2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 350

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New 2021 Volvo XC90

2021 Volvo
XC90

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MSRP*
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$54,250 to $56,750
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$49,000 to $63,750
Invoice* $50,995 to $53,345 $46,060 to $59,925
MPG - City 19 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 26 28 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 than in the Volvo XC90. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC90, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC90. 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 GLE 350 and the Volvo XC90 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is much slimmer than the Volvo XC90, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC90.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo XC90.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has the same turning radius as the Volvo XC90, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has a lot less horsepower than the Volvo XC90.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC90, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90.