2021 Volvo S90 vs 2021 Audi A6 Comparison in Torrance, CA

Luxury sport sedans are a lot of fun. They can offer the high-powered performance of a sports car but with the amenities and features of a high-end luxury sedan. Two models that are popular among drivers are the Volvo S90 and Audi A6. Every year, Volvo and Audi improve their luxury sedan models to try and gain the upper hand in the ultra-competitive class. In 2021, which model has the edge?

In this model comparison, we're going to break down everything drivers need to know about the new luxury sedans from their interior specifications to their advanced technologies. It's time to see whether the 2021 Volvo S90 or 2021 Audi A6 can claim to be at the top of the class.

2021 Volvo S90 VS 2021 Audi A6: Interior

On the inside, drivers will find the 2021 Volvo S90 and 2021 Audi A6 have finely-crafted interiors. Drivers may also notice that the 2021 Volvo S90 has more front and rear legroom for drivers and passengers than the 2021 Audi A6, making it feel more comfortable for everyone. An exclusive, elegant touch that Volvo drivers can get is the handmade, Swedish crystal gear shifter that can only be found in the 2021 Volvo S90. It's small, beautiful touches that set the 2021 Volvo S90 apart from its competition.

2021 Volvo S90 VS 2021 Audi A6: Technology

Both the 2021 Volvo S90 and 2021 Audi A6 have a wide range of technology features for entertainment and convenience to offer drivers including dual-zone climate control, preheat/pre-cool remote ignition, and multimedia touchscreen infotainment systems. One technology Volvo offers exclusively is the Volvo on-call concierge team, who can be reached by the touch of a button to provide information on local stores, restaurants, and more. Another exclusive Volvo feature is the available Bowers & Wilkins speakers that produce the clearest and most pristine sound drivers can find in a cabin.

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2021 Volvo S90 VS 2021 Audi A6: Performance.

It's time to talk about what every driver cares about: the performance. Both the 2021 Volvo S90 and 2021 Audi A6 are known as high-performing sedans, but in a head-to-head contest it's not much of a race. Both models have 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engines under the hood, but the 2021 Volvo S90 is finely tuned to produce up to 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Audi A6 can barely keep up with just 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. If power and performance is important to you, there's not much of a choice between the Volvo and Audi.

2021 Volvo S90 VS 2021 Audi A6: Safety

The 2021 Volvo S90 and 2021 Audi A6 both have a commitment to safety, which is why drivers will find the latest Driver-Assist technologies in both models. The key difference between the two is that the 2021 Volvo S90 offers more of these features standard, whereas drivers of the 2021 Audi A6 have to open their wallet for more expensive packages that include these technologies. In the 2021 Volvo S90, automatic emergency braking with forward collision warning, lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control are all standard features, which is not the case with the 2021 Audi A6.

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2021 Volvo S90 VS 2021 Audi A6: Value

We've covered just about everything for these two luxury sedan models except one key detail: the price. The 2021 Volvo S90 has shown itself to be more powerful, have more standard features, and offer more interior room for passengers. It's natural to think the Volvo would be more expensive than the Audi. However, even with its superior value in other categories, the 2021 Volvo S90 has a starting MSRP of $51,550, a hefty bargain compared to the 2021 Audi A6's starting MSRP of $54,900. Faster, roomier, more advanced, and more affordable, the 2021 Volvo S90 comes out ahead in all the key categories against the 2021 Audi A6.

If reading about it has you eager to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Volvo S90, contact our team at Volvo Cars South Bay in Torrance, California, for more information or to schedule a test drive today.

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