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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2021 Volvo V60 Cross Country Review

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

MSRP*: $67,600
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2021 Volvo
V60 Cross Country

MSRP*: $45,450
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Invoice* $63,544 $42,723
MPG - City 22 MPG 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 64.0 ft3 50.9 ft3
Engine Inline-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 362 hp 258 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 194.8 in 188.3 in
Exterior Width 73.7 in 72.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 35.2 in
Head Room Front 37.5 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 37.4 in
Rear 38.1 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 E-Class offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volvo V60 Cross Country. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Volvo V60 Cross Country in the front seats.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Volvo V60 Cross Country, 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). The Mercedes-Benz E-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volvo V60 Cross Country, 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. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volvo V60 Cross Country.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a little wider than the Volvo V60 Cross Country, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which is slightly longer than the Volvo V60 Cross Country.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a larger turning radius than the Volvo V60 Cross Country, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a much more powerful engine than the Volvo V60 Cross Country. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volvo V60 Cross Country.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo V60 Cross Country, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo V60 Cross Country.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo V60 Cross Country.