Compare 2016 Volvo S60 vs 2016 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2016 Volvo S60
2016 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E 26 38 $32,101 $34,150
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 20 29 $33,511 $35,650
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Premier 26 38 $34,592 $36,800
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Premier 20 29 $36,002 $38,300
4-Door Sedan FWD T6 Drive-E 23 33 $37,083 $39,450
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E R-Design Special Edition 26 38 $37,506 $39,900
4-Door Sedan FWD T6 Drive-E Platinum 23 33 $40,702 $43,300
4-Door Sedan T5 Platinum 20 28 $41,078 $43,700
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design 18 27 $41,548 $44,200
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Drive-E R-Design 22 31 $41,736 $44,400
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design Platinum 18 27 $44,838 $47,700
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Drive-E R-Design Platinum 22 31 $45,026 $47,900
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Polestar 18 27 $55,742 $59,300
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4-Door Sedan RWD C 300 Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD C 300 25 34 $36,224 $38,950
4-Door Sedan RWD C 300 Luxury 25 34 $36,224 $38,950
4-Door Sedan RWD C 300 Sport 25 34 $36,224 $38,950
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 300 24 31 $38,084 $40,950
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 300 Luxury 24 31 $38,084 $40,950
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 300 Sport 24 31 $38,084 $40,950
4-Door Sedan RWD C 350e N/A N/A $42,306 $45,490
4-Door Sedan RWD C 350e Luxury N/A N/A $42,306 $45,490
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 450 AMG 21 29 $47,244 $50,800
4-Door Sedan RWD AMG C 63 18 25 $60,683 $65,250
4-Door Sedan RWD AMG C 63 S 18 25 $68,123 $73,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,101
$36,224
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,150
$38,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$569 / month
$649 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Already appealing for its good looks and outstanding safety ratings, the 2016 Volvo S60 grows in interesting ways with the long-wheelbase Inscription and Cross Country soft off-roader. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is one very charming luxury car; in AMG trim, it's risen above and beyond Bavarian levels of handling.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 37.1
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93 88.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 184.5
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 111.8
Liftover Height (in)
25.8 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 12.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 13
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)
11.9 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.8 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 35.3
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Front Tire Size
P215/50VR17 P225/50HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50VR17 P225/50HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3433 3417
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 150
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 273 @ 1300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/120 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5600 241 @ 5550
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 34
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.92
Trans Type
8 7
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo S60 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7.0
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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