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Volvo S60 vs. Volvo S90

In comparing the Volvo S60 to the Volvo S90, the Volvo S60 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, fuel efficiency and overall quality score. 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 and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Volvo S60 versus the Volvo S90, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Volvo S60 versus Volvo S90 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Volvo S60 ranges from $28,149 to $39,883 while a used Volvo S90 from the same model year range is priced between $25,965 to $47,139. For a new model, the Volvo S60's price is between $42,152 and $52,698, with the Volvo S90 priced between $58,782 and $69,787.

Volvo S60 versus Volvo S90 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Volvo S60 is 8.5 out of 10 while the Volvo S90's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Volvo S60 being ranked 5 out of 8 Best Luxury Small Cars for the Money and the Volvo S90 being ranked 8 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Volvo S60’s base engine makes 247 horsepower, and the Volvo S90 base engine makes 295 horsepower. The S60 is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 557 miles. The S90 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 509 miles. 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 head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Volvo S60, a compact car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Volvo S60 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, both the Volvo S60 and the Volvo S90 have the same Top Safety Pick+ award.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$42,152 - $52,698

Used Asking Price:

$28,149 - $39,883

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

57%

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:

8.5 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

7.2 / 10

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 39
6 / 39

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

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

B5 Ultimate Bright Theme, B5 Core Black Edition, B5 Plus Black Edition, B5 Ultimate Black Edition, B5 Core Dark Theme, B5 Plus Dark Theme, B5 Ultimate Dark Theme

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):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

247 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 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:

FWD / AWD

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

26 / 35 / 30

Range (city/hwy):

413 / 557 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:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

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:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

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:

37.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.5 inches

Cargo Space:

11.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

93.0 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:

3777 lbs

Width:

80.3 inches

Height:

56.6 inches

Length:

188.1 inches

Wheelbase:

113.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.6 inches

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 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

235/45R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

255/40R19