In comparing the Cadillac XTS's and the Volvo S90's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac XTS has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, resale value, interior volume and base engine power. The Volvo S90 has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac XTS's and the Volvo S90's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac XTS is a better car than the Volvo S90.
Cadillac XTS vs. Volvo S90 Pricing
A used 2019 Cadillac XTS ranges from $18,420 to $34,362 while a used 2019 Volvo S90 is priced between $21,283 to $39,584.
Cadillac XTS vs. Volvo S90 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Cadillac XTS loses 59.5 percent of its value and the Volvo S90 loses 59.6 percent of its value. This means the Cadillac XTS retains 0.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Volvo S90.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac XTS’s base engine makes 304 horsepower, and the Volvo S90 base engine makes 250 horsepower. The XTS is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 532 miles. The S90 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 557 miles. This gives the Volvo S90 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Cadillac XTS. The XTS uses regular unleaded, and the S90 uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Cadillac XTS, a large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Volvo S90, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room and rear leg room. The Cadillac XTS and Volvo S90 are comparable in regards to rear head room.