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2020 Lexus LS 500 vs. 2020 Volvo S90 Review

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2020 Lexus
LS 500

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2020 Volvo
S90

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MSRP*
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$75,450 to $100,865
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$50,550 to $53,650
Invoice* $69,415 to $92,796 $47,517 to $50,431
MPG - City 18 - 19 21
MPG - Hwy 27 - 30 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo S90 than the Lexus LS 500, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Volvo S90 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus LS 500.

Convenience
The Lexus LS 500 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Volvo S90, 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 Lexus LS 500 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volvo S90, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus LS 500 and the Volvo S90 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lexus LS 500 is about the same width as the Volvo S90. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Lexus LS 500, which is slightly longer than the Volvo S90.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Lexus LS 500 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volvo S90.

Handling
The Lexus LS 500 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volvo S90, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus LS 500 is somewhat more powerful than the Volvo S90.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus LS 500 and the Volvo S90. The Lexus LS 500 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Volvo S90.

Warranty
The Lexus LS 500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo S90.