Audi Q7 vs. Volvo XC90

Audi Q7 vs. Volvo XC90
Audi Q7
Volvo XC90
At a Glance: Q7 vs. XC90

Trying to decide between the 2022 Audi Q7 and the 2022 Volvo XC90? We at Audi Cape Cod are here to help. In this detailed comparison, drivers near Hyannis, Mashpee, and Osterville can see how the Audi Q7 and the Volvo XC90 stack up against each other.

Read ahead to see which luxury SUV is a better fit for you!



7 | 7
Q7 vs XC90


335hp | 316hp
Q7 vs XC90


7,700lbs | 5,000lbs
Q7 vs XC90
Performance That Leaves a Thrilling Impression

The 2022 Audi Q7 delivers a potent performance with up to 335 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. You'll also get several innovative systems that are sure to smooth out your drive on any terrain, including:

  • Standard quattro® all-wheel drive
  • Available all-wheel steering with up to five degrees of steering on all four wheels
  • Available Audi adaptive air suspension giving you up to 50mm of extra ground clearance

Plus, when properly equipped, the Audi Q7 can tow up to 7,700 pounds of trailer weight.

Audi Q7
A More Powerful Ride

Comparing line by line, you’ll find that the Volvo XC90 falls short. Its most powerful gas engine only makes 316 horsepower resulting in a 5,000-pound maximum towing capacity when properly configured. Though the Volvo does give you adaptive air suspension, all-wheel drive does not come standard and all-wheel steering isn’t offered.

Cabins That Leave Room for Stretching

When it comes to comfort, you can count on the 2022 Audi Q7 to provide enough wiggle room for up to seven passengers. See how its space compares to the 2022 Volvo XC90's passenger space:

Audi Q7
2022 AUDI Q7
Volvo XC90
2022 VOLVO XC90
FRONT HEADROOM 39.9 in. 38.9 in.
SECOND-ROW HEADROOM 38.8 in. 38.5 in.
FRONT LEGROOM 41.7 in. 40.9 in.
SECOND-ROW LEGROOM 38.8 in. 37.0 in.
Audi Q7
Luxurious Seating

On top of all the extra space you'll get in the Q7, you'll also have standard leather upholstery for all seven seats as well as standard heated front seats. Even in the base model of the Q7, you can opt for cooled and massaging front seats.

The XC90 also comes standard with leather seating surfaces. However, you'll need to upgrade for heated front seats since they don't come standard in this model. You also won't have the option for cooled front seats in the base model of the XC90.

Meet Your New Driving Assistant

The 2022 Audi Q7 and the 2022 Volvo XC90 are more in sync when it comes to driver-assistive technology. Both models are fitted with all the latest active safety technology, including:

  • Automatic lane maintaining technology
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Bird's-eye view camera system
Audi Q7
Nighttime Safety

In addition to these features, the Audi tacks on available Night vision assistant with large animal and pedestrian detection. Using enhanced thermal imagery, you can detect animals and pedestrians in front of you. If you don't pick up on them, visual and audible warnings will let you know.

2022 Audi Q7 vs. Volvo XC90: The Verdict

As you can see, the 2022 Audi Q7 comes out on top in every category. Come see this impressive vehicle up close at Audi Cape Cod. Shoppers in Hyannis, Mashpee, and Osterville, can schedule a test drive today!