2019 Volvo S90  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#9 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#28 of all 2019 vehicles

The S90, part of Volvo's lineup since 1997, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The S90 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. The S90 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. The Volvo S90 packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2019 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 2019 Volvo S90 has a score of 88, implying a 0.031% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Volvo S90 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.031% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.5434%, meaning the average driver has a 0.031% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.5434% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Volvo S90 is 33% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Volvo S90 is 39% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9670Cadillac XTSLexus GSLexus ES-350Cadillac CTSAcura RLXM.-B. C-ClassAudi A6M.-B. E-ClassVolvo S90BMW 5 SeriesAudi A5Alfa Romeo GiuliaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Volvo S90 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 96. The 2019 Volvo S90 is safer than the 2019 Cadillac XTS, the 2019 Lexus GS, the 2019 Lexus ES-350, the 2019 Cadillac CTS, the 2019 Acura RLX, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia, and the 2019 Audi A5 and less safe than the 2019 Audi A6. It is about as safe as the 2019 BMW 5 Series.

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