2019 Audi Q3A small luxury SUV makes for a stylish way to get around Burlington, Essex Junction, and South Burlington. In this 2019 Audi Q3 vs. Volvo XC40 comparison, we want to show you two luxury crossovers up close so that you can evaluate the qualities they bring to the table.

The Volvo XC40 is an all-new model, while the Audi SUV has been fully redesigned for 2019. See how each of these thoroughly modern vehicles fare head to head, and contact us at Audi South Burlington to learn more!

2019 Q3 vs XC40: Comparison of SUVs

The 2019 Q3 and XC40 are two potent SUVs. With the latter already on showroom floors and the former due for release later in 2019, performance specifications are one known quality we can compare for you here.

The Audi Q3 will offer a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine in both standard and high-output configurations. Meanwhile, the XC40 has two turbocharged 4-cylinder engines with similarly pegged specs. From the base engines in both vehicles, you'll see 180+ horsepower, while the upgraded engines can achieve 220+ horsepower.

Both vehicles offer all-wheel drive (AWD), but it only comes (newly) standard in the Audi. With quattro® AWD, power will be transferred to the wheels with the most grip, so you can enjoy top-notch traction in your Q3. Unfortunately, you'll need to upgrade for a similar system in the Volvo.

Deluxe Exterior Features: Style & Flair

In many ways, the Audi Q3 and Volvo XC40 match up favorably when it comes to style. Both SUVs boast plenty of character lines and taut sheet metal for chiseled and athletic bodies that exude dynamism, even while standing still.  

However, the Volvo XC40 can't match the aggressive styling of the new Audi Q3. Only the Audi offers the distinctive Singleframe® octagonal grille, which is larger and more in your face than the nondescript rectangular grille on the Volvo. The sharp headlamps of the Audi also feature a more angular shape and are fully LED.

Interior Features: Cabin Sophistication 

2019 Audi Q3 InteriorThe cabins of the 2019 Q3 and XC40 boast some impressive luxury features. The standard leather seating is a major draw, as it elevates your driving experience with a soft-to-the-touch feel and an incredibly upscale look.

You'll find easy-to-use infotainment systems in both vehicles as well. The Volvo's Sensus Connect system is fitted with a 9-inch touchscreen, while the MMI® interface in the Audi is available with a touchscreen that measures 10.1 inches. Both offer navigation and smartphone integration for a more connected drive.

However, only the Audi SUV is adorned with synthetic suede that divides the dashboard horizontally, and adorns the door panels and seats as well. It really enhances this SUV's looks, offering a contrast in color to other materials in the cabin.

2019 Audi Q3 vs Volvo XC40: Which SUV Will You Choose?

As you can see from our 2019 Audi Q3 vs. Volvo XC40 comparison, these two small luxury SUVs have a lot of features that can appeal to Burlington, Essex Junction, and South Burlington drivers. Which one of these luxury crossovers is best suited for your daily drives?

If you want standard all-wheel drive, an aggressively stylish exterior, and a dynamic cabin, it may be worth holding out for the 2019 Audi Q3. Contact us at Audi South Burlington to learn more about this exciting vehicle today!

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