Volvo S90 3.0 24V 180HP vs Citroen XM II Hatchback 2.0 i 16V 132HP manual

Volvo S90 3.0 24V 180HP

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5 reasons for

Volvo S90, model available from 1997 to 1998.
It has 3.0 24V 180HP petrol engine produced from 1997 to 1998.
Drive has manual gearbox.

4 reasons for

Citroen XM II Hatchback, model available from 1994 to 2000.
It has 2.0 i 16V 132HP petrol engine produced from 1994 to 2000.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Citroen XM II Hatchback 2.0 i 16V 132HP manual

5 reasons for Volvo S90 3.0 24V 180KM in comparison to Citroen XM II Hatchback 2.0 i 16V 132HP manual

Reasons for

Maximal power

180 > 132 hp
The horsepower is a parameter that most of car fans take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Volvo S90 that has by 36 percent more horsepower in relation to the Citroen XM II Hatchback 2.0 i 16V 132HP manual. Therefore the Volvo can reach higher top speed. Because of more horsepower the Volvo S90 3.0 24V 180HP will as well provide noticeably more flexiblility in specific gears.


4,871 > 4,704 mm
The Volvo is 167 millimeters longer in comparison to the Citroen XM II. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Volvo very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Volvo will be better driven but the Citroen XM II Hatchback will be a bit easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.

Price range

luxury > popular

Model release date

1997 > 1994
The difference in debut day between compared cars is only 3 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a fast pace what may cause that the Volvo may feature more modern technologies thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.


1,422 > 1,387 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of carrying massive amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 35 millimeters in favor of the Volvo S90 is little and should not be really noticeable.


4 reasons for Citroen XM II Hatchback 2.0 i 16V 132KM manual in comparison to Volvo S90 3.0 24V 180HP

Reasons for


1,794 > 1,750 mm
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Citroen is 44 mm wider in relation to the Volvo S90. It is often clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.


2,855 > 2,770 mm
The Citroen has 85 mm longer wheelbase when compared to Volvo S90. As a result the Citroen XM II is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable riding.

Number of doors

5 > 4
A 5-door car generally is a hatchback and because of that the Citroen, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats enlarging a luggage compartment, has an advantage on the 4-door Volvo S90 with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.

End of model sale

2000 > 1998

Cars specifications

Volvo S90 3.0 24V 180HP Citroen XM II Hatchback 2.0 i 16V 132HP manual
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 1997 1994
    Facelifting no no
    Class E E
    Payload - 1,917 kg
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