Leveling Headlights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Automatic dimming rear view mirror
Electric panoramicsunroof - Front opening, tilting, sliding, and anti-pinch
Electric sunroof
Automatic dimming rear view mirror
Advanced emergency braking system (AEBS)
Blind Spot Warning (BSW)
Forward collision warning system (FCW)
Advanced Package
Exterior Options: 
Metallic paint
Forward collision warning system (FCW)
Blind Spot Warning (BSW)
Advanced emergency braking system (AEBS)
Automatic dimming rear view mirror
Electric sunroof
22" X 9.0" 5-Double Spoke Matte Black Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
Interior Options: 
Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound System
Charcoal Headliner
Integrated Center Booster Cushion 2nd Row
Grocery Bag Holder
Heated Steering Wheel & Rear Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#7E5C52
#4D4D4D
Color: 
Charcoal, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#2D2D2F