Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo C70 than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Volvo C70 in the front seats.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class as you will with the Volvo C70, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 E-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volvo C70, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 E-Class and the Volvo C70 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is much slimmer than the Volvo C70, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo C70.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volvo C70.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volvo C70, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Volvo C70.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Volvo C70. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has less cargo capacity than the Volvo C70, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo C70.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the 2013 Volvo C70.
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MSRP*: $60,200 - $67,300
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MSRP*: $41,200 - $45,000
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $4,000||Visit Rebate Center|
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|City MPG:||17 - 19||19|
|Highway MPG:||26 - 28||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$55,986 - $62,589||$38,728 - $42,300|
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