Comparison: 2019 Volvo S60 vs 2019 Audi A4

 

When you are in the market for a luxury sedan that handles well and includes strong technological and safety features, you will want to read the below comparison on the 2019 Volvo S60 against the 2019 Audi A4. The Volvo S60 is beautifully-balanced inside and out with great fuel economy and a multitude of technology and safety features. Visit Capital Volvo of Albany in Albany, New York for a test drive.

Performance

2019 Volvo S60

The 2019 Volvo S60 is available in Momentum, Inscription, and R-Design trims and is equipped with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder direct-injected turbocharged engine paired with an 8-speed Geartronic™ automatic transmission. With its front-wheel drivetrain, this engine generates 250-hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque. The available Four-C active chassis continuously evaluates the road conditions and your driving style and intelligently adapts the shock absorbers. The estimated EPA-rating is 36 mpg on the highway and 24 mpg in the city.

2019 Audi A4

The 2019 Audi A4 offers Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trims which are powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged TFSI® four-cylinder engine mated to a 7-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission with optional quattro® all-wheel drive. The engine produces 188-hp and 236 lb.-ft. of torque. The standard Drive Select includes comfort, auto, dynamic, and individual modes to best adapt to the road conditions. The estimated fuel economy is 34 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg in the city.

Technology

2019 Volvo S60

The 9-inch Sensus multimedia touchscreen is your intuitive command center and includes Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ capabilities and comes standard on the 2019 S60. Volvo On Call is a helpful app that connects your phone or wearable device and gives you access to pre-heat or pre-cool, lock or unlock your car, and even makes you aware of your appointments. The optional Bowers & Wilkins premium audio system delivers studio, individual stage, and concert hall modes through 15 speakers and 1100 watts.

2019 Audi A4

The Audi Connect® system integrates with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ so you can connect to your smartphone. You can stream music through the available Bang & Olufsen sound system with 19 speakers and 755 watts. The optional MMI® Navigation Plus includes Google Earth™ maps, local traffic, and weather information and the MMI® Touch lets you control the infotainment system through handwriting-recognition technology.

Safety

2019 Volvo S60

The Volvo S60 comes standard with multiple safety features. Included are lane keeping aid, road sign information, run-off-road mitigation, oncoming lane mitigation, head-up display, as well as Side Impact Protection and Whiplash Protection systems. A 360-degree surround view camera, blind spot monitoring with cross traffic alert, and Pilot Assist to assist with steering, acceleration, and braking, are all available.

2019 Audi A4

Audi pre sense® basic and pre sense® city come standard on the Audi A4. These safety features help secure the vehicle during atypical or emergency maneuvers as well as detecting vehicles and pedestrians. Rear cross traffic assist, active lane assist, adaptive cruise control, and a top view camera system are optional.

Pricing

2019 Volvo S60

Starting at $35,800 MSRP

2019 Audi A4

Starting at $37,400 MSRP
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