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2009 Volvo S80 vs. Its Competition

 
2009 Volvo S80
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With front-wheel drive and a large interior, combined with several performance engine upgrades, the Volvo S80 competes with a wide range of luxury sedans.

The Mercedes E-Class and the BMW 5-Series both offer V-8 versions and all-wheel drive, as well as extensive safety features, while the new Acura RL is a good competitor, with a new face for 2009, standard all-wheel drive, and a V-6 powertrain.

For those who wish to be a little more flamboyant, the V-8-powered Jaguar XF is worth a look; performance in the XF is near the head of its class, and while the S80’s interior is quite stark, the XF’s is warm and classy.

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8.8
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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.
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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.
9.0
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The 2009 Jaguar XF is an easy car to love. It performs as well as anything in the class--and has unexpected glamorous touches that will win over converts.
8.0
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The 5-Series sedans and wagons aren't the most practical or the best values in their class, but they're very enjoyable to drive.
8.0
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If you appreciate luxury and complex engineering solutions, then you'll love the 2008 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
MSRP From    
$39,600$46,680$49,200$44,600$51,200
Gas Mileage    
15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy11 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Gas I6Gas V6Gas V8Gas I6Gas V6
EPA Class    
MidsizeMid-Size- TBD -Mid-SizeMid-Size
Style Name    
4-Door Sedan I6 FWD4-Door Sedan (Natl)4-Door Sedan Luxury4-Door Sedan 528i RWD4-Door Sedan Luxury 3.5L RWD
Drivetrain    
Front Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
55555
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
4 Door Sedan4 Door Sedan4-Door Sedan4 Door Sedan4 Door Sedan
Transmission    
Automatic,Automatic w/ODAutomaticManualAutomatic w/OD
 
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