Volvo S60 Sedan Competitive Comparison

Why Choose the 2021 Volvo S60 Over the Competition?

If you are looking for a dynamic luxury sedan, the 2021 Volvo S60 is your choice. This Scandinavian designed and crafted vehicle with natural materials is made to inspire every journey - from the briefest of commutes to adventurous road trips.

Volvo offers a variety of buying options including purchase, lease, or a flexible subscription program called Care by Volvo.


Underneath the hood, you'll find four responsive powertrain choices in the 2021 Volvo S60:

  • T5 FWD (250-horsepower & 258 pound-feet of torque)
  • T6 AWD (316-horsepower & 295 pound-feet of torque)
  • Recharge T8 eAWD Plug-in Hybrid (400-horsepower & 472 pound-feet of torque)
  • Recharge T8 eAWD Polestar Engineered (415-horsepower & 494 pound-feet of torque)

The Recharge Plug-In Hybrid option allows you to combine a powerful driving experience with fuel efficiency. Utilizing both powertrains expands your driving range to 510 miles on a single tank with 69 MPGe. Charging is made easy by plugging directly into your household outlet. Click here to watch a video to experience the power of the S60 Recharge.


Our most advanced intelligent safety solutions with driver assist features protect you and your passengers as a result of decades of innovation. These solutions include Driver Assist with Cross Traffic Detection, Intelligent driver assist system, Blind Spot Detection System (BLIS), Lane Keeping Aid, Park Assist Camera, and City Safety with Collision Warning.


Choose between several different design expressions - from the premium Momentum trim to the sporty R-Design trim to luxurious Inscription trim. Or upgrade to the Polestar Engineered S60 with upgraded suspension and braking components for the ultimate dynamic drive. The exterior features a sleek style and full LED headlights with our signature Thor's Hammer design for a confident look, day or night.  The interior is modern and comfortable with seating for five and a standard Panoramic Moonroof to create a feeling of openness. Check out the Scandinavian design features of the Volvo S60 here.


Advanced technology in your S60 sedan helps connect your drive to personalized comfort and mobility. The Sensus infotainment system makes it easy and intuitive to control your music and apps. The Volvo On Call App connects you to your car to perform a variety of functions, including remote start and in-Car Delivery in partnership with Amazon Key. Advanced filtration technology works make the air you breathe clean in the car cabin. Here is a video that showcases the high-end sound system available with Bowers & Wilkins.

2021 Volvo S60 FWD

2021 Audi A4 AWD

2021 BMW 330 RWD

2021 Mercedes C300 RWD

Starting MSRP$38,950$39,100$41,250$41,600
Active Safety*StandardOptionalOptionalOptional
LED Headlights w/ Active BendingStandardNot AvailableStandardOptional
Cornering LED lightsStandardOptionalNot AvailableOptional
Panoramic MoonroofStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Remote Engine StartStandardNot AvailableOptionalStandard
Keyless EntryStandardOptionalOptionalOptional
Road Sign InformationStandardOptionalOptionalOptional
Auto-Dimming Exterior MirrorsStandardOptionalStandardDriver Side Only
Spare TireStandardStandardOptionalNot Available
Warranty Maintenance36 mo./36K036 mo./36K0
Width80.3 / 75.479.6 / 72.781.4 / 71.979.5 / N/A
37.4 / 37.237.3 / 37.438.7 / 37.6 37.1 / 37.1
42.3 / 35.241.3 / 35.742.0 / 35.241.7 / 35.2
Shoulder Room
56.1 / 54.555.9 / 54.556.0 / 54.655.3 / 55.0
Curb Weight3,7243,4173,5603,472
MPG (City/Hwy/Combined)23 / 34 / 2724 / 31 / 2726 / 36 / 30N/A
Source: Data is from Autoplanner (October 2020) for all car models shown.
*Lane Departure Warning, BLIS, Rear Collision Mitigation

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