2019 Volvo XC90 vs. 2019 BMW X5

2019 Volvo XC90 

2019 Volvo XC90

2019 BMW X5 

2019 BMW X5


Drivers in the market for a luxury SUV around Chicagoland have plenty of options, but we know that many of you are weighing the 2019 Volvo XC90 vs. 2019 BMW X5. Which is better for your commute into the city and your life around Schaumburg? We're here to break down the differences so you can decide and drive home the right SUV.

XC90 vs. X5: Pricing & Specs

The Volvo XC90 is priced at $47,700 MSRP and offers:

  • 85.7 cubic feet of max cargo space
  • Standard seating for seven
  • Leather upholstery
  • Power-operated tailgate
  • Panoramic moonroof

The BMW X5 price starts notably higher at $60,700 MSRP and offers:

  • 72.3 cubic feet of cargo space (with seats folded down)
  • Standard seating for five
  • Power-adjustable steering column
  • Privacy glass
  • Power tailgate

Volvo vs. BMW: Performance and MPG

If max specs are your top priority, the BMW's 335 hp might seem appealing, but it comes at a cost in fuel economy.

  • Engine: The Volvo XC90 features a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder with 250 hp while the BMW X5 has a 335-hp I-6.
  • Fuel Economy: Though the XC90 is still spirited, it remains efficient with 29 highway and 21 city mpg. The BMW is notably lower at 24 highway and 18 city mpg.

Experience the 2019 Volvo XC90 Firsthand

We think it's clear that the driver interested in features, practicality, and safety chooses Volvo for a reason, and comparing the 2019 Volvo XC90 vs. 2019 BMW X5 just drives that home. Contact Patrick Volvo Cars today to drive home a new Volvo.

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