For drivers throughout the greater Hasbrouck Heights area, identifying the perfect SUV for the years ahead can be a considerable challenge. As automakers continue to commit resources and innovations to this incredibly popular segment, it becomes increasingly difficult for drivers throughout Hasbrouck, Jersey City, Clifton, and beyond to identify the perfect model for their future. The Volvo XC90 and BMW X5 are two of the most popular luxury SUVs, but between the two models, which is better for drivers in Jersey City, Clifton, and other nearby areas?

Here at Kundert Volvo of Hasbrouck Heights, we've compiled a head-to-head comparison so that drivers can more easily identify the model that will make the best addition to their life in this diverse region.

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Volvo XC90 vs BMW X5

  • the first detail that potential drivers are likely to notice is the price tag associated with the models that appeal to them. In this case, the Volvo XC90 comes in with a price point well below that of the BMW model. Even as you add optional features the price of the BMW X5 skyrockets by comparison. Those seeking value will find immediate advantages within a Volvo XC90.
  • With superior fuel efficiency in its base model, as well as an innovative and impressive available new hybrid powertrain, the Volvo XC90 dominates the BMW X5 and once again proves itself to be the superior value for Newark-area drivers.
  • With a long list of standard safety features and systems that the X5 only offers as pricey options, drivers who value safety above all else will find a great deal to love about the Volvo XC90, which boasts the IntelliSafe suite of safety systems. The BMW X5 offers a neat traffic jam assist, but without a standard backup camera like nearly every other model in the segment, many drivers will be asking "what's the point?"
  • The restrained elegance of the Volvo's interior offers a superb and quiet experience, along with control of the cars systems through the intuitive pad-like Sensus interface, for a comfortable experience that feels futuristic. The BMW model offers some comparable systems though they are nearly all merely optional, and only available for an exorbitant investment.


For drivers throughout the greater Newark area, the decision between a Volvo XC90 and BMW X5 may seem like a challenge, but upon examining the details like those listed above, it becomes an incredibly easy decision. The Volvo XC90 simply outclasses the competition, perhaps this is the reason it has been so heavily awarded lately. To learn more about the new XC90, browse our pre-buy research and new Volvo listings, and then come see us at 140 Route 17 N, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ. Once you arrive we'll arrange a test drive with the models that appeal to you most, and ensure a swift and seamless transition into a more comfortable, confident, and enjoyable automotive future.