Compare 2017 BMW X5 vs 2017 Volvo XC90

2017 BMW X5
2017 Volvo XC90
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sDrive35i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 sDrive35i Sports Activity Vehicle 18 25 $53,140 $56,600
X5 xDrive35d Sports Activity Vehicle 23 29 $56,670 $60,400
X5 xDrive40e iPerformance Sports Activity Vehicle N/A N/A $59,275 $63,200
X5 xDrive50i Sports Activity Vehicle 15 21 $68,995 $73,650
X5 M Sports Activity Vehicle 14 19 $94,150 $100,700
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T5 AWD 5-Passenger Momentum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 T5 AWD 5-Passenger Momentum 22 25 $45,073 $47,950
XC90 T5 AWD 5-Passenger R-Design 22 25 $50,169 $53,350
XC90 T5 FWD 5-Passenger Momentum 22 26 $43,005 $45,750
XC90 T5 FWD 5-Passenger R-Design 22 26 $48,081 $51,150
XC90 T6 AWD 7-Passenger Inscription 20 25 $53,909 $57,350
XC90 T6 AWD 7-Passenger Momentum 20 25 $49,115 $52,250
XC90 T6 AWD 7-Passenger R-Design 20 25 $52,875 $56,250
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid 7-Passenger Inscription N/A N/A $64,766 $68,900
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid 7-Passenger R-Design N/A N/A $63,732 $67,800
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Excellence N/A N/A $98,606 $104,900

2017 Volvo XC90 vs. 2017 BMW X5: Compare cars

The 2017 Volvo XC90 and the 2017 BMW X5 are large luxury utility vehicles for buyers offering European cachet with all-wheel-drive hauling capacity. Each was its maker's first-ever crossover SUV years ago, and both have refinement, handling, and features unimaginable in older SUVs.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,140
$45,073
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,600
$47,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$943 / month
$799 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 BMW X5 boasts a solid set of powertrains and features that move the sedan toward the top of any list of luxury SUVs. The 2017 Volvo XC90 is comfortable, capable, and only whispers its virtues—reinterpreting the Volvo brand as quiet sophistication in comfort, style, and efficiency.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60 56.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 57.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 37
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 40.9
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 38.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 79.1
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
115.5 117.5
Height, Overall (in)
69.4 69.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
65 -
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.8 41.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
76.7 85.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
35.8 41.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 35
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 80.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 47.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 49.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.4 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/50WR19 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50WR19 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5952 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5952 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5952 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
595 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
595 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4680 4394
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 800
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
300 @ 1300 258 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5800 250 @ 5600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.81
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.03
Trans Order Code
205 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Summary
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Volvo XC90
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 7.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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