2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 | NewCars.com

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2021 Volvo XC60 Review

New 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

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New 2021 Volvo XC60

2021 Volvo

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$43,200 to $51,650
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$41,700 to $55,000
Invoice* $40,608 to $48,551 $39,198 to $51,700
MPG - City 21 - 22 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 28 - 29 27 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
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

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC60, with comparable head- and legroom. The Volvo XC60 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

The Volvo XC60 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it more convenient to drive.

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 GLC 300 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC60. 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 GLC 300 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volvo XC60.

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is about the same width as the Volvo XC60. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC60.

With somewhat higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC60.

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

If you've got something you need to pull, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 will do just as well as the Volvo XC60, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and the Volvo XC60.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and the Volvo XC60. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has less cargo space than the Volvo XC60, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC60.