When comparing the Audi Q3's and the Volvo XC60's specifications and ratings, the Audi Q3 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, resale value and overall quality score. The Volvo XC60 has the advantage in the areas of reliability, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi Q3's and the Volvo XC60's specifications and ratings, the Audi Q3 is a better car than the Volvo XC60.
Audi Q3 vs. Volvo XC60 Pricing
A used 2024 Audi Q3 ranges from $39,481 to $45,803 while a used 2024 Volvo XC60 is priced between $47,580 to $59,140. For a new model, the Audi Q3's price is between $42,800 and $49,720, with the Volvo XC60 priced between $48,099 and $60,490.
Audi Q3 vs. Volvo XC60 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Audi Q3 loses 46.2 percent of its value and the Volvo XC60 loses 54.6 percent of its value. This means the Audi Q3 retains 8.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Volvo XC60.
Audi Q3 vs. Volvo XC60 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi Q3 is 8.3 out of 10 while the Volvo XC60's quality rating is 8.2 out of 10. This results in the Audi Q3 being ranked 10 out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs and the Volvo XC60 being ranked 11 out of 60. Out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs, the Audi Q3 is ranked 12 and the Volvo XC60 is ranked 13.
Audi Q3 vs. Volvo XC60 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi Q3 is 6.8 out of 10. For the Volvo XC60 the reliability rating is 7.9 out of 10. This gives the Volvo XC60 an advantage in reliability compared to the Audi Q3.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi Q3’s base engine makes 184 horsepower, and the Volvo XC60 base engine makes 247 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Volvo XC60, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Audi Q3, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the area of front head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Audi Q3 and the Volvo XC60 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.