2020 Volvo S90 vs 2020 Jaguar XF Sedan Comparison in Torrance, CA

Jaguar may have built up a certain level of cachet due to its rich history, but that doesn't always equal superior quality. In fact, when you compare the 2020 Jaguar XF Sedan to another luxury sedan, the 2020 Volvo S90, you'll see that Volvo delivers far more, both in standard and available features. What's more, it does so at a lower price. Take a look below to see just why the Volvo S90 is the better choice of the two.

Volvo S90 three-quarters rear view

2020 Volvo S90 vs 2020 Jaguar XF Sedan: Design

These two cars both have the sleek look of powerful luxury sedans. But when you go beyond looks alone, you'll see that the Volvo S90 gives you better features, even on the exterior. LED headlights are standard on the 2020 Volvo S90, while the Jaguar XF Sedan starts off with bi-xenon HID headlights. But that's just the beginning. Take a look inside and you'll find that the roomy cockpit of the Volvo S90 is more refined, with elegant leather upholstery that's classier than the leatherette upholstery that comes standard in the Jaguar XF Sedan. The Volvo S90 also comes standard with heated seats, which are an available upgrade only in the Jaguar XF Sedan.

Volvo S90 interior with touchscreen

2020 Volvo S90 vs 2020 Jaguar XF Sedan: Technology

Cutting-edge technology is one of the areas in which Volvo prides itself. While the portrait-oriented touchscreen in the center stack of the S90 may be a little smaller than the touchscreen in the Jaguar XF, it's also more advanced. Even the entry-level Volvo S90 comes with a navigation system, but you'll have to pay more to get that feature in the Jaguar XF Sedan. Voice control by way of natural speech recognition is also standard in the Volvo S90, but an available upgrade only in the Jaguar XF Sedan.

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Volvo S90 driving down a city street

2020 Volvo S90 vs 2020 Jaguar XF Sedan: Performance

When you compare the standard engines in the Volvo S90 and the Jaguar XF Sedan, you'll notice that the Volvo is much more powerful. Its engine generates a stunning 316 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque! Choose the 2020 Jaguar XF and you'll start with an engine that generates only 247 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. Despite this difference, the Volvo S90 still gets up to 31 miles per gallon. It's a little less than the Jaguar XF Sedan, but not by much. What's more, every 2020 Volvo S90 gives you the traction and control of all-wheel drive. While AWD is an available upgrade in the Jaguar XF Sedan, it starts as a rear-wheel drive car.

Person putting suitcase into parked Volvo S90

2020 Volvo S90 vs 2020 Jaguar XF Sedan: Safety

Volvo has a long and storied history of safety. From creating the first three-point seatbelt to many modern safety features of today, you can always trust Volvo to be on the leading edge. This means that you'll get standard features like adaptive cruise control in the Volvo S90; this feature is an available upgrade only in the Jaguar XF. But the S90 also has some pretty unique safety features that aren't available at all in the Jaguar XF Sedan. One such feature is Volvo Cars' Run-off road Mitigation. If you're traveling between 40 and 86 miles per hour and your Volvo detects that you're in danger of running off the road, it can use steering and braking to direct your vehicle and keep you safely on the road.

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2020 Volvo S90 vs 2020 Jaguar XF Sedan: Value

You've seen over and over again that the Volvo S90 provides standard features that you'd have to pay extra for in the 2020 Jaguar XF Sedan. It may come as a surprise, then, to learn that the 2020 Volvo S90 is actually the less expensive vehicle! At the entry level, the 2020 Volvo S90 has a starting MSRP that's just $550 less than that of the 2020 Jaguar XF Sedan. But when you start adding in the available features to the Jag to make it more similar to the Volvo S90, that price gap begins to grow pretty drastically.

2020 Volvo S902020 Jaguar XF Sedan
$50,550Starting MSRP*$51,100
316Standard Horsepower247
295 lb.-ft.Standard Torque269 lb.-ft.
All-Wheel DriveStandard DrivetrainRear-Wheel Drive (AWD Available)
31 Highway / 21 CityStandard Fuel Efficiency (MPG)34 Highway / 25 City
LEDStandard HeadlightsBi-Xenon HID
Standard FeatureLeather UpholsteryAvailable Upgrade
Standard FeatureNavigationAvailable Upgrade
StandardAdaptive Cruise ControlNot Available
StandardRun-off Road MitigationNot Available

*As a model year progresses, changes may occur in some of the specs, features, options and pricing. The manufacturer reserves the right to make such changes. Prices listed are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Options may vary by region. See your Authorized Volvo Dealer for details.