Audi Q3 vs Volvo XC40 Recharge

Should you buy Audi Q3 or Volvo XC40 Recharge? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Audi Q3 price starts at Rs 43.81 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium (Petrol) and Volvo XC40 Recharge price starts Rs 57.90 Lakh ex-showroom for P8 AWD (Electric).

Q3 Vs XC40 Recharge

Key HighlightsAudi Q3Volvo XC40 Recharge
On Road PriceRs.61,95,332*Rs.60,89,750*
Range (km)-418
Fuel TypePetrolElectric
Battery Capacity (kWh)-78 kw
Charging Time-28 Min - DC -150kW (10-80%)
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Audi Q3 vs Volvo XC40 Recharge Comparison

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        Audi Q3
        Audi Q3
        Rs53.17 Lakh*
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            Volvo XC40 Recharge
            Volvo XC40 Recharge
            Rs57.90 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.61,95,332*
          Rs.60,89,750*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,17,911/month
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          Rs.1,15,911/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.1,91,102
          Q3 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.2
          Based on 72 Reviews
          4.1
          Based on 48 Reviews
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          Running Cost
          Running cost per km measures the expense of driving your EV per kilometer. Running Cost/Km = (Battery Capacity of EV * Per Unit Electricity Cost ) / Range on full charge.
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          ₹ 1.87/km
          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          40 TFSI quattro S tronic
          Not applicable
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1984
          Not applicable
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Not applicable
          Fast Charging
          Fast charging typically refers to direct current (DC) charging from an EV charge station, and is generally quicker than AC charging. Not all fast chargers are equal, though, and this depends on their rated output.
          Not applicable
          Yes
          Charging Time
          Not applicable
          28 Min - DC -150kW (10-80%)
          Battery Capacity (kWh)
          Not applicable
          78
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          187.74bhp@4200-6000rpm
          408bhp
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          320Nm@1500-4100rpm
          660Nm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          Not applicable
          Range (km)
          Not applicable
          418 km
          Battery Warranty
          A battery warranty is a guarantee offered by the battery manufacturer or seller that the battery will perform as expected for a certain period of time or number of cycles. Battery warranties typically cover defects in materials and workmanship
          Not applicable
          8 Years or 160000 km
          Charging Time (D.C)
          The time taken for a DC Fast Charger to charge your car. DC or Direct Current chargers recharge electric vehicles faster than AC chargers
          Not applicable
          28 Min 150 kW
          Regenerative Braking Levels
          Not applicable
          Yes
          Charging Port
          Not applicable
          CCS-II
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          7-Speed DCT
          1-Speed
          Mild HybridNoNo
          Drive Type
          AWD
          Charging Options
          Not applicable
          15 A Wall Box | 150 kW DC
          Charger Type
          Not applicable
          15 A Wall Box
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Electric
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          62
          -
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          ZEV
          Top Speed (kmph)
          222
          180
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          McPherson struts
          sophisticated Suspension
          Rear Suspension
          4-link rear axle
          sophisticated Suspension
          Steering Type
          -
          Electric
          Steering Column
          -
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Steering Gear Type
          -
          Rack & Pinion
          Front Brake Type
          -
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          -
          Disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          222
          180
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          7.3
          4.9
          Tyre Size
          235/55 R18
          F 235/50,R 255/45
          Tyre Type
          -
          Tubeless,Radial
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4482
          4425
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1849
          1873
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1607
          1651
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2500
          2923
          Front Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
          -
          1570
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1700
          2205
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          2200
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          460
          414
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power Steering
          Mechanism that reduces the effort needed to operate the steering wheel. Offered in various types, including hydraulic and electric.
          YesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power Boot
          -
          Yes
          Automatic Climate Control
          2 Zone
          2 Zone
          Air Quality Control
          Air filters, also known as air purifiers, purify the air of the cabin by absorbing any harmful or contaminated particles.
          -
          Yes
          Low Fuel Warning Light
          -
          Yes
          Accessory Power Outlet
          12V power socket to power your appliances, like phones or tyre inflators.
          YesYes
          Trunk Light
          Lighting for the boot area. It usually turns on automatically when the boot is opened.
          YesYes
          Vanity Mirror
          A mirror, usually located behind the passenger sun shade, used to check one's appearance. More expensive cars will have these on the driver's side and some cars even have this feature for rear seat passengers too.
          YesYes
          Rear Reading Lamp
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
          A foldable armrest for the rear passengers, usually in the middle, which also comprises cup holders or other small storage spaces. When not in use, it can be folded back into the seat, so that an additional occupant can be seated.
          YesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          A type of seat belt on which the height can be adjusted, to help improve comfort.
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders Front
          Storage spaces that are specifically designed to hold cups or beverage cans. Sometimes these can be cooled and heated too.
          YesYes
          Cup Holders Rear
          -
          Yes
          Rear AC Vents
          Dedicated AC vents for the rear passengers, usually located between the front seats. Helps cool the rear compartment, while offering passengers the option to control the flow. Some rear AC vents allow for fan speed control.
          YesYes
          Heated Seats Front
          -
          Yes
          Heated Seats Rear
          -
          Yes
          Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          A steering wheel that has many buttons to control various functions of the infotainment system and key car functions like cruise control. This allows the driver to manage these functions without taking their hands off the steering wheel.
          YesYes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Sensors on the vehicle's exterior that use either ultrasonic or electromagnetic waves bouncing off objects to alert the driver of obstacles while parking.
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Navigation SystemYesYes
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Rear seats that can be folded down to create additional storage space.
          -
          60:40 Split
          Smart Key Band
          -
          Yes
          Glove Box Cooling
          A function in the glove box that allows you to keep food items and beverages cool for long durations.
          YesYes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front Door
          Voice Command
          -
          Yes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
          -
          USB Charger
          -
          Front
          Central Console Armrest
          An added convenince feature to rest one's hand on, while also offering features like cupholders or a small storage space.
          -
          Yes
          Tailgate Ajar
          A warning to indicate that the vehicle's boot or tailgate isnt properly closed.
          YesYes
          Hands-Free Tailgate
          A tailgate that, in most cases, can be opened automatically by swiping your foot under the rear bumper.
          -
          Yes
          Gear Shift Indicator
          A display that shows the current gear the car is in. More advanced versions also suggest the most prefered gear for better efficiency.
          No
          -
          Rear CurtainNo
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetNoYes
          Lane Change Indicator
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
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          Power folding rear head restraints, Clean Zone, air purifier, humidity sensor, Driving range up to 418km. When needed, at home or at work can fast-charge from zero to 80% in around 40 minutes. Fast charging DC up to 150 kW under optimal charging conditions., Key remort control High level, Power adjustable Passenger seat,mechanical chudhion extension front seat,mechanical release fold 2nd row rear seat, power foldable rear headrest from centre stack display,Waste bin in front of armrest,Tunnel console high glos black,Ash tray lid
          Memory Function Seats
          -
          Driver's Seat Only
          Drive Modes
          5
          -
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess Entry
          -
          Yes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Electronic Multi Tripmeter
          Measures the distance a vehicle has travelled for a particular trip. A multi-tripmeter can keep track of multiple distances. For example kilometres since the last fuel up and kilometres travelled since the last service. The different tripmeters can be reset by the user as and when needed.
          -
          Yes
          Leather SeatsYesYes
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYesYes
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          YesYes
          Outside Temperature Display
          -
          Yes
          Digital Odometer
          A meter that keeps track of the total kilometres a vehicle has travelled. This cannot be reset by an owner and serves as a record for tracking service intervals and waranty validity, and also is important when selling the vehicle.
          YesYes
          Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
          Dual Tone Dashboard
          When the dashboard has two colours of trim it's called a dual tone dashboard.
          YesYes
          Additional Features
          Electrically Adjustable Front Seats, Comfort Centre Armrest in Front, Leather/Leatherette Combination Upholstery, Ambient Lighting Package Plus, Frameless auto-diing interior rearview mirror, Storage and luggage compartment package, Scuff plates with aluminium inserts in the front,Decorative inserts in Silver Aluminium Dimension, Leather-wrapped 3 Spoke multifunction plus steering wheel with paddle shifters
          Ashtray and cigarette lighter, Road Sign Information, Ticket holder, Illuminated vanity mirrors, Auto-died rear view mirrors, 31.24 Cms (12.3 inch) Driver display, charcol connect suede textile/microtech upholstery, Mechenical cushion extension front seat,carpet kit textile,Front tread plates metal recharge,Interior illumination high level,Charcoale roof colur interior
          Exterior
          Available ColorsNavvara Blue MetallicMythos Black MetallicPulse Orange SolidChronos Grey MetallicGlacier White MetallicNavarra Blue Metallic+1 MoreQ3 ColorsSilver DownOnyx BlackFjord BlueCrystal WhiteVapour GreySage GreenThunder GrayBright DuskCloud Blue+4 MoreXC40 Recharge Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          YesYes
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          A vehicle's rear-view mirrors that can open and close at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Alloy Wheels
          Lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Rear Spoiler
          Increases downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars, however, they're used simply for looks.
          YesYes
          Sun Roof
          A glass panel on the roof of a vehicle, either just over the front seats or extending further backward towards the rear.
          YesYes
          Moon RoofYesYes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          An additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle that warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          -
          Yes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          Yes
          -
          Dual Tone Body Colour
          Cars with dual-tone body colours have two paint colours applied, usually where one colour is used heavily while the other is a contrast applied only to parts like the roof and outside mirrors.
          Optional
          -
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          Yes
          -
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          Trunk Opener
          Smart
          -
          Heated Wing Mirror
          Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
          YesYes
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          YesYes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesYes
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area, enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          YesYes
          Additional Features
          LED Headlights, LED Rear Combination Lamps, Panoramic Glass Roof, Rear seat plus with fore/aft adjustment, High Gloss Styling package, Panoramic glass sunroof, LED Headlamps with LED rear combination lamps, 5-arm style alloy wheels,
          Fog lamps with cornering function, Body-coloured covered grille, Door mirror covers, Black Stone, High-gloss black side window trim, Panoramic roof, Protective cap kit, Matt Tech Grey, Recharge embossed logo on C/D-pillar, Roof rails, glossy black,, BEV grill, colour coordinated / covered mesh, BEV grill, colour coordinated / covered mesh,High gloss black decor side window, Handle side door body color keyless and illumination, Black rear view mirror covers,EBL, Flashing brake light and hazard warning, C-Pillar recharge moulding
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps that automatically turn on in low light conditions and switch off in bright conditions.
          YesYes
          Tyre Size
          235/55 R18
          F 235/50,R 255/45
          Tyre Type
          -
          Tubeless,Radial
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          A safety system that prevents a car's wheels from locking up during hard braking to maintain steering control.
          -
          Yes
          Brake Assist
          -
          Yes
          Central Locking
          -
          Yes
          Child Safety Locks
          Safety locks located on the car's rear doors that, when engaged, allows the doors to be opened only from the outside. The idea is to stop the door from opening unintentionally.
          -
          Yes
          Anti Theft Alarm
          An alarm system that sounds when anyone tries to access the car forcibly or break into it.
          -
          Yes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          7
          Driver Airbag
          An inflatable air bag located within the steering wheel that automatically deploys during a collision, to protect the driver from physical injury
          -
          Yes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          A rearview mirror that can be adjusted to reduce glare from headlights behind the vehicle at night.
          -
          Yes
          Seat Belt Warning
          A warning buzzer that reminds passengers to buckle their seat belts.
          -
          Yes
          Door Ajar Warning
          A function that alerts the driver when any of the doors are open or not properly closed.
          -
          Yes
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          This feature monitors the pressure inside each tyre, alerting the driver when one or more tyre loses pressure.
          YesYes
          Advance Safety Features
          ISOFIX Child Seat Anchor and Top Tether for Outer Rear Seats, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, 6 Airbags (Protective full-size airbags), Brake system: hydraulic transmission, tandem master cylinder with vacuum booster, ABS & ESP (electronic stability program) on both axles, sensor on each wheel ,
          Passenger airbag cut-off switch, Park assist, front, rear and sides,
          Lane Keeping Aid (speeds above 65 km/h.),
          Oncoming Lane Mitigation (Active between 60 and 140 km/h), Road Sign Information,
          ISOFIX mounting points, rear seat, Cross-traffic alert, Volvo Cars app, Google built-in, Interior motion sensor for alarm, Inclinaion sensor for alarm, Diode in front door,Tempered glass, side & rear windows, Collision Mitigation support rear, Blind spot information system with cross traffic alert, curtains airbag







          Speed Alert
          -
          Yes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
          -
          Yes
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          A secure attachment system to fix child seats directly on the chassis of the car.
          YesYes
          Blind Spot Monitor
          A function of ADAS that uses radar to alert the driver if there are vehicles behind them that aren't fully visible in their mirror.
          -
          Yes
          Hill Descent Control
          -
          Yes
          Hill Assist
          A feature that helps prevent a car from rolling backward on a hill.
          YesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
          -
          Yes
          360 View Camera
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd Player
          -
          No
          Cd Changer
          -
          No
          Dvd Player
          -
          No
          Radio
          -
          Yes
          Audio System Remote Control
          -
          Yes
          Speakers Front
          -
          Yes
          Speakers Rear
          -
          Yes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Wireless Phone Charging
          -
          Yes
          USB And Auxiliary Input
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10.1
          9
          Connectivity
          -
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto
          -
          Yes
          Apple Car Play
          -
          Yes
          Internal Storage
          -
          Yes
          No. of Speakers
          -
          13
          Additional Features
          Bluetooth Interface(f hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio streaming), Audi Smartphone Interface (access your phone when connected with a USB port)
          12V power outlet and one or two USB ports, speech function, digital service pack, App Store or Google Play, harman kardam sound system, android based google assisted information system, Apple carplay (iphone with wire)
          SubwooferNo
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          Pros and Cons

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          • Cons

            Audi Q3

            • Comfortable ride quality. Deals with broken roads confidently.
            • Potent 2.0-litre TSI + 7-speed DSG combo: pocket rocket if you want it to be!
            • Practical and spacious cabin for a family of four.

            Volvo XC40 Recharge

            • Classy and understated styling
            • Top-notch interior quality
            • Loaded with comfort, convenience and safety features
            • Hair-raising performance makes it a delight to drive

            Audi Q3

            • No diesel engine on offer.
            • 360° camera, ventilated front seats, ADAS should’ve been included at the price.

            Volvo XC40 Recharge

            • ADAS features can be tricky to operate in Indian traffic conditions
            • Spare tyre eats into usable boot space
            • Segment-above petrol-powered options available at a similar price

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          Audi Q3 price starts at Rs 43.81 Lakh & Volvo XC40 Recharge price starts at Rs 57.90 Lakh in New Delhi. Audi Q3 is cheaper between these two cars.
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