Compare 2014 Volvo S80 vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2014 Volvo S80
2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 29 $37,506 $39,900
4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L 20 29 $37,506 $39,900
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Premier Plus 20 29 $38,916 $41,400
4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L Premier Plus 20 29 $38,916 $41,400
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Platinum 20 29 $41,454 $44,100
4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L Platinum 20 29 $41,454 $44,100
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Premier Plus 18 25 $42,723 $45,450
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Platinum 18 25 $45,261 $48,150
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4-Door Sedan RWD E 250 BlueTEC Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD E 250 BlueTEC Luxury 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E 250 BlueTEC Sport 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E 350 Luxury 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
4-Door Sedan RWD E 350 Sport 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
2-Door Coupe RWD E 350 21 30 $48,546 $52,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 250 BlueTEC Luxury 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 250 BlueTEC Sport 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 350 Luxury 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 350 Sport 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC E 350 21 29 $50,871 $54,700
4-Door Sedan Hybrid RWD E 400 Sport 24 30 $52,731 $56,700
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E 350 Luxury 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E 350 Sport 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
2-Door Coupe RWD E 550 18 26 $54,870 $59,000
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E 350 19 28 $55,986 $60,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 550 Sport 17 26 $57,102 $61,400
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E 550 17 26 $62,589 $67,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 63 AMG 16 23 $86,276 $92,770
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 63 AMG S-Model 16 23 $92,786 $99,770
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E 63 AMG 15 21 $95,204 $102,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,506
$47,802
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,900
$51,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$665 / month
$857 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Volvo S80 isn't at all about performance, but what it does–and does well–is offer a safe, stylish, supremely comfortable sedan for fashion-conscious families. What, me worry? The Mercedes-Benz E-Class reasserts its alpha status with a tighter forehead, a greener turbodiesel, and a pair of all-wheel-drive AMGs.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.7 -
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35 35.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
191 192.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.8 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
111.6 113.2
Liftover Height (in)
21.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 73
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 12.7
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 36.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P245/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P245/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
331 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
331 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3825 4200
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 180
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 3400 369 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2 L/195 2.1 L/131
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 6200 195 @ 3800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-6 Twin Turbo Diesel I-4
Fuel System
MPI Diesel Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 45
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 34
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 2.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo S80 Mercedes-Benz E-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
8.0 (Est) 6.2 (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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