Compare 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs 2013 Volvo S60

2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2013 Volvo S60
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2-Door Coupe C 250 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 250 RWD 21 31 $35,154 $37,800
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 350 4MATIC 19 28 $42,036 $45,200
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 350 RWD 19 28 $40,176 $43,200
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 63 AMG RWD 15 22 $57,967 $62,330
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 250 Luxury RWD 21 31 $33,266 $35,770
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 250 Sport RWD 21 31 $32,876 $35,350
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 300 Luxury 4MATIC 20 28 $36,605 $39,360
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 300 Sport 4MATIC 20 28 $36,224 $38,950
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 350 Sport RWD 20 29 $38,502 $41,400
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 63 AMG RWD 15 22 $55,614 $59,800
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4-Door Sedan T5 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 AWD 20 29 $29,986 $31,900
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 FWD 21 30 $29,986 $31,900
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Platinum AWD 20 29 $35,673 $37,950
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Platinum FWD 21 30 $35,673 $37,950
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Premier AWD 20 29 $32,054 $34,100
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Premier FWD 21 30 $32,054 $34,100
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Premier Plus AWD 20 29 $33,135 $35,250
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Premier Plus FWD 21 30 $33,135 $35,250
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 AWD 18 25 $38,211 $40,650
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 Platinum AWD 18 25 $41,830 $44,500
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 Premier Plus AWD 18 25 $39,292 $41,800
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 R-Design AWD 18 25 $41,454 $44,100
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 R-Design Platinum AWD 18 25 $43,992 $46,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,154
$29,986
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,800
$31,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$630 / month
$532 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
For those who are image-conscious yet value-conscious, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class sedans and coupes make a lot of sense. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 57.000
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.0 92.000
Second Head Room (in)
35.5 37.400
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.3 55.200
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.900
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.900
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 33.500
Front Head Room (in)
37.0 38.300
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.500
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.7 182.200
Height, Overall (in)
54.8 58.400
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 62.000
Wheelbase (in)
108.7 109.300
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 73.400
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - 62.100
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 12.000
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)
17.4 17.800
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.000
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 39.000
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/45R17 P215/50R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40R17 P215/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 331
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 496
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3307
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3307
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3419 3548
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
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
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.5L/154
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 5500 250 @ 5000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I5
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
229 @ 2200 - 4300 266 @ 1800-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.410
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.190
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42/2.23 5.280
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.150
Trans Order Code
427 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.930/2.680
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.030
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.970
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.820
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Volvo S60
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 8.0
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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