In comparing the 2020 Volvo XC90's and the 2020 Audi Q7's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Volvo XC90 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2020 Volvo XC90's and the 2020 Audi Q7's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Volvo XC90 is a better car than the 2020 Audi Q7.
2020 Volvo XC90 vs. 2020 Audi Q7 Pricing
A used 2020 Volvo XC90 ranges from $34,312 to $47,435 while a used 2020 Audi Q7 is priced between $34,633 to $53,597.
2020 Volvo XC90 vs. 2020 Audi Q7 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 Volvo XC90 loses 48.9 percent of its value and the 2020 Audi Q7 loses 53.1 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Volvo XC90 retains 4.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 Audi Q7.
2020 Volvo XC90 vs. 2020 Audi Q7 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Volvo XC90 is 8.8 out of 10 while the Audi Q7's quality rating is 8.3 out of 10. This results in the Volvo XC90 being ranked 3 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs and the Audi Q7 being ranked 10 out of 67. Out of 24 Best Luxury 7-Seater SUVs, the Volvo XC90 is ranked 3 and the Audi Q7 is ranked 7. The Volvo XC90 is also ranked 4 out of 32 Best Luxury SUVs with 3 Rows while the Audi Q7 is ranked 8 out of 32.
2020 Volvo XC90 vs. 2020 Audi Q7 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Volvo XC90 is 8.5 out of 10. For the Audi Q7 the reliability rating is 7.9 out of 10. This gives the Volvo XC90 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Audi Q7.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 Volvo XC90’s base engine makes 250 horsepower, and the 2020 Audi Q7 base engine makes 248 horsepower. The XC90 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 564 miles. The Q7 is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 455 miles. This gives the 2020 Volvo XC90 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2020 Audi Q7. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2020 Volvo XC90 and the 2020 Audi Q7 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.