Volvo XC60 Competitive Comparison

Why Choose the 2021 Volvo XC60 Over the Competition?

If you're in the market for a luxury mid-size SUV that's dynamic, agile, and engineered around safety, look no further than the 2021 Volvo XC60.

Volvo offers a variety of buying options including purchase, lease, or a flexible subscription program called Care by Volvo.


Blending innovation and performance, the 2021 Volvo XC60 offers drivers with four unique powertrain choices:

  • T5 FWD/AWD (250-horsepower & 258 pound-feet of torque)
  • T6 AWD (316-horsepower & 295 pound-feet of torque)
  • Recharge T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid (400-horsepower & 472 pound-feet of torque)
  • Recharge T8 eAWD Polestar Engineered (415-horsepower & 472 pound-feet of torque)

The Recharge Plug-In Hybrid option allows you to combine a powerful driving experience with fuel efficiency. Utilizing both powertrains expands your driving range to 520 miles on a single tank with 57 MPGe. Charging is made easy by plugging directly into your household outlet. Here is a video that shows how easy it works!


Our most advanced intelligent safety solutions with driver assist features protect you and your passengers as a result of decades of innovation. These solutions include Driver Assist with Cross Traffic Detection, Intelligent driver assist system, Blind Spot Detection System (BLIS), Lane Keeping Aid, Park Assist Camera, and City Safety with Collision Warning. Here is a video that shows how City Safety with Standard Pedestrian Detection works to keep those both inside and outside the vehicle safe.


Boasting four distinctive model configurations, the 2021 XC60 comes available in a variety of engaging trim levels, including the Momentum, Inscription, R-Design, and Polestar Engineered.

Hand-crafted with precision and meticulous attention to detail, the 2021 Volvo XC60 sports a Scandinavian-inspired design that's accentuated by its luxurious interior and suite of standard performance-based features. At first glance, you'll notice the XC60's aerodynamic exterior design, which speaks volumes to its fast and efficient on-road capability. The Panoramic Roof is standard on the XC60 and provides passengers with a sky video for their ride. Check out the experience here. Featuring Thor's Hammer LED headlights in the front and radiant LED taillights in the back, the XC60 basks in its illumination and provides drivers with an unparalleled sense of clarity when traversing the open highways after the sun goes down. Here is a video that shows the spaciousness of the XC60 with flat folding rear seats.


Taking a closer look at the intelligent technology features dispersed throughout the XC60's cabin, it's no surprise that this luxury SUV sets itself apart from the competition. Setting the standard when it comes to connectivity, the XC60 allows you to Connect to Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ and control popular apps like Waze navigation from the 9" Sensus Touchscreen. Reimagined to give drivers incomparable capability behind the wheel, the XC60 makes it easy to take phone calls, switch between driving modes, and toggle various infotainment features without ever taking your hands off the wheel. Here is a video that showcases the Pilot Assist technology available.

2022 Volvo XC60
B5 Momentum FWD

2022 Audi Q5
Premium AWD

2022 BMW X3

2022 Lexus NX250

Base MSRP$43,745$46,695$44,695$42,575
Standard Active BLISStandardWarning OnlyWarning OnlyWarning Only
Rear Collision MitigationStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Panoramic MoonroofStandardOptionalOptionalOptional
Auto-Dimming Exterior MirrorsStandardOptionalDriver Side OnlyStandard
LED Headlights w/ Active BendingStandardNot AvailableOptionalOptional
Keyless EntryStandardOptionalOptionalStandard
Driver Seat MemoryStandardOptionalStandardStandard
Spare TireStandardStandardOptionalNot Available
Warranty Maintenance36 mo./36K036 mo./36K12 mo./10K
Ground Clearance8.
38.0 / 38.040.2 / 37.741.1 / 38.537.12 / 37.36
41.5 / 38.041.0 / 37.8*40.3 / 36.440.96 / 36.09
Shoulder Room
58.2 / 56.357.7 / 56.557.6 / 56.056.3 / 53.99
Curb Weight4,0374,0794,0793,660
MPG (City/Hwy/Combined)23 / 30 / 2623 / 28 / 2523 / 29 / 2526 / 33 / 28
Source: Data is from Autoplanner (November 2021) for all car models shown.
*With Sunroof