The 2019 Volvo S90 easily impresses in terms of exterior design, making car buyers in Manhattan craving to own a unit from this car model. It is one of those outstanding luxury midsize sedans out there that deserve a second, a third or even a fourth look. It found a competitor in the 2019 Audi A7, which is a larger luxury car designed with sportiness on the outside. The Volvo S90 is highly favored by many though because of the reasons which are explained in this comparison.

Design & Style

With the T5 Momentum and T6 Inscription trim levels, the 2019 Volvo S90 is a truly remarkable car that carries not just a level of athleticism that anyone is looking for in a luxury car. It also has those refined edges that give some soft yet solid touches to its exterior. Inside this car, excellent quality materials range from soft-touch plastic and metal surfaces to upscale wood trims. Comfortable seats are also available inside.

Sporting a high-class exterior, the 2019 Audi A7 is also good to look at on the outside. Inside it, the car has been fitted with high-class materials, which combine opulent leather and wood trim pieces. Problems with rear headroom make the car quite questionable in terms of comfort.

Technology & Safety

Technology features in the 2019 Volvo S90 include a nine-inch touchscreen panel for its reliable Sensus infotainment system. It also has a 10-speaker audio system, voice command activation, a navigation system, Bluetooth interface, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, and a whole lot more. Safety features include blind-spot monitoring, oncoming crash mitigation, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, and a whole lot more.

Offering an updated infotainment interface, the 2019 Audi A7 now has dual screens, one of which is the 8.8-inch upper screen and an 8.6-inch lower screen. It takes time getting used to these setup as it can distract driving. Smartphone support is available for this car too. Safety-wise, it has a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, and a Pre Sense City Package for blind-spot monitoring, bicyclist and pedestrian detection, and forward-collision warning.


The 2019 Volvo S90 results in a total of 258lb-ft of torque and 250 horsepower for its four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. The Audi A7, on the other hand, has results of 369lb-ft of torque, and 335 horsepower for its V6, 3.0-liter capacity engine. In terms of fuel efficiency, the S60 rates higher at a result of 23mpg for city driving and 35mpg for highway driving. The Audi only reaches a maximum of 22mpg and 29mpg for city and highway driving, respectively.

The Bottom Line

With high-end functionalities, sporty styling, well-designed cabin, and engine performance that is supported by high fuel efficiency ratings, the 2019 Volvo S90 is indeed a car that is better than the Audi A7. You will get your money's worth investing in the Volvo.

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