Compare 2018 Audi Q7 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class vs 2018 Volvo XC90

2018 Audi Q7
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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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2018 Volvo XC90
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2.0 TFSI Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q7 2.0 TFSI Premium 19 25 $46,408 $49,900
Q7 2.0 TFSI Premium Plus 19 25 $46,408 $49,900
Q7 3.0 TFSI Premium 19 25 $52,452 $56,400
Q7 3.0 TFSI Premium Plus 19 25 $52,452 $56,400
Q7 3.0 TFSI Prestige 19 25 $52,452 $56,400
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AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe 17 22 $65,565 $70,500
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV 17 23 $63,008 $67,750
GLE AMG GLE 63 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $95,372 $102,550
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 14 18 $104,030 $111,860
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $102,021 $109,700
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 18 22 $50,871 $54,700
GLE GLE 350 SUV 18 23 $48,546 $52,200
GLE GLE 550e 4MATIC SUV N/A N/A $62,031 $66,700
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T5 AWD 5-Passenger Momentum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 T5 AWD 5-Passenger Momentum 22 28 $46,154 $49,100
XC90 T5 AWD 5-Passenger R-Design 22 28 $51,230 $54,500
XC90 T5 AWD 7-Passenger Momentum 22 28 $46,154 $49,100
XC90 T5 AWD 7-Passenger R-Design 22 28 $50,854 $54,100
XC90 T5 FWD 5-Passenger Momentum 22 29 $44,086 $46,900
XC90 T5 FWD 5-Passenger R-Design 22 29 $49,162 $52,300
XC90 T5 FWD 7-Passenger Momentum 22 29 $44,086 $46,900
XC90 T5 FWD 7-Passenger R-Design 22 29 $48,786 $51,900
XC90 T6 AWD 7-Passenger Inscription 20 27 $55,883 $59,450
XC90 T6 AWD 7-Passenger Momentum 20 27 $51,089 $54,350
XC90 T6 AWD 7-Passenger R-Design 20 27 $54,473 $57,950
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid 7-Passenger Inscription N/A N/A $65,847 $70,050
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid 7-Passenger Momentum N/A N/A $61,053 $64,950
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid 7-Passenger R-Design N/A N/A $64,437 $68,550
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Excellence N/A N/A $98,606 $104,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,408
$65,565
$46,154
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,900
$70,500
$49,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$832 / month
$1175 / month
$818 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.5
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Audi Q7 delivers exactly what luxury buyers want: room for the whole family and some of the most advanced technology ever fitted to a new car. Performance, plug-in, or pedestrian: there’s a 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE for almost every luxury-SUV buyer. The 2018 Volvo XC90 is the crossover success that brought new buyers into the brand. Its mix of good looks and excellent tech make it a major player now.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 22 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 4WD - Standard SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
29.2 - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 - 57.7
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 - 37
Third Head Room (in)
35.9 - -
Passenger Capacity
7 5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 - 40.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
49.4 - -
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 - 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 - 56.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 - 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- - 56.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- - 56
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
68.5 67.7 69.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.6 65.9 -
Wheelbase (in)
117.9 114.8 117.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.5 78.9 79.1
Track Width, Front (in)
66.1 65.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
199.6 192.6 194.9
Liftover Height (in)
- - 30.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - 9.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.8 23 35.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.5 23 35.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.6 60.7 65.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - 49.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - 35
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - 80.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - 47.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 13 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.8 13.8 13.2
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 24.6 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.7 - 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/60HR18 P275/45HR21 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA STDTR NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/60HR18 P315/40HR21 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA STDTR NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 720 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 7200 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 7200 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4696 4960 4394
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6394 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 21 X 11 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 21 X 10 18 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
380 600 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 180 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 600 -
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 1600 384 @ 2500 258 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 3.0 L/183 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
252 @ 5000 385 @ 6100 250 @ 5600
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 22 28
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA 421 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.64 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72 0.67
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.50 - 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.25 1.95
Trans Type
8 9 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86 0.81
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.80 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.24 3.03
Trans PTO Access
- No -
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No -
Transfer Case Model
- None -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi Q7 Mercedes-Benz GLE Volvo XC90
Body Style
quattro Sport Utility 4MATIC Sport Utility
Body Code
- S -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link - Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
- Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.69 -
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.69 -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 9.3 7.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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