Compare 2011 Mercedes-Benz E Class vs 2011 Volvo S80

2011 Mercedes-Benz E Class
2011 Volvo S80
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2-Door Convertible E 350 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class 2-Door Convertible E 350 RWD 17 25 $52,870 $56,850
E-Class 2-Door Convertible E 550 RWD 15 22 $60,264 $64,800
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 350 RWD 17 26 $45,430 $48,850
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 550 RWD 15 23 $51,568 $55,450
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury 4MATIC 17 24 $48,267 $51,900
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury BlueTEC RWD 22 33 $47,337 $50,900
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury RWD 17 24 $45,942 $49,400
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport 4MATIC 17 24 $48,267 $51,900
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport BlueTEC RWD 22 33 $47,337 $50,900
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport RWD 17 24 $45,942 $49,400
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 550 Luxury 4MATIC 15 23 $55,428 $59,600
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 550 Luxury RWD 15 23 $53,103 $57,100
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 550 Sport 4MATIC 15 23 $55,428 $59,600
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 550 Sport RWD 15 23 $53,103 $57,100
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 63 AMG RWD 13 20 $81,468 $87,600
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 350 Luxury 4MATIC 16 23 $52,266 $56,200
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 350 Sport 4MATIC 16 23 $52,266 $56,200
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L Turbo AWD w/Moonroof
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S80 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Turbo AWD w/Moonroof 18 26 $38,446 $40,900
S80 4-Door Sedan 3.2L FWD 19 27 $34,921 $37,150
S80 4-Door Sedan 3.2L FWD w/Moonroof 19 27 $34,921 $37,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$52,870
$38,446
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,850
$40,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$948 / month
$682 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan swings to the masculine side of the pendulum and sharpens its driving appeal in the process. The 2011 Volvo S80 is safe and secure, fashion-forward, and just right for affluent families.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
40.4 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 98
Second Head Room (in)
35.8 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
48.9 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 41.9
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.8
Second Leg Room (in)
32.9 35.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
185.0 191.0
Height, Overall (in)
55.2 58.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.8 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
108.7 111.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.3 73.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.5 14.9
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)
11.8 x 0.9 11.9 x - 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)
12.7 x 1.3 12.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.3 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45R17 P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/40R17 P245/40R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 330
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3300
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3948 4016
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - 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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2400 - 5000 325 @ 2100 - 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.0L/175
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 6000 300 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I6
Fuel System
SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.57
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Geartronic
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42/2.23 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.15
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Volvo S80
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-arm Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.9

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