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2016 Acura RLX vs. 2016 Volvo S80 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Acura RLX than the Volvo S80. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Acura RLX and the Volvo S80 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Volvo S80 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Acura RLX, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Acura RLX is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo S80. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura RLX and the Volvo S80 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura RLX is a little wider than the Volvo S80, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Acura RLX, which is slightly longer than the Volvo S80.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Acura RLX transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volvo S80.

Handling
The Acura RLX has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo S80, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura RLX is somewhat more powerful than the Volvo S80.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura RLX and the Volvo S80. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Acura RLX as you will in the Volvo S80.

Warranty
The Acura RLX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo S80.

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2016 Acura
RLX

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MSRP*: $50,950 - $54,450

2016 Volvo
S80

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MSRP*: $43,450 - $48,375
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City MPG: 20 25
Highway MPG: 31 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $46,864 - $50,078 $40,843 - $45,473

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.