Volvo S80 v Mercedes E220 v Audi A6 v BMW 525d - specifications

Full specs of Volvo S80 v Mercedes E220 v Audi A6 v BMW 525d.

 Volvo S80Mercedes E220Audi A6BMW 525d SE
On-the-road price/total as tested"£28,050/£30,309""£31,565/£33,635""£28,570/£38,065""£29,535/£34,155"
Length/wheelbase"4,851/2,835mm""4,852/2,854mm""4,916/2,843mm""4,841/2,888mm"
Height/width"1,490/1,861mm""1,483/1,822mm""1,459/1,855mm""1,468/1,846mm"
"Retained value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£12,510/44.6 per cent""£13,226/41.9 per cent""£13,445/47.1 per cent""£13,675/46.3 per cent"
Running costs (pence per mile)61.676.963.967.5
Engine/capacity"5cyl/2,400cc turbo""4cyl/2,148cc turbo""V6/2,698cc turbo""6cyl/2,497cc turbo"
Peak power"185/4,000 bhp/rpm""170/3,800 bhp/rpm""178/3,300 bhp/rpm""177/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"400/2,000 Nm/rpm""400/2,000 Nm/rpm""380/1,400 Nm/rpm""400/2,000 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6-spd, manual/fwd""6-spd, manual/rwd"CVT/fwd"6-spd, manual/rwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel70 litres/foam sealant*65 litres/space saver70 litres/full size70 litres/run-flats
Boot capacity422 litres540 litres546 litres520 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,570/620/1,600kg""1,615/525/1,900kg""1,625/580/1,900kg""1,585/560/2,000kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.2 metres/0.29Cd11.4 metres/0.28Cd11.9 metres/0.30Cd11.4 metres/0.28Cd
Euro NCAP rating/insurance grp/costN/A/15/£358Five stars/14/£450Five stars/15/£393Four stars/16/£450
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/1yr RAC"3y (unltd)/30y Mobilo"3y (60,000)/3y RAC"3yrs (unltd)/3yrs BMW
Service intervals/UK dealers"18,000 miles/52"Variable miles/169Variable miles/133Variable miles/155
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£268/£386/£284£250/£450/£250£300/£345/£300£895 (3yr package)
 
0-60mph8.6secs8.9secs8.7secs8.8secs
30-70 thru gears8.1secs8.9secs8.5secs8.3secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th3.5/5.5secs3.6/5.9secs3.3secs (kickdown)3.7/5.8secs
50-70 in 5th/6th7.3/9.9secs6.7/10.1secs5.2secs (kickdown)7.2/9.9secs
Top speed143mph141mph140mph143mph
Braking 60-0/30-0mph36.0/9.0 metres35.3/8.8 metres35.6/9.0 metres34.5/8.6 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph64/45/57/65dB67/44/56/65dB66/41/58/67dB65/45/57/65dB
Auto Express economy/range34.2mpg/527 miles37.1mpg/530 miles31.5mpg/485 miles35.6mpg/548 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined32.1/56.5/44.1mpg32.5/56.5/44.8mpg27.7/48.7/37.7mpg30.4/53.3/42.2mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket169g/km/23 per cent167g/km/23 per cent200g/km/30 per cent179g/km/25 per cent
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£1,419/£2,581""£1,597/£2,904""£1,884/£3,425""£1,624/£2,954"
 
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsSix/£30/£350/yesSix/yes/£605**/yes"Six/yes/£1,250/yes"Six/yes/yes/yes
Auto box/metallic paint/xenon lights"£1,350/£575/£700""£1,480/yes/yes"Yes/£600/£775"£1,450/£640/£720"
Clim ctrl/leather/elec/heated seatsYes/yes/yes/£225"Y/£980/£1,045/£320""Y/£1,250/£750/£1,250†""Yes/£1,315/£780/£255"
Elec sunroof/park brake/fold mirrors£850/yes/yes£910/no/yes£850/yes/£360£855/no/£330
Keyless/blindspot sys/trip computer£500/£650/yes£880 (auto only)/n/y£800/no/yes£675/no/yes
Multifunction steering/reach/rakeYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth"£1,850/yes/yes/£250""£1,990/£360/no/no""£1,750/£320/no/no""£1,265/£295/yes/£535"
Split/fold rear seats/rear sunblindYes/£100£340/£375£250/£225No/£225
Stab/voice/cruise/adaptive controlYes/no/yes/£900"Yes/£320/yes/£1,310""Yes/£325/yes/£1,450""Yes/£285/yes/£1,050"
 

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