Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 1998 Volvo C70 vs 1998 Mercedes-Benz CL Class

1998 Volvo C70 Change
1998 Mercedes-Benz CL Class Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 19 25 $34,795 $38,995
2-Door Coupe Automatic 18 25 $35,770 $39,970
2-Door Coupe 5.0L
Switch Style

Body Style

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 5.0L 15 22 $79,950 $91,900
2-Door Coupe 6.0L 13 19 $117,710 $135,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,795
$79,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,995
$91,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$650 / month
$1532 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 31.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 66.5 92.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 36.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 61.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.2
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 63.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.9 115.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 75.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 185.7 199.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 14.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.8 x .48
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.6 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 26.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 14.56
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 38.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/45ZR17 235/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/45ZR17 235/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3365 4695
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 143
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 243 @ 2700 347 @ 3900
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.3L/142 5.0L/303
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 236 @ 5100 315 @ 5600
Engine Type Turbo Gas I5 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 15
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.59
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.99 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.00 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Volvo C70 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Delta-Link 5-Link
 
© 2015 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.