In comparing the 2020 BMW X7's and the 2020 Volvo XC90's specifications and ratings, the 2020 BMW X7 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The 2020 Volvo XC90 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and resale value. Based on this comparison of the 2020 BMW X7's and the 2020 Volvo XC90's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Volvo XC90 is a better car than the 2020 BMW X7.
2020 BMW X7 vs. 2020 Volvo XC90 Pricing
A used 2020 BMW X7 ranges from $47,851 to $73,311 while a used 2020 Volvo XC90 is priced between $34,414 to $47,541.
2020 BMW X7 vs. 2020 Volvo XC90 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 BMW X7 loses 51.6 percent of its value and the 2020 Volvo XC90 loses 48.9 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Volvo XC90 retains 2.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 BMW X7.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 BMW X7’s base engine makes 335 horsepower, and the 2020 Volvo XC90 base engine makes 250 horsepower. The X7 is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 548 miles. The XC90 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 564 miles. This gives the 2020 Volvo XC90 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2020 BMW X7. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The 2020 Volvo XC90 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.