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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2020 Volvo S90 Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

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New 2020 Volvo S90

2020 Volvo
S90

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MSRP*
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$94,250 to $109,750
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$50,550 to $53,650
Invoice* $88,595 to $103,165 $47,517 to $50,431
MPG - City 17 - 19 21
MPG - Hwy 27 - 28 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class than the Volvo S90. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo S90.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Volvo S90 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which is slightly longer than the Volvo S90.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volvo S90.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has a larger turning radius than the Volvo S90, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has a much more powerful engine than the Volvo S90. 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 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Volvo S90. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has significantly less cargo room than the Volvo S90, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo S90.