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2016 Volvo XC90 vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Volvo XC90 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, with comparable head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC90, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volvo XC90, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). The Volvo XC90 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, 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 Volvo XC90 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Volvo XC90 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Volvo XC90, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Drivetrain
The Volvo XC90 has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Volvo XC90 is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Volvo XC90 greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Utility
The Volvo XC90 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Volvo XC90, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Warranty
The Volvo XC90 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

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2016 Volvo
XC90

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MSRP*: $48,900 - $54,500

2015 Mercedes-Benz
GLK-Class

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MSRP*: $37,900 - $39,900
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.99%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.56%
City MPG: 20 18 - 24
Highway MPG: 25 25 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $45,966 - $51,230 $35,247 - $37,107

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