2016 Volvo S80 vs. Its Competition

2015 Volvo S80

The 2016 Volvo S80 T5 Drive-E offers impressive fuel economy and exceptional comfort for the luxury sedan class.

However, the Cadillac XTS features a more striking exterior styling and plenty of safety technology.

The Jaguar XF is sportier and better looking.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5-Series are sportier and offer more technology but are more expensive.

2015 Volvo S802016 Volvo S80
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2014 BMW M52016 BMW 5-Series
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2016 Cadillac XTS2016 Cadillac XTS
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2016 Jaguar XF V6 S AWD2016 Jaguar XF
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2016 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec2016 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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Quick Specs
8.0
The 2016 Volvo S80 makes safety and comfort the priority; it's a better long-distance than tight-corner performer.
8.2
The 2016 BMW M5 is the king of the 5-Series mountain, which isn't a bad place to be. It just may not be king of the sports sedan mountain anymore.
8.6
The 2016 Cadillac XTS has virtues beyond its size; as a VSport, it's an exceedingly comfortable, quick cruiser.
8.6
The 2016 Jaguar XF may be made of aluminum, but it's no lightweight anymore in rear-seat space or nimble handling.
8.4
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers elegant comfort and luxury in several flavors, with a thrifty diesel and a high-performance V-8 for those at either end of the spectrum.
MSRP From    
$43,450$50,200$45,295$51,900$52,650
Gas Mileage    
25 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Gas V6Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6Twin Turbo Diesel I-4
EPA Class    
Mid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsLarge CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size Cars
Style Name    
4-Door Sedan T5 Drive-E4-Door Sedan 528i RWD4-Door Sedan FWD4-Door Sedan 35t Premium RWD4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Sport RWD
Drivetrain    
Front Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
55555
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/A4N/AN/A
Body Style    
SedanSedanSedanSedanSedan
Transmission    
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/Manual ShiftAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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