Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class than the Volvo XC70. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Volvo XC70 in the front seats.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Volvo XC70, making it more convenient to drive.
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 XC70, 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 XC70 have similar Destination Charges.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is about the same width as the Volvo XC70. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC70.
With its lower torque, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo XC70.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has about the same turning radius as the Volvo XC70, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has less horsepower than the Volvo XC70, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC70, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has significantly less cargo room than the Volvo XC70, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC70.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the 2014 Volvo XC70.
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MSRP*: $58,600 - $102,370
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MSRP*: $34,500 - $45,650
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|City MPG:||15 - 19||17 - 18|
|Highway MPG:||21 - 26||24 - 26|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 7||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$54,498 - $95,204||$32,430 - $42,911|
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