In comparing the Volvo XC60's and the Audi Q8's specifications and ratings, The Audi Q8 has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Volvo XC60's and the Audi Q8's specifications and ratings, the Audi Q8 is a better car than the Volvo XC60.
Volvo XC60 vs. Audi Q8 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Volvo XC60 loses 54.6 percent of its value and the Audi Q8 loses 52.3 percent of its value. This means the Audi Q8 retains 2.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Volvo XC60.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Volvo XC60’s base engine makes 247 horsepower, and the Audi Q8 base engine makes 335 horsepower.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Volvo XC60 and the Audi Q8 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.