Compare 2015 Volvo S60 vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2015 Volvo S60
2014 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan T5 Drive-E FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E 25 37 $31,302 $33,300
2015.5 4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E 25 37 $31,913 $33,950
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 20 29 $32,712 $34,800
2015.5 4-Door Sedan AWD T5 20 29 $33,323 $35,450
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Premier 25 37 $33,652 $35,800
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Premier Plus 25 37 $34,357 $36,550
2015.5 4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Premier 25 37 $34,404 $36,600
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Premier 20 29 $35,062 $37,300
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Premier Plus 20 29 $35,767 $38,050
2015.5 4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Premier 20 29 $35,814 $38,100
4-Door Sedan FWD T6 Drive-E 24 35 $35,861 $38,150
4-Door Sedan FWD T6 Drive-E Premier Plus 24 35 $36,566 $38,900
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Platinum 25 37 $36,801 $39,150
2015.5 4-Door Sedan FWD T6 Drive-E 24 35 $36,895 $39,250
2015.5 4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Platinum 25 37 $37,788 $40,200
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Platinum 20 29 $38,211 $40,650
4-Door Sedan FWD T6 Drive-E Platinum 24 35 $39,010 $41,500
2015.5 4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Platinum 20 29 $39,198 $41,700
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design 19 28 $40,138 $42,700
2015.5 4-Door Sedan FWD T6 Drive-E Platinum 24 35 $40,420 $43,000
2015.5 4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design 19 28 $41,172 $43,800
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design Platinum 19 28 $42,958 $45,700
2015.5 4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design Platinum 19 28 $44,368 $47,200
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4-Door Sedan C250 Sport RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Sport 22 31 $33,294 $35,800
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Luxury 22 31 $33,713 $36,250
2-Door Coupe RWD C250 22 31 $35,526 $38,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Sport 20 27 $36,642 $39,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Luxury 20 27 $37,061 $39,850
4-Door Sedan RWD C350 Sport 20 29 $39,153 $42,100
2-Door Coupe RWD C350 20 28 $40,781 $43,850
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC C350 19 27 $42,641 $45,850
4-Door Sedan RWD C63 AMG 13 19 $56,033 $60,250
2-Door Coupe RWD C63 AMG 13 19 $58,358 $62,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,302
$33,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,300
$35,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$555 / month
$597 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Volvo S60 remains a striking shape with unbeatable safety ratings and equipment, and offers a range of models from quiet and comfortable to flamboyant and edgy. For those who have a want a value-oriented car that projects the right image, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class makes a lot of sense.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93 88.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 180.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 108.7
Liftover Height (in)
25.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 69.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 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)
11.9 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.8 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 35.3
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/50VR17 P245/40HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50VR17 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3433 3428
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 150
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/120 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5600 201 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 4500 229 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 31
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.92
Trans Type
8 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.73
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo S60 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 (Est) 7.3 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6.0 (Est)
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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