The horsepower of the Volvo is 35 hp bigger when compared to the Saab 9-5 III 1.6 Turbo 180HP manual. Because the difference is not big it should not affect the car performance considerably.
The fuel economy is considerably to Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual's advantage. This car burns 40 percent fewer oil in the combined cycle in relation to the Saab 9-5 III. Note that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the executive segment, in which the Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual is classified, equals to 8.8 l while the Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual consumes by 48 percent less fuel than the average.
Because of 189 newton meters greater torque, the engine of the Volvo S60 II Sedan distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Saab 9-5 III. This, in turn, have a positive impact on a car's acceleration.
The Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual consumes 4.9 l of fuel fewer in the city compared to the Saab 9-5 III. The Volvo, which represents upper middle segment, uses 6.1 l less oil, which constitutes by 51 % better fuel consumption in comparison to the average in the same class. The difference in fuel efficiency between compared vehicles is really big, so remember that in order to the the comparison have a sense, you should choose models of similar parameters.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volvo S60 II can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 7.7 s, which is 19 % better result when compared to the Saab. However the difference is not as much significant to be taken into account when buying a automobile.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual is greater compared with this of the Saab 9-5 III by 5, which allows the Volvo S60 II to overcome quicker long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 5 percent is little and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range and a lower number of revolutions at which the highest torque is produced determines an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. Still, to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is worth to check a torque graph.
The Volvo S60 II has 50 % larger engine displacement when compared to the Saab 9-5 III. The difference is large. As a result the Volvo S60 II Sedan should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher maximum speed. On the other hand larger engine capacity usually equals worst fuel efficiency.
Maximum load capacity
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Volvo, which is by 1 percent higher than the Saab 9-5 III, is appropriate pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.