Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs 2014 Volvo S60

2014 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2014 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 22 31 $35,526 $38,200
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 350 4MATIC 19 27 $42,641 $45,850
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 350 RWD 20 28 $40,781 $43,850
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 63 AMG RWD 13 19 $58,358 $62,750
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 250 Luxury RWD 22 31 $33,713 $36,250
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 250 Sport RWD 22 31 $33,294 $35,800
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 300 Luxury 4MATIC 20 27 $37,061 $39,850
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 300 Sport 4MATIC 20 27 $36,642 $39,400
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 350 Sport RWD 20 29 $39,153 $42,100
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 63 AMG RWD 13 19 $56,033 $60,250
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4-Door Sedan T5 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 AWD 20 29 $32,336 $34,400
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 FWD 21 30 $30,456 $32,400
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Platinum AWD 20 29 $37,835 $40,250
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Platinum FWD 21 30 $35,955 $38,250
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Premier AWD 20 29 $34,686 $36,900
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Premier FWD 21 30 $32,806 $34,900
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Premier Plus AWD 20 29 $35,297 $37,550
S60 4-Door Sedan T5 Premier Plus FWD 21 30 $33,417 $35,550
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 AWD 18 25 $36,895 $39,250
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 Platinum AWD 18 25 $40,044 $42,600
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 Premier Plus AWD 18 25 $37,506 $39,900
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 R-Design AWD 18 25 $40,138 $42,700
S60 4-Door Sedan T6 R-Design Platinum AWD 18 25 $42,958 $45,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,526
$32,336
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,200
$34,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$637 / month
$573 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
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. The 2014 Volvo S60 offers safe, well-crafted design, and runs the gamut from comfortable and quiet to flamboyant and edgy.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81 93
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.9
Second Head Room (in)
35.5 37.4
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.3 55.2
Front Head Room (in)
37 38.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54 57
Second Leg Room (in)
33 33.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 62
Wheelbase (in)
108.7 109.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61 62.1
Length, Overall (in)
180.7 182.2
Height, Overall (in)
54.8 58.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 25.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.7 12
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 17.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40HR17 P215/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P215/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3538 3702
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-5
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
229 @ 2000 266 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.5 L/154
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 5500 250 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 (Est) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 (Est) 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 (Est) 23
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.15
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.20
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.56
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Volvo S60
Body Style
Coupe Sedan
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
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 (Est) 8.0 (Est)
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 330
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 330
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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