Compare 1998 Volvo S90 vs 1998 Mercedes-Benz C Class

1998 Volvo S90
1998 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $31,600 $34,300
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4-Door Sedan 2.3L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3L 23 30 $26,490 $30,450
4-Door Sedan 2.8L 21 27 $30,800 $35,400
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AMG 17 22 $45,890 $52,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,600
$26,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,300
$30,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$572 / month
$508 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 54.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 50.9
Second Leg Room (in)
34.7 32.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 88
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 52.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 57.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.1 105.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.9 67.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.2 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
191.8 177.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.6 12.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.06 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 11.2 x 0.47
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel, 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.8 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.8 35.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 15.85
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55VR16 205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55VR16 205/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3461 3250
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
199 @ 4100 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.9L/178 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 5200 147 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 23
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.80 3.93
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10 1.49
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 2.41
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.27
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo S90 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Leaf Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Struts Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep. Multi-Leaf 5-Link

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