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2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class vs. 2014 Volvo XC60 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC60, with comparable head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC60.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volvo XC60, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC60. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the Volvo XC60 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is about the same width as the Volvo XC60. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is slightly shorter than the Volvo XC60, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volvo XC60.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo XC60, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Volvo XC60. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC60.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the Volvo XC60. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC60.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC60.


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2014 Mercedes-Benz
GLK-Class

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MSRP*: $37,480 - $39,480
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2014 Volvo
XC60

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MSRP*: $34,850 - $49,800
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 19 - 24 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 25 - 33 24 - 26
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $34,856 - $36,716 $32,759 - $46,812

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