The 2015 Volvo S80's T5 Drive-E base model offers impressive gas mileage and exceptional comfort for the luxury sedan class.
Jaguar's XF is perhaps more handsome, and is more oriented toward the sporty end of the spectrum, particularly in the V-8-powered models.
The Cadillac XTS is perhaps the S80's closest competitor, with striking exterior styling and plenty of safety technology, though its CUE infotainment system is buggy and complex.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5-Series are stalwarts of the category, and while they can offer sportier and even higher-tech alternatives, both can also quickly outstrip the S80's price.
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|2015 Volvo S80Browse Used Listings||2015 BMW 5-SeriesBrowse Used Listings||2015 Cadillac XTSBrowse Used Listings||2015 Jaguar XFBrowse Used Listings||2015 Mercedes-Benz E ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|19 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Gas V6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Twin Turbo Diesel I-4|
|Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars||Large Cars||Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars|
|4-Door Sedan T5 Drive-E FWD||4-Door Sedan 528i RWD||4-Door Sedan FWD||4-Door Sedan I4 T Premium RWD||4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Luxury RWD|
|Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/manual shift||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2015 Volvo S80 vs. 2015 BMW 5-Series||2015 Volvo S80 vs. 2015 Cadillac XTS||2015 Volvo S80 vs. 2015 Jaguar XF||2015 Volvo S80 vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz E Class|