2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 43

MSRP*: $59,500 to $63,000
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2021 Volvo
XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $53,500 to $69,500
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Invoice* $55,930 to $59,220 $50,290 to $65,330
MPG - City 18 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 36.1 - 40.6 ft3 63.6 ft3
Engine V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 385 hp 328 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 183.5 - 186.2 in 184.6 in
Exterior Width 74.4 - 76.0 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 38.9 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

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 AMG GLC 43 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. 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 AMG GLC 43 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 is about the same width as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 will do just as well as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 and the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid.