Compare 2020 BMW X5 vs 2020 Volvo XC90

2020 BMW X5
2020 Volvo XC90
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M50i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 M50i Sports Activity Vehicle 16 22 $76,900 $82,150
X5 sDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 26 $55,275 $58,900
X5 xDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 20 26 $57,415 $61,200
X5 xDrive50i Sports Activity Vehicle 16 22 $71,320 $76,150
X5 M Competition Sports Activity Vehicle 13 18 $106,615 $114,100
X5 M Sports Activity Vehicle 13 18 $98,245 $105,100
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T5 AWD Momentum 7 Passenger
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 T5 AWD Momentum 7 Passenger 20 27 $47,799 $50,850
XC90 T5 AWD R-Design 7 Passenger 20 27 $55,084 $58,600
XC90 T5 FWD Momentum 7 Passenger 21 30 $45,449 $48,350
XC90 T5 FWD R-Design 7 Passenger 21 30 $52,734 $56,100
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 6 Passenger 18 26 $59,314 $63,100
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 7 Passenger 18 26 $58,844 $62,600
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 6 Passenger 18 26 $53,392 $56,800
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 7 Passenger 18 26 $52,922 $56,300
XC90 T6 AWD R-Design 7 Passenger 18 26 $58,280 $62,000
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription 6 Passenger N/A N/A $69,372 $73,800
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription 7 Passenger N/A N/A $68,902 $73,300
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Momentum 6 Passenger N/A N/A $63,450 $67,500
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Momentum 7 Passenger N/A N/A $62,980 $67,000
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design 7 Passenger N/A N/A $68,338 $72,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$76,900
$47,799
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$82,150
$50,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1369 / month
$848 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 BMW X5 is a big SUV on a big budget that does nearly everything great. The 2020 Volvo XC90 gets a few tweaks, but remains a stylish, practical, and safe luxury SUV.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 4WD Standard SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60 57.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 37
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Leg Room (in)
39.8 40.9
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 56.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 38.9
Third Hip Room (in)
- 44.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 103.8
Third Head Room (in)
- 36.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 46.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.5
Third Leg Room (in)
- 31.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
194.3 194.9
Height, Overall (in)
68.7 69.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 65.8
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 117.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 79.1
Track Width, Front (in)
67.1 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.3 65.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
33.9 12.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.9 35.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 21.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 35
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 49.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 47.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 80.3
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.9 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/45HR20 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/45HR20 P235/55HR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5260 4394
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
553 @ 1800 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4 L/268 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
523 @ 5500 250 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 27
Transmission
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.50 5.25
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.81
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.00 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 3.03
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Volvo XC90
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.0 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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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