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2009 Volvo S80

2009 Acura RL

  2009 Volvo S80 2000 Acura RL
MSRP
$39,600
$46,680
Invoice $37,224 $41,935
MPG
City/Highway
15/25 16/22
Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2009 Volvo S80 shines in the realm of safety, and for those who want performance but not the edgy feel of a sport sedan, the S80 might be a good pick. Read Full Review The 2009 Acura RL tops safety rankings and bristles with technology, but its detached driving feel and over-the-top front-end styling remove it from the best-in-class competition. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Rip-roaring V-8
  • Strong brakes
  • Emphasis on safety

Dislikes:

  • Muted steering feel
  • Stark interior
  • Conservative exterior

Likes:

  • Big, smooth V-6
  • Satisfying ride quality
  • Cozy seats
  • Standard all-wheel drive (AWD)
  • Reliability

Dislikes:

  • No V-8 engine, no rear-wheel drive
  • Only five forward gears
  • Overstyled front end, understyled body
  • Not much roomier than Acura TL
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
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