2021 VOLVO S60 VS 2021 AUDI A6

The Volvo S60 and Audi A6 sedans deliver impressive performance. Both cars have a five-passenger capacity, making them ideal for small families of up to five people. The vehicles have four doors and feature some of the latest technologies in the automotive industry.

Below is a comparison of the two sedans regarding their performance, comfort, mechanical performance, safety features, and fuel economy:


When it comes to comfort, the S60 edges the A6. For instance, the S60's front headroom provides you with 2.1 extra inches and an additional 0.6 inches legroom compared to the A6. The Volvo S60 features automatic climate control compared to the A6's 4-zone climate control. Another comforting aspect of the S60 is its standard remote vehicle starting system that allows you to start the engine from afar. Unlike the S60, the 2021 Audi A6 does not offer the remote starting option.


Safety and Performance

The 2021 Volvo S60 is equipped with cutting edge safety and technology features to keep you connected and protected with every drive. The Volvo S60 comes standard with an 8-in. driver display, a 9-in. touchscreen, and City Safety Collision Avoidance technology. The perfect blend of active safety features and modern technology will have you looking forward to the next trip. In addition to the standard safety features, Volvo S60 also comes with pre-tensioners that are meant to tighten the safety belts and minimize dangerous slack during a collision. The car's force limiters are also crucial in reducing the exerted pressure on the passengers. In comparison, the Audi A6 does not feature pre-tensioners. The safety rating for the Volvo S60 is five stars compared to the A6's three-star rating.

When it comes to engine performance, the Volvo S60 also has an edge over the Audi A6. The S60's 2.0 L turbo four-cylinder engine provides drivers with 302 hp and torque of 295 lbs.-ft compared to the A6's 252 hp and 273 lbs.-ft. It is the same case when it comes to the S60's Polestar 2L turbo-charged engine that has a horsepower capability of 362 hp and a torque of 347 lbs.-ft. compared to the A6's 3.0L supercharged V6 engine that has a horsepower of 340 hp and a torque of 325 lbs.-ft.

Fuel Economy

The tests conducted by the EPA reveal that the 2021 Volvo S60 has a better fuel mileage compared to the Audi A6. The two vehicles are both available in Front Wheel Drive (FWD) and All-Wheel Drive (AWD) transmissions. You can expect the S60's FWD 2.0L turbo four-cylinder engine to have a fuel economy of 25 in city and 36 on the highway compared to the A6's in 25 city and 34 highway. The S60's AWD 2L turbo four-cylinder engine provides a fuel economy of 22 in city and 33 highway compared to the A6's 22 in the city and 31 highway.

The 2021 Volvo S60's performance, impressive power, and comfort are combined to ensure that your driving experience is dynamic and enjoyable. S60 bests the A6 regarding performance, comfort, and safety. If you'd like to experience the 2021 S60 in person, please stop by our showroom at 9 U.S. Route 1, in Scarborough, or schedule a test drive by completing the form on the right.  

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