Compare the Volvo Sedans

Compare the Volvo S60 and S90 Available in Carlsbad

The Volvo sedan lineup features two models, three engine options, and a long, long list of tech and comfort features. If you're an Oceanside, CA driver in the market for a suave, tech-savvy sedan that boasts Scandinavian styling and powerful engine options, then the Volvo sedan lineup might be the perfect fit! The Volvo sedan lineup includes the S60 and S90, with the S90 essentially roomier version of the S60. Regardless of which sedan you opt for, drivers can look forward to an impressive array of tech, comfort, and performance capability.

 
 

Volvo S60 Quick Specs

  • (T5) 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine: 250 horsepower/ 258 pound-feet of torque; estimated fuel economy: 22/29 city/highway miles per gallon
  • (T6) 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 engine:316 horsepower/ 295 pound-feet of torque; estimated fuel economy: 19/27 city/highway miles per gallon (standard all-wheel drive)
  • 2 (T8) 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 plug-in hybrid engine: 400 horsepower/ 472 pound-feet of torque (standard all-wheel drive)
  • Front-wheel drive/ available all-wheel drive
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
 
 

Volvo S90 Quick Specs

  • (T5) 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine: 250 horsepower/ 258 pound-feet of torque; estimated fuel economy: 22/29 city/highway miles per gallon
  • (T6) 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 engine:316 horsepower/ 295 pound-feet of torque; estimated fuel economy: 19/27 city/highway miles per gallon (standard all-wheel drive)
  • 2 (T8) 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 plug-in hybrid engine: 400 horsepower/ 472 pound-feet of torque (standard all-wheel drive)
  • Front-wheel drive/ available all-wheel drive
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
 

S60 Details

Performance  

The Volvo S60 features three engine options, a single transmission option, and front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations. Regardless of which engine Encinitas, CA drivers opt for, the Volvo S60 touts plenty of power. Powering the base trim level of the S60 is a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that manages 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. I that base engine doesn't meet your power needs, then the middle-tier T6 engine might be for you! The T6 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 engine boasts 316 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The T6 is also notable beyond its power due to standard all-wheel drive. Slotting in above the T6 is a T8 2.0-liter turbocharged/supercharged inline-4 plug-in hybrid engine that manages 400 horsepower and 472 pound-feet of torque. The T8 engine also features standard all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Interior Features  

The Volvo S60 is available in three trim levels: Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription. The base Momentum trim features an impressive set of interior features for Del Mar drivers to enjoy; from leatherette-trimmed seats to a panoramic sunroof. The Momentum also comes equipped with nine-inch touchscreen infotainment display with Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto connectivity. Stepping to the R-Design trim level ensures even more in the way of interior luxury, featuring Nappa-trimmed seats and paddle shifters. The top of the line Inscription adds in leather-trimmed seats, driftwood inlays, and comfort seat padding.

Safety  

The S60 features a host of driver assistance features and classic safety equipment to help improve driving confidence on Vista, CA area roads! Notable driver assistance features include city safety crash-avoidance, blind-spot information system, and lane-keep assist. Classic safety features include equipment like airbags and seat belts.

 

S90 Details

To put it simply, the S90 is a longer, more spacious version of the S60. If the S60 is a mid-sized sedan, then the S90 is a full-sized model. If you're looking for a family luxury sedan or a more spacious version of the S60, then the Volvo S90 is an excellent model to consider. The S90 is available in the same three trim levels as the S60 (Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription) and features that same array of engine options.

 

Comparing the Volvo S60 and S90 in Person at Volvo Cars Escondido

Discerning the differences between the Volvo S60 and S90 on paper can be difficult to interpret. Sitting behind the wheel of these models can bring their differences to light in a way that makes sense to buyers. So, stop by Volvo Cars Escondido to take each of these models on a test drive around Escondido. Experience their handling, interior attributes, and innate differences by comparing these two models in person. Every buyer deserves the ability to make an informed decision about their new vehicle purchase, and this is the best way we know how to accomplish that goal. We look forward to working with you soon!