The 2016 Volvo XC60 keeps the same list of competitors it's had for a while now.
In its seventh year, recent styling, engine, and equipment upgrades keep it a solid competitor for smaller SUVs from German and English luxury brands.
The Audi Q5, equally long in the tooth, still outhandles the XC60—and it's got a fuel-efficient diesel option too.
The latest incarnation of the BMW X3 handles well, and offers a smooth ride and luxury, at the expense of interior room.
The recently redesigned Acura RDX is much more mainstream now, targeting the heart of the luxury crossover market at a good price point.
The Infiniti QX50 (nee EX37) is a low-volume contender that gains some much-needed back-seat space this year.
The newest contender is the Land Rover Discovery Sport, which replaces the LR2 with a larger, more luxurious, seven-seat mid-size crossover that offers a compelling mix of qualities.
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|2016 Volvo XC60Browse Used Listings||2016 Acura RDXBrowse Used Listings||2016 Audi Q5Browse Used Listings||2016 BMW X3Browse Used Listings||2016 INFINITI QX50Browse Used Listings||2016 Land Rover Discovery SportBrowse Used Listings|
|17 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4||Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4|
|Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Station Wagon||N/A|
|FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E||FWD 4-Door||quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium||RWD 4-Door sDrive28i||RWD 4-Door||AWD 4-Door SE|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility||quattro Sport Utility||Sports Activity Vehicle||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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