2020 Audi Q3 vs. 2020 Volvo XC40

Both the 2020 Audi Q3 and 2020 Volvo XC40 are luxury SUVs that are designed for peak performance. Which model best suits your needs? The team at Audi Hoffman Estates in Hoffman Estates, IL, put together this model comparison to help you examine them a little deeper and compare their features and performance capabilities. If you decide the 2020 Q3 is the SUV for you, search our new inventory to find your favorite trim and claim our current lease offer for an attractive deal. If you have any questions, or would like to schedule a test drive, give us a call at (888) 698-1441.

2020 Audi Q3 vs. 2020 Volvo XC40 Performance Specs & Engine

Enjoy the performance and agility that the powertrain on the 2020 Audi Q3 provides. With Tiptronic® transmission, versus standard automatic transmission, you can upshift or downshift out of automatic mode for a more authentic sports car experience. The superior traction control provided by the Audi quattro® all-wheel drive (AWD) system is the result of instantaneous proactive response, versus reactive response that traditional AWD systems provide.

Compare the Audi Q3 and Volvo XC40 engine performance with AWD below.

2020 Audi Q3


2020 Volvo XC40

2.0L 45 TFSI® four-cylinder


T5 2.0L Turbo I4

228 HP


248 HP

258 lb.-ft.


258 lb.-ft.

Eight-speed Tiptronic automatic


Eight-speed automatic 

quattro AWD


Drive System



2020 Audi Q3 vs. 2020 Volvo XC40 Interior & Exterior Design

Offering luxurious seating materials and an aesthetically pleasing in-cabin design, the 2020 Audi Q3 is well-appointed with special details and luxurious comfort. Both SUVs offer leather upholstery, a leather steering wheel with a tilt/telescoping column, heated power adjustable front bucket seats with power adjustable lumbar, split-fold rear seats, a panoramic sunroof, a power liftgate, ambient interior lighting, interior air filtration, and climate control. Other features offered in the Q3 include reclining rear seats.

On the outside, both SUVs utilize sophisticated design with sleek-looking lines and premium lighting to articulate premium-level luxury.

interior view of the 2020 Audi Q3

2020 Audi Q3 vs. 2020 Volvo XC40 ​Safety & Technology Features

Today's luxury vehicles come equipped with a wide range of connectivity, safety, and entertainment tech to ensure a premium-level, in-cabin experience as well as plenty of driver support and passenger protection when and where you need it. The Audi Q3 and Volvo XC40 are no exception.

Both SUVs elevate convenience and confidence with keyless entry and push to start, comprehensive driver assist tech, cruise control or adaptive cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, a reversing camera, and a universal garage door remote opener.

When it comes to entertainment and staying connected, both the 2020 Audi Q3 and 2020 Volvo XC40 feature infotainment systems, a Wi-Fi® hotspot, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, USB ports, HD Radio™, and Bluetooth® technology. The Audi Q3 features a Bang & Olufsen 3D sound system with ten speakers, while the premium audio system on the Volvo XC40 features eight speakers.

2020 Audi Q3 tech features

2020 Audi Q3 vs. 2020 Volvo XC40 ​Size & Cargo Space

Both SUVs offer plenty of space and interior roominess for five family members or friends to enjoy the ride as you drive to the local spa or entertainment venue, or head out on a road trip to your favorite ski resort, oceanside retreat, or lakeside cabin. Compare the dimensions in the table below.

2020 Audi Q3


2020 Volvo XC40

177 in. L x 73 in. W x 63 in. H


174 in. L x 73 in. W x 65 H

48 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Capacity

47.2 cubic feet


Seating Capacity


39.6 in.

Front Headroom

39 in.

40 in.

Front Legroom

40.9 in.

37.6 in.

Second Row Headroom

39.1 in.

36.1 in.

Second Row Legroom

36.1 in.

2020 Audi Q3 for Sale Near Schaumburg, IL

If you're ready to purchase or lease a new 2020 Audi Q3, search our inventory at Audi Hoffman Estates to find the trim that interests you. Can't find what you're looking for? Contact us at (888) 698-1441 and we'll be happy to help. Prefer to buy and finance your next vehicle online? Begin the process by pre-qualifying for credit and use our trade-in value tool and payment calculator to gauge your monthly payment. You can start the online buying process by clicking on the "start my purchase" button next to the vehicle you want in our inventory.

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