Comparison: 2019 Volvo S90 vs 2019 Audi A6

 

When you are shopping for a midsize sedan, you are most likely interested in a good balance of impressive performance and a comfortable and spacious interior. The Volvo S90 and Audi A6 luxury sedans both deliver comfort and performance, but the Volvo S90 offers a choice of powertrains including a hybrid option, advanced technology, and an abundance of standard safety features. Visit Premier Volvo Cars Overland Park to test drive the new 2019 Volvo S90.

Performance

2019 Volvo S90

The 2019 Volvo S90 is available in two trims, Momentum and Inscription, and three separate powertrains. The T5 base model is equipped with a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder turbocharged engine paired with an eight-speed Geartronic™ automatic transmission and a front-wheel drivetrain.  This engine generates 250-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque and achieves an estimated 34 mpg highway and 23 mpg city. The T6 utilizes a supercharged and turbocharged engine with an all-wheel drivetrain which produces 316-hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The T8 powers a plug-in hybrid model with a twin-charged engine and electric motor. This hybrid powertrain with all-wheel drive pumps out 400-hp and 472 lb-ft of torque and earns an estimate 71 MPGe combined.

2019 Audi A6

The 2019 Audi A6 is offered in Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige trims with one powertrain. The power is produced by a 3.0-liter TFSI® V6 ultra-technology turbocharged engine mated to a seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch transmission with quattro® all-wheel drive which generates 335-hp and 360 lb-ft of torque. The A6 has an estimated EPA-rating of 29 mpg highway and 22 mpg city.

Comfort and Technology

2019 Volvo S90

Leatherette upholstery with 14-way power adjustable front seats make it easy to find a relaxing position, the electric-folding 60/40-split rear seatbacks allow for versatility plenty of legroom in the rear, and two-zone climate control come standard. Available are contoured leather seats, heated and ventilated front seats with backrest massage, heated and ventilated rear seats, and four-zone climate control. Standard technology features include an 8-inch driver display with a 9-inch Sensus infotainment touchscreen, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® satellite radio, navigation, and a ten-speaker audio system. A 12.3-inch digital driver display, head-up display, and a thirteen-speaker Harman Kardon premium sound system are optional.

2019 Audi A6

Leather seats with heated 8-way power-adjustable front seats, 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat, and tri-zone automatic climate control come standard. Available are ventilated 18-way power-adjustable front seats with massage function, heated rear seats, and four-zone climate control. A 7-inch driver information system, MMI® dual displays with an 8.8-inch infotainment touchscreen and 8.6-inch climate and comfort control screen, Bluetooth®, HD Radio®, navigation, and a ten-speaker sound system are standard technology features. Optional are a 12.3-inch virtual cockpit, MMI® 10.1-inch and 8.6-inch touchscreen displays, head-up display, and a Bang & Olufsen® nineteen-speaker premium sound system.

Safety

2019 Volvo S90

All new Volvo vehicles include the City Safety avoidance technology which uses radar and camera technology to detect imminent collisions and can automatically apply the brakes if necessary. Standard on the 2019 S90 also are Pilot Assist, blind spot information with cross traffic alert, oncoming lane mitigation, lane keeping aid, rear collision warning, road sign information, run-off road mitigation, adaptive cruise control, and park assist rear.

2019 Audi A6

The safety features standard on the 2019 A6 are Audi pre-sense® basic to monitor activity around the vehicle, Audi pre sense® front, cruise control and parking system plus with front and rear acoustic sensors. Available are Audi side assist and Audi pre-sense® rear with rear cross traffic assist and vehicle exit warning, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, traffic sign recognition, and a virtual 360-degree view camera system.

Pricing

2019 Volvo S90

Starting at $47,350 MSRP

2019 Audi A6

Starting at $58,900 MSRP

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