Volvo XC70 vs Audi A6 Allroad - specifications

 Volvo XC70 D5 SE SportAudi A6 Allroad 2.7 TDI quattro
On the road price/total as tested"£34,485/£39,585""£34,020/£40,855"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£14,139/41.0 per cent""£18,405/54.1 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire73.3ppm/£55876.7ppm/£585
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£2,504/£4,552""£2,620/£4,763"
"Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles)""£2,029""£2,084"
Insurance group/quote 15/£33015/£399
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£266/£375/£266£330/£380/£330
Length/wheelbase "4,838/2,815mm""4,934/2,833mm"
Height/width"1,604/1,861mm""1,519/1,862mm"
Engine"5cyl in-line/2,400cc turbo""V6/2,698cc turbo"
Peak power"182/4,000 bhp/rpm""177/3,300 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"400/2,000 Nm/rpm""380/1,400 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6-spd, auto/4wd""6-spd, auto/4wd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 70 litres/space saver80 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down)"575/1,600 litres""565/1,660 litres"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,884/516/2,100kg""1,875/630/2,100kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.5 metres/0.35Cd11.9 metres/0.34Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/1yr Volvo""3yrs (60,000)/3yrs RAC"
Service intervals/UK dealers "18,000 miles/149"Variable/133
0-60/30-70mph9.3/9.1 secs9.2/9.3 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.9/5.4 secs4.3/5.8 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 6.9/11.4 secs7.4/11.8 secs
Top speed 127mph134mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 49.0/36.3/9.1 metres49.7/39.7/9.7 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph62/47/55/63dB64/46/58/68dB
Auto Express economy/range26.3mpg/405 miles25.6mpg/451 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 26.9/40.4/34.0mpg24.6/40.4/32.5mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket219g/km/33 per cent229g/km/35 per cent
Active suspension/met paint/xenonsYes/£575/£800^Yes/£600/£660*
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensors/tow barSeven/yes/£350/£600"Six/yes/£1,250§/£700"
Auto box/stability/hill descent controlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/no
Clim ctrl/leather/heated/sports seatsYes/yes/yes/no"Yes/£1,250§/£1,250§/£450"
Elec sunroof/tailgate/folding mirrors£850/£330/yes£850/£400/£120
Multifunc steering/adjust reach/rakeYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth"£1,850/£250/yes/£250""£1,850†/£1,850†/£200/£650"

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