SUV Comparison: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. Volvo XC60

In the world of compact luxury crossover SUVs, drivers have a plethora of options.

However, some clearly stand out amongst the crowd, including the 2018 Stelvio and Volvo XC60.

Many luxury SUVs offer head-turning style and appeal with creature comforts to match, but there is one that outshines the rest.

See which luxury SUV comes out on top for drivers in the Capital District and beyond.

Finding the Best Luxury SUV on the Market

Exceptional power, performance, and agility on city streets and the highway are just a few of the options drivers look for when shopping for a new luxury SUV.

While there is some stiff competition out there, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio makes a lasting impact among drivers.

a red 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio parked next to a blue 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio overlooking an ocean

Luxury SUV Interior Comparison

Italian automakers have a reputation for manufacturing vehicles that are stylish and exceeds the expectations of the masses.

So, how does the 2018 Stelvio interior measure up?

The 2018 Stelvio offers dual-zone automatic climate control, HD radio, three USB ports, a 6.5-inch infotainment display screen, heated steering wheel, power-adjustable front seats, and leather upholstery among other luxury features.

Got all that?

Available features for the Stelvio include a dual-pane sunroof, navigation, 14-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, and an 8.8-inch infotainment display.

interior of a 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio with black leather upholstery, chrome, and wood accents

The 2018 XC60 offers drivers standard features such as a 10-speaker audio system, an in-cabin air filtration system, satellite radio, dual-zone automatic climate control, and leather seating among other features.

SUV Performance Comparison

Arguably the most important aspect of any luxury SUV is its performance and handling.

At its base, the 2018 Stelvio is equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine paired with an eight-speed transmission. This pairing boasts 280 horsepower and 306 pounds of torque.

Compare that performance to the 2018 XC60, which is equipped with a similar engine and transmission, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an eight-speed transmission. The Volvo is capable of producing 250 horsepower and 258 pounds of torque.

Perhaps it’s the Italian lineage that gives the Stelvio the edge in this matchup, but it can’t be ignored.

Find Your Alfa Romeo

When it comes to finding the luxury SUV that fits your lifestyle, it’s as easy as browsing our Stelvio inventory online or visiting our showroom at 1586 Central Avenue in Albany, New York and working with our staff.

Our team is expertly trained and will work with you to find the vehicle of your dreams that fits your needs and exceeds driving expectations.