Compare 2013 Volvo S60 vs 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2013 Volvo S60
2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan AWD T5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 20 29 $29,986 $31,900
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 21 30 $29,986 $31,900
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Premier 20 29 $32,054 $34,100
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Premier 21 30 $32,054 $34,100
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Premier Plus 20 29 $33,135 $35,250
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Premier Plus 21 30 $33,135 $35,250
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Platinum 20 29 $35,673 $37,950
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Platinum 21 30 $35,673 $37,950
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 18 25 $38,211 $40,650
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Premier Plus 18 25 $39,292 $41,800
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design 18 25 $41,454 $44,100
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Platinum 18 25 $41,830 $44,500
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design Platinum 18 25 $43,992 $46,800
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4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Sport 21 31 $32,876 $35,350
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Luxury 21 31 $33,266 $35,770
2-Door Coupe RWD C250 21 31 $35,154 $37,800
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Sport 20 28 $36,224 $38,950
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Luxury 20 28 $36,605 $39,360
4-Door Sedan RWD C350 Sport 20 29 $38,502 $41,400
2-Door Coupe RWD C350 19 28 $40,176 $43,200
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC C350 19 28 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan RWD C63 AMG 15 22 $55,614 $59,800
2-Door Coupe RWD C63 AMG 15 22 $57,967 $62,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,986
$32,876
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,900
$35,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$532 / month
$589 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The stylish 2013 Volvo S60 family spans the range from luxurious to edgy, all while hitting the mark for safety and top-notch interior design. For those who are image-conscious yet value-conscious, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class sedans and coupes make a lot of sense.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.500 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.000 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.000 88.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.400 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.200 55.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.900 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.900 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.500 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.300 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.100 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.200 180.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.400 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.000 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.300 108.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.400 69.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.000 12.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.800 17.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.000 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.000 35.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50R17 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50R17 P245/40R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
331 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
496 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3548 3319
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 1800-4800 229 @ 2200 - 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/154 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5000 201 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I5 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.410 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.190 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.280 3.42/2.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.150 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA 427
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.930/2.680 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.030 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.970 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.820 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo S60 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 7.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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