2017 Volvo S90  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#5 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#24 of all 2017 vehicles

The S90, part of Volvo's lineup since 1997, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The S90 provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. The S90 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2017 Volvo S90 is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Volvo S90 has a score of 88, implying a 0.032% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Volvo S90 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0316% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.6109%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0316% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.6109% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Volvo S90 is 32% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Volvo S90 is 37% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9665INFINITI Q70Cadillac XTSCadillac CTSAcura RLXAudi A6Lexus ES-350Lexus RXHyundai Genesis G80Volvo S90M.-B. C-ClassM.-B. E-ClassBMW 5 SeriesComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Volvo S90 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 96. The 2017 Volvo S90 is safer than the 2017 INFINITI Q70, the 2017 Cadillac XTS, the 2017 Cadillac CTS, the 2017 Acura RLX, the 2017 Audi A6, the 2017 Lexus ES-350, the 2017 BMW 5 Series, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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