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Volvo XC60 vs. Audi A6

In comparing the Volvo XC60 to the Audi A6, the Volvo XC60 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Audi A6 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Volvo XC60 versus the Audi A6, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Volvo XC60 versus Audi A6 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Volvo XC60 ranges from $31,948 to $44,990 while a used Audi A6 from the same model year range is priced between $35,992 to $52,995. For a new model, the Volvo XC60's price is between $48,040 and $64,352, with the Audi A6 priced between $60,183 and $74,887.

Volvo XC60 versus Audi A6 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Volvo XC60 is 8.2 out of 10 while the Audi A6's quality rating is 8.4 out of 10. This results in the Volvo XC60 being ranked 4 out of 5 Best Luxury Small SUVs for the Money and the Audi A6 being ranked 3 out of 8 Best Luxury Midsize Cars for the Money.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Volvo XC60’s base engine makes 247 horsepower, and the Audi A6 base engine makes 261 horsepower. The XC60 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 564 miles. The A6 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 598 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

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 leg room, and trunk space. The Audi A6, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of rear head room and rear shoulder room. The Volvo XC60 and Audi A6 are comparable in regards to front head room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Volvo XC60 and the Audi A6 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, both the Volvo XC60 and the Audi A6 have the same Top Safety Pick+ award.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$48,040 - $64,352

Used Asking Price:

$31,948 - $44,990

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

54.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$60,183 - $74,887

Used Asking Price:

$35,992 - $52,995

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

58.2%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.2 / 10

Reliability:

7.9 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

6.6 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 29
5 / 29
11 / 67
14 / 67

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 29
5 / 29

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

B5 Ultimate Bright Theme, B5 Plus Bright Theme, B5 Core, B5 Plus Dark Theme, B5 Ultimate Dark Theme, B6 Ultimate Bright Theme, B6 Ultimate Dark Theme

Trim Levels

quattro Premium 45 TFSI, quattro Premium Plus 45 TFSI, quattro Premium 55 TFSI, quattro Premium Plus 55 TFSI, quattro Prestige 55 TFSI

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

247 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.061 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

261 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

273 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not applicable

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

23 / 30 / 26

Range (city/hwy):

432 / 564 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 31 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

463 / 598 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

38 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.3 inches

Cargo Space:

37.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

63.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

120.7 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Cargo Space:

13.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

99.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4023 lbs

Width:

83.3 inches

Height:

65.3 inches

Length:

184.6 inches

Wheelbase:

112.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4101 lbs

Width:

83.1 inches

Height:

57.4 inches

Length:

194.4 inches

Wheelbase:

115.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

235/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/45R19