The 2022 Audi Q3 and the 2022 Volvo XC40 are two of the most popular luxury compact SUV models. They share many commonalities when it comes to style and high-end furnishings, but you'll find many differences between the two when it comes to performance, convenience, and technology.

In this comparison, we at Audi Fort Worth will show you what these two models offer and how they compare. Drivers near Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, and Arlington, TX, should read ahead to see which model is the right choice for their lifestyle.

Audi Q3 vs. Volvo XC40: Performance Specs

When it comes to selection, both the Volvo XC40 and the Audi Q3 offer two engine options. Each has its own 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder base engine that powers you through your day. However, if you're looking for more power, their available engine options are worth checking out.

The Q3's available 2.0L 45 TFSI® 4-cylinder engine produces an impressive 228 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque, making for an exciting ride no matter where you're heading. The Volvo's available engine keeps up, making for a tough choice when comparing performance.

Where the Q3 pulls ahead is with its standard quattro® all-wheel drive system, which can help you tackle most road conditions and terrains. The same capability is available for the Volvo but will require an upgrade from the base front-wheel drive configuration.

Audi Q3 vs. Volvo XC40: Comfort & Convenience

In terms of passenger space, the Audi Q3 and the Volvo XC40 are comparable with five spacious seats, with at least 40 inches of legroom up front and an identical 36.1 inches of legroom in the rear seats. Cargo space is also relatively comparable between these models as well with split-folding capabilities in the back row of seats.

As luxury vehicles, the Audi Q3 and the Volvo XC40 offer premium cabin furnishings, including genuine leather seating surfaces, power-adjustable front seats, and multi-zone automatic climate control. However, one difference is that these all come standard in the Q3, while in the XC40, the latter two features require and upgrade.

When it comes to mood and ambiance, the Audi Q3 takes the cake. The Audi Q3 offers a one-of-a-kind ambient LED interior lighting plus package with 30 vibrant colors to choose from. Good luck setting the tone for your drive without this package in the Volvo.

Audi Q3 vs. Volvo XC40: Technology Features

Now, let's talk about tech. As luxury vehicles, the 2022 Audi Q3 and the 2022 Volvo XC40 offer some of the most cutting-edge technology features. Both provide large touchscreen infotainment systems with Bluetooth®, smartphone integration, turn-by-turn navigation, real-time traffic and weather updates, and more.

However, the Audi pushes the boundaries even further with an available high-end 15-speaker Sonos premium sound system with 3D sound that'll envelop you in your favorite tunes, audiobooks, or podcasts. Volvo's optional premium audio system isn't quite as comprehensive with just 13 speakers.

2022 Audi Q3: The Ultimate Small Luxury SUV

While the 2022 Volvo XC40 offers a few exciting attributes, it can't live up to the pep, tech, and standard trekking capabilities of the 2022 Audi Q3. Don't take our word for it, though. Come to Audi Fort Worth and see for yourself. Drivers near Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, and Arlington, Texas, can schedule a test drive by giving us a call today.

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