Compare 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class vs 2017 Volvo XC60

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
2017 Volvo XC60
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe N/A N/A $55,475 $59,650
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC SUV 18 24 $51,057 $54,900
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe 22 27 $42,734 $45,950
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC SUV 21 28 $38,270 $41,150
GLC GLC 300 SUV 22 28 $36,410 $39,150
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T5 AWD Dynamic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC60 T5 AWD Dynamic 23 31 $40,373 $42,950
XC60 T5 AWD Inscription 23 31 $40,373 $42,950
XC60 T5 FWD Dynamic 23 31 $38,493 $40,950
XC60 T5 FWD Inscription 23 31 $38,493 $40,950
XC60 T6 AWD Dynamic 19 27 $43,569 $46,350
XC60 T6 AWD Inscription 19 27 $43,569 $46,350
XC60 T6 AWD R-Design 19 27 $47,940 $51,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,475
$40,373
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$59,650
$42,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$994 / month
$716 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class makes a terrific combination of the features and practical needs most buyers want in an attractive package. The 2017 Volvo XC60 is a near-luxury contender at near-luxury prices. Its safety might be its biggest strong suit, which it rightly deserves.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.8 55.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 36.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 41.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 98.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.2
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.5 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 9.1
Length, Overall (in)
186.1 182.8
Height, Overall (in)
62.5 67.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
113.1 109.2
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
49.4 67.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.6 30.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
17.6 30.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 45.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 38.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 44.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 70.4
Brakes
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)
14.2 12.9
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)
12.6 11.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P285/40VR20 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45VR20 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4145 4092
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9.5 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
384 @ 2500 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
362 @ 5500 240 @ 5600
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69 3.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 1.95
Trans Type
9 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.80 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24 3.03
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.64 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.81
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35 5.25
Summary
Body Style
4MATIC Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLC Volvo XC60
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 23 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 26 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 31 (Est)
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 6.8 (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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