Compare 2003 Volvo S80 vs 2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2003 Volvo S80
2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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4-Door Sedan 2.9L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.9L 20 28 $34,267 $36,455
4-Door Sedan 2.9L Twin Turbo 19 26 $41,298 $43,935
4-Door Sedan 2.9L Twin Turbo Elite 19 26 $44,175 $46,995
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4-Door Sedan 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 27 $43,664 $46,950
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $45,803 $49,250
4-Door Wagon AWD 3.2L 19 26 $48,453 $52,100
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $51,011 $54,850
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $70,680 $76,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,267
$43,664
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,455
$46,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$608 / month
$783 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99 97.3
Second Hip Room (in)
55.0 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 190.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
109.9 112.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.1 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 61.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.4 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.4 x 0.4
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 - 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
215/55HR16 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
215/55HR16 225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3576 3635
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 3900 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.9L/177 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
194 @ 5200 221 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
4 Dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo S80 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multilink Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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