Compare 2019 Volvo S60 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2019 Volvo S60
2018 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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T5 FWD Momentum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
T5 FWD Momentum 24 36 $33,652 $35,800
T6 AWD Momentum 21 32 $37,882 $40,300
T5 FWD R-Design 24 36 $39,386 $41,900
T5 FWD Inscription 24 36 $40,326 $42,900
T6 AWD R-Design 21 32 $43,616 $46,400
T6 AWD Inscription 21 32 $44,556 $47,400
T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design N/A N/A $51,136 $54,400
T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription N/A N/A $52,076 $55,400
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Sedan C 300
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan C 300 24 33 $37,433 $40,250
4MATIC Sedan C 300 23 32 $39,293 $42,250
Coupe C 300 22 30 $40,176 $43,200
4MATIC Coupe C 300 22 30 $42,036 $45,200
Sedan C 350e N/A N/A $44,547 $47,900
Cabriolet C 300 22 29 $47,616 $51,200
4MATIC Cabriolet C 300 22 29 $49,476 $53,200
4MATIC Sedan AMG C 43 20 27 $49,662 $53,400
4MATIC Coupe AMG C 43 20 27 $51,987 $55,900
4MATIC Cabriolet AMG C 43 19 26 $56,544 $60,800
Sedan AMG C 63 18 24 $61,473 $66,100
Coupe AMG C 63 17 23 $62,775 $67,500
Cabriolet AMG C 63 17 22 $68,355 $73,500
Sedan AMG C 63 S 18 24 $68,541 $73,700
Coupe AMG C 63 S 17 23 $70,215 $75,500
Cabriolet AMG C 63 S 17 22 $75,795 $81,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,652
$37,433
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,800
$40,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$597 / month
$671 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Volvo S60 hits a sport-sedan sweet spot, somewhere between nurturing and overbearing. Very expensive and still not very large, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class nonetheless leads its luxury niche with fabulous style and fantastic power and grip.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 35.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 40.9
Second Hip Room (in)
53.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 55.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 55
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 88.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
113.1 111.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.3 71.3
Length, Overall (in)
187.4 184.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 60.9
Track Width, Front (in)
- 61.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.6 12.6
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 35.3
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P225/50HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P225/50HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3657 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 150
Engine
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
250 @ 5500 241 @ 5550
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.35
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.07
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo S60 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 6.6
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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2019 Volvo S60
  • 2019 S60 all-new and selling well
  • $1,000 loyalty or conquest bonus available
  • Lease from $319 for 36 months
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2018 Mercedes-Benz C Class
  • 2019 C-Class is available
  • Unadvertised discounts remain
  • Lease: From $399/mo. + 1st payment credit (2018)
  • Finance: 1.99% APR (Sedan only)

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