Volvo XC Models Comparison

As the luxury SUV segment has grown in popularity, shoppers enjoy an extensive selection of models to choose from. If you're interested in groundbreaking safety features, advanced technology, and sophisticated styling -- you've certainly turned your attention towards the award-winning lineup of Volvo SUV models.

There's a Volvo SUV to suit every type of lifestyle. From the city-sized XC40 and elegant midsized XC60 to the commanding XC90 -- every Volvo SUV offers striking Scandinavian style, impressive performance, and a luxurious cabin. Volvo Cincinnati East has assembled this helpful guide which can help you determine which Volvo SUV model is the best fit for you.

Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40

 Key Features

  • Starting at $33,700 MSRP
  • Cargo Capacity - 57.5 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity - 5 Passengers
  • Standard Engine - T4 FWD turbocharged four-cylinder
    (187 horsepower / 221 lb-ft of torque)
  • Interior Headroom with Panoramic Moonroof (Front/Rear)
    37.6 / 38.3 inches
  • Interior Legroom (Front/Rear) - 40.9 / 36.1 inches
  • Maximum Towing Capacity - 3,500 pounds

As the smallest member of the Volvo SUV family, the XC40 is a true compact luxury SUV which offers eye-catching style and ingenious innovations to help you drive smarter. With up to 17 combinations of bold exterior colors and a color-contrast roof, the XC40 helps reflect a personality as unique as your own. A potent yet economical 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine delivers 187 horsepower for the Volvo XC40. Available all-wheel drive provides confidence across all types of weather and terrain conditions.

Volvo XC40 R-Design Interior

Inside the cabin of the XC40, you'll find yourself surrounded with smart storage solutions, advanced technology, and distinctive styling touches to match your personal tastes. Diamond-cut details, distinctive décor inlays and high-energy color options like Oxide Red help the XC40 stand out in a sea of ordinary. A 9-inch Sensus Touchscreen offers an intuitive tablet-like layout for simplicity and integrates seamlessly with both voice and steering-wheel controls. An optional Harman Kardon Premium Sound audio system features 13 speakers for perfectly balanced acoustics.

Volvo XC60

Volvo XC60

 Key Features

  • Starting at $41,700 MSRP
  • Cargo Capacity - 63.3 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity - 5 Passengers
  • Interior Headroom with Panoramic Moonroof
    (Front/Rear) - 38 inches
  • Standard Engine - T5 2.0-Liter four-cylinder
    (250 horsepower / 258 lb-ft of torque)
  • Interior Legroom (Front/Rear) - 41.5 / 38 inches
  • Maximum Towing Capacity - 3,500 pounds

Positioned above the compact XC40 and below the larger XC90, the Volvo XC60 sets the standard for the midsize luxury SUV. Setting the benchmark for the segment, the XC60 offers unparalleled luxury to those living active lifestyles. In addition, the XC60 offers expanded capability and performance compared to its smaller sibling. In base trim, the XC60 delivers 63 additional horsepower than the XC40 and 152 more horsepower when paired with the range-topping T8 Twin Engine Plug-In Hybrid powertrain.

Volvo XC60 Interior

Thanks to its midsize platform, the Volvo XC60 offers a spacious interior finished with premium accents and materials. Open the standard Panoramic Moonroof to fill the cabin with natural sunlight and fresh air. Front seat occupants will have plenty of room to stretch out and relax thanks to 38 inches of headroom and 41.5 inches of legroom. An available Hands-Free Tailgate lets you access the rear cargo area when your hands are full without the need to fumble around trying to locate your key. Standard Volvo City Safety technologies offered on the XC60 include rear-cross traffic alert, blind-spot assist, and front parking sensors to help keep you prepared for the unexpected.

Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90 Exterior

 Key Features

  • Starting at $49,000 MSRP
  • Cargo Capacity - 85.7 cubic feet
  • Maximum Towing Capacity - 5,000 pounds
  • Available Engine - 313 HP Direct-Injected Turbo & Supercharged Engine with 87 HP electric motor (T8 Plug-In Hybrid)
  • Seating Capacity - Up to 7 Passengers
  • Interior Headroom with Panoramic Moonroof (Front/Rear/) - 38.9 / 38.5 inches
  • Interior Legroom (Front/Rear) - 40.9 / 37.0 inches
  • Standard Engine - 2.0L Inline 4-cylinder,
    Supercharged and Turbocharged (250 HP / 258 lb ft TQ)

Sitting at the top of the Volvo SUV lineup is the commanding XC90. The most awarded SUV of the century, the XC90 offers three-row seating for up to 7 passengers. Perfect for growing families, the Volvo XC90 delivers plenty of capability and comfort to keep the whole crew entertained for the whole journey. You'll have your choice of three individual powertrains ranging from a T5 2.0L Inline 4-cylinder with 250 HP and a T6 Supercharged/Turbocharged 2.0L with 316 HP, to the advanced T8 Plug-In Hybrid which delivers a robust 400 HP. Available all-wheel drive lets you conquer the conditions when Mother Nature doesn't cooperate with your plans. You'll also have the ability to tow up to 5,000 pounds with the XC90 (when properly equipped), meaning that even your largest toys can come along for the trip.

Volvo XC90 Interior

Surround yourself with lavishness and contemporary style inside the luxurious cabin of the Volvo XC90. Offering greater space than both the XC40 and XC60, the XC90 has three rows of seating for up to 7 passengers. Its Bowers & Wilkins audio system reproduces your favorite music into a concert-like listening experience. Personalize your temperature preferences with the four-zone climate system which features with ionic air cleaner. A massive 12.3-inch Digital Driver Display give you complete command of entertainment and drive settings in the XC90. An optional Active chassis with air suspension optimizes comfort and handling with five individual settings.