When we compare the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class's and the 2021 Volvo S90's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value and overall quality score. The 2021 Volvo S90 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, interior volume and base engine power. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and 2021 Volvo S90 have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class's and the 2021 Volvo S90's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2021 Volvo S90 Pricing
A used 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class ranges from $39,902 to $94,432 while a used 2021 Volvo S90 is priced between $34,998 to $47,988.
2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2021 Volvo S90 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class loses 56.8 percent of its value and the 2021 Volvo S90 loses 59.6 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class retains 2.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Volvo S90.
2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2021 Volvo S90 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 8.5 out of 10 while the Volvo S90's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class being ranked 6 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars and the Volvo S90 being ranked 13 out of 29.
2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2021 Volvo S90 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 8.5 out of 10. For the Volvo S90 the reliability rating is 7.2 out of 10. This gives the Mercedes-Benz E-Class an advantage in reliability compared to the Volvo S90.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class’s base engine makes 255 horsepower, and the 2021 Volvo S90 base engine makes 316 horsepower. Both the E-Class and the S90 are rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 539 and 509 miles respectively. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are midsize cars, the 2021 Volvo S90 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room, rear head room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.