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

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Volvo XC90 than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The Mercedes-Benz M-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
The Mercedes-Benz M-Class requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volvo XC90, 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). Clearly, the Volvo XC90 is a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, when considering 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 M-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Volvo XC90 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Volvo XC90, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Volvo XC90 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC90 for pulling heavy loads. The Volvo XC90 has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Utility
The Volvo XC90 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Volvo XC90 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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

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2016 Volvo
XC90

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MSRP*: $43,950 - $55,400

2015 Mercedes-Benz
M-Class

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MSRP*: $48,300 - $98,400
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.24%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.56%
City MPG: 20 - 22 13 - 22
Highway MPG: 25 - 26 17 - 29
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $41,313 - $52,076 $44,919 - $91,512

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.