Compare 2011 Volvo S60 vs 2011 Audi S4

2011 Volvo S60
2011 Audi S4
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4-Door Sedan w/Moonroof
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 26 $35,438 $37,700
4-Door Sedan w/Moonroof 18 26 $35,438 $37,700
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4-Door Sedan Manual Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium Plus 18 27 $43,804 $47,100
4-Door Sedan Manual Prestige 18 27 $43,804 $47,100
4-Door Sedan S Tronic Premium Plus 18 28 $45,107 $48,500
4-Door Sedan S Tronic Prestige 18 28 $45,107 $48,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,438
$43,804
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,700
$47,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$628 / month
$785 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Volvo is no longer just for those who want to play it safe; the new S60 is a stylish and well-designed sport sedan that's very enjoyable to drive - even if it trades off a bit of edginess for comfort and refinement.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 55.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92 91.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 54.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 185.7
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.0 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 110.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 71.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 12.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.8 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Speed Sensitive Servotronic
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA HE1
Front Tire Size
P235/40R18 P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA HE1
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P235/40R18 P245/40R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3901 3847
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.73
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 2100-4200 325 @ 2900-5300
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Displacement
3.0L/180 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5600 333 @ 5500-7000
Engine Type
Twin-Scroll Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas supercharged V6
Fuel System
EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.52
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All-wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
Geartronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.16
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo S60 Audi S4
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multilink Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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