Compare 2017 Volvo S90 vs 2016 BMW 5-Series

2017 Volvo S90
2016 BMW 5-Series
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T5 FWD Momentum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
T5 FWD Momentum 23 34 $44,133 $46,950
T5 FWD Inscription 23 34 $46,671 $49,650
T6 AWD Momentum 22 31 $49,773 $52,950
T6 AWD Inscription 22 31 $52,123 $55,450
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 23 34 $46,685 $50,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 22 34 $48,800 $52,500
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 20 31 $51,880 $55,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 535d 26 38 $53,260 $57,350
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 20 29 $54,000 $58,150
4-Door Sedan AWD 535d xDrive 26 37 $55,380 $59,650
5-Door Gran Turismo RWD 535i 19 28 $56,530 $60,900
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 5 23 30 $57,630 $62,100
5-Door Gran Turismo AWD 535i xDrive 18 26 $58,645 $63,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 17 25 $61,495 $66,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 16 25 $63,610 $68,600
5-Door Gran Turismo AWD 550i xDrive 16 24 $67,200 $72,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,133
$46,685
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,950
$50,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$783 / month
$837 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Volvo S90 gets all the elegance and style of the brilliant new XC90 crossover, in a sedan package. The 2016 BMW 5-Series lineup keeps its classic sport-sedan essence but gives you a whole lot of choices—including a limo-like Gran Turismo.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 58.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 35.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 40.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6 -
Length, Overall (in)
195.4 193.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.8 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
115.8 116.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 63
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.5 14
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)
12.6 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 13.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 39.2
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3700 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3700 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
370 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
370 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4012 3814
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 210
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 260 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/120 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5500 240 @ 5000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.84
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.11
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo S90 BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.5 (Est)
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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