Compare 2008 Mercedes-Benz M Class vs 2008 Volvo XC90

2008 Mercedes-Benz M Class
2008 Volvo XC90
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4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
M-Class 4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI 18 24 $41,850 $45,000
M-Class 4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L 15 20 $40,920 $44,000
M-Class 4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L 13 18 $49,058 $52,750
M-Class 4MATIC 4-Door 6.3L AMG 11 14 $80,910 $87,000
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AWD 4-Door I6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 AWD 4-Door I6 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
XC90 AWD 4-Door I6 w/Snrf 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
XC90 AWD 4-Door I6 w/Snrf/3rd Row 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
XC90 AWD 4-Door V8 13 19 $45,110 $48,505
XC90 AWD 4-Door V8 Sport 13 19 $46,379 $49,870
XC90 FWD 4-Door I6 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
XC90 FWD 4-Door I6 w/Snrf 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
XC90 FWD 4-Door I6 w/Snrf/3rd Row 14 20 $34,037 $36,210

Pricing

Invoice Price

$41,850
$34,037

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$45,000
$36,210

Monthly Payment Estimate

$750 / month
$604 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.6
8.4

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2008 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is an appealing SUV with good road manners and a lofty price tag. The 2008 Volvo XC90 caters well to safety-minded families who need an all-wheel-drive SUV, though third-row room is strictly limited.

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Fuel Economy

City

18 mpg 14 mpg

Highway

24 mpg 20 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 55.4

Passenger Volume (ft³)

107 - TBD -

Second Leg Room (in)

40.0 36.4

Front Head Room (in)

39.9 40.1

Second Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 53.6

Front Shoulder Room (in)

- TBD - 58.3

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Head Room (in)

39.8 39.7

Second Shoulder Room (in)

- TBD - 57.8

Front Leg Room (in)

42.2 41.0

Third Head Room (in)

- NA

Third Shoulder Room (in)

- NA

Third Leg Room (in)

- NA

Third Hip Room (in)

- NA

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

64.1 63.9

Wheelbase (in)

114.7 112.6

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

75.2 74.7

Track Width, Front (in)

64.0 64.3

Min Ground Clearance (in)

8.3 8.9

Length, Overall (in)

188.5 189.3

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Height, Overall (in)

71.5 70.2

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

29.4 43.3

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - 34.3

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - 74.6

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

72.4 88.8

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

NA NA

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

NA NA

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - 41.2

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.0 x - TBD - 13.2 x - TBD -

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)

13.0 x - TBD - 12.1 x - TBD -

Brake Type

Power Pwr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

25.1 21.1

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

- TBD - 2.7

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

- TBD - 15.9

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

40.7 40.0

Steering Type

Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P255/50R19 235/65R17

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P255/50R19 235/65R17

Spare Tire Size

- TBD - Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

500 397

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

720 397

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5000 3970

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

7200 3970

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4817 4356

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

19 x 8.0 17 x 7

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Alloy

Spare Wheel Material

- TBD - - TBD -

Front Wheel Size (in)

19 x 8.0 17 x 7

Spare Wheel Size (in)

- TBD - Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Alloy

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

3.0L/182 3.2L/195

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

215 @ 4000 235 @ 6200

Engine Type

Diesel V6 Gas I6

Fuel System

CDI - TBD -

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

398 @ 1600 - 2400 236 @ 3200

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

18 14

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

24 20

Transmission

Trans Type

7 6

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

- TBD - 1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

- TBD - 0.86

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA Geartronic

Drivetrain

4-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- TBD - -

Reverse Ratio (:1)

- TBD - - TBD -

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

- TBD - 2.37

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.45 3.33

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

- TBD - 1.16

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic,

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

- TBD - - TBD -

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

- TBD - 0.67

First Gear Ratio (:1)

- TBD - 4.15

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

- TBD - 1.56

Summary

Vehicle Name

Mercedes-Benz M-Class Volvo XC90

Body Style

4 Door 4 Door

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Rear

4-Arm Multi-link Independent

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs NA

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