2020 BMW X4

2021 Volvo XC60

2021 Volvo XC60

2020 BMW X4 vs. 2021 Volvo XC60


The 2020 BMW X4 is packed with a mighty engine, stable handling, and plush cabin interior. Driver and passengers can expect to ride in comfort and style in this compact SUV that provides an optimum driving experience. Is the 2021 Volvo XC60 a good rival against the X4? Let’s read on further to find out more.

Design & Style

The 2020 BMW X4 can accommodate up to 5 people. Its front row has seats that are supportive and roomy which are also comfortable for taller passengers. Its second row also has ample space and every seat is upholstered in synthetic leather with 10-way power adjustment options. Upgrades like heating and ventilation functions are available. The X4’s cabin interior is styled into a stunning outlook with contemporary design and high-quality materials like aluminum and soft plastics seen adorning its surfaces.

The 2021 Volvo XC60 is able to seat up to 5 people within a plush cabin. Both of its rows provide ample leg- and headroom while its seats are cushy and well-supported. Its cabin boasts an opulent interior with a sophisticated feel.

Technology & Safety

The 2020 BMW X4 comes fully-equipped with several technological advances such as its iDrive system for infotainment, a 10.2-inch touchscreen, navigation, Apple CarPlay, USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, 12 speakers, HD radio, and auto climate control. For safety, the X4 comes with parking sensors, rearview camera, collision warning, pedestrian detection, and auto emergency brakes.

The 2021 Volvo XC60 offers various tech features like its Sensus system for infotainment, 9-inch touchscreen, Apple/Android compatibility, satellite radio, Bluetooth, and 10 speakers. The XC60 also comes with safety tech including off-road protection and mitigation, attentiveness monitor, active braking, sign recognition, lane assist, and rearview camera.


The 2020 BMW X4 can deliver 248 horsepower on an 8-speed automatic under an all-wheel drive. Its fuel economy ratings can reach 23 mpg in cities and 28 mpg on highways.

The 2021 Volvo XC60 generates 250 horsepower under a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Its fuel efficiency is rated at 22 mpg and 29 mpg while in cities and on highways respectively.

The Bottom Line

The 2020 BMW X4 focuses more than just a stunning visual appeal. It rides smoothly due to a feisty engine performance and those onboard get to travel in peace and quiet due to the good insulation within its cabin which also looks and feels luxurious.

The 2021 Volvo XC60 produces relatively similar power to the X4 but its overall handling feels lethargic especially during acceleration and its fuel economy ratings are much lower.

Ready to Schedule a 2020 BMW X4 Test Drive Today?

At Competition BMW of Smithtown, we give you a chance to experience the pure thrill of driving a 2020 BMW X4 for yourself. Come and visit us today or give us a call at (888) 734-3331 to schedule a test drive. Our dealership staff is always on standby to assist you, and we look forward to serve you in the best way possible.


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