2018 Volvo S90 Competitive Comparison: A Luxury Sedan Review by The Volvo Store

Luxury sedan shopping can require meticulous research, considering everything from the powertrain under the hood to the layout and measurements of the cabin inside. Before embarking on this journey by yourself, be sure to check in on the comparative review our team here at The Volvo Store has already put together. We pitted the 2018 Volvo S90, a showroom favorite at our dealership, against Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW competitors.

  

2018 Volvo S90 T6 Momentum vs. 2018 Audi A6 3.0T quattro Premium Plus

 
  • The 2018 Volvo S90 respective trim comes in at $4,600 less expensive in starting MSRP
  • The 2018 Volvo S90 produces 25 miles per gallon combined fuel economy, with the Audi A6 at just 23 miles per gallon combined
  • Greater passenger volume at 101.9 cubic feet, along with more front and rear leg room respectively, gives the S90 a nod in cabin comfort
  • Default remote engine start and options that include a bike rack, head-up display, and high-pressure headlight cleaners aren't available in this respective Audi model
  • Legendary Volvo safety includes standard autonomous braking, lane deviation sensors, lane keep assist, safety brake pedal system and traffic sign recognition. These driver-assist technology amenities are either optional or not available respectively with the A6
 

2018 Volvo S90 T6 Momentum vs. 2018 BMW 540i xDrive

 
  • 25 mpg combined fuel economy vs. 23 miles per gallon combined
  • Greater passenger volume and front head room, rear had room, front leg room, rear leg room
  • Standard SiriusXM satellite radio vs. optional
  • Sensus Connect with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto ready vs. optional Apple CarPlay ready
  • Standard safety technology vs. optional: autonomous braking, lane deviation sensors, lane keeping assist, audile warning pre-collision system
  • Default safety technology vs. not available: safety brake pedal system, traffic sign recognition

2018 Volvo S90 T6 Momentum vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC

 
  • 316 horsepower vs. 241 horsepower with 2.0-liter twin charger engine
  • Greater cargo volume and passenger volume
  • Greater front head room, front leg room, rear leg room
  • Standard SiriusXM satellite vs. optional
  • Remote engine start and optional bike rack vs. not available
  • Cornering LED front fog lights vs. not available
  • Default safety just optional for Mercedes-Benz model: autonomous braking, lane deviation sensors, lane keeping assist

Weighing the pros and cons of performance, equipment, safety, and comfort, the 2018 Volvo S90 deserves a top spot on your luxury sedan wish list. Come experience more with a test drive of this new Volvo model today after visiting our showroom and discussing additional features with our team.

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