Comparison - Volvo XC60 Polestar Engineered 2020 - vs - Audi Q7 55 TFSI Premium Plus 2022

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
69,500
Updated: 
27 Aug 2019
$
64,800
Updated: 
02 Apr 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2022
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
4
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Crystal White Metallic
#F1EDEE
Osmium Grey Metallic
#5D5D60
Onyx Black Metallic
#000000
Black Stone
#000000
Bright Silver Metallic
#E2E2E2
Color: 
Carrara White
#FFFFFF
Navarra blue metallic
#313B78
Galaxy blue metallic
#2E5363
Florett silver metallic
#B2B2B2
Glacier white metallic
#E7E8EA
Samurai Gray metallic
#818588
Mythos black metallic
#000000
Barrel brown metallic
#483A39
Vicuna beige metallic
#F5EEE8

Electric

Battery: 
48 Volt/9.6Ah lithium-ion battery
Top Speed: 
130mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
5.70s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic,New high-performance Polestar Engineered variant.T8 hybrid model gets small increase in EV range.12.3-inch digital dash display is now standard.

Pros
Elegant interior and exterior styling
Spacious second- and third-row seating for a midsize SUV
Many standard safety technology features
Available as a plug-in hybrid

Cons
Not as fun to drive as most competitors
Not as quiet as other cabins in the segment
T8 Hybrid has touchy brakes that are hard to modulate

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Volvo XC60 ranked #6 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Volvo XC60 has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 16 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Posh interior with incredibly comfortable seats
Lots of standard driver assistance features
Good gas mileage
Smooth ride

Cons
Rivals are more agile and fun to drive

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Volvo XC60 is the full picture: advanced powertrains, gorgeous interior, subtle exterior.

Pros
New, affordable front-wheel drive offering
Gorgeous interior
Competent powertrains
Standard advanced safety features
Logical and sharp touchscreen

Cons
Can get pricey quickly
Not especially fuel efficient without a plug
Requires premium fuel
It’s not in our driveway now

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Minor changes to trim-level content and optional features for 2021.

Pros
Exceptional interior materials and build quality
Excellent ride quality
Plenty of safety and infotainment tech features
Surprisingly agile handling

Cons
Offers less cargo space than most competitors
Cramped third-row seat
Infotainment system is distracting to use

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Audi Q7 fuses a high-class cabin and abundant tech features with a coddling ride, engaging handling, and energetic engines, but it falls short on cargo and third-row space. The Q7 does not have an overall score or ranking because it has not been scored for predicted reliability.

Pros
Powerful engines
Well-balanced ride and handling
Lots of high-tech features
Opulent cabin

Cons
Subpar cargo space
Tight third row

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 Audi Q7 three-row SUV features more standard safety and convenience features, an excellent infotainment system, and a soft, luxurious ride.

Pros
Sophisticated interior
More standard safety tech
Improved touchscreens
Standard virtual cockpit
SQ7 performance model

Cons
New engine is less efficient
V-6 is about $6,000 more, depending on trim
Third row for children only
Third-row access should be easier

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
369ft-lbs
at 1 370rpm
Horsepower: 
335hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
41.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
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
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission Controls And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Adaptive Cruise Control

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
199.30in
Width: 
78.70in
77.60in
Height: 
68.50in
Wheel Base: 
112.80in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.00
39.90
Rear Head Room: 
38.00
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
38.80in
Front Hip Room: 
56.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.20in
59.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.30in
58.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
63.30cu.ft
69.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
29.70cu.ft
14.80cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4971.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Premium Leather/Cloth
Sport Front Seats
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Bowers & Wilkins Premium Brand Speakers
1400 Watts Stereo Output
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
1 Subwoofer(S)
19 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
17 Total Speakers
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
USB Connection
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
730 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 X 8.5 In.
20 In.
Wheels more: 
Performance Tires
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

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 front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn Signal Mirrors
LED Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Cornering Lights
Rear Folding Headrests
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
4-Wheel ABS

Options

Packages: 
Black Optic Package
Premium Plus
Executive Package
Towing Package
Exterior Options: 
22" 5-Y Spoke CNC Machined Black Alloy Wheels
Matrix Design LED Headlights
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Audi Base Carrier Bars W/Storage Bag
Audi Black Rings And Badges Kit
Privacy Trunk Cover
Paint Protection
21" Audi Sport 5-Double-Spoke-Modular-Design Bi-Color Wheels
Interior Options: 
Integrated Booster Seats
Integrated Booster Seats & Heated Steering Wheel
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Audi First Aid Kit
Audi Beam-Rings Front And Rear Doors
Audi Guard Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal, premium leather/cloth
#FFFFFF
Color: 
Okapi brown, leather
#B29182
Metro gray, leather
#B7BCB6
Saiga Beige, leather
#D8BB9B
Black, leather
#222222