Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Mercedes-Benz C-Class than in the Volvo S60, due to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Volvo S60 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
With the Volvo S60 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo S60. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Volvo S60 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is much slimmer than the Volvo S60, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo S60.
With its lower torque, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo S60.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo S60, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Volvo S60.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Volvo S60. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Mercedes-Benz C-Class as you will in the Volvo S60.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo S60.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the 2015 Volvo S60.
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MSRP*: $35,800 - $60,250
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MSRP*: $33,300 - $45,700
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $2,500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.99%||--|
|City MPG:||13 - 22||19 - 25|
|Highway MPG:||19 - 31||28 - 37|
|Engine(s):||Inline-4, V-6, V-8||Inline-4, Inline-5, Inline-6|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$33,294 - $56,033||$31,302 - $42,958|
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