Over the years, the SUV has gained popularity among automobile buyers. Favored for its off-road capability and its spacious interior, the Sport Utility Vehicle has continually increased its market share in the automobile market. This simple fact can be attributed to the rare and ever impressing sub-class of the luxury SUV. The Luxury SUV has gained popularity thanks to its lavish design, safety features, and superior craftsmanship. Faulkner Volvo Cars Trevose wants to help all Trevose customers make the best decision by providing the information you need below. Continue reading to learn more.

The Volvo XC90 is the epitome of class and luxury design. It is superbly designed, featuring impressive safety features and an attractive exterior. For 2020, the XC90 gets a significant upgrade in terms of looks, space, and tech compatibility.

The BMW X5 is an impressive SUV that has been around for quite some time now. It is well equipped, and it is just as luxurious. However, as one gets into the cabin of the X5, it feels somewhat complacent. For 2020, the X5 receives a sporty engine upgrade in the form of a new trim level, the M50i.

Powertrains and Performance

The 2020 Volvo XC90 is available in three powerful engines. The base engine is the T5 is a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces 250HP. The standard transmission is a smooth 8-speed automatic gearbox that delivers power to the front wheels. The T6 engine is equipped with a supercharger to boost the 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. The dual turbo combination combines to produce an impressive 316HP. All-wheel drive is standard, as is the 8-speed automatic transmission. The Volvo XC90 also features the stand-out T8 plug-in hybrid version, which combines the T6 powertrain with two electric motors and an exterior charging port.

The Volvo XC90 handles beautifully. The steering wheel is graceful and sensitive, while the body roll is minimal. The well-tuned suspension and an optional air suspension give the XC90 a smooth and comfortable ride.The 2020 BMW X5 features several engines, including the base inline 6-cylinder engine, which produces an impressive 340HP. A 4.4L twin-turbo V8 is also available in the BMW lineup, and it produces 456HP. Rear-wheel drive is standard on the base model, but all-wheel drive is optional.

The X5 is equipped with independent suspensions and adaptive dampers, which give it a comfortable ride. The optional air suspension provides the X5 with a smooth and soft ride.

Luxury Features

The Volvo XC90 is exceptionally well equipped in terms of luxury features. These include metal trim, leather upholstery, open-pore wood, and optional rear captain's chairs. The standalone third-row chairs are comfortable and supportive, while the middle row and front row seats offer spacious and comfortable seating as well as adequate legroom and headroom.

The BMW X5 offers a large and spacious interior, adequate headroom, and just enough legroom. The optional third-row will comfortably fit children, but adults will not enjoy long trips. The multi-contoured seats are heated and adjustable.

Tech Features

The 2020 Volvo XC90 features a beautiful 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is compatible with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. An optional mobile Wi-Fi hotspot is available as well. Safety is a top priority in the Volvo XC90, and it impresses in this by incorporating a myriad of driver assistance features such as standard forward-collision warning, automated emergency braking, and rear cross-traffic alert. A standard blind-spot monitoring system is also included, along with the standard lane departure warning.

The BMW X5 has a rather dull interior, but it is livened up by the 12.3-inch touch screen infotainment system and the digital gauge display. It features Apple CarPlay compatibility, but it does not offer Android Auto compatibility. In terms of safety, the BMW X5 does admirably. It features automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, and rear cross-traffic alert.The 2020 Volvo XC90 is an excellent option for prospective buyers who want an impressive combination of luxury, performance, and fuel economy. While both models have a myriad of similarities, the Volvo XC90 provides more options, a more luxurious interior, and much better safety features than the BMW X5. If you are ready to experience the 2020 Volvo XC90, stop by Faulkner Volvo Cars Trevose and test-drive it today.



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