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2015 Volvo S80 vs. 2015 Audi A4 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Volvo S80 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Audi A4 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Volvo S80 and the Audi A4 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Volvo S80 as you will with the Audi A4, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Volvo S80 is somewhat more expensive than the Audi A4. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volvo S80 and the Audi A4 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Volvo S80 is much wider than the Audi A4, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Volvo S80, which is slightly longer than the Audi A4.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Volvo S80 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Audi A4.

Handling
The Volvo S80 has a larger turning radius than the Audi A4, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Volvo S80 has a much more powerful engine than the Audi A4. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volvo S80 and the Audi A4. The Volvo S80 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Audi A4.

Warranty
The Volvo S80 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi A4.

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2015 Volvo
S80

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MSRP*: $40,500 - $48,150

2015 Audi
A4

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MSRP*: $35,500 - $36,400
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 19 - 25 22 - 24
Highway MPG: 28 - 37 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Invoice*: $38,070 - $45,261 $33,017 - $33,852

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