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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Volvo XC60
T5 Inscription AWD
MSRP
$45,300
Invoice
$42,582
Average Price Paid
$43,675
385 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
MSRP
$41,500
Invoice
$38,596
Average Price Paid
$39,129
395 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Volvo XC60
T5 Inscription AWD
Fair Price
$44,457
Good Price
$43,081
Great Price
$42,294
2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Fair Price
$39,846
Good Price
$38,321
Great Price
$37,448

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Volvo XC60
T5 Inscription AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$51,783
10 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$44,457
189 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Volvo XC60
T5 Inscription AWD
Keith Barry Test Drive Review:

After nearly ten years, the Volvo XC60 finally gets an update for 2018. And what an update it is: Volvo’s best-selling vehicle is now built on an all-new platform, has a totally differ...

2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Audi’s best-selling model is the Q5, and this year the compact SUV gets redesigned for the first time in almost a decade. Highlights include the latest technology from the Audi grab ba...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Volvo XC60
T5 Inscription AWD
10
writes:
has lots of power , fun to drive, huge navi screen
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 INFINITI QX50 Essential AWD better.
"larger by only about 1 cubic foot"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 INFINITI QX50 Essential AWD better.
"Only because it costs a little and has a better lease, still may swing over to xc60"
485
writes:
As expected the Volvo has lots of safety features. The interior is very plush. The front seats are super comfo...
2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
485
writes:
The Audi Q5 combines sporty looks and handling with a refined interior and enough cargo space for most people....
30
writes:
Handles beautifully and looks great! Gas Mileage is ok
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Lexus RX 350 AWD better.
"Fancier looking and overall nicer"
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Lexus RX 350 AWD better.
"Better family car and more practical for day to day use. Less stressful than Audi For short rides and trips a great car. BUT the Lexus is more comfortable but less exciting to drive."
20
writes:
Gorgeous car but a little out of my price range, went with the Mercedes GLC 300 instead.

Specs

2018 Volvo XC60
T5 Inscription AWD
2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.8 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
250 hp @ 5,500 RPM
252 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
9.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.67 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 41 in
Back Legroom 38 in 37.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.7 cu ft 26.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,340 lbs 1,411 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 4,400 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.6 in 183.6 in
Width 83.3 in 84.3 in
Height 65.3 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 112.8 in 111 in

Available Options

2018 Volvo XC60
T5 Inscription AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Electric Silver Metallic
  • Fusion Red Metallic
  • Ice White
  • Maple Brown Metallic
  • Onyx Black Metallic
  • Osmium Grey Metallic
  • Pine Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats and Heated Steering Wheel
  • Convenience Package
  • 4-Corner Air Suspension with Four-C Active Chassis
  • Advanced Package
  • Luxury Seat Package
  • Vision Package
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Wheels: 20"
2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Azoren Green Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Matador Red Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Utopia Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation and Telematics Package
  • Fine Grain Ash Natural Gray Brown Wood Inlays
  • Convenience Package
  • Panoramic Sunroof with Tilt/Slide & Power Sunshade
  • 3-Step Heated Front Seats
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 8" x 19" 5-Arm-Wing Design Wheel
  • Winter Wheel and Tire Package

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