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Audi A5 vs. Volvo S90

In comparing the Audi A5 to the Volvo S90, the Audi A5 has the advantage in the area of new vehicle base pricing The Volvo S90 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Audi A5 and Volvo S90 have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Audi A5 versus the Volvo S90, the Volvo S90 is a better car than the Audi A5.

Audi A5 versus Volvo S90 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Audi A5 ranges from $39,937 to $52,940 while a used Volvo S90 from the same model year range is priced between $25,965 to $47,139. For a new model, the Audi A5's price is between $54,360 and $66,233, with the Volvo S90 priced between $58,782 and $69,787.

Audi A5 versus Volvo S90 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi A5 is 7.8 out of 10 while the Volvo S90's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Audi A5 being ranked 6 out of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles and the Volvo S90 being ranked 8 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Audi A5’s base engine makes 261 horsepower, and the Volvo S90 base engine makes 295 horsepower. Both the A5 and the S90 are rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 474 and 509 miles respectively. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Volvo S90, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Audi A5, a compact car, has the advantage in the area of front head room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Volvo S90 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$54,360 - $66,233

Used Asking Price:

$39,937 - $52,940

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

45.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$58,782 - $69,787

Used Asking Price:

$25,965 - $47,139

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

59.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

7.2 / 10

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 27
6 / 27

iSeeCars Rankings

8 / 29
13 / 29

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Convertible

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

quattro Premium 45 TFSI, quattro Premium Plus 45 TFSI, quattro Prestige 45 TFSI

Trim Levels

B6 Ultimate, B6 Plus

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

261 hp @ 6300 rpm

Torque:

273 foot-lbs @ 4200 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.065 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

295 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

310 foot-lbs @ 2100 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.069 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 31 / 26

Range (city/hwy):

367 / 474 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

23 / 32 / 26

Range (city/hwy):

366 / 509 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Standard

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

46.9 inches

Cargo Space:

9.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

83.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.4 inches

Cargo Space:

13.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

102.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3990 lbs

Width:

79.9 inches

Height:

54.5 inches

Length:

184.9 inches

Wheelbase:

108.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4296 lbs

Width:

79.5 inches

Height:

56.9 inches

Length:

200.4 inches

Wheelbase:

120.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.7 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

245/40R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

255/40R19