Compare Volvo to the Audi Brand

See Where Volvo Beats its Rival on the Manchester Roads

Comparing Volvo vs. Audi Luxury Car Brands

Deciding on the right luxury car or SUV that provides the comfort, performance, safety, and technology you want is an essential part of the process. Now that you've narrowed your choices to the Volvo and Audi brands, you may be interested in learning more about how all the included features compare and which offers more across the board. At Volvo Cars West County in Manchester, MO, we provide stress-free shopping experiences. That's why our experts have prepared the following summary of the performance, comfort, technology, and safety features between the Volvo and Audi luxury car brands to help you make a more informed decision.

  • Regardless of the selected model, the cost for the Audi SUVs is higher than a Volvo model.
  • Volvo SUVs provide a better fuel efficiency than Audi SUVs.
  • Cargo space is more significant in the Volvo XC90 than the Audi Q7.
  • You'll find more hybrid and all-electric Volvo models than the Audi lineup.
  • Both offer an all-wheel-drive option for increased traction
  • In most cases, the horsepower in Volvo SUV base-level trim engines is better than Audi SUVs.
 2022 Volvo XC90


With SUVs being such popular vehicles on the road, it's great to have hybrid options. However, you won't find a hybrid SUV offered by Audi. Volvo offers several hybrid and all-electric models, like the XC90 Plug-In Hybrid SUV, which provides up to 62 MPGe with a T8 Twin Engine. The Volvo XC60 T8 e-AWD Plug-In Hybrid also had an impressive fuel efficiency of up to 59 MPGe. The all-electric Volvo XC40 and C40 Recharge SUVs produce zero emissions and can travel more than 220 miles on a single charge. Recharging to 80-percent can be achieved in as little as 40 minutes.


And with the Volvo reputation for being such reliable cars that last, a Certified Pre-Owned Volvo is an excellent option. You can also find Certified Pre-Owned models, but their program doesn't include all the benefits of the Volvo Certified Pre-Owned program, which include:

  • 170-plus point inspection
  • Five-year/unlimited mile warranty back by the Volvo factory
  • 24/7 Volvo On Call Roadside Assistance
  • Free CARFAX Vehicle History Report
  • Optional Volvo Increased Protection plan


The Volvo and Audi brands are also known for providing luxurious interiors. Both include a range of similar luxury features, like premium upholstered-leather power-adjustable seats, a driver's digital instrument cluster display, multi-zone climate control, and adaptive drive modes that help them retain their luxury status. Although your experience behind the wheel of a new Volvo will captivate any driver, including long-time Audi fans, our St. Peters area dealership wants to show you why.

You can expect to find luxurious interiors in both the Volvo and Audi brands, including high-quality trims made from genuine wood and durable moldings. Still, Volvo sedans, SUVs, and wagons excel with additional standard features, such as:

  • Panoramic powered sunroof
  • Front seats with backrest massage
  • Heated seats for front and rear passengers
  • Customized door panels and dashboard


If you select one of the Volvo SUVs, you'll enjoy premium features that include seats with a massage feature and the tablet-style Volvo Sensus Infotainment System. In contrast, Audi doesn't offer massaging seats in their SUV models, and the Audi MMI infotainment system features a touchpad and rotary controls. Volvo and Audi brands both provide Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, a graphical head-up display, and an upgraded sound system. Meanwhile, Volvo models have an impressive number of standard features and upgrades you won't get in an Audi, including:

  • A 9-in. center display
  • 12.3-in. digital driver's display
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio


Safety in a Volvo is legendary and includes a comprehensive set of driver-assist and safety components on every model, such as forward-collision warnings with automatic emergency braking and rear cross-traffic alert with pedestrian detection. With a 360-degree surround-view camera and the Pilot Assist semi-autonomous drive system, Volvo goes beyond Audi when it comes to safety. Additional Volvo safety features include:

  • Lane-keeping assist
  • LED active bending headlights
  • Road sign recognition
  • Inflatable airbag curtains
  • Front seat whiplash protection

Ready to explore our available Volvo inventory in St. Louis? View our available new and used Volvo vehicles, the Certified Pre-Owned Volvo inventory, and featured Volvo models online. Visit our Volvo Cars West County showroom near Chesterfield to get a closer look.

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    14410 Manchester Road
    Manchester, MO 63011

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